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Former Richmond police leader may head Border Patrol

Former Richmond police leader may head Border Patrol

Politics
Former Richmond, Calif. Police Leader Chris Magnus — broadly regarded as a revolutionary legislation enforcement chief and a critic of the Trump management’s immigration insurance policies — might be President Biden’s nomination to go the most important federal legislation enforcement company within the nation, the New York Times first reported. Magnus, who has been the manager of the Tucson Police Division in Arizona since he left Richmond in 2015, is reportedly Biden’s pick out to be commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Coverage. If showed, Magnus would take at the arguable position at a time when the company is grappling with a wave of border crossings: unaccompanied youngsters and kids have arrived in report numbers. He’s had a sophisticated courting with U.S. Customs and Border ...
Richmond passes grocery employee ‘danger pay’ regulation

Richmond passes grocery employee ‘danger pay’ regulation

Politics
RICHMOND — Grocery retailer employees in Richmond will sign up for the ones in dozens of alternative towns which can be entitled to an additional few bucks of “danger pay” for the rest of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Richmond Town Council unanimously handed an emergency ordinance to require massive grocers to pay an additional $5 consistent with hour in danger pay for all part-time and full-time workers till Richmond’s COVID-19 possibility stage drops to the “minimum” or yellow tier underneath the state’s well being orders or after 90 days from the adoption of the ordinance — whichever comes first. As it’s an emergency ordinance, it takes impact right away after the council licensed it throughout its assembly Tuesday. Now not all grocers must conform to the ordinance. It applies to very l...
Richmond backs off protected parking program for RV dwellers

Richmond backs off protected parking program for RV dwellers

Politics
RICHMOND — The Town Council has reversed path on its choice to open a small web site the place other people with out houses can are living of their automobiles and RVs. This system, which might have supplied safety guards and services and products equivalent to water and restrooms at a chosen parking space for many who are living in RV trailers and automobiles, has been a supply of controversy for weeks in Richmond, as metropolis officers attempted to determine the most productive position to position it. Town Councilmembers had first determined in early February to release this system on the near-vacant Hilltop Mall, however after intense opposition from the buying groceries middle’s neighbors, the council backed off its decision and voted later within the month to designate the Civic ...