Sunday, October 13, 2019

Richmond

RPD's summer crime prevention fair Saturday offers food, fun and signatures for fix-it tickets

Not fun: Here’s the long list of proposed cuts to close Richmond budget deficit

Richmond City Manager Bill Lindsay's preliminary proposals for closing the city's budget deficit are still not enough to solve the problem, he told City Council Tuesday night. To close a shortfall that reached as high...
Richmond asks air district to revoke permit allowing crude by rail transport

Richmond asks air district to revoke permit allowing crude by rail transport

In a letter earlier this month (published in full below), Richmond City Manager Bill Lindsay called on the Bay Area Air Quality Management District (BAAQMD) to revoke permits allowing the rail transport of volatile...
Get ready for Tour de Trails Bike Ride: Richmond

Get ready for Tour de Trails Bike Ride: Richmond

Bicyclists are invited on a 16-mile ride showcasing little-known local trails on Dec. 6. The ride, which takes off from Richmond BART station at 10 a.m., is fun, easy-paced and mostly off-street and paved, according...
A Richmond family hopes the community can help locate their beloved Doberman Pinscher, which went missing Sunday night and requires daily medication.

Help Richmond residents find their Doberman Pinscher named Mary Jane

A Richmond family hopes the community can help locate their beloved Doberman Pinscher, which went missing Sunday night and requires daily medication for kidney problems. The pooch named Mary Jane is "a sweet family dog"...

Buy tickets to Warriors-Nuggets game in January to benefit West County students

Purchasing tickets for the Golden Gate Warriors home game against the Denver Nuggets on Jan. 19, a Monday, will benefit local public school students. Each ticket sold for the 1 p.m. game at Oracle Arena...
Richmond rapper says his rhymes were unfairly used in criminal case

Richmond rapper says rhymes unfairly used in criminal case

A short documentary from Reason TV that published Thursday focuses on whether prosecutors unfairly use rappers' hip hop lyrics to help win court cases. The piece centers on Richmond artist Deandre Mitchell, whose hip hop...
Richmond residents can attend free nutrition and fitness workshops starting Saturday.

Richmond Faith Initiative offering free nutrition and fitness workshops all summer

Richmond residents can attend free nutrition and fitness workshops starting Saturday. The Richmond Faith Initiative is offering the workshops at the Richmond Coronado YMCA at 263 S. 20th St. The courses will offer healthy cooking classes,...
NIAD Art Center to host live music Saturday afternoons during the fall

Deck the walls with NIAD Art Center this Saturday

The winter holidays haven't come too soon at Richmond's NIAD Art Center, which is hosting an opening reception for Deck the Walls 2 this Saturday. The reception runs from 12:30-3 p.m. at the art center...
RPD's summer crime prevention fair Saturday offers food, fun and signatures for fix-it tickets

First proposals on closing Richmond’s budget deficit to be heard tonight

Tonight, the Richmond City Council is scheduled to hear preliminary proposals from city staff on how to close the city's $7.6 million budget deficit for fiscal year 2014-15. Residents are encouraged to attend the hearing...
Candles light up Richmond Civic Center to remember Rodney Frazier

Candles light up Richmond Civic Center to remember Rodney Frazier

Hundreds of people, many clutching lit candles, gathered in Civic Center Plaza Wednesday night to remember Rodney Frazier Jr., the Richmond High junior who was fatally shot in a hail of gunfire last week...

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