As much as $15 million more could enter the City of Richmond’s budget if a campaign called “End Chevron’s Perk” persuades voters to end a cap on the Chevron refinery’s utility users’ tax.
Chevron split a million-dollar grant last week between five Richmond non-profits against a backdrop of city officials’ efforts to obtain millions more from the oil giant through taxes.
The National House Rabbit Society, headquartered in Richmond, saves rabbits from shelters where kill rates can be as high as 90 percent. Rescue workers are searching for more donations, volunteers and foster homes to keep their mission afloat.
First revived as a wild, technicolor reanimation of Mexico City’s public transit culture for a San Francisco art show, the flagship bus for Hafter’s Richmond-based business specializes in taking salsa lovers from around the Bay Area to Mission District Latin dance clubs.
The Richmond Police Department on Thursday released the 911 call that helped end a reported two-hour rape of a Richmond High student outside of her homecoming dance Oct. 24. Richmond resident Margarita Vargas made the call just before midnight that night. Police today also corrected the victim’s age as being 16 instead of 15, as previously reported. At Wednesday night’s district board meeting, Superintendent Bruce Harter said the school has recieved 322 cards and $15,317 in donations for the victim….
Religious leaders called on at least 100 people to become eligible to volunteer at Richmond High School and other district campuses at a news conference following the recent rape of a 15-year-old on campus. The incident happened during a homecoming dance that had no volunteer chaperones.
Eight days after the rape of a 15-year-old girl, the city’s religious leaders denounced the crime and offered prayers for those involved. Congregations discussed healing, the community’s moral compass, and ways of addressing the crime with church youth groups.
Richmond High School students are hearing a lot more warnings this week about safety measures after the rape of a 15-year-old student, who was attacked on campus following a homecoming dance on Saturday.
With 5.2 seconds left in a home game against De Anza High School Friday, the Richmond Oilers scored a winning touchdown, but the team achieved much more.
“I am not a high school dropout. I am not a drug dealer or a gang banger. I am not the negative of Richmond, California,” said Chanthanasak at the Sixth Annual Youth Stopping Violence Summit on Saturday.
The homicide data reveals some stark facts: Gun violence accounts for almost all deaths, less than a third of the crimes have been solved, over half of the homicides occurred over the summer and the victims are disproportionately under the age of 30.