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San Pablo residents challenged to read one particular book

San Pablo residents challenged to read one particular book

Imagine every resident of a city reading one particular book, to the point that people could be having discussions about it all over town. That's the general idea behind a national reading promotion program coming...
Richmond High students exposed to careers in local government

Richmond High students exposed to careers in local government

Today, San Pablo City Hall officials invited students from the Richmond High School Law Academy on a tour of the government center, as a way to both expose students to and prepare them for...
150 Kennedy High freshman tour UC Davis

150 Kennedy High freshman tour UC Davis

A large group of high school freshman from Richmond thought a lot about college last week. On Friday, 150 Kennedy High ninth-graders were treated to a day trip at the University of California, Davis, where...
Surprise visits for award-winning local teachers

Surprise visits for award-winning local teachers

On Monday, five public school teachers were surprised at their schools by students, local officials and family members as winners of the West Contra Costa Public Education Fund's 2018 Teaching Excellence Award. The winners included Verde...
Community invited to annual Richmond chess tournament

Community invited to annual Richmond chess tournament

The Richmond community is invited to participate in the 7th Annual McKinley Williams - John Easterling Community Chess Tournament on Saturday, Feb. 24, at the Recreation Complex at 3230 Macdonald Ave. Registration runs from 10:30...
PVHS students turn into teachers with WE Science Club

PVHS students turn into teachers with WE Science Club

By Zach Chouteau The Tara Hills Elementary School cafeteria was buzzing with activity on the evening of Wednesday, Feb. 7, with kids ranging from Kindergarten through sixth grade engaging with everything from pasta rockets to...
Kids offered tutoring, homework help at The Shops at Hilltop

Kids offered tutoring, homework help at The Shops at Hilltop

For local students who need free tutoring and homework help, there's a resource inside The Shops at Hilltop. For several years, The Homework Club, a nonprofit and subsidiary of Oakland-based church Abundant Life CCF, has...
Richmond Trees invites community to Feb. 11 tree planting

Richmond Trees invites community to Feb. 11 tree planting

Richmond Trees is inviting community volunteers to its next tree planting event on Sunday, Feb. 11. Volunteers are encouraged to meet at 9 a.m. at Burg Park, 2910 Clinton Ave. before heading out into...

Richmond’s Valentine’s Day options offer variety

By Zach Chouteau Still making your Valentine’s Day plans? Don’t panic, the Richmond Standard has put on its cupid wings and sought out some promising possibilities for the most romantic evening of the year. We've...
Middle school girls invited to 'Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day' event

‘Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day’ coming to Richmond Feb. 20

Middle school girls are encouraged to take part in an enriching event in Richmond that will introduce them to engineering with help from local transportation engineers. "Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day" is set for...

Latest Articles

Police chief: ‘Richmond remains a busy place’

On Friday, Feb. 9, Richmond police responded to a domestic violence call and learned an oft-abused woman had, weeks earlier, awakened to her husband...
Contra Costa County Supervisor John Gioia encourages citizens to apply for civil grand jury

County accepting applications for Civil Grand Jury service

The Contra Costa County Superior Court is accepting applications for Civil Grand Jury service for the fiscal year 2018-2019. Nineteen members will be selected to...

Unique NIAD fundraiser readies for sixth rendition

By Zach Chouteau One of Richmond’s most vital artistic hubs has unveiled the details for its sixth annual Win Win fundraiser—with the festive function all...