RPD está almacenando información de los vehículos de automovilistas para intentar recuperar vehículos robados.
ara Enero, Chevron espera completar un reporte del impacto al medio ambiente que, de ser aprobado por el consejo municipal de la ciudad y las agencias reguladoras, permitirá a la compañía resumir la construcción del proyecto de renovación de un mil millones de dólares que la compañía dijo es esencial para mantener la refinería rentable.
The Richmond Police Department photographs 44,000 license plates every day. If you regularly drive through the city, your car will likely be in the department’s sprawling database, because it’s impossible to avoid it.
With the possibility of a BART strike looking more likely, tension was thick during Gene Alexander’s shift as a BART train operator yesterday evening. Earlier that day BART union representatives said they would likely strike at midnight, but Alexander was still transporting passengers. It was clear to her that some riders were upset.
The Contra Costa County Sheriff is pursuing an $80 million state grant that could upgrade the West County Detention Facility. If awarded, Sheriff Dave Livingston plans to increase jail space and re-entry services at the 30-acre site. While Livingston got the green light to submit a proposal to the state, some supervisors and activists are proceeding with caution.
Ford Point buzzed with activity Saturday, as hundreds of people attended Richmond’s 7th annual Home Front Festival at the Craneway Pavilion.
The suspicious package that caused panic at the Social Security Administration building on Nevin Avenue this morning turned out to be nothing more than flashlights and batteries, Richmond Fire Chief Michael Banks said. About 375 people were evacuated at 10 a.m. after the suspicious package was found.
The project will primarily upgrade aging equipment at the 100-year old refinery. But environmentalists are wary, and they promise that every detail of the plan will be scrutinized in great detail.
11:59 p.m. Update: Union representative Roxanne Sanchez said negotiations will continue through the weekend. If a deal is not reached by Sunday at midnight, a strike is still possible for Monday morning. Leaders of the Amalgamated Transit Union Local 1555 and Service Employee International Union Local 1021 are still in negotiations with BART management to reach an agreement on worker pay raises, pensions and healthcare and avoid a possible strike Friday morning. After a nearly five day strike earlier this summer, Governor…
Richmond has seen an increase in “zombie” foreclosures, meaning that the bank, upon foreclosing on the homeowner, never took ownership of the home. The practice allows banks to avoid liability. It also increases blight, and makes it difficult for the city to manage abandoned properties, which often turn into blighted eyesores.
The Richmond Police Department has adopted a computer system called predictive policing that uses an algorithm, not unlike that used to predict aftershocks from an earthquake, to predict the likelihood of crimes happening in certain areas.