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2 stages to bring spirit and soul to downtown Richmond

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Two entertainment stages will inject a healthy dose of spirit and soul along Macdonald Avenue in downtown Richmond on Saturday, Sept. 21. The 11th Annual Spirit & Soul Festival is set to enliven downtown with...

Former NFL player fatally shot at his grandmother’s house in Richmond

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As a stunned community mourns, police are investigating the fatal shooting of a former NFL player at his grandmother's home in Richmond on Wednesday. Terrell Roberts, 38, who played defensive back with the Cincinnati Bengals...

Assassin’s Creed creator Ubisoft brings virtual museum to Kennedy High

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Maxime Durant has spent a good part of his career working on the popular Assassin’s Creed series, but he’s not a computer programmer. He’s a historian who was tapped by game maker Ubisoft to...

Clearing blight on McBryde

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By Mike Kinney A story about blight, can quite easily become one about a community coming together to solve problems. On Monday, as I was leaving a community meeting, I noticed next to the Richmond Hand...
Richmond police chief calls homicide clearance report misleading

Richmond police chief resigns

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Richmond’s police chief resigned on Tuesday. Allwyn Brown informed Interim City Manager Steven Falk of his decision to resign one week after the police rank-and-file overwhelmingly voted no-confidence in his leadership. Richmond police Assistant Chief Bisa...

Contra Costa Animal Services offering reduced-cost adoptions

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A backpack, school supplies, and a new pet? Contra Costa Animal Services is offering reduced cost adoptions for dogs and cats through Sept. 30 as part of a back to school special. “During this period, the...

Contra Costa Library unveils 5 new card designs

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Contra Costa County Library has unveiled five new library card designs. Starting today, first time cardholders can choose among the new designs when signing up, and those who want to swap out their old card...
Richmond’s Red Oak Victory ship seeks volunteers

SS Red Oak Victory’s next dinner-concert set for this Saturday

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If simply touring a restored World War II Victory ship wasn’t interesting enough, how about bringing on board a live concert and chef-prepared food?  The SS Red Oak Victory, Richmond’s foating museum, often hosts live...

RYSE celebrates groundbreaking for expansion

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By Rafael Lima Before Abel Pineda began participating in programs at the RYSE Youth Center in Richmond, he says he was a teenager who had lost his friend to gang violence, and who, at a time...
Richmond High set to open pathway program for recent immigrant students

Richmond High teachers issue statement in wake of charges against colleague

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Teachers at Richmond High released a statement Thursday in the wake of sex crime charges against one of their colleagues.   Israel Ayala Lopez, 26, the school’s P.E. teacher since 2017, was arrested last week and...

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Grounbreaking set for transit-oriented improvements near El Cerrito del Norte Station

Grounbreaking set for transit improvements near El Cerrito del Norte

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The City of El Cerrito will hold a groundbreaking ceremony for the El Cerrito del Norte Transit Oriented Development (TOD) Complete Streets Project on...
Richmond police activity report from Feb. 14-17

Richmond police activity report from Feb. 14-17

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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...
Volunteers sought for community cleanup at Richmond Rec Center

Volunteers sought for community cleanup at Richmond Rec Center

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The City of Richmond is encouraging community members to join its volunteer effort to clean up the entrance to the Richmond Recreation Complex. Activities will...