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

Richmond metal plating company forced to shut down due to hazardous waste violations

Richmond metal plating company facing hazardous waste charges

A Richmond metal plating company located near homes on Nevin Avenue is facing 23 charges for allegedly storing hazardous chemicals in a manner that posed an unreasonable risk of fire, explosion or toxic chemical...
A suspected Richmond pimp is being charged with abducting a prostitute last month as she was headed to an interview with police to discuss his abuse.

Police cracking down on Ohio Avenue prostitution

Richmond police have launched a crackdown on prostitution along Ohio Avenue and are asking residents to call dispatch if they see such activity. "We will be making contact with Johns in the area," the department...
Residents of Richmond's 'uninhabitable' Hacienda will soon relocate

Hacienda public housing tenants to be relocated

The 130 residents of the pest-infested Hacienda public housing complex will soon be relocated following a Tuesday vote by Richmond City Council and housing commissioners. Residents will be moved from the aging building at 1300...
Investors vow to 'immediately' re-file lawsuit if Richmond, Calif. mayor's stalled eminent domain proposal is revived.

For Richmond supports new plan to address city’s blighted properties

A new proposal to rehabilitate hundreds of blighted homes in Richmond has gained support from the nonprofit For Richmond, which said in a blog post Wednesday it wants to connect the plan with local...
38-year-old man fatally assaulted at Richmond's Lucas Park

Richmond police seize two guns after stolen vehicle pursuit

With help from a police canine, Richmond cops seized two guns and arrested the driver of a stolen vehicle who led them on a lengthy chase Tuesday night, police said. The incident unfolded about 8:30...
Grand jury offers harsh critique on Richmond Housing Authority

Richmond housing authority charged with nepotism

The nephew of Kathleen Jones, a top official at the Richmond Housing Authority, was paid more than double his salary in overtime and other perks as a public housing maintenance worker last year, according...
Standard & Poor's has upgraded Richmond's bond rating, citing in part a strong economy.

Standard & Poor’s upgrades Richmond’s bond rating

Standard & Poor's has upgraded Richmond's bond rating based on the strength of the local economy and the city’s financial performance. The upgrade from AA-  to A+ should lead to lower interest rates and less...
Suspects in getaway car thwarted by construction of Richmond underpass named after fallen cop

Richmond’s Moody underpass project facing delay

Bad news for Marina Bay businesses: the much-anticipated reopening of Marina Bay Parkway between Meeker Avenue and Regatta Boulevard is facing a delay. The parkway was closed Sept. 3 due to construction of the Officer...
The historic Hotel Mac in Point Richmond will soon offer five new rooms that will reportedly be available to visitors seeking an extended stay.

Historic Point Richmond hotel adds five rooms

Five new extended-stay rooms will soon open at the historic Hotel Mac in Point Richmond. The Richmond Convention and Visitors Bureau provided an image of one of the new rooms on its Facebook page this...
Downtown Richmond is about to look more artsy with the start of a mural from local artist Richard Muro Salazar.

Work gets started on large downtown Richmond mural

Richmond residents are going to get used to seeing muralist Richard Muro Salazar at the corner of Macdonald Avenue and Harbour Way. On Monday, the 28-year-old artist started painting a giant mural on the southwest...

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Richmond's WWII past remembered in beautiful Veteran's Day ceremony

SS Red Oak Victory to host Shipyard Swing concert this weekend

Lavay Smith and Her Red Hot Skillet Lickers will be swingin' on the 1944 ship Red Oak Victory this Saturday.   The community is invited to enjoy a full...

Chevron Richmond Refinery hiring community engagement manager

Chevron is accepting online applications for the position of Community Engagement Manager at the Richmond Refinery. The full-time position is responsible for leading social investment...

449 local high school seniors receive Richmond Promise scholarships

Nearly 450 scholarships totaling $2.45 million have been awarded this year to forward-thinking local high school seniors thanks to the Richmond Promise. The students are...