Monday, June 17, 2019

Richmond

Richmond residents awakened by 11 gunshots Friday morning

Richmond police say they seize an average of one gun per day

KTVU (Ch. 2) offered a stunning report earlier this week: The Richmond Police Department seizes an average one gun per day. That's the figure Police Chief Chris Magnus reportedly gave to the news station Wednesday....
A 56-year-old man is accused of trying to shoplift $4,000 worth of merchandise from Home Depot on Wednesday, according to the Richmond Police Department.

Home Depot shoplifter caught with $4,000 worth of goods

A 56-year-old man is accused of trying to shoplift $4,000 worth of merchandise from Home Depot on Wednesday, according to the Richmond Police Department. About 8:40 p.m., loss prevention security personnel followed the suspect, Keith...

49ers receiver Chuck Jacobs to hold training camp at Kennedy High

While Chuck Jacobs plays for the San Francisco 49ers, he hasn't forgotten that he used to play for the Kennedy Eagles. The undrafted free agent who has been turning heads in the NFL is slated...
Loved ones of two Richmond natives who were murdered during a home invasion in Boise, Idaho, on May 8 are scrambling to raise funds for a double funeral.

Emergency donations sought to fund funerals for Richmond men murdered in Idaho

Loved ones of two Richmond natives who were murdered during a home invasion in Boise, Idaho, earlier this month are scrambling to raise funds for a double funeral. The funeral for 28-year-old Elliott Bailey and...

Pogo Park sends out ‘mobile voting booth’ to garner Google contest votes

If you see the Pogo Park “mobile voting booth” rolling around Richmond in the coming days, take a moment to cast your vote! The nonprofit that builds vibrant parks and playgrounds in Richmond’s Iron Triangle...
This YouTube video shows Oakland A's stud Josh Reddick answering questions from Little League players and coaches in Richmond last month.

Two Oakland A’s stars to visit Richmond for separate events Friday and Saturday

Two star Oakland A's players will pay visits to Richmond to take part in separate events benefiting local kids on Friday and Saturday. Last week, the Richmond Standard reported that a "member" of the baseball...
A driver who crashed into the fence of a Richmond ranch Monday will be OK thanks to a veteran cop who recognized the symptoms of a diabetic emergency.

Richmond car crash victim OK after veteran cop spots diabetic emergency symptoms

A driver who crashed into the fence of a ranch on Valley View Road in Richmond Monday afternoon is going to be OK thanks to a veteran police officer who recognized the man was...
Police are investigating a bizarre Richmond shooting that injured a pit bull early Wednesday.

Bizarre Richmond shooting injures pit bull; suspect found on hammock ‘pretending to sleep’

Richmond police are investigating a shooting in the back yard of a home on McBryde Avenue early Wednesday that injured a pit bull. About 1 a.m., police said, officers responded to the 2600 block of...
Richmond resident and college student Yaquelin Valencia Lombera is seeking funding help to attend a New York training through GoFundMe.com.

Inspiring Richmond college student asking for community’s help to fund career training

Richmond's young people can be so clever and inspiring. Meet Richmond resident and college student Yaquelin Valencia Lombera. While her family endures a financial crisis, Lombera is doing all that she can to turn things...
Salesian College Preparatory will graduate its 50th class in school history on Saturday at St. Cornelius Church in Richmond.

Salesian to graduate 50th class in school history on Saturday

Salesian College Preparatory will graduate its 50th class in school history on Saturday at St. Cornelius Church in Richmond. The graduation runs from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Keeping with the school's norm, 99-percent of...

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Custom-painted model train cars stolen in Pt. Richmond auto burglary

Custom-painted model train cars stolen in Pt. Richmond auto burglary

Eleven custom-painted model railroad freight cars were among items stolen during an auto burglary in Point Richmond on Saturday. Butch Eyler of Biglerville, PA., was...
Point Richmond kicks off annual summer concert series

Point Richmond kicks off annual summer concert series

By Zach Chouteau When it comes to local warm-weather traditions the whole family can enjoy, the Point Richmond Summer Music Festival—now in its 18th year—is...

Dialing 1 a must for 510 area codes starting June 22

Residents and businesses using the 510 area code must dial 1 before dialing their phone number for all calls starting Saturday, June 22, according...