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

Stockton mom charged for Hilltop crash

A 36-year-old Stockton mother is facing a felony vehicular manslaughter charge in connection with a deadly Hilltop area crash last week. Chanetta Flanagan, who is scheduled to be arraigned on the charges this afternoon, is...

Richmond driver’s ‘potpourri’ of illegal narcotics

A traffic stop in Richmond early Tuesday led to the seizure of "a veritable potpourri of illegal drugs," police Chief Chris Magnus said. Officers pulled over a car for a traffic violation on Richmond Parkway...

Here’s why we are all being asked to conserve water

Just how dry are we right now? The National Weather Service in the Bay Area offered us insight today through infographs provided via Twitter. Two decent-size storms are coming late Wednesday and on Friday that could...

Murder charges possible for Hilltop crash

Prosecutors are considering filing murder charges against a 36-year-old Stockton woman in connection with a solo-vehicle crash last week in the Hilltop area that killed her boyfriend and critically injured two children. Chanetta Flanagan was...

Richmond tax revenue gets boost from Amazon.com

The world's largest Internet retailer is now among the top 50 sales tax producers for the city of Richmond, according to City Manager Bill Lindsay. In 2011, Amazon.com signed an agreement with the state of...

Plan to offer free WiFi in Iron Triangle released

A plan to install free WiFi for residents of the Iron Triangle neighborhood, along with refurbished computers and computer literacy training, is ready to be heard by city and county officials. Building Blocks for Kids...
Grand jury offers harsh critique on Richmond Housing Authority

Bill Lindsay’s plan to shape up Richmond’s public housing

Here's a shortened version of City Manager Bill Lindsay's plan to address major concerns at the Richmond Housing Authority. A series of scathing news reports about Richmond's public housing developments, particularly the Hacienda, prompted Lindsay's...

Salute’s gets lunchtime boost from Chevron Richmond employees

Although a major construction project has been hurting Marina Bay businesses, the Italian restaurant Salute E Vita was hopping during the lunch hours Thursday. That's because a few dozen employees from the Chevron Richmond refinery...
Richmond Fire Department offers tips for approaching fire season

Hilltop DUI crash kills man, critically injures children

A 39-year-old man is dead, two young children are in critical condition, and a mother is facing DUI charges following a solo-vehicle crash in the Hilltop area Thursday night, police said. The horrific accident occurred...
RPD's summer crime prevention fair Saturday offers food, fun and signatures for fix-it tickets

Richmond deficit ‘will be down to zero’ next week

Richmond has a budget deficit of about $4 million - but not for long, Richmond City Manager Bill Lindsay said at Tuesday night's Council meeting. "We’re coming up with recommendations and hopefully by this time...

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