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Beyond Richmond

Read our most recent news articles below from The Richmond Standard, your online destination for recent Richmond, CA news.

El Sobrante man surrenders after police standoff

A man who allegedly threatened to kill neighbors in El Sobrante surrendered peacefully following a six-hour standoff with authorities that led to evacuations, according to the Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff. The incident...

Chabot Space & Science Center seeks volunteers

The good folks at Chabot Space & Science Center have asked us to share this ultra-interesting volunteer opportunity.  Volunteers at the Chabot Space & Science Center in Oakland engage visitors through interactive and hands-on...

Election results for West County residents

Results from the June 5 election are in. We've listed the results that matter most to local residents. In California, the top two candidates receiving the most votes move on to the November general election. GOVERNOR:...
It's Election Day! How to stay updated on results

It’s Election Day! How to stay updated on results

It's Election Day! For those voting at polling sites today, view the list of polling sites throughout Contra Costa County here. For those voting by mail, the county has set up drop-off boxes at all...
BART takes steps to increase response to biohazards on trains

BART takes steps to increase response to biohazards on trains

Starting today, BART riders have an additional option to report biohazards on trains using their phone or mobile website, m.bart.gov. "Riders can open a browser on their phone, go to m.bart.gov, and listed on the...
County to offer off-site locations to purchase birth, death and marriage certificates

County to offer off-site locations to purchase birth, death and marriage certificates

On a quarterly basis, the Contra Costa County Clerk-Recorder Office plans to offer off-site locations in different parts of the county where certified copies of vital records including birth, death and marriage certificates can...
Climate experts from around the world visit Pogo Park to learn how this Richmond nonprofit engages the community in change

International researchers visit Iron Triangle park

An international panel of 25 leading academics, public officials and climate researchers from 20 countries visited a tiny -- but mighty -- park in Richmond's Iron Triangle neighborhood last week. On Wednesday, May 23, the...
County libraries serving free, healthy lunches to kids and teens this summer

County libraries serving free, healthy lunches to kids and teens this summer

The Contra Costa County Library announced Monday it will serve free lunches to youth ages 18 and under at nine library locations this summer. County Librarian Melinda Cervantes said the Lunch at the Library program...
West County eateries mentioned in list of Bay Area's top food orders

West County eateries mentioned in list of Bay Area’s top food orders

The staff at sfgate.com put together a list of the most buzz-worthy food items being ordered in cities throughout the Bay Area, and items from eateries in Richmond, El Cerrito and Hercules earned mention. In...

Jersey Mike’s Subs opens in San Pablo

Jersey Mike’s Subs, a popular sandwich maker with 1,500 franchises nationwide, opened in San Pablo early this month.  The new franchise owned by Indy and Meet Pahwa is located at 30 D San Pablo Towne...

Latest Articles

Valley Nails & Spa in El Sobrante set for grand opening

Valley Nails & Spa in El Sobrante set for grand opening

A San Pablo nail salon that opened in May is set to have an official grand opening event on Wednesday, June 27, in partnership...
Join us for free movies and activities this summer at the San Pablo Community Center (2450 Road 20)! The fun begins at 6:30pm with activities and games. Be sure to bring your low back chairs and blankets for the movie that begins at dusk. The first movie for 2018 will be "Emoji" on Friday, June 22, 2018 . Acompáñenos para ver películas gratuitas y actividades este verano en el Centro Comunitario de San Pablo (2450 Road 20) La diversión comienza a las 6:30pm con actividades y juegos. Recuerde de traer sus propias sillas y cobijas para ver las películas. La primera película del 2018 será “EMOJI” el viernes junio 22, 2018

‘Emoji Movie’ set to kick off San Pablo’s free Movies Under the Stars series

"Emoji Movie" is set to kick off San Pablo's free Movies Under the Stars series this Friday. The movies will be screened at the San...
El Cerrito High to get new principal next year

El Cerrito High to get new principal next year

El Cerrito High will have a new principal next year, as announced by West Contra Costa Unified School District Superintendent Matt Duffy in this...