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

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...
Republic Services driver honored for heroism during Richmond house fire

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...

Downtown Pinole streets close for explosive device probe

Pinole police temporarily shut down streets in their city's downtown Tuesday night following a report of an explosive device in the area.  About 6:45 p.m., police responded to the intersection of Tennent Avenue and San...
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Motorized wheelchair sought for bed-ridden local woman

Longtime community member Carolyn Moore has spent the good part of more than two decades in a hospital bed, having suffered from a debilitating stroke in 1996 and congestive heart failure in 2013. And although...

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Richmond community encouraged to 'fill a bag, feed a family' by Dec. 18

Richmond community encouraged to ‘fill a bag, feed a family’ by Dec. 18

Community members are encouraged to "fill a bag, feed a family" as part of the 2nd Annual Holiday Food Drive benefiting the Iron Triangle-based...
Richmond man shot by BART police recovering

Richmond man shot by BART police recovering

The man who was shot by BART police near Richmond station last week has been identified as 21-year-old Jeremiah Witherspoon, who is recovering from...
Mayor recounts Hotel Mac's role in 'Annual Turkey Shoot'

Mayor recounts Hotel Mac’s role in ‘Annual Turkey Shoot’

Organizers of the Point Richmond Annual Turkey Shoot appear compelled to remind people that "no turkeys are harmed during this event." Recently, Mayor Tom Butt...