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Richmond police stats show decline in homicides (Interactive Map)

Richmond homicides have plummeted almost 70 percent over the last decade, and recent police data shows that the downward trend continues, with 12 homicides this year, the lowest in over three decades. Police and city...

The battle for bikes in Richmond

Richmond is in the throes of trying to placate a vocal group of cyclists who want their roadways to be safe for bikers.

Ride of Silence honors cyclists injured or killed on the road

He doesn’t remember the exact street he was on when he flew into traffic. But Najari Smith does remember riding in a shared lane—a section of road without a bike lane—when a truck behind him...

City council approves new limits for campaign contributions and voting on donor-related issues

Councilmember Tom Butt got the ball rolling when he suggested an amendment for council consideration with regards to accepting and disclosing money, which says that a councilmember who receives more than $250 from a business...

Shoreline Festival brings out hundreds and raises awareness about shoreline conservation

Fred Casanares got to Point Pinole Park a little before 8 a.m. on Saturday. He fired up the grill at 10 a.m. with almond wood, because it burns cleaner than charcoal. For the next five...
mary peace head and mayor gayle mclaughlin dancing

‘Sisters in solidarity’ event set for Saturday

More than 30 local organizations and hundreds of residents and city leaders will gather in Lovonya DeJean Middle School’s multipurpose room Saturday for the event, titled “Sisters in Solidarity: Richmond the Beloved Community.”