Al principio de Octubre, cuatro oficiales de policía de Richmond comenzaron a probar cámaras corporales mientras estaban patrullando por primera vez, evaluando cuál de tres modelos trabajaría mejor para el departamento.
At the beginning of October, four Richmond Police Officers began testing body cameras while out on patrol for the first time, evaluating which of three models would work best for the department.
AC Transit seeks to increase ridership and improve route speed by introducing a fare proposal, which was discussed Wednesday evening at a public meeting in the Richmond City Council chambers.
About 80 volunteers got their hands dirty Saturday morning digging holes to plant 35 trees at Richmond’s Lucas Park during an Arbor Day celebration.
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.
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’s bookmobile serves schoolchildren four days per week, but its size hinders it from serving the entire community. The Richmond Public Library Foundation is nearing its $100,000 goal to purchase a book van to supplement the bookmobile and serve other parts of the community.
Richmond resident Sylvia Gray-White is one of many residents worried about health concerns following last year’s Chevron refinery fire, though health experts are unclear about any lasting effects.
Linetta Cooper said she can no longer live in North Richmond, a place she’s called home for 54 years. “You’ve got people riding around with guns,” Cooper said. “I’m ready to move.” Her remarks came during Sunday service on Sept. 29 at North Richmond’s New Hope Missionary Baptist Church following a recent spate of violence in the neighborhood.