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Garbage truck fire spreads to powerline in Richmond

Garbage truck fire spreads to powerline in Richmond

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By Mike Kinney A fire that began in a garbage truck spread to a powerline, prompting a shelter-in-place request in a Richmond neighborhood. The incident occurred in the 900 block of 31st Street, between McBryde and...
Miss Richmond appeals for support heading into Miss California pageant

Miss Richmond appeals for support heading into Miss California pageant

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By Kathy Chouteau Alizè Johnson is representing her hometown as Miss Richmond USA 2024 in the Miss California USA pageant happening June 21-23 at the Hyatt Regency Orange County. If she emerges victorious, she’ll compete...
Chevron Richmond recognized for helping Red Cross ‘Sound the Alarm’ on fire safety

Chevron Richmond recognized for helping Red Cross ‘Sound the Alarm’ on fire safety

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The Red Cross Contra Costa Leadership Council recently recognized Chevron Richmond for its ongoing support of the organization, including a recent volunteer effort during which 19 company employees helped install free smoke alarms in...
Richmond mayor, councilmembers to vote on giving themselves big raises

Richmond mayor, council to vote on giving themselves big pay raises

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Richmond's mayor and city councilmembers will vote Tuesday on whether to give themselves significant pay raises. The City Council, currently dominated by members of one political group, the Richmond Progressive Alliance (RPA), is considering increasing...
Richmond Emergency Food Pantry needs help feeding neighbors in need

Richmond Emergency Food Pantry seeks volunteers amid growing demand for services

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By Mike Kinney and Kathy Chouteau A critical Richmond-based program that distributes food to some of the neediest families in the local community is in need of volunteers and donations amid a growing demand for...
Caspers in Richmond still famous for hot dogs

Caspers in Richmond still famous for hot dogs

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When was the last time you picked up a Caspers hot dog? Tell us in the comments! Reporter Kathy Chouteau stopped by Thursday afternoon and reported a constant stream of people coming in and out...
SWAT team assists in arrest of suspected shooter in San Pablo

2 killed in solo-vehicle crash in Richmond

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Two people were killed in a crash involving a single vehicle in the area of Carlson Boulevard and Florida Avenue in Richmond on Friday morning, according to KTVU. Speed may have been a factor in...
Repairs underway at Andy's Donut after vehicle crashed into storefront

Repairs underway at Andy’s Donut after vehicle crashed into storefront

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By Mike Kinney The new year will hopefully mean a return to normalcy at Andy's Donut, which is undergoing repairs after a vehicle crashed into the popular store in October. Owner Randy Chow expressed relief that...
EBRPD to celebrate 'Green Friday' by waiving all entrance fees

EBRPD to celebrate ‘Green Friday’ by waiving all entrance fees

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In contrast to the popular shopping date Black Friday, the East Bay Regional Park District will celebrate Green Friday on Nov. 24. On that day, all entrance fees will be waived at regional parks, including...
One month after being found, Richmond girl again reported missing

Richmond 11-year-old disappears for second time in a month

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UPDATE: The RPD reports that Empress was located and is safe. "Thanks to those who shared and assisted," police said. --- Richmond police are asking the public to be on the lookout for missing 11-year-old Empress...

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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...