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

About 390 Salesian student assist local nonprofits on Service Day

About 390 Salesian students assist local nonprofits on Service Day

Local nonprofit organizations got a lot of extra help on Friday, April 27, when Salesian College Preparatory held its annual campus-wide Service Day. About 390 students participated with help from about 40 teachers and staff...
East Bay Regional Park District warns public about rattlesnake season

East Bay Regional Park District warns public about rattlesnake season

By Mike Kinney The East Bay Regional Park District (EBRPD) released a statement Thursday warning the public that spring and summer are active snake seasons in parks and open spaces, and that as the weather...
Contra Costa County intends to sue opiod makers, distributors

Contra Costa County intends to sue opioid makers, distributors

Contra Costa County plans to join cities and counties across the nation that are taking legal action against drug manufacturers and distributors over the opioid epidemic. The county is among jurisdictions across the nation taking...

I-80 pavement repairs in Contra Costa to run through November

Caltrans is warning drivers about longterm overnight lane closures along a 10-mile stretch of Interstate Highway 80 in Contra Costa County due to a pavement rehabilitation project. The project began Monday, April 30, in Richmond...
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,...
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...

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Police, residents to chat at ‘Barbershop Forum’ in Richmond Monday

The community is invited to attend a Barbershop Forum on Monday between police officers and residents moderated by reporter Paul Chanbers or KTVU CH...
Multi-car collision at Macdonald, Broadway sends vehicle into building

Multi-car collision at Macdonald, Broadway sends vehicle into building

A multi-car crash at Macdonald Avenue and Broadway Friday morning sent one vehicle careening into a building. At about 9-9:30 a.m., a car traveling westbound...
Lyft partnering with Richmond to service seniors, disabled

Lyft partnering with Richmond to service seniors, disabled

Local seniors and community members with a disability will soon get a Lyft. Richmond is set to enter into an agreement with Lyft Inc. to...