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

VIDEO: Gas station clerks take down armed robber

A gun-toting robber was thwarted by two brave ARCO gas station employees early Wednesday, and the Richmond Standard has video proof. The foiled robbery occurred about 1:30 a.m. at the ARCO station’s convenience store, ampm,...

25 Richmond high schoolers to get summer scholarships

The nonprofit For Richmond revealed on its blog today it will provide scholarships to 25 high school students in Richmond for summer programs on college campuses nationwide. In the next few months, For Richmond will...

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...

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Richmond biz holding toy giveaway, free Santa pics

Richmond biz to hold toy giveaway event, free Santa photos

Unlimited Wireless, the MetroPCS dealer at 12800 San Pablo Ave. in Richmond, is set to give out more than 500 toys along with free...
Richmond mayor pays respects to late SF Mayor Ed Lee

Richmond mayor pays respects to late SF Mayor Ed Lee

Richmond Mayor Tom Butt was among the many to pay respects to San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee, who died suddenly early Tuesday from a...

Richmond man dies after being shot in front of Emeryville Target

A Richmond man has died following a shooting in the parking lot of the Target in Emeryville on Dec. 4, police said. Eondre Bolton, 19,...