Monday, July 15, 2019

Richmond

Richmond Fire Department offers tips for approaching fire season

Hilltop DUI crash kills man, critically injures children

A 39-year-old man is dead, two young children are in critical condition, and a mother is facing DUI charges following a solo-vehicle crash in the Hilltop area Thursday night, police said. The horrific accident occurred...
The El Cerrito boys basketball team is headed to the North Coast Section Division III title game Saturday.

Salesian boys, girls headed to TCAL final

The Salesian boys shocked top-seeded El Cerrito Thursday with a buzzer-beating three-pointer, while the Salesian girls coasted against Kennedy, sending both Pride teams to Saturday's Tri County Athletic League tournament championship in Albany. The eighth-seeded...
RPD's summer crime prevention fair Saturday offers food, fun and signatures for fix-it tickets

Richmond deficit ‘will be down to zero’ next week

Richmond has a budget deficit of about $4 million - but not for long, Richmond City Manager Bill Lindsay said at Tuesday night's Council meeting. "We’re coming up with recommendations and hopefully by this time...

Richmond considering restrictions on cash-for-gold shops

Richmond might soon restrict where pawn and cash-for-gold businesses open, as city staff say there is a lack of regulation on secondhand shops. On Tuesday, City Council voted in favor of exploring a proposal to...
Chief Magnus: Year-to-date Richmond crime down in nearly all categories

Police blotter: Children witness gun incident

A 24-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of threatening his girlfriend with a gun in front of her three children Monday morning, according to the Richmond Police Department. Officers responded to the first block of...
Grand jury offers harsh critique on Richmond Housing Authority

Housing Authority executive grilled at City Council

Residents sounded off at the City Council meeting Tuesday about the deplorable conditions in Richmond's public housing. Tenants are complaining of bugs, rodents, mold, plumbing issues and a host of other problems at the Hacienda...

Richmond cop honored for rescuing sex slave

Veteran Richmond police Officer Mitch Peixoto received a commendation Tuesday for rescuing a 27-year-old woman who had been her biological father's sex slave since age 13. On Aug. 16, 2012, the victim showed up at...
Kennedy High students to receive free one-on-one writing instruction starting Friday.

Grant gives more Richmond students access to tutors

Students at Kennedy High School now have an opportunity to develop their academic writing skills with help from a new $100,000 grant, according to an article in For Richmond. The grant awarded to Richmond ESC...

2Chainz offers shoutout after Richmond visit

Rapper 2Chainz was reportedly in Richmond on Monday in order to shoot a music video. Richmond residents shared pictures of the hip hop star's visit on their Twitter accounts. 2Chainz also took to Twitter to...
Residents of Richmond's 'uninhabitable' Hacienda will soon relocate

City manager blasts report on housing authority

In a letter responding to a scathing investigative story about the Richmond Housing Authority, City Manager Bill Lindsay claims the report contains "many significant factual inaccuracies" but also admits it raises red flags that...

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Richmond Lights for Liberty vigil protests U.S. border conditions

By Mike Kinney Dozens of community members gathered at Richmond Civic Center Plaza on Friday for a vigil to protest conditions facing immigrants seeking asylum...