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Jael Myrick

Mayoral and City Council candidates debate economic vitality at Hilltop Mall

On Saturday, Richmond mayoral and city council candidates debated plans over how to spur economic vitality at Hilltop Mall. Click through the photo gallery to see what they had to say.
orlando lamar yancy

Orlando Lamar Yancy laid to rest at Hilltop Church

Orlando Lamar Yancy made people smile. His friends and family told stories of how Yancy, known in his North Richmond neighborhood as “Rusty” or “Bucket,” would crack jokes on the basketball court—and just about anywhere...

Councilmen host breakfast for local ministers

What do you get when you put 50 church ministers and two city councilmen in a room together for three hours? A few sermons, frequent choruses of “A-men!” and some lively discussion about how to...
Chief Magnus

Police, civic leaders announce gang task force

Less than two days after Daryl Russell, 20, was gunned down in plain daylight and only a stone’s throw away from a community center, Richmond Police Chief Chris Magnus and officials from the Contra Costa...
chris magnus, david livingston, kathleen sullivan, and others in richmond

Anti-violence forum draws Richmond leaders, raises concerns

Richmond has seen a dramatic decrease in deadly gun violence in recent years, but anti-violence advocates and city officials believe only a sustained, multi-partner commitment to violence prevention and intervention in the coming years can...