Editor's note: The summary of the Federal Reserve's Beige Book, from the Wall Street Journal: Growth was 'moderate' in the Chicago, Richmond, Minneapolis and San Francisco districts; 'modest' in New York, Philadelphia and St. Louis regions; mixed in the Boston district; 'slight' in Cleveland and Kansas City; holding steady in Atlanta; and slowing 'slightly' in Dallas. - Tom
High-speed California Highway Patrol chase that began in Richmond, Calif., ended in overturned vehicle crash and officer involved shooting in San Francisco's Financial District; man in custody - @KCBSNews
Richmond (/ˈrɪtʃmənd/ RICH-mənd) is a city in western Contra Costa County, California, United States. The city was incorporated on August 7, 1905. Located in the eastern region of the San Francisco Bay Area, Richmond borders the cities of San Pablo, Albany, El Cerrito and Pinole in addition to the unincorporated communities of North Richmond, Hasford Heights, Kensington, El Sobrante, Bayview-Montalvin Manor, Tara Hills, and East Richmond Heights, and briefly San Francisco on Red Rock Island.
Under the McLaughlin Administration, Richmond is the largest city in the United States served by a Green Party Mayor. As of the 2010 U.S. Census, the city's population is at 103,701.