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27 min ago | KTVU Oakland

Community mourns man shot by Richmond police

The investigation into the shooting of an unarmed man by a Richmond police officer is now in the hands of the Contra Costa County District attorney. A sidewalk memorial sits in front of Uncle Sam's Liquor Store where 24-year-old Richard Perez was fatally shot by a Richmond police officer early Sunday morning.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

SFBay

Cop kills man in deadly scuffle

Richmond police have released new details about the deadly officer-involved shooting from early this morning - the city's first such incident since 2007. According to Richmond Police Chief Chris Magnus, the officer involved in this incident is a Latino, Spanish-speaking, six-year veteran with the department.

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KRON 4

Officer Placed on Administrative Leave Following Early Morning Officer Involved Shooting in Richmond

According to police Lt. C. Whitney, the shooting occurred at 12:15 a.m. at Uncle Sam's Liquors, 3322 Cutting Blvd., near South 34th Street.

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KTVU Oakland

Police investigating fatal officer-involved shooting in Richmond

The incident happened shortly after midnight near the Uncle Sam liquor store on Cutting and Carlson Boulevards when a Richmond police officer shot the unidentified man. There were few details available regarding the circumstances surrounding the shooting, but authorities said that an officer was patroling the neighborhood, which is a known problem area.

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SFGate

Richmond police shoot and kill suspect

The shooting happened at Uncle Sam's Liquors near the corner of Cutting and Carlson boulevards shortly after midnight, said Richmond police Capt. Mark Gagan .

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

Inside Bay Area

Richmond: Gunfire erupts after argument; San Pablo man in critical condition

A 43-year-old San Pablo man was shot multiple times after an argument in Richmond on Thursday evening, authorities said. The shooting occurred at about 10 p.m. near the 2200 block of Ohio Avenue, Lt.

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Contra Costa Times

Richmond: Gunfire erupts after argument; San Pablo man in critical condition

A 43-year-old San Pablo man was shot multiple times after an argument in Richmond on Thursday evening, authorities said. The shooting occurred at about 10 p.m. near the 2200 block of Ohio Avenue, Lt.

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Patch.com

County Fee Increases Will Fund Domestic Violence Services

A $1 fee increase for certified copies of marriage licenses, birth and death certificates and similar documents in Contra Costa County will be used to cover more services for domestic violence victims. The Board of Supervisors on Tuesday unanimously approved the fee increase, which will help the county expand on its existing Family Justice Center in Richmond as part of a Countywide Family Justice Center Network with two future centers in east and central parts of the county.

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KTVU Oakland

Staff, patients hold on to hope for beloved healthcare facility

And on Thursday, hoping to find a way - any way - to save Doctors Medical Center, some nurses, , and even some patients went to the office of the head of the area's healthcare district. The protesters are alleging serious conflict of interest as the San Pablo hospital teeters on the edge.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

KTVU Oakland

Man says he didn't deserve to be shot by police

Forty-two year-old Quincy Peoples of San Francisco is charged with assault with a deadly weapon against a police officer and resisting with violence following an August 11th domestic disturbance call at a Richmond apartment complex last month. Richmond police said two officers fired eight shots at Peoples, believing he meant to run over an officer after being warned to stop his car.

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Inside Bay Area

Black Hole Fan Club kickoff party is Friday

The Black Hole Fan Club is holding its annual kickoff party Friday night and donating a portion of the proceeds to a scholarship fund for a former Raiderette who died a few months ago. Sheryl Pitts, a 41-year-old woman who cheered for the Silver and Black from 1998 to 2002, died in June from a blood clot.

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KRON 4

Fatal Shooting and Stabbing in Richmond Appear Unconnected

A 68-year old man is dead while another victim is in critical condition after two separate crimes within minutes and blocks of each other Wednesday night in Richmond. Police first showed up to reports of a stabbing near 4th Street and MacDonald Avenue.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

Inside Bay Area

El Cerrito program offers timely disaster readiness training

With the reminder of the Napa earthquake in August and the upcoming 25th anniversary of the much-larger Loma Prieta quake, local citizen emergency preparedness programs are taking on a new urgency. The Community Emergency Response Team training offered by the El Cerrito Fire Department and the Kensington Fire Protection District is in the midst of its fall session.

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Contra Costa Times

El Cerrito: Benefit screening of Arhoolie Records documentary set

A new documentary on the history of El Cerrito/Richmond-based roots music label Arhoolie Records and its founder Chris Strachwitz comes to the Rialto Cinemas Cerrito, 10070 San Pablo Ave., for a single showing at 7 p.m. Sept. 18. Strachwitz "is the guiding force behind legendary Arhoolie Records, bringing Cajun music out of Louisiana, Tex-Mex out of Texas, blues out of the country -- and into the living rooms of Middle America," is the capsule description.

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Tue Sep 09, 2014

Forbes.com

New College Rankings Remind Us Of What's Wrong With American Higher Education

I am a resident scholar and founding director of the Center on Higher Education Reform at the American Enterprise Institute in Washington, DC. I study higher education policy, college affordability, and innovation.

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Los Angeles Times

Ex-cop faces nearly 6 years for beating woman with baseball bat

A former Walnut Creek police officer faces more than five years in prison after pleading no contest Monday to beating a woman with a baseball bat while wearing a ski mask and gloves. Gregory Thompson, 54, faces a maximum sentence of five years and eight months in prison for beating the woman, and then using the baseball bat to smash her car windows on Aug. 16 in Richmond, said Barry Grove of the Contra Costa County district attorney's office.

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Inside Bay Area

Man fatally shot outside home identified as 45-year-old Richmond father

A single father of four found fatally shot Monday afternoon in what police are calling a murder and suicide attempt has been identified as 45-year-old Jesus Gil, authorities said. Gil, a Richmond resident, died following a double shooting at a home on the 1300 block of Mariposa Street, police said.

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T.H.E. Journal

San Francisco Bay Area High School Nets 65 New Laptops

As the result of a wireless device recycling project, Sprint is donating 65 Dell laptops and funding to allow Internet connectivity to John F. Kennedy High School in Richmond, CA. Sprint's Project Connect allows people to recycle their old wireless phones, batteries, accessories and data cards.

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BroadwayWorld.com

This Year's Cohn-Stone Studios Glass Pumpkin Patch to Be Its Last, 10/3-26

Marking the 25th year of its perennially popular annual glass pumpkin patch and sale, internationally acclaimedCohn-Stone Studios has announced that the 2014 event will be its last, as the artists of the studios turn their attentions to special projects and commissions, ending a quarter century of pumpkin production.

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Mon Sep 08, 2014

Inside Bay Area

Chris Treadway: 'Addams Family' on stage in El Cerrito; festivals all around West County

You don't need to put a witch's shawl on or find a broomstick to crawl on to make a call on "The Addams Family," which will be haunting the stage at Contra Costa Civic Theatre starting Sept. 19. The season-opener of the community theater company's 55th season is the Bay Area premiere of a new musical based on the dark humor of New Yorker cartoonist Charles Addams.

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