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Local students partner with Chevron mentors to invent technologies

Several "disruptions" occurred at a high school event at Richmond Memorial Auditorium on Thursday. One involved an idea for a smartphone app that can track classroom performance and then pair students with specific tutors when...
Point Richmond Music's free summer concert series lineup unveiled

El Richmond Standard en español 5/19/2017

Bienvenidos al Richmond Standard en español. La comunidad de Richmond ha sido muy activa esta semana, y queremos traer las noticias mas importantes. Ahora sabemos quién se presentará en la serie de conciertos en Point...
Food vendors needed for Chevron Richmond Refinery Modernization Project

Food vendors needed for Chevron Refinery Modernization Project

The Chevron Richmond Refinery is seeking food vendors to serve workers on the Refinery's ongoing $1 billion Modernization Project. Those seeking to participate are asked to contact Akeele Carter, Local Hire Coordinator for the Modernization...

Capitol Corridor train fatally strikes person in Pinole

A person was fatally struck by an eastbound Capitol Corridor train in Pinole about 6 a.m. today, according to Bay City News, citing officials at Amtrak and the Contra Costa County coroner's office. The incident...

Free annual chess tourney set for Richmond Recreation Complex May 20

The 5th Annual Spring Classic Community Chess Tournament will take place Saturday, May 20, at the Richmond Recreation Complex, 3230 MacDonald Ave. This free tournament -- sponsored by the West Coast Chess Alliance and the...
Salute owner to expand Mother’s Day charity event this year

Salute owner announces expansion of Mother’s Day charity event

Hundreds of moms in both Richmond and also Oakland's UCSF Benioff Children ‘s Hospital will be pampered Mother's Day weekend courtesy of Menbere Aklilu, owner of Salute e Vita Ristorante in Marina Bay. Aklilu, a...

College fair at Richmond middle school starts discussion early

How much does it cost, and do you need a 4.0 grade point average to get in? These were key questions posed by 8th grade students at DeJean Middle High School on Thursday, where a...
Give pizza a chance! We tried Richmond’s newest pizzeria

Give pizza a chance! We tried Richmond’s newest pizzeria

By Zach Chouteau Our most recent ‘The Rich Life’ outing involved a taste of one of Richmond’s newest eateries, Pizza Your Way, which debuted on April 20 at 1428 Macdonald Ave. While we may not be...
Cinco de Mayo celebrations returning to Richmond, San Pablo this weekend

Cinco de Mayo celebrations returning to Richmond, San Pablo this weekend

Get ready for another weekend packed to the brim with Cinco de Mayo festivities in the Richmond and San Pablo communities. The fun begins Saturday, May 6, with the 12th Annual Peace & Unity Parade...
A.C. Green participates in youth basketball camp in Richmond

NBA great A.C. Green participates in Richmond youth basketball camp

Retired NBA great A.C. Green was among the mentors who participated at the NBA FIT Clinic at the EM Downer Family YMCA on Thursday. The clinic, a partnership that includes Kaiser Permanente, brought more than 100...

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Richmond selects three poets laureate for 2017-2019

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Chevron Richmond the largest user of reclaimed water in Bay Area

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Osprey naming contest whittled down to 10 finalists

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