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Pinole police seek suspect in Taco Bell armed robbery

Pinole police seek suspect in Taco Bell armed robbery

A man robbed the Taco Bell in Pinole at gunpoint Tuesday morning, police said. At about 6:15 a.m., police responded to the restaurant at 1561 Fitzgerald Drive, near Appian Way, and met with employees who...

Reporte Semanal 5/26/17

Estudiantes de Richmond Toman Parte en Programa “LA para el Día” Gracias a JetSuiteX Gracias a JetSuiteX y For Richmond, 20 estudiantes viajaron a Los Ángeles para el día. Los estudiantes, quien fueron recomendado por...
North Richmond cleanup event Saturday aims to unite community

North Richmond cleanup event this Saturday aims to unite community

The community is encouraged to help participate in a "Sweeping the City" event in North Richmond this Saturday, May 27. The community cleanup event runs from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. with folks meeting up...
El Sobrante Gurdwara hosts community forum to battle hate crimes

El Sobrante Gurdwara hosts community forum to battle hate crimes

by Mike Kinney Several hundred community members gathered at the El Sobrante Gurdwara on Wednesday night in response to recent hate crimes. The event was a partnership between the Gurdwara and the relatively new group Not...
AC Transit announces fare increases starting July 1

AC Transit announces fare increases starting July 1

AC Transit has announced an increase in fares and passes starting July 1, which the transit agency says hasn't been done since 2011. Fares not purchased via Clipper will increase for local single rides from...

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...

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By Rodney Alamo Brown The people of Richmond have proven in recent years that we can work together to build a safer community that focuses...
Man killed in shooting on 20th Street in Richmond

18-year-old Richmond man fatally shot Saturday; father arrested

A father has been suspected in the fatal shooting of his 18-year-old son in Richmond on Saturday, according to the Contra Costa Coroner's Office. Carlos...
Taxpayer advocacy comes to West County

Taxpayer advocacy comes to West County

By Susan L. Pricco Who enjoys paying taxes?  In the words of Benjamin Franklin, “…in this world nothing can be said to be certain,...