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Richmond police name hotspots for car theft in city

‘Crime wave’ of stolen cars in Richmond’s North & East neighborhood

Police are asking residents of Richmond’s North & East neighborhood to be vigilant following a recent rash of car thefts. Cars are being stolen in the middle of the night and reported to police in...
Police operation targeting car burglaries at Pacific East Mall nets two arrests Sunday

Police operation targeting car burglaries at Pacific East Mall nets two arrests Sunday

A police operation targeting vehicle burglaries in the Pacific East Mall parking lot led to two arrests Sunday, police said. Richmond police officers have been patrolling the parking lot during the last two months in...
City of Richmond plans to unveil smartphone app that allows residents to report potholes, graffiti etc.

City of Richmond developing smartphone app that allows residents to report potholes, graffiti etc.

Residents will soon be able to use their smartphone to report issues such as graffiti, potholes and downed trees to City of Richmond staff via a new app that's being developed. At its Tuesday meeting,...

Inspiring Kennedy High alum urges students to be pro-active about college

Although Claudia Campos’ parents don’t have college degrees, they drilled the importance of achieving one in her mind. “My parents always said, college is the way, college is the way,” Campos said. “They never gave...

Masked men tie up Point Richmond pharmacy employees, steal drugs

Three masked men tied up employees at a Point Richmond pharmacy Friday afternoon before making off with drugs such as OxyContin, oxycodone, and oxymorphone, police said. The men walked into Point Pharmacy at 139 W....
Holiday drive aims to give every Verde Elementary student a toy and hoodie.

Holiday drive aims to give every Verde Elementary student a toy and hoodie

A statement from Contra Costa County Supervisor John Gioia: Next week we celebrate Thanksgiving. It's a great time to appreciate what we have, and to share our good fortune with those in need. I am grateful...
A Point Richmond landlord who is angry over the 'slumlord' vandalism done on his building is being sued by his tenants.

Point Richmond landlord angry over vandalism of his building sued by tenants

Remember the story we reported in May about the Point Richmond landlord who was trying to bust a vandal who had been spraying "slumlord" on his building? At the time, Connelly claimed the serial vandal...
Richmond Fire Chief Michael Banks to retire at end of year

Richmond Fire Chief Michael Banks to retire at end of year

Richmond Fire Chief Michael Banks is set to retire at the end of the year after 34 years of service to the city. The announcement was apparently made public through the Richmond City Council agenda...
LPS-Richmond Pumas win girls volleyball title over league rival

LPS-Richmond Pumas win girls volleyball title over league rival

The Leadership Public Schools-Richmond girls volleyball team has a chance to play at the state level after winning its league championship Monday. The Pumas defeated league rival LPS Hayward 3-0 on Monday to capture the...

Richmond police warning residents following armed robberies Tuesday

Richmond police are warning residents following several armed robberies in the city Tuesday night. At least three armed robberies occurred about 11 p.m. Tuesday, and some if not all were likely committed by the same...

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Riggers Loft Wine Co. to host Berkeley singer-songwriter

Riggers Loft Wine Co. to host Berkeley singer-songwriter

Steve Taylor-Ramírez, a singer-songwriter from Berkeley, is set to perform his acoustic folk, blues and Latin tunes at Riggers Loft Wine Company on Friday,...
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Local homeowners can get up to $3,000 for seismic retrofit

Through Nov. 13, homeowners in Richmond and San Pablo can register for a grant of up to $3,000 to be used toward a code-compliant...

Creating a better future for our kids

By Lily Rahnema I am the new Community Engagement Manager for the Richmond Refinery. I’m excited to work in this vibrant community and get to...