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

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...

Recycling effort at Chevron Refinery making wishes come true for Richmond kids

Chuck Leonard advised colleagues working at the Chevron Richmond Refinery Modernization Project site last Wednesday to wear sunglasses to work. “We’re all construction workers,” he said. “Nobody wants to see us tear up.” Emotions ran high...

Richmond Standard wins national award for Best Newsroom

We are elated to announce that the Richmond Standard, a pioneering model of community journalism sponsored by Chevron Richmond, was last week awarded the national prize of Best Newsroom from the 2018 Bulldog PR...
Richmond motorcycle police officer injured in I-80 collision

Richmond resident arrested for DUI while driving charter bus

A Richmond resident was arrested Sunday morning on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol while working as a charter bus driver and transporting 40 passengers to the Graton Resort & Casino near...

$20,000 in computer equipment stolen from Boys & Girls Club

An overnight burglary last week led to the theft of $20,000 in computer equipment from the Boys & Girls Club of Contra Costa's administrative offices in El Sobrante, the center reported Tuesday. On Tuesday, March...
April construction set for Ohlone Greenway improvements near BART stations

April construction set for Ohlone Greenway improvements near BART stations

Construction on access, safety and placemaking improvements along the Ohlone Greenway in and around the area of the El Cerrito Plaza and del Norte BART stations is set to begin the first week of...

Young residents sought for Richmond Main Street Youth Committee

The Richmond Main Street Initiative (RMSI) is calling for five more applicants to apply for a position on the Richmond Main Street Youth Committee, a new initiative that has youth taking part in advocating...
Hercules Police Chief William Goswick set to retire June 30

Hercules Police Chief William Goswick set to retire June 30

Hercules Police Chief William Goswick has announced he will retire effective June 30 after four decades of service to the department and seven years as chief. Hercules is now in recruitment mode to fill the...

Travis Credit Union’s Richmond branch hosting free shred event

Travis Credit Union is offering a free on-site shredding event in Richmond on Saturday, March 17. Residents are invited to bring up to three boxes, or box equivalents, to the Travis Credit Union Richmond branch...

Thousands of local students participate in national walkouts

Thousands of students at West County schools today participated in national walkout events to remember the 17 victims who died in the mass school shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla....

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Richmond Promise hiring 10 college interns

The Richmond Promise College Scholarship program is hiring 10 College Summer Associates through Americorps VISTA. The paid interns will develop their leadership, teamwork and project...
On 19th anniversary of Columbine, walk-in held at Verde Elementary

On 19th anniversary of Columbine, walk-in held at Verde Elementary

To commemorate the 19th anniversary of the Columbine mass shooting, teachers, students and public officials staged a "walk-in" at Verde Elementary Friday morning. California Teachers...

Las Montañas Supermarket invita a la comunidad a su fiesta del 25 aniversario

Las Montañas Supermarket en San Pablo, proveedor de una gran selección de comidas y alimentos auténticos mexicanos, invita a la comunidad a su celebración...