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Richmond rapper D.Bledsoe explains what makes his city so special.

Rapper D.Bledsoe: Richmond artists have distinct style

The effortless rapper DBledsoe, who grew up in south Richmond, says his fascinating city offers a wealth of material for his music. "We have our own distinct style," the artist, whose government name is Dameon...
Community View: Illegal dumping along section of Richmond Greenway 'out of control'

Community View on proposed Point Richmond development

(A reader commented on a story posted in the Richmond Standard Wednesday regarding the planned development of the Terminal One site in Point Richmond.) The first thing I thought of when seeing the post was...
Environmental group's settlement with air district over Chevron modernization doesn't clear path for construction.

Agreement prioritizes local hiring for Chevron Richmond modernization project

Chevron Richmond signed an agreement with the city of Richmond Wednesday that promises jobs for local residents and a boost to the local economy as a result of the planned billion-dollar modernization of the...
A Richmond home on Leke Way is a "dilapidated mess" and is scheduled to be torn down at 8:30 a.m. Thursday, police said.

Blighted Richmond home scheduled for demolition Thursday

Police are alerting residents to the planned demolition of a dilapidated home in Parchester Village on Thursday as part of an ongoing effort to reduce blight in Richmond. The home at 4117 Leke Way is...
Richmond asks air district to revoke permit allowing crude by rail transport

Richmond calls on Congress to halt crude-by-rail shipments

The Richmond City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to urge Congress to halt rail transport of Bakken crude oil from North Dakota through Richmond, citing the potential for spills or explosions. The council wants shipments of the...
Two arrested after spotted on tracks at Richmond BART station

Uptick in robberies around Richmond BART station

Police are warning residents about a series of robberies around the Richmond BART station. Since January, 18 robberies were reported near the station and in the surrounding neighborhoods, police Lt. Andre Hill said. The thieves...
Catahoula Coffee Co. just installed a recycled bleacher seat from the old Cal Memorial Stadium to use as furniture at its San Bruno Avenue shop.

Richmond coffee shop uses old Cal Memorial Stadium bleacher as furniture

UC Berkeley football fans can now rest their espressos on a slab of their team’s history at Richmond's Catahoula Coffee Co. The coffee shop on San Pablo Avenue just installed a recycled bleacher seat from...
Burglary suspect shot by police officer at Pacific East Mall

Councilman wants Pacific East Mall’s LED billboard removed

Councilman Tom Butt is leading an effort to remove Pacific East Mall's LED billboard, saying it is illegal. Butt placed a resolution on the April 1 City Council agenda that would revoke the mall owner's...
Richmond hip hop artists release new video that takes tour of city.

Richmond rappers take tour of city in new music video

A new music video from Richmond artists proves why so many cars driving down the city's streets are bumping locally-produced tracks. Rappers J.Cash and YPOnTheBeat exhibit Richmond's wealth of musical talent in their new video...
Richmond police chased down a skateboarding vandal on Saturday.

Richmond police chase down skateboarding vandal

Richmond police officers weren't about to let a suspected vandal skate by. A 35-year-old man suspected of damaging at least five street signs and one traffic signal in Richmond on Saturday attempted to flee police...

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Richmond police release details on shooting that killed Vennysia Jackson

Richmond police release details on shooting that killed Vennysia Jackson

Richmond police have released details about the fatal shooting of 37-year-old Vennysia Jackson on Saturday. Just before 4 p.m., police officers responded to the intersection...
County offers 'Rosie' opportunity for wedding ceremony on Richmond waterfront

County offers ‘Rosie’ opportunity for Richmond waterfront wedding

The Contra Costa Clerk-Recorder Division is set to marry couples at the scenic Rosie the Riveter/WWII Home Front Historic Park on the Richmond waterfront...
Richmond police to hold gun buyback event this Saturday

Gun buyback event set for Richmond Civic Center Plaza this Saturday

A unique gun buyback event set for Richmond Civic Center this Saturday, Aug. 18, will benefit the Robby Poblete Foundation, which plans to melt...