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Richmond United Lobos wins Norcal Premier League State Cup

Richmond United Lobos wins NorCal State Cup title

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This Richmond United Lobos soared to victory on Sunday, claiming the Norcal Premier League State Cup's platinum group with a 2-1 win over Sunnyvale Elite. Steven El Chicharito and Rafa El Capi each chipped in...
Runners eyeing Victory on Richmond waterfront Saturday

Runners eyeing Victory on Richmond waterfront Saturday

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Throngs of determined runners will have victory on their minds as they march along the Richmond's waterfront Saturday for the annual Victory Half Marathon, 10K and 5K races. Setting off as early as 7:30 a.m.,...
Volunteers needed to clean up Richmond Little League fields

Volunteers needed to clean up Richmond Little League fields

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As Richmond Little League preps for the 2019 season, its fields could use a bit of love and attention. Volunteers are being sought to help clean the fields at Nicholl Park in Richmond ahead of...
2 Richmond parks set to receive new basketball courts

2 Richmond parks set to receive new basketball courts

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Two Richmond parks are set to receive new basketball courts: John F. Kennedy Park and Unity Park. On Tuesday, Richmond City Council is scheduled to vote on whether to approve contracts totaling about $400,000 for...
After defeating Pinole Valley 61-51 at home on Thursday, the inspiring Kennedy High girls basketball team capped a dream season by topping Vallejo High 66-23 to win the Tri-County Athletic League tournament title on Saturday at St. Mary's. The Eagles dominated their final game from start to finish, jumping to a 14-2 lead in the first quarter and never looking back. It's a testament to a remarkable season in which Head Coach George Jackson has led a team that played with a short roster all season, at one point winning games with just five players. Senior Ukiah Ware led Saturday with 28 points and 8 rebounds, hitting 71-percent of her shots, according to stats provided on MaxPreps.com. Junior Ana Daniels added 19 points, eight steals and five assists, Jermila McElroy had nine points and five steals, Hadassah Williams had five points and three rebounds and Ashanti Stricklen had five points, three assists and a team leading 12 rebounds. The team, which is next headed to the North Coast Section playoffs, is led by Jackson Jr. and also Assistant Coaches Tamara Denise Johnson and Shunise Criswell.

Kennedy High girls win TCAL tournament title

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After defeating Pinole Valley 61-51 at home on Thursday, the inspiring Kennedy High girls basketball team continued its dream season on Saturday by topping Vallejo High 66-23 to win the Tri-County Athletic League Stone...

Champion Kennedy High squad is about quality, not quantity

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The Kennedy High girls varsity basketball team has just six players. In the last seven games, the Eagles roster was reduced to five due to injury – which of course has meant no substitutes. This...

Charitable effort leads to repairs at Tara Hills baseball fields

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Four baseball fields at the Tara Hills Complex are undergoing repairs thanks to the charitable efforts of the nonprofit More Than A Game (MTAG) and partner companies. About 30 volunteers are working on the project...
Armistice Brewing Company plans to expand taproom, beer garden

Where to get your Super Bowl party on in Richmond

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By Kathy Chouteau The Bay Area’s NFL teams may not have made it to the Super Bowl this year, but you can still get your game day party on in Richmond. With California’s Los Angeles...
CrossFit Cypher in Richmond invites community to grand reopening

CrossFit Cypher in Richmond invites community to grand reopening

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CrossFit Cypher in Richmond recently moved into a new, spacious location and is holding a Grand Reopening and Community Day on Saturday, Feb. 2.  A free, beginner-friendly workout will begin at 9 a.m. in...

Richmond’s Alysa Liu youngest to win U.S. women’s figure skating title

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Richmond resident Alysa Liu, 13, became the youngest to win the women's U.S. Figure Skating Championships after defeating defending champion Bradie Tennell Friday night. And that's not the only record she broke. Liu was also...

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12 speeding citations in less than two hours on 23rd Street

12 speeding citations in less than two hours on 23rd Street

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A Richmond Police Department traffic enforcement operation on 23rd Street on Wednesday, April 17, yielded 12 speeding citations in less than two hours. The operations...
Richmond residents encouraged to participate in revamp of high school campuses

Two-story classroom buildings planned for high school campuses

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Richmond City Manager Sasha Curl encourages community members to participate in the ongoing effort to redesign the Kennedy High School and Richmond High School...
PATROL ACTIVITY REPORT – WEEKLY OVERVIEW: APRIL 8 – 14, 2024 Below is an overview of significant service activity provided by RPD patrol officers during their scheduled shifts. Please note that activity shared in these segments are provided only as an overview, and do not reflect the entirety of service calls and reports taken throughout each shift. 4/8 – EMBEZZLE LEASED/RENTED VEHICLE-RECOVERY Officers responded to a Flock alert for a stolen vehicle in the area. Officers located the vehicle occupied and conducted an enforcement stop. The solo occupant was taken into custody without incident. #3579 4/10 – TRAFFIC ENFORCEMENT OPERATION Officers conducted a traffic enforcement operation along the 23rd St corridor to address various issues such as speeding and pedestrian safety. The operation yielded 24 citations: 19 for speed, 2 for unsafe lane changes, 1 red light, 1 not yielding to pedestrians in a crosswalk, and 1 not yielding to an ambulance 4/10 – GRAND THEFT Officers responded to Stenmark Dr for a report of wire theft. Witnesses saw two subjects cutting wires and attempted to contact the subjects, but fled on foot. With the use of a drone (UAS), Officers located the two suspects near Point Molate Beach. Both suspects were taken into custody without incident. A search of the suspects revealed several Sawzall blades and a small amount of narcotics. Both suspects were booked into RPD jail. #3611 4/11 - MISC INFORMATION Officers responded to the 700 block of Amador St for a report of an unknown issue. Upon arrival, officers located a subject laying on the grass, unconscious and not breathing. Officers began life saving measures and administered Narcan, AMR arrived on scene and took over life saving measures. The subject regained consciousness a few moments later and was transported to a local hospital for further treatment. #3663 4/12 – ARMED ROBBERY Officers responded to the area of S. 23rd St & Ohio Ave for a report of a robbery. Officers learned the victim was driving when two suspect vehicles blocked the victim’s roadway and two suspects ordered the victim to exit his vehicle while brandishing firearms. The suspects removed cash from the victim’s pockets and fled prior to officers’ arrival. Officers conducted an area check with negative results. 4/14 – STOLEN VEHICLE/RECOVERY Officers responded to a Flock alert for a stolen vehicle in the area. Officers located the vehicle occupied and conducted an enforcement stop. The solo occupant was taken into custody without incident. #3707 4/14 – FELON IN POSSESSION OF A FIREARM/ EVADE POLICE Officers on patrol saw a vehicle driven by a suspect who had outstanding warrants and was believed to be armed. Officers attempted to conduct an enforcement stop but the suspect failed to yield. Officers pursued the vehicle to the area of Highway 4 and Pine St in Martinez where the suspect’s vehicle became disabled after colliding with another vehicle. All occupants attempted to flee on foot after the collision but were quickly taken into custody. During the pursuit, officers saw what appeared to be a firearm being discarded from the suspect vehicle, officers searched the area and located the discarded firearm with the assistance of a police K-9. #3731

Richmond police use drone to bust suspected wire thieves

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Below is an overview of significant service activity provided by RPD patrol officers during their scheduled shifts. Note that activity shared in these segments...