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Richmond nonprofit plans major renovation

Richmond nonprofit plans major renovation

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Richmond nonprofit YES Nature to Neighborhoods is planning a significant renovation of its home at 3029 Macdonald Ave. (31st St.) The nonprofit serving youth and families in Richmond is requesting a design review permit to...
Habitot's mini museum set to return to Richmond Library

Habitot Mobile Museum set to return to Richmond Library

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The Habitot Mobile Museum will return to the Richmond Main Library Branch at Civic Center Plaza on Saturday, April 20, to bring exhibits plus art, STEM and maker activities. The free event is best for...
‘We Make Art in Richmond’ celebrates hyper-local creators

‘We Make Art in Richmond’ celebrates hyper-local creators

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By Kathy Chouteau NIAD Art Center’s new online and Main Gallery exhibition—“We Make Art in Richmond”—lives up to its name, with half of the participating artists working out of NIAD’s studio and the other half...
Kennedy High welding program to benefit from Airgas education initiative

Kennedy High welding program to benefit from Airgas education initiative

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The welding program at Kennedy High School is among 65 high schools in 29 U.S. states chosen to benefit from a charitable education initiative by Airgas, an Air Liquide company. The initiative provides professional development...
Visual Artists of Richmond featured in Countywide 'Art Passages' exhibition

Richmond artists featured in Countywide ‘Art Passages’ exhibition

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By Kathy Chouteau Works from the Visual Artists of Richmond, a project bringing together about 52 visual artists living in or working in Richmond, will be featured in the Countywide "Art Passages" exhibition. The exhibition is...
Families flock to new farmers market in Marina Bay

Families flock to new farmers market in Marina Bay

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By Kathy Chouteau The City of Richmond’s first farmers market in Marina Bay kicked off Sunday, with a large swell of community members coming out to enjoy the occasion. The long anticipated market set up shop...
Market Square Mall in Richmond fostering enterprise for 100 years

Market Square Mall in Richmond fostering enterprise for 100 years

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By Kathy Chouteau Since its inception as a department store, to its modern-day incarnation as a home to many Black-owned businesses, the Market Square Mall in downtown Richmond is marking 100 years. When the historic, brick...

Documentary screening, car show set for Contra Costa College

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The community is invited to a unique and free event at Contra Costa College this Friday that will feature a documentary screening, a car show and a panel discussion. American Homeboy, directed by Brandon Loran...
‘The Sentinel’ statue with storied past keeps watchful eye on The Point

‘The Sentinel’ statue keeps watchful eye on The Point

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By Kathy Chouteau “The Sentinel” keeps a close watch from its perch on Park Place and Washington Avenue in Point Richmond as residents go about their everyday business. The metal sculpture depicts a Native American man...
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 activity report from March 18-24

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The following is an overview of significant service activity provided by RPD patrol officers during their scheduled shifts. Note that activity shared in these segments are provided only as an overview, and do not...

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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...