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Activist Shaun King set to appear at Bernie Sanders events in Richmond

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Nationally known writer, political activist and social media influencer Shaun King is reportedly expected to appear at campaign events in Richmond for presidential candidate Bernie Sanders on Tuesday. On Dec. 23, the New York-based King...
Spring exhibitions at Richmond Art Center examine climate crisis

Richmond Art Center preps for ‘Art of the African Diaspora’

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The Art of the African Diaspora, an annual, non-juried group exhibition featuring works by over 150 artists of African decent, will be featured at the Richmond Art Center from Jan. 14 to March 13...
Felony arrests on BART increased by 62 percent from 2022 to 2023

BART, AC Transit fares increasing Jan. 1

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BART and AC Transit fares are set to increase on Jan. 1. BART fares will go up by 5.4 percent as part of an inflation-based program first approved by the BART Board of Directors in...

Richmond Promise Scholar spotlight: Jesse Hernandez

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Meet the Richmond Promise Scholars, a growing movement of hundreds of students from Richmond and North Richmond who are currently attending over 100 colleges and universities. They are beneficiaries of the Richmond Promise college...
Richmond officials offer residents options for Christmas tree disposal

How to properly dispose of your holiday tree

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The Richmond Environmental and Health Initiatives Division is encouraging the city's residents to consider disposing of their holiday trees in one of these ways: Curbside Collection: Cut your tree to fit your organic waste container. Trees...

Annual Richmond event offers holiday hope for violence survivors

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By Mike Kinney It may take a village, but it begins with the individual. At the Healing Circles of Hope -- Mothers Against Senseless Killings' (MASK) Holiday Party and Toy Giveaway on Thursday, Dec. 19,...
Richmond mayor, vice mayor face backlash over anti-Israel resolution 

Richmond wins $1M grant to train at-risk young people in construction

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Sixty at-risk young people from Richmond will receive career training and job placement services in the construction industry thanks to a $1.08 million grant from the U.S. Department of Labor's YouthBUILD program, according to...

Richmond Metro by T-Mobile phones in holiday cheer

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By Mike Kinney They have plenty of phones with which to call Santa. And there he was on Friday at the Richmond Metro By T-Mobile at 12800 San Pablo Ave. in Torino Plaza. As part of...

Richmond fire and police holiday drive benefits 1,500 children

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Was it a Christmas miracle? In a period of less than three hours Saturday morning, hundreds of West Contra Costa County families in need received a bag of toys, a full holiday dinner to...

Supervisor Gioia: ‘Thank you for helping North Richmond kids’

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For the 21st straight year, Contra Costa County Supervisor John Gioia's Office rallied the community to support students at Verde Elementary. West County residents, businesses, nonprofits and others contributed to Gioia's annual holiday fundraiser for...

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Richmond police conduct high-visibility patrols after fatal shootings

Richmond police conduct high-visibility patrols after fatal shootings

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The Richmond Police Department is conducting high-visibility patrols after three people were killed in two fatal shootings that occurred within hours in the city. Two...
City celebrates expansion of Richmond Moves, low-cost Uber

City celebrates expansion of Richmond Moves, the ‘low-cost Uber’

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By Mike Kinney Richmond city leaders and state policymakers gathered at Civic Center Plaza Tuesday to celebrate the citywide expansion of Richmond Moves, described as...
Two people dead, others injured in shooting in Richmond

Two people killed in Richmond shooting

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Two people died and two others were injured in a shooting in Richmond late Tuesday afternoon, police said. At about 4:15 p.m., Richmond Police Department...