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

City soccer league seeks teams for new season

The City of Richmond’s Community Services Department announced the return of its popular 8v8 Adult Soccer League for the fall. The fun kicks off on August 25 and the season will run through November 10....

City considers ‘tiny homes’ program to help the homeless

As part of the agenda for its Tuesday, July 18 meeting, the Richmond City Council will consider an ordinance initiating a pilot program that would create up to six tiny portable homes for local...
Richmond commission unanimously approves Armistice Brewing's permit

New taproom readies for takeoff in Richmond

The Armistice Brewery and Taproom is preparing for launch at 845 Marina Bay Parkway, and it’s truly a labor of love for the two siblings behind it. Gregory and Alex Zobel, brother and sister owners...

NFL rookie and Kennedy High grad Kenneth Walker visits GRIP

What’s more exciting for a kid than a few scoops of sherbet on a scorching summer day? How about when it’s delivered by a real NFL rookie, who takes the time to hang out and...

Richmond restaurant owner celebrates birthday with fundraiser

Leave it to Richmond restaurant owner Menbere Aklilu—aka ‘Menbe’—to turn her own birthday celebration into an opportunity to help those in need. Menbe has invited residents to come share in her upcoming birthday celebration at...

16th Annual Music on the Main concert to enliven downtown

The first of two free Music on the Main concerts is set to take place in downtown Richmond on July 26. Live music, food, beverages, vendors, a kids zone, resource booth and even a Freshest...
Richmond's Fix Our Ferals clinic reopens

Fix Our Ferals expands services to include dogs

The Richmond non-profit Fix Our Ferals has gone to the dogs—in a good way. The organization known for providing affordable spay-neuter services for cats in the East Bay is now offering those same services...

Richmond nonprofit leader honored for helping the homeless

Reverend John M. Anderson, president and CEO of Richmond’s Bay Area Rescue Mission, has been honored with the Russ Reid Award for Lifetime Achievement from the Association of Gospel Rescue Missions at their conference...

Richmond celebrates July 4 with parades, festivals but tempered by illegal fireworks

By Zach Chouteau Richmond’s July 4 events, actually centered around July 3 doings as is the City’s tradition, appear to have gone off smoothly with no major issues to report. However, the Richmond Police Department lamented...
Reminder: All fireworks banned in Richmond, Contra Costa County

Reminder: All fireworks banned in Richmond, Contra Costa County

Local law enforcement released stern warnings Friday to remind folks that fireworks are illegal to sell, possess and use in Contra Costa County and throughout Richmond. Fireworks don't just frighten neighborhood dogs. They're illegal because...

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DeSaulnier denounces Trump’s decision to ban transgender troops

Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) issued a statement Wednesday in response to President Donald Trump’s decision to no longer “accept or allow” transgender people in...
Southwest pilot becomes mentor to inspiring El Cerrito grad

Southwest pilot becomes mentor to ‘persistent’ El Cerrito High grad

Last year, we told you about an inspiring El Cerrito High graduate who has been training to fly commercial airplanes for Southwest Airlines. Thanks to...
Mayor Tom Butt: Who will replace Gayle McLaughlin on council?

Mayor Tom Butt: Who will replace Gayle McLaughlin on council?

Mayor Tom Butt In a normal election year, you need 6,000 to 10,000 votes, a war chest of tens of thousands of dollars and untold...