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Richmond bans GE crops

The City of Richmond has bagged another first in the Lower Mainland. Richmond city council declared Tuesday that it will no longer allow GE (genetically engineered) crops to be grown in the city.

Kidnappers appeal convictions

Lawyers for five men convicted in the 2006 kidnapping and confinement of a drug kingpin are in court this week appealing the convictions.

Parking meters in Steveston not advised

A city council committee was set to vote Thursday afternoon on a staff recommendation to shy away from installing parking meters on the village's streets; a move designed to increase the turnover of parking spots.

Helping kids improv through life

Youth worker uses passion for theatre to empower teens

Branson sparks British invasion at YVR

Sir Richard Branson and his Virgin Atlantic airline landed in Richmond Thursday with all the pomp and ceremony expected of a British invasion.

Play in dump trucks at city open house

Make your mark and get the Hollywood star treatment when the City of Richmond hosts its annual Engineering and Public Works Open House on Saturday, June 2.

Get your car washed, support cancer research

This Sunday (May 27) get your car washed to help a team of Cambie secondary students raise money for the Canadian Cancer Societys Relay for Life. The team, String Gals, will be at the Esso Station on No. 1 and Blundell Roads, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Richmond kids, name that boat

Earlier this year, the Richmond RCMP went to the Richmond School Board to get local youth involved in naming the detachments new patrol boat.

Parking could still be free in Steveston - for now

Parking for free in Steveston could continue through the summer months.

This year's Jessie Richardson Award nominees announced

Gateway Theatre announced this years Jessie Richardson Award nominees Thursday morning.