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Richmond gets small slice of B.C. education cake

One elementary school in Richmond will be expanded as part of the B.C. governments $353 million injection into the provinces education infrastructure.

Richmond rabbi offers a six-week course on the Jewish faith and dispelling its myths

Have you ever wondered where the expression, "an eye for an eye" came from? Or where kosher salt got its name? Or maybe you've wondered about why the pig is the quintessential no-no for Jews? "These are common questions asked by Jewish people, so we

Police warn Richmond drivers after rash of "distracted" thefts

If youve just paid a visit to the bank, driven away and then a would-be good Samaritan points out you have a flat tire, you better beware.

New Richmond waterfront park design endorsed

The design for a $2.3 million waterfront park next to the Olympic oval has been endorsed by city council. The Oval West Waterfront Park concept which will be split into two phases was first approved by the city back in 2007.

One Richmondite among cops' first round of Stanley Cup riot charge recommendations

The Vancouver police recommended the first wave of charges Monday against 60 suspected Stanley Cup rioters, more than four months since the largest crime spree in the history of B.C.

Richmond library hosts Remembrance Day event

The Richmond Public Library is holding a Remembrance Day event on Saturday, Nov. 5 to honour those who fought and gave their lives for their country.

Police probe stabbing at Richmond shopping mall parking lot

A 24-year-old man was sent to hospital after being stabbed in a shopping centre parking lot early Saturday morning. At around 5 a.m., Richmond RCMP received a report of an assault with weapons at the Lansdowne Shopping Centre on No. 3 Road.

Seven people with alleged gang ties charged with kidnapping; police tracked hostage to Richmond business

Seven people allegedly associated with the Red Scorpions and Independent Soldiers criminal gangs are facing kidnapping and unlawful confinement charges after a 29-yearold man was abducted Oct. 20 from a downtown Vancouver restaurant.

Richmond plane crash: Burning passenger prepared to die

Kelly Jablonski remembers being on fire, unable to move in the crashed plane, and giving up, knowing he was going to die.

Publisher gives tips to aspiring Richmond authors

Over the years, publisher Jo Blackmore has seen her fair share of the good, the bad and the really awful.