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Richmond, California is located in Contra Costa County. Zip codes in Richmond, CA include 94807, 94802, and 94808. The median home price in Richmond is $299,900 which is roughly $254/per square foot. More Richmond information.

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Friday | Contra Costa Times

Prosecutors say evidence points to coverup in Point Richmond killing

By the time Elaine Ashes called 911 to report her boyfriend as unresponsive, the 36-year-old man had been dead for some time, and it appears someone tried to cover up the killing inside the couple's Point Richmond home, a prosecutor said Friday.

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Friday Jul 11 | Contra Costa Times

Richmond: Police chief credits crime reduction to leadership that took risks

When he was tapped to be Richmond's police chief in 2006, Chris Magnus wasn't fully aware of the enormity of what he was about to face.

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Friday Jul 11 | Inside Bay Area

Richmond: Ramsey pulls out of mayoral race

Longtime West Contra Costa school board trustee Charles Ramsey announced in an email to supporters Monday that he is withdrawing from the race to be Richmond's next mayor and will instead run for City Council, triggering a seismic shift in the race.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Contra Costa Times

El Cerrito middle school will be renamed for activist

Portola Middle School in El Cerrito will be renamed for the late Japanese American civil rights leader Fred T. Korematsu Middle School.

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Marin Independent Journal

Marin business owner accused of stabbing boyfriend to death

Elaine Ashes, owner of the Sausalito-based Urban Escapes dogwalking and petsitting service, is being held at the county jail in Martinez on $1 million bail for allegedly killing her boyfriend, 36-year-old Patrick McHenry, authorities said.

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Rail PAC

Why BART has Faster, more Direct Service than LA Metro

I am not a big fan of BART. One of my biggest complaints about BART is their less than ideal connections to Caltrain, Muni Metro and Amtrak.

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Contra Costa Times

Richmond: Three men barricaded themselves in home after police pursuit in stole vehicle

Three men were arrested after they were spotted in stolen vehicle, led police on a pursuit and barricaded themselves for several hours inside a home in Richmond on Wednesday, a police lieutenant said.

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Patch.com

Woman Sexually Assaulted by Panhandler

A panhandler was arrested in Richmond last week for allegedly sexually assaulting a woman who gave him money, a police spokeswoman said today.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Oakland Post

Revival/Gospel Meeting at Southside Church of Christ

Bro. Samuel Pounds will be the guest speaker at a Revival/Gospel meeting. "United We Stand, Divided We Fall," Sunday, July 13 - Friday, July 18 at the Southside Church of Christ, 1501 Florida Ave. in Richmond.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Inside Bay Area

Armed suspects rob Hercules store

Two suspects -- one armed with a shotgun -- entered My Good's Market at the 76 Gas Station on Willow Avenue at about 9 a.m. and demanded money from a store clerk, according to police.

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Contra Costa Times

Richmond: Woman sexually assaulted after giving panhandler money

Issac Ybarra asked the woman for money near Cutting Boulevard and Carlson Boulevard at about 6:10 a.m. Thursday, said Sgt.

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Inside Bay Area

Richmond: Ramsey pulls out of mayoral race

Longtime West Contra Costa school board trustee Charles Ramsey announced in an email to supporters Monday that he is withdrawing from the race to be Richmond's next mayor and will instead run for City Council, triggering a seismic shift in the race.

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Contra Costa Times

Police investigate possible homicide at Point Richmond home

Police were investigating the death of a 36-year-old man with a stab wound at a home in the affluent Point Richmond community early Tuesday.

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Examiner.com

Upcoming Bay Area date night ideas for July 2014

If you and your significant other have some free time and are wondering what to do here are a few upcoming events that may interest you.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

Contra Costa Times

Richmond teens cross country for SAT prep program

El Cerrito High School incoming junior Ciara Dossman, 16, Kennedy High School incoming juniors Quelane Levi, 15, Geramani Martin, 16, and Izabel Rodriguez, 16, left to right, are photographed at the For Richmond headquarters in Richmond, Calif., on Thursday, July 3, 2014.

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Inside Bay Area

Molest suspect arrested after Kensington girl wakes to find man in bed

A 22-year-old Richmond man was arrested on suspicion of molesting an 11-year-old girl who woke to find him in her bed Monday morning, police said.

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Sun Jul 06, 2014

Inside Bay Area

Barnidge: Richmond misses its chance to turn the page on mortgage-seizing plan

Richmond residents and homeowners attend a city council meeting at Richmond Memorial Auditorium in Richmond, Calif., on Tuesday, Sept.

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Sat Jul 05, 2014

The Independent

How to reduce gun crime in California? Why not pay people not to shoot each other?

Tim Walker is The Independent's Los Angeles correspondent, covering entertainment and other concerns from the West Coast of the US.

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Fri Jul 04, 2014

SF Appeal

Richmond Station Closed After BART Train Strikes And Kills Person On Tracks

One person was killed after a patron was struck by a train at the Richmond BART station this afternoon, according to a BART spokeswoman.

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SFGate

Richmond man arrested for pimping, human trafficking

Police received a call June 3 from a woman reporting that she had been assaulted by a man she described as her pimp, later identified as 24-year-old Erick Ealy II , after he accused her of withholding money, choked her and threw her against a wall.

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