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

Ribbon-cutting set for project connecting local greenways

Ribbon-cutting set for project connecting local greenways

A ribbon-cutting ceremony is scheduled for April 27 to celebrate the completion of a long awaited trails project that finally connects the Richmond Greenway (2.5 miles) with the Ohlone Greenway (4.5 miles), making the...
Contra Costa Animal Services offering free adoptions

Contra Costa Animal Services offering free adoptions

Contra Costa Animal Services is offering free adoptions from April 5-7. "We need your help!" the agency posted on Facebook today. "Our two shelter locations are full to the brim and our animals are in...
CHP asks for public's assistance in finding I-80 road rage shooter

Victim of fatal El Sobrante crash identified

The Contra Costa County coroner's office on Wednesday identified the man who died in a traffic collision in El Sobrante Tuesday night as Cheyenne Boyer, 41. The El Sobrante resident was killed in a multi-car...

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...
La labor de reciclado en la Refinería de Chevron hace realidad los sueños de los niños de Richmond

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...

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Revamped Cafe McBryde ready for relaunch

By Zach Chouteau Fans of fantastic breakfast fare can officially rejoice; Cafe McBryde, the popular little establishment that underwent a forced closure about a year...

Car chase in Richmond ends in shooting in El Cerrito

Police are seeking the public’s help in identifying suspects connected to a chase involving two vehicles in Richmond Wednesday evening that led to a...