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Richmond Promise scholarship applications open

Richmond Promise scholarship application process opens

The 2017-18 Richmond Promise Scholarship Program's application process opened on Monday, Oct. 2. The application deadline is March 9, 2018. The Richmond Promise scholarship offers college-going high school seniors from Richmond and North Richmond up...
Matt Duffy releases statement on El Cerrito-Kennedy game disruption

WCCUSD’s Matt Duffy addresses El Cerrito-Kennedy game disruption

by Matt Duffy, WCCUSD Superintendent To the Kennedy and El Cerrito Communities: The second half of the Kennedy-El Cerrito High School football game last Friday night was cancelled due to inappropriate behavior by fans. These...

23rd Street alley cleanup effort part of long-term strategy

Community members are encouraged to volunteer a few hours of their time -- from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 7 -- to help clean up a long-blighted alley near 23rd Street...
Live acts and carnival games highlight St. David Fest

Live acts and carnival games highlight St. David Fest

By Zach Chouteau The Richmond Standard's ‘Rich Life’ segment dropped by the annual St. David Fall Festival Saturday afternoon and discovered a lively family affair offering a little of everything. A variety of performances took to...

Fundraisers launched for residents affected by devastating fire

An online fundraiser has been launched to assist victims of a vacant house fire that spread to neighboring homes in Richmond on Thursday night. Residents from both homes damaged by the 7 p.m. fire on...
Fundraiser launched for 3-year-old struck by hit-and-run driver

Fundraiser launched after 3-year-old struck by hit-and-run driver

An online fundraiser has been launched to help pay mounting medical costs for the 3-year-old boy who was critically injured in a hit-and-run collision in Richmond on Sept. 27. The fundraiser can be found at...
Richmond Promise event fills up East Brother Beer Co.

Richmond Promise event fills up East Brother Beer Co.

By Zach Chouteau The nonprofit Richmond Promise hosted a special evening of appreciation at East Brother Beer Co. on Canal Blvd. Wednesday night, giving thanks to the dedicated teachers of the city as well as...
Online fundraiser launched for burglarized Richmond Tool Library

Online fundraiser launched for burglarized Richmond Tool Library

A crowdfunding campaign has been launched to recover losses from the recent burglary of the Richmond Tool Library (RTL), the new resource that allows residents to borrow tools for home and community projects using...
Community invited to help paint Rancho Market in North Richmond

Community invited to help paint Rancho Market in North Richmond

The Rancho Market store in North Richmond will soon receive a paint job thanks to a community effort. Supervisor John Gioia’s office is partnering with the city of Richmond as well as sponsors The Home...
East Brother Beer Co., Richmond Promise to host teacher appreciation event Wednesday

East Brother Beer Co., Richmond Promise to host teacher appreciation event Wednesday

Teachers and counselors will be celebrated at East Brother Beer Co. in Richmond on Wednesday, Sept. 27, when the brewery hosts the first "Cheers for the Promise!" event. East Brother Beer Co. has partnered with...

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Richmond community encouraged to 'fill a bag, feed a family' by Dec. 18

Richmond community encouraged to ‘fill a bag, feed a family’ by Dec. 18

Community members are encouraged to "fill a bag, feed a family" as part of the 2nd Annual Holiday Food Drive benefiting the Iron Triangle-based...
Richmond man shot by BART police recovering

Richmond man shot by BART police recovering

The man who was shot by BART police near Richmond station last week has been identified as 21-year-old Jeremiah Witherspoon, who is recovering from...
Mayor recounts Hotel Mac's role in 'Annual Turkey Shoot'

Mayor recounts Hotel Mac’s role in ‘Annual Turkey Shoot’

Organizers of the Point Richmond Annual Turkey Shoot appear compelled to remind people that "no turkeys are harmed during this event." Recently, Mayor Tom Butt...