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

Richmond police want your feedback

Richmond police want to know whether changes at the department have improved their effectiveness and responsiveness. Capt. Manjit Sappal is distributing a short online survey asking residents whether Richmond officers are approachable, visible and personable,...

City, mosque leaders reach accord on building repairs

Prayer might soon resume at a Richmond mosque that had been operating out of an unsafe building. The Masjid Noor mosque at 1330 Cutting Blvd. was shut down following a surprise inspection by Richmond Fire...

One of region’s largest tissue banks moves to Richmond

San Rafael has the tears, but Richmond gets the tissue. The nonprofit Tissue Banks International (TBI) moved its operations from San Rafael to Richmond this month as the Baltimore-based company looks to expand locally. The...

Richmond’s abused children get special attention

Abused children in Richmond will have an easier time opening up to law enforcement officials, police say, after the Council on Tuesday approved the continued funding of the Community Violence Solutions Interview Center in...
Kirk Cameron bringing marriage tour back to Hilltop Community Church

Kirk Cameron bringing marriage message to Richmond

Evangelist Kirk Cameron, best known as the actor who played Mike Seaver in the 1980s sitcom "Growing Pains," is bringing his national tour, Love Worth Fighting For, to a Richmond church next month. Cameron will...

South Richmond transportation projects underway

City officials on Thursday are planning to unveil proposals for transportation improvements in South Richmond. The first community meeting to introduce the project will be held at Booker T. Anderson Community Center at 960 South...
The City of Richmond Office of Emergency Service is offering local residents free Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training beginning Aug. 28.

Chevron grant to boost emergency preparedness

A $16,340 grant from Chevron Richmond that would help prepare Richmond residents for a crippling earthquake or storm is up for a vote at City Council on Tuesday. City staffers recommend approval of the money,...

Why killings aren’t happening as often in Richmond

The West County Times offered great insight on Monday into why the homicide total in Richmond has dropped so dramatically. Last year 16 people were killed, the lowest total since 1980. In 2009, there were...

Car thieves warned about increased patrols

Undercover police officers will be patrolling the area of Pacific East Mall and the Hilltop Mall in order to bust car thieves. "We're doing lots of extra patrols," according to a post on the department's...

Suspected storage burglar stunned

A suspected burglar was zapped with a Taser after he allegedly attacked a police officer with a screwdriver last week, according to the Richmond Police Department. The 28-year-old suspect, whose name was not immediately available,...

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El Cerrito High coach, athletic director George Austin dies

El Cerrito High coach, athletic director George Austin dies

The community is in mourning following the death of El Cerrito High football coach and athletic director George Austin. The cause of Austin's death, or...
Gayle McLaughlin quits Richmond council to run for lieutenant governor

Gayle McLaughlin quits Richmond council to run for lieutenant governor

Richmond has struggled annually to balance its budget and to keep up with potholes, graffiti and litter amid a 20-percent reduction in city staff...