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Richmond police commissioner may call for surveys of high school students on relations with police

The Richmond Police Department is interested in having all high school students in the city take an anonymous survey in which they could express their thoughts and feelings about local police.
Pogo Park crew and volunteer residents posed for group photo before ending the last hour of the Living Preview. (Photo by Candese Charles)

Residents test Yellow Brick Road and proposed walkable streets within the Iron Triangle

In the heart of the Iron Triangle residents of all ages came to experience the Yellow Brick Road’s “Living Preview,” a life-sized, temporary installation that showed proposed changes around the city park, Elm Playlot.
This chart shows the recommended courses to meet UC and CSU admission eligibility requirements

Majority of Richmond graduates don’t meet admission requirements for state’s public universities

Nearly 1,700 students graduated in the West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) during the 2012-13 school year, but less than half of them had the requirements necessary to get into a school within the...
Richmond Working Families political action committee members posed for a group photo after the press conference in front of Richmond City Hall. (Photo by Loi Almeron)

Richmond residents and activists rally against Chevron’s campaign committee Moving Forward

About 30 sign-toting residents and activists assembled at City Hall Thursday to rail against what they say is a heavy handed attempt by Chevron Corp. to influence the Nov. 4 election. They also announced their...
Richmond Councilmember Jael Myrick, Mayor Gale McLaughlin and Vice Mayor Jovanka Beckles look on as community members support DMC funding. Photo Credit Gabriel J. Sanchez

Richmond floats plan to give DMC $15 million from Chevron project

  No time to read about Richmond City Council’s decision? Listen here. A unanimous vote from the Richmond City Council provided a $19 million promise to fund Doctors Medical Center over the next three years....
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Little Leaders: Kennedy High teacher inspires cheer team to build trust, sisterhood

At this month’s annual Kennedy – Richmond football game, the cheerleaders had as many supporters in the stands as the football players, and they love the spotlight. “Oh my god, she’s taking pictures of us!”...
Methamphetamine originating from the notorious Sinaloa cartel in
Mexico were distributed in California by local drug trafficking
organization, including the Urtiz gang in Northern California. Over the
course of the last year law enforcement officials have seized 500 lbs. of
the drug, and arrested 22 individuals linked to the case. (Photo courtesy
of the California Department of Justice/Nick Pacilio)

Drug bust makes ‘huge dent in NorCal meth trafficking,’ – 500 lbs. meth seized

The arrests and seizures were part of Operation Road Trip, a multi-agency, years-long effort led by California Department of Justice task forces, as well as federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies, including the Richmond...