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

City considers ‘tiny homes’ program to help the homeless

As part of the agenda for its Tuesday, July 18 meeting, the Richmond City Council will consider an ordinance initiating a pilot program that would create up to six tiny portable homes for local...
Richmond commission unanimously approves Armistice Brewing's permit

New taproom readies for takeoff in Richmond

The Armistice Brewery and Taproom is preparing for launch at 845 Marina Bay Parkway, and it’s truly a labor of love for the two siblings behind it. Gregory and Alex Zobel, brother and sister owners...

NFL rookie and Kennedy High grad Kenneth Walker visits GRIP

What’s more exciting for a kid than a few scoops of sherbet on a scorching summer day? How about when it’s delivered by a real NFL rookie, who takes the time to hang out and...

Richmond restaurant owner celebrates birthday with fundraiser

Leave it to Richmond restaurant owner Menbere Aklilu—aka ‘Menbe’—to turn her own birthday celebration into an opportunity to help those in need. Menbe has invited residents to come share in her upcoming birthday celebration at...

16th Annual Music on the Main concert to enliven downtown

The first of two free Music on the Main concerts is set to take place in downtown Richmond on July 26. Live music, food, beverages, vendors, a kids zone, resource booth and even a Freshest...
Richmond's Fix Our Ferals clinic reopens

Fix Our Ferals expands services to include dogs

The Richmond non-profit Fix Our Ferals has gone to the dogs—in a good way. The organization known for providing affordable spay-neuter services for cats in the East Bay is now offering those same services...

Richmond nonprofit leader honored for helping the homeless

Reverend John M. Anderson, president and CEO of Richmond’s Bay Area Rescue Mission, has been honored with the Russ Reid Award for Lifetime Achievement from the Association of Gospel Rescue Missions at their conference...

Richmond celebrates July 4 with parades, festivals but tempered by illegal fireworks

By Zach Chouteau Richmond’s July 4 events, actually centered around July 3 doings as is the City’s tradition, appear to have gone off smoothly with no major issues to report. However, the Richmond Police Department lamented...
Reminder: All fireworks banned in Richmond, Contra Costa County

Reminder: All fireworks banned in Richmond, Contra Costa County

Local law enforcement released stern warnings Friday to remind folks that fireworks are illegal to sell, possess and use in Contra Costa County and throughout Richmond. Fireworks don't just frighten neighborhood dogs. They're illegal because...
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Los directores de BART aprueban nueva política para prevenir redadas de inmigración en el...

Los directores de BART votaron 8-1 a favor de la nueva política de Transito Seguro, diseñado a prevenir redadas en los estaciones y trenes de BART. La política prohibirá a BART usar sus recursos en...

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State of the City: Richmond faces difficult financial road

Mayor to explore dissolving Richmond Housing Authority

By Richmond Mayor Tom Butt While the longstanding and increasingly acrimonious issues between the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the Richmond...
Map points out Richmond's many new and old attractions

Map points out Richmond’s many new and old attractions

Melinda McCrary, the executive director of the Richmond Museum of History, was touted in City Manager Bill Lindsay's newsletter for attracting attention to her...
4 teens arrested following gunpoint robbery in Pinole

4 teens arrested following gunpoint robbery in Pinole

Four teenagers -- three from Richmond and one from El Sobrante -- were arrested on suspicion of robbing a person at gunpoint in Pinole,...