Thursday, September 19, 2019

Richmond

Ex-Richmond cop claims his rejection of chief's sexual advances led to firing

Richmond police chief shares positive crime stats; says crackdown on pimps and johns continues

Dear City Council Members and City Manager: I wanted to update you on our crime stats for the first half of the year as we start July--and the information is very positive! Thanks to excellent...
Councilmember Corky Booze told he'll go to jail if junk returns to his Carlson Blvd. property.

Councilmember Corky Booze told he’ll do jail time if junk returns to his Carlson...

Richmond councilmember Corky Booze faces jail time and a fine if his property doesn't remain cleared of junk, a judge has ruled, according to the San Francisco Chronicle. The property at 22 Carlson Blvd. has...
Richmond Fire Department offers tips for approaching fire season

New chief hired to lead Richmond Fire Department

A veteran Oakland battalion chief has been hired as chief of the Richmond Fire Department, taking over for Chief Michael Banks, who is retiring in December after 34 years with the department. Adrian Sheppard will...
UCLA coach says Kennedy High star Takkarist McKinley will likely play Saturday.

Former Kennedy High star Takkarist McKinley narrows down school choices to 10

A Tweet from former Kennedy High football star Takkarist McKinley earlier this week has created some buzz, as he apparently narrowed his list of future schools down to 10 from nearly 20. The 6-foot-4, 230-pound...
Toddler discovered walking alone on Ohio Avenue in Richmond

Richmond police Chief Magnus: Overall crime down, auto burglaries up

Dear Council Members and Others, I wanted to update you on our crime data through Dec. 1 compared to the same period last year.  As you can see, with the help of the community and...
Suspected burglar who was shot by Richmond homeowner has died

Richmond police: Burglary suspect shot by homeowner Saturday night

A Richmond homeowner apparently shot a suspected burglar Saturday night, police said. Police responded to reports of shots fired in the area of 43rd Street and Roosevelt Avenue about 6:15 p.m., Richmond police Sgt. Nicole...
New trees coming to North & East neighborhood; volunteers needed Dec. 14

New trees coming to North & East neighborhood; volunteers needed Dec. 14

Along with traffic calming measures, the North & East neighborhood is about to get a dozen new trees. Now all is needed are volunteers to help plant them. On Dec. 14, the community organization Richmond Trees...
Albany Tip Off Classic to feature Richmond High, Salesian and El Sobrante Christian

Albany Tip Off Classic to feature Richmond High, Salesian and El Sobrante Christian

Three West County high school boys basketball teams will compete in the all-day Albany Tip Off Classic at Albany High School's Cougar Gym on Saturday. The 2nd annual tournament's first game starts at 12:30 p.m.,...
RPD's summer crime prevention fair Saturday offers food, fun and signatures for fix-it tickets

Vice Mayor Jovanka Beckles’ drama-filled night in council chambers leads to call to police

Richmond Vice Mayor Jovanka Beckles was embroiled in a number of dramas at Tuesday's council meeting, the last ending with calls to police. After the meeting, most of which was spent discussing a troubling budget...

Time to put the ‘Mitch’ in Richmond

You've likely already seen the impressive new basketball courts at Martin Luther King Jr. Park in Richmond that were funded by the Golden State Warriors and dedicated in honor of NBA great Mitch Richmond...

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Oakland PD veteran achieving Subway dream in Richmond

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...

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

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...

Lyft driver escapes armed kidnapper

A man has been charged with kidnapping a Lyft driver at gunpoint, but his plan was foiled by an apparent need for snacks, according...