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Jobs | Jul 2, 2015

Stride Center Creates Career Opportunities for Local Residents in IT

At a recent mock job interview session at the Chevron Richmond Refinery, a middle-age San Pablo father said he’s been …

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Recent News | Jul 1, 2015

Rift Between Mayor and RPA Grows Following Two City Council Decisions

The increasingly contentious relationship between Mayor Tom Butt and members of the Richmond Progressive Alliance on City Council boiled over …

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Education | Jul 1, 2015

Chevron and the Oakland A’s Team Up to Teach Local Youth Baseball and Science

The home field of the Oakland A’s at the O.co Coliseum became a field of dreams on Tuesday afternoon for …

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Crime | Jul 1, 2015

Explosive Sounds at Night are Likely Illegal Fireworks, Police Say

Local residents have reported to the Richmond Standard about hearing random explosions in Richmond and El Cerrito. “What are those …

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Recent News | Jul 1, 2015

Richmond resident asks neighbors for help finding missing dog

A Richmond resident is seeking help finding her lost dog (pictured above) named Paloma. Patricia Ponce, who lives on Manchester …

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Entertainment and Food | Jun 30, 2015

NBC Bay Area Shines Light on Richmond’s Shoreline

Thanks to NBC Bay Area’s Open Road program and veteran reporter Doug McConnell for this great story about one of Richmond’s …

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Recent News | Jun 30, 2015

Richmond Council Takes Up Budget Proposal at Tuesday Meeting

Richmond City Council is expected to give final approval Tuesday night to a city budget for the next fiscal year …

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Education | Jun 30, 2015

Film Documents Lives of Bay Area Children During World War II

A new film documenting the lives of Bay Area children during World War II will be previewed at the Visitor …

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Education | Jun 29, 2015

West County Students and Teachers Discover Engineering at CSU East Bay Camp

Students and teachers from the West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) got a taste of college life during a …

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Health | Jun 29, 2015

Data shows Richmond air quality on par with most Bay Area cities

Air quality in Richmond is comparable to Marin County and most other Bay Area cities, according to an analysis of …

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Recent News | Jun 29, 2015

North Richmond Group Looking for Donations, Volunteers for 4th of July Festivities

Social Progress Inc. and the Greater Richmond Inter-Faith Programs are looking for volunteers to assist in the Fifth Annual Fourth …

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Entertainment and Food | Jun 28, 2015

El Sobrante church to host musical tribute to gospel great Walter Hawkins

Saint James Community Church is set to host a musical tribute to influential Oakland gospel singer and pastor Walker Hawkins. …

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Entertainment and Food | Jun 27, 2015

New documentary features local artists working with ESL students at DeJean Middle School

A new documentary set for release this summer follows local artists as they work with DeJean Middle School students who …

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Entertainment and Food | Jun 26, 2015

Rev up for classic car show, live music at Richmond Civic Center Saturday

The Recreation and Parks Commission is set to hold a free health and community fair and classic car show at …

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Entertainment and Food | Jun 26, 2015

Highlights From Richmond’s Juneteenth Festival and Parade

Another successful Juneteenth has come and gone, and we’ve got pictures to prove it. The Neighborhood Block Association, City of Richmond …

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El Sobrante church to host musical tribute to gospel great Walter Hawkins

Entertainment and Food | Jun 28, 2015

El Sobrante church to host musical tribute to gospel great Walter Hawkins

Saint James Community Church is set to host a musical tribute to influential Oakland gospel singer and pastor Walker Hawkins. …

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Richmond residents encouraged to adopt trees as part of mission to green the city

Health | Jun 18, 2015

Richmond residents encouraged to adopt trees as part of mission to green the city

The nonprofit Richmond Trees is encouraging local residents to adopt a tree —or join their neighbors in adopting a full …

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Rent control vote in Richmond could come in July; council starkly divided

Recent News | Jun 24, 2015

Rent control vote in Richmond could come in July; council starkly divided on issue

As expected, Richmond City Council was starkly divided Tuesday on whether rent control and just-cause eviction policies are right for …

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Award-winning gospel artist Andre Bean, aka Simply Dre, among star performers at Juneteenth today

Entertainment and Food | Jun 20, 2015

Award-winning gospel artist Andre Bean, aka Simply Dre, among star performers at Juneteenth today

A commemoration of the end of slavery in the U.S. is enough reason to attend today’s Juneteenth celebration in Richmond, …

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Engineering Camp

Education | Jun 29, 2015

West County Students and Teachers Discover Engineering at CSU East Bay Camp

Students and teachers from the West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) got a taste of college life during a …

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Recent News | Jul 1, 2015

Richmond resident asks neighbors for help finding missing dog

A Richmond resident is seeking help finding her lost dog (pictured above) named Paloma. Patricia Ponce, who lives on Manchester …

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Proposed 45-day moratorium on rent increases and evictions in Richmond fails to move forward

Recent News | Jul 1, 2015

Rift Between Mayor and RPA Grows Following Two City Council Decisions

The increasingly contentious relationship between Mayor Tom Butt and members of the Richmond Progressive Alliance on City Council boiled over …

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Supervisor John Gioia urges West County residents to attend open house for urgent care center near shuttered DMC

Recent News | Jun 26, 2015

Grant Allows LifeLong to Expand Hours of Urgent Care Center

The urgent care center operated by LifeLong Medical Care across the street from the now-closed Doctors Medical Center will expand …

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Grand opening of Sante Fe Union Park in Richmond set for July 18

Recent News | Jun 25, 2015

Grand opening of Sante Fe Union Park in Richmond set for next month

A once neglected former play lot on South 2nd Street in the Sante Fe neighborhood is transitioning into a vibrant …

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Rev up for classic car show and community health fair at Richmond Civic Center Saturday

Entertainment and Food | Jun 26, 2015

Rev up for classic car show, live music at Richmond Civic Center Saturday

The Recreation and Parks Commission is set to hold a free health and community fair and classic car show at …

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