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Richmond police activity report from May 20-26

Man shot, injured in Richmond early today

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A man was injured in a shooting in Richmond early today, police said. Police responded to the intersection of 24th Street and Humphrey Avenue after a Shotspotter gun detection activation at about 2:40 a.m. and...

San Pablo man charged with sexually assaulting child

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A 65-year-old San Pablo man has been charged with sexually abusing a 3-year-old child, according to Contra Costa County prosecutors. Adalberto Guardado was arrested at his home, where the alleged assault occurred, on Saturday. He...

Richmond Refinery employee achieves 50-year milestone

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Otis Johnson says a lot has changed since he joined Chevron in 1969. He’s particularly fond of the computer as an alternative to the stacks of paperwork he used to deal with in the...

Oakland PD veteran achieving Subway dream in Richmond

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A love for tuna sandwiches helped turn a veteran at the Oakland Police Department into an up-and-coming entrepreneur in Richmond. On Friday, Sept. 13, Kiesha Haggerty held back tears as she stood in front of...

Orientation for free HazWOPER 40 training in San Pablo on Sept. 25 

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Job seekers are encouraged to attend an orientation for free HazWOPER 40 training on Wednesday, Sept. 25 at 3 p.m. The orientation will take place at the San Pablo EDC’s office at 13830 San Pablo...

Lyft driver escapes armed kidnapper

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A man has been charged with kidnapping a Lyft driver at gunpoint, but his plan was foiled by an apparent need for snacks, according to Richmond police. The incident unfolded on Thursday, Sept. 12 at...

Interim city manager to display electric 1961 Beetle at City Hall

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Interim City Manager Steven Falk is set to show off his all-electric 1961 Volkswagen Beetle at Richmond City Hall on Thursday. The Beetle will be displayed along with a number of modern and specialized electric...
DA Becton applauds Gov. Newsom’s signing of Safer Streets for All Act

Contra Costa DA establishes Human Trafficking Hotline

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Contra Costa County residents can now call a Human Trafficking Hotline to report incidents. Those with any information regarding acts or suspicions of forced or coerced commercial sex and labor are encouraged to call (925)...

Contra Costa supes place moratorium on certain criminal justice fees

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The Contra Costa County Board of Supervisor voted Tuesday to halt the County’s practice of collecting administrative fees from people leaving jail or on probation, aiming to remove the financial burden on low-income individuals...

Bakery takes healthier approach to making dough

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By Kathy Chouteau Dan Gildor, owner and head baker at Marina Bay Bakery, is a man with a mission. In the case of the Richmond baker, who operates out of his home in—you guessed it—the city’s...

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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...