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Mae Krier with her masks. (Photo courtesy of her great-granddaughter, Courtney Krier)

Rosie the Riveter Day event to feature Q&A with original ‘Rosie’

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By Kathy Chouteau Rosie the Riveter Trust is welcoming community members to join them in celebrating “Rosie the Riveter Day” Sun., March 21, 2021 at 1 p.m. at a free Q&A Zoom event featuring “real...
Richmond wineries win double gold, silver and bronze at competition

Richmond wineries win double gold, silver and bronze at competition

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By Kathy Chouteau Richmond wineries represented at the recent San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition (SFCWC). Carica Wines and R&B Cellars—independent wineries operating out of their shared bayside home at Riggers Loft—earned multiple medals at the...
East Brother Beer Co. to reopen for indoor dining

East Brother Beer Co. to reopen for indoor dining

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East Brother Beer Co. in Richmond is reopening indoor service starting Wednesday. Customers can now make reservations for either indoor or outdoor seating at the popular brewery located at 1001 Canal Blvd. To book a table,...
Proposal would turn Franklin Canyon Golf Course into camping resort

Proposal would turn Franklin Canyon Golf Course into camping resort

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A proposal under review in Hercules aims to replace the Franklin Canyon Golf Course with a campground resort featuring 160 RV spaces, 22 walk-in campsites with tent bungalows, an 18-hole putting green and a...
'Hood healers:' Richmond health store opens at critical time

Natrully Herbs and More to host free ‘Unity through Wellness’ webinar

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By Kathy Chouteau Natrully Herbs and More LLC will host “Unity through Wellness,” a virtual community meeting webinar, on Saturday, March 13 from 1-2:30 p.m. that will highlight the Richmond-based store, business ventures and partnerships....
Richmond Museum of History and Culture launches educational film series

Richmond Museum of History and Culture launches must-see film series

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By Kathy Chouteau Did you know Tupac Shakur recorded music at Richmond’s Starlight Recording Studio early in his career? Or how about that Henry J. Kaiser offered healthcare to his workers on the Richmond Home...
Golden Gate Bistro aims to add beer and wine to menu

Former Terrapin Crossroads chef launches new Richmond bistro

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By Kathy Chouteau Some might be daunted at the prospect of launching a new restaurant amid a pandemic. But backed by 20 years of culinary experience—much of which has been spent as the head chef...
Richmond principal returns to The Ellen DeGeneres Show to play 'What's In The Box'

Richmond principal returns to The Ellen DeGeneres Show to play ‘What’s In The Box’

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By Kathy Chouteau Kenneth Farr II—the Richmond ‘TikTok principal’ from St. David School whose video of him dancing with his students on Zoom went viral—will return to The Ellen DeGeneres Show today. Farr previously appeared...
Richmond's D3 Comic Book Spot relaunches online

Richmond-based D3 Comic Book Spot relaunches online

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By Kathy Chouteau Like a good superhero, D3 Comic Book Spot has weathered the worst of punches like a champ. Amid changes in mall ownership, and compounded by the adverse economic wallop of the COVID-19...
Richmond filmmaker’s latest work on Black sculptor hits close to home

Richmond filmmaker’s latest work on D.C. sculptor hits close to home

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By Mike Kinney After creating more than 20 documentaries over several decades, from films shining a light on the history of North Richmond to the Emmy-nominated “Out: The Glen Burke Story” – about Major League...

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12 speeding citations in less than two hours on 23rd Street

12 speeding citations in less than two hours on 23rd Street

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A Richmond Police Department traffic enforcement operation on 23rd Street on Wednesday, April 17, yielded 12 speeding citations in less than two hours. The operations...
Richmond residents encouraged to participate in revamp of high school campuses

Two-story classroom buildings planned for high school campuses

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Richmond City Manager Sasha Curl encourages community members to participate in the ongoing effort to redesign the Kennedy High School and Richmond High School...
PATROL ACTIVITY REPORT – WEEKLY OVERVIEW: APRIL 8 – 14, 2024 Below is an overview of significant service activity provided by RPD patrol officers during their scheduled shifts. Please note that activity shared in these segments are provided only as an overview, and do not reflect the entirety of service calls and reports taken throughout each shift. 4/8 – EMBEZZLE LEASED/RENTED VEHICLE-RECOVERY Officers responded to a Flock alert for a stolen vehicle in the area. Officers located the vehicle occupied and conducted an enforcement stop. The solo occupant was taken into custody without incident. #3579 4/10 – TRAFFIC ENFORCEMENT OPERATION Officers conducted a traffic enforcement operation along the 23rd St corridor to address various issues such as speeding and pedestrian safety. The operation yielded 24 citations: 19 for speed, 2 for unsafe lane changes, 1 red light, 1 not yielding to pedestrians in a crosswalk, and 1 not yielding to an ambulance 4/10 – GRAND THEFT Officers responded to Stenmark Dr for a report of wire theft. Witnesses saw two subjects cutting wires and attempted to contact the subjects, but fled on foot. With the use of a drone (UAS), Officers located the two suspects near Point Molate Beach. Both suspects were taken into custody without incident. A search of the suspects revealed several Sawzall blades and a small amount of narcotics. Both suspects were booked into RPD jail. #3611 4/11 - MISC INFORMATION Officers responded to the 700 block of Amador St for a report of an unknown issue. Upon arrival, officers located a subject laying on the grass, unconscious and not breathing. Officers began life saving measures and administered Narcan, AMR arrived on scene and took over life saving measures. The subject regained consciousness a few moments later and was transported to a local hospital for further treatment. #3663 4/12 – ARMED ROBBERY Officers responded to the area of S. 23rd St & Ohio Ave for a report of a robbery. Officers learned the victim was driving when two suspect vehicles blocked the victim’s roadway and two suspects ordered the victim to exit his vehicle while brandishing firearms. The suspects removed cash from the victim’s pockets and fled prior to officers’ arrival. Officers conducted an area check with negative results. 4/14 – STOLEN VEHICLE/RECOVERY Officers responded to a Flock alert for a stolen vehicle in the area. Officers located the vehicle occupied and conducted an enforcement stop. The solo occupant was taken into custody without incident. #3707 4/14 – FELON IN POSSESSION OF A FIREARM/ EVADE POLICE Officers on patrol saw a vehicle driven by a suspect who had outstanding warrants and was believed to be armed. Officers attempted to conduct an enforcement stop but the suspect failed to yield. Officers pursued the vehicle to the area of Highway 4 and Pine St in Martinez where the suspect’s vehicle became disabled after colliding with another vehicle. All occupants attempted to flee on foot after the collision but were quickly taken into custody. During the pursuit, officers saw what appeared to be a firearm being discarded from the suspect vehicle, officers searched the area and located the discarded firearm with the assistance of a police K-9. #3731

Richmond police use drone to bust suspected wire thieves

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Below is an overview of significant service activity provided by RPD patrol officers during their scheduled shifts. Note that activity shared in these segments...