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

Richmond police, fire personnel sent to aid in North Bay wildfires

North Bay fires causing air quality concerns in Richmond

Richmond-area residents are huddling indoors amid poor air quality from the massive, devastating wildfires in the North Bay. The West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) allowed classes to resume Tuesday despite reduced air quality....
North Bay fires impacting air quality region-wide

North Bay fires impacting air quality region-wide

Significant fires in Sonoma, Napa and Yuba counties have impacted air quality throughout the Bay Area, including in West Contra Costa County where residents posted photos to social media of smoke-hazed city streets and...
Nonprofit rallies Richmond for marquee makeover boost

Your online vote could help restore downtown Richmond marquee

Community members have a chance to help restore the marquee and sign at the historic Market Square Mall in downtown Richmond -- simply by voting online. Through Oct. 31, the public is asked to visit...

Get rid of household hazardous waste safely at Richmond event

West County residents are encouraged to dispose of their household hazardous waste for free at a one-day event in Richmond on Saturday, Sept. 30. From 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on that day, Republic Services...
The cost of the NFL experience

The cost of the NFL experience

With the cost of parking, food and a few beers included, NFL fans attending a San Francisco 49ers game cough up on average 54-percent more than those who attend Oakland Raiders games, according to...
Diana Becton chosen as Contra Costa County DA

Diana Becton chosen as Contra Costa County DA

Diana Becton, a recently retired judge, has been selected as the new Contra Costa County district attorney and is slated to begin serving the county later this month. One of five finalists, Becton was selected...
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...

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Salesian College Preparatory to hold open house Sunday, Oct. 22

Salesian College Preparatory to hold open house Sunday, Oct. 22

Salesian College Preparatory is inviting prospective students and their families onto its campus at 2851 Salesian Ave. in Richmond this Sunday, Oct. 22, from...
Craneway Pavilion event to offer ideal venue to honor veterans

Craneway Pavilion event to offer ideal venue to honor veterans

On Friday, Nov. 10, the Craneway Pavilion will be an all-encompassing site where Richmond area residents will have an opportunity to honor those who...
Amazon headquarters proposal includes Richmond sites

Amazon headquarters proposal includes Richmond sites

Will Amazon locate its second headquarters in Richmond? Richmond was one of five Bay Area cities to take part in a joint application to Amazon...