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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.

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...
After body found in Hilltop Lake Park, arrest made

After body found in Hilltop Lake Park, arrest made

After finding the body of a man floating in the pond at Hilltop Lake Park last week, Richmond police said Tuesday an arrest has been made in the homicide case. On Thursday, May 17 at...

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Healthy Village Festival returns to downtown Richmond this Saturday

Healthy Village Festival returns to downtown Richmond this Saturday

In the first of several free, family-friendly summer events in downtown Richmond, the annual Healthy Village Festival is set for this Saturday, June 23. From...
Groups calling for ban on single-serve alcoholic beverages in Richmond

Groups call to ban sale of single-serve alcoholic beverages in Richmond

A proposed resolution is circulating social media that calls upon Richmond to restrict or ban the sale of single-serve alcoholic beverages in stores, including...
RPD operation on 23rd Street attempts to provide resources, assistance to prostitutes

RPD operation on 23rd St. offers resources, assistance to prostitutes

The Richmond Police Department's ongoing efforts to address the prostitution problem on 23rd Street last weekend included an operation that sent bicycle and foot...