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

El Cerrito del Norte station sting targets disabled parking misuse

El Cerrito del Norte station sting targets disabled parking misuse

Three people were cited at the Del Norte BART station in El Cerrito for using disabled parking placards belonging to someone else, while four citations were given to people parking in disabled spots --...
Programa de Reparaciones Gratuitas para Adultos Mayores Ahora en San Pablo

Programa de Reparaciones Gratuitas para Adultos Mayores Ahora en San Pablo

El programa de Rotary Home Team, que provee asistencia a adultos mayores con reparaciones domésticas comunes, será ofrecido a los residentes de San Pablo a partir del 30 de Septiembre. El programa, que se extendió...
El Sobrante Library's new Mini-Park set for ribbon-cutting

El Sobrante Library’s new Mini-Park set for ribbon-cutting

The community is invited to a ribbon-cutting on Sept. 9 for extensive new improvements of the public space surrounding the El Sobrante Library.   Enhancements include a new Mini-Park, small amphitheater and improved parking lot, according...
Weekend heat wave prompts county health warnings

Weekend heat prompts county health warnings

Contra Costa County health officials are urging residents to stay cool and hydrated, as a heat warning has been issued for the holiday weekend in the Bay Area. Friday's high temperatures in Richmond are expected...

Downtown Pinole streets close for explosive device probe

Pinole police temporarily shut down streets in their city's downtown Tuesday night following a report of an explosive device in the area.  About 6:45 p.m., police responded to the intersection of Tennent Avenue and San...
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Motorized wheelchair sought for bed-ridden local woman

Longtime community member Carolyn Moore has spent the good part of more than two decades in a hospital bed, having suffered from a debilitating stroke in 1996 and congestive heart failure in 2013. And although...
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New San Pablo Library celebrates grand opening

By Mike Kinney San Pablo's new library, which is nearly three times the size of the previous library, celebrated a well-attended ribbon-cutting today. The new library at 13731 San Pablo Ave. is 22,000 square feet, LEED...
State of the City: Richmond faces difficult financial road

Mayor to explore dissolving Richmond Housing Authority

By Richmond Mayor Tom Butt While the longstanding and increasingly acrimonious issues between the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the Richmond Housing Authority (RHA) may be in some small part due...
San Pablo: Pedestrian fatally struck on San Pablo Avenue

4 teens arrested following gunpoint robbery in Pinole

Four teenagers -- three from Richmond and one from El Sobrante -- were arrested on suspicion of robbing a person at gunpoint in Pinole, police said. The robbery was reported around 4:25 p.m. in the...

No shortage of pride at Saturday’s Rosie Rally

By Zach Chouteau While the attempt at upping Richmond’s own Guinness World Record may have come up empty, there was definitely no shortage of pride, patriotism and just flat-out fun at Saturday’s Rosie Rally and...

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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...

Richmond police convince suicidal man to drop knife

An armed, suicidal man in an Iron Triangle home took to Facebook Live during his moment of heightened distress last week -- but two...
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...