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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.

Richmond Museum of History having Family Free Day on May 12

Richmond Museum of History having Family Free Day on May 12

Families are encouraged to capitalize on an upcoming free day at the Richmond Museum of History. The Museum is free on Saturday May 12 and will offer educational activities for kids of all ages celebrating family and community. The Museum,...
Groundbreaking ceremony set for 42-unit North Richmond project

Groundbreaking ceremony set for 42-unit North Richmond development

A groundbreaking ceremony is set for Thursday, May 3 for the Heritage House, a 42-unit multifamily affordable housing development that will be built on Fred Jackson Way between Grove and Chesley avenues in North Richmond. The...
Future of school resource officers in question after district board's vote

WCCUSD board to discuss SRO program’s future Wednesday

Controversial proposals to reduce district spending for the program that places police school resource officers (SRO) at West Contra Costa Unified schools -- and to possibly redirect those funds toward training teachers and staff...
Ribbon-cutting set for project connecting local greenways

Ribbon-cutting set for project connecting local greenways

A ribbon-cutting ceremony is scheduled for April 27 to celebrate the completion of a long awaited trails project that finally connects the Richmond Greenway (2.5 miles) with the Ohlone Greenway (4.5 miles), making the...
Contra Costa Animal Services offering free adoptions

Contra Costa Animal Services offering free adoptions

Contra Costa Animal Services is offering free adoptions from April 5-7. "We need your help!" the agency posted on Facebook today. "Our two shelter locations are full to the brim and our animals are in...
CHP asks for public's assistance in finding I-80 road rage shooter

Victim of fatal El Sobrante crash identified

The Contra Costa County coroner's office on Wednesday identified the man who died in a traffic collision in El Sobrante Tuesday night as Cheyenne Boyer, 41. The El Sobrante resident was killed in a multi-car...

One person killed in fatal crash in El Sobrante

One person was killed in a traffic collision involving multiple vehicles at 5511 San Pablo Dam Road in El Sobrante, according to the California Highway Patrol. The crash involved three moving vehicles and a parked...
La labor de reciclado en la Refinería de Chevron hace realidad los sueños de los niños de Richmond

Recycling effort at Chevron Refinery making wishes come true for Richmond kids

Chuck Leonard advised colleagues working at the Chevron Richmond Refinery Modernization Project site last Wednesday to wear sunglasses to work. “We’re all construction workers,” he said. “Nobody wants to see us tear up.” Emotions ran high...

Richmond Standard wins national award for Best Newsroom

We are elated to announce that the Richmond Standard, a pioneering model of community journalism sponsored by Chevron Richmond, was last week awarded the national prize of Best Newsroom from the 2018 Bulldog PR...
Richmond motorcycle police officer injured in I-80 collision

Richmond resident arrested for DUI while driving charter bus

A Richmond resident was arrested Sunday morning on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol while working as a charter bus driver and transporting 40 passengers to the Graton Resort & Casino near...

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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...