Thursday, September 19, 2019

Richmond

Interim city manager to display electric 1961 Beetle at City Hall

Interim City Manager Steven Falk is set to show off his all-electric 1961 Volkswagen Beetle at Richmond City Hall on Thursday. The Beetle will be displayed along with a number of modern and specialized electric...

Contra Costa supes place moratorium on certain criminal justice fees

The Contra Costa County Board of Supervisor voted Tuesday to halt the County’s practice of collecting administrative fees from people leaving jail or on probation, aiming to remove the financial burden on low-income individuals...

Contra Costa DA establishes Human Trafficking Hotline

Contra Costa County residents can now call a Human Trafficking Hotline to report incidents. Those with any information regarding acts or suspicions of forced or coerced commercial sex and labor are encouraged to call (925)...

Bakery takes healthier approach to making dough

By Kathy Chouteau Dan Gildor, owner and head baker at Marina Bay Bakery, is a man with a mission. In the case of the Richmond baker, who operates out of his home in—you guessed it—the city’s...
Armistice Brewing Company plans to expand taproom, beer garden

Richmond brewery gets cease-and-desist order from British baking legend Mary Berry

The agency representing Mary Berry, former legendary host of the British show “The Great Holiday Bake Off,” was reportedly none-too-happy that a Richmond brewery used her name for one of its beers. As reported in SFGate,...
East Brother Beer to hold 2nd Annual Summer Classic this Sunday

East Brother Beer Co. wins gold at California Craft Brewers Cup

East Brother Beer Co. just won another big award for its beer. At the California Craft Brewers Cup in Long Beach, part of the California Craft Brewers Association’s annual conference, the Richmond-based brewery’s Bo Pils...

Harbour-8 Park improvements coming along

A ribbon-cutting ceremony for significant enhancements to Harbour-8 Park in Richmond’s Iron Triangle neighborhood is just weeks away. Today, the Standard drove past the developing park located on the Richmond Greenway at Harbour Way South,...

Chevron Richmond takes 150 community members to A’s game

The Richmond community was taken out to the ball game on Saturday, Sept. 7, part of an annual tradition that’s sponsored by Chevron Richmond in partnership with the Oakland Athletics. Chevron invited 150 community members,...
Richmond event to guide residents toward home ownership

Tenants’ opportunity to purchase ordinance pitched for Richmond

Two Richmond councilmembers are exploring a city ordinance that would require owners of rental units to offer their tenants the first opportunity to purchase the facility before it is demolished, discontinued or sold on...

Public invited to see final plans for Yellow Brick Road

Ten years in the making, final plans have been developed for the Yellow Brick Road Project in Richmond’s Iron Triangle neighborhood. The public is invited to learn more about the proposals this week. Every day...

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Oakland PD veteran achieving Subway dream in Richmond

A love for tuna sandwiches helped turn a veteran at the Oakland Police Department into an up-and-coming entrepreneur in Richmond. On Friday, Sept. 13, Kiesha...

Orientation for free HazWOPER 40 training in San Pablo on Sept. 25 

Job seekers are encouraged to attend an orientation for free HazWOPER 40 training on Wednesday, Sept. 25 at 3 p.m. The orientation will take place...

Lyft driver escapes armed kidnapper

A man has been charged with kidnapping a Lyft driver at gunpoint, but his plan was foiled by an apparent need for snacks, according...