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A suspected Richmond pimp is being charged with abducting a prostitute last month as she was headed to an interview with police to discuss his abuse.

Police cracking down on Ohio Avenue prostitution

Richmond police have launched a crackdown on prostitution along Ohio Avenue and are asking residents to call dispatch if they see such activity. "We will be making contact with Johns in the area," the department...
Community View: Illegal dumping along section of Richmond Greenway 'out of control'

Bates: ‘Corruption and nepotism at its ugliest point’

(In an email blast early Thursday, Councilman Nat Bates reacted to city council's rejection Wednesday of a no confidence vote for top managers at the Richmond Housing Authority) "Another reason for a complete investigation of...

Dont miss the free AltCar Expo at Craneway Pavilion

Richmond residents are encouraged to attend the Bay Area AltCar Expo at Craneway Pavilion on Friday and Saturday to check out the latest alternative energy vehicles. The expo runs from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m....
Investors vow to 'immediately' re-file lawsuit if Richmond, Calif. mayor's stalled eminent domain proposal is revived.

For Richmond supports new plan to address city’s blighted properties

A new proposal to rehabilitate hundreds of blighted homes in Richmond has gained support from the nonprofit For Richmond, which said in a blog post Wednesday it wants to connect the plan with local...

Richmond police seize two guns after stolen vehicle pursuit

With help from a police canine, Richmond cops seized two guns and arrested the driver of a stolen vehicle who led them on a lengthy chase Tuesday night, police said. The incident unfolded about 8:30...
9-year-old Richmond rapper continues to evolve as artist; drops new track

Video! Eight-year-old Richmond rapper has skills

A talented Richmond rapper is making a name for herself at just 8 years old. Mariah Sanaa is featured in a newly published YouTube video impressively rapping over Rich Homie Quan's popular track, "Walk Thru." The...
Grand jury offers harsh critique on Richmond Housing Authority

Richmond housing authority charged with nepotism

The nephew of Kathleen Jones, a top official at the Richmond Housing Authority, was paid more than double his salary in overtime and other perks as a public housing maintenance worker last year, according...
Standard & Poor's has upgraded Richmond's bond rating, citing in part a strong economy.

Standard & Poor’s upgrades Richmond’s bond rating

Standard & Poor's has upgraded Richmond's bond rating based on the strength of the local economy and the city’s financial performance. The upgrade from AA-  to A+ should lead to lower interest rates and less...

The real Richmond: Sylvester Greenwood

In case you haven't heard, Rodney "Alamo" Brown published a 104-page book in November highlighting the many positive characters who have colored Richmond's history. The book, "If My Eyes Could Rewind: The Real Richmond, California...
Suspects in getaway car thwarted by construction of Richmond underpass named after fallen cop

Richmond’s Moody underpass project facing delay

Bad news for Marina Bay businesses: the much-anticipated reopening of Marina Bay Parkway between Meeker Avenue and Regatta Boulevard is facing a delay. The parkway was closed Sept. 3 due to construction of the Officer...

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New pizza eatery augments El Sobrante's diversity

New pizza eatery augments El Sobrante’s diversity

During frequent drives to the Sikh temple in El Sobrante over the last 18 years, Navneet Sandhu said he marveled at the...

Community meeting to discuss ideas to improve Stege Elementary

Help West Contra Costa Unified School District "re-imagine" Richmond's Stege Elementary. Families are asked to join the district's Board...
Dr. Mayra Padilla of Contra Costa College (photo above) about the importance of college and life experiences. Padilla received her PhD in Neuroscience from U.C. Berkeley and was a lead researcher at Stanford for a time before becoming an educator.

Apply now for Chevron’s Somos Employee Network college scholarship

For an 11th consecutive year, the Somos Employee Network at Chevron Richmond is offering $1,000 scholarships to qualifying high school seniors.