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

Richmond adoption center says adorable 9-week-old puppy that was stolen has been found.

Richmond adoption center says puppy was stolen

A 9-week-old puppy was reportedly stolen from a Richmond adoption center last weekend. The Poodle/Retriever mix named Jamie was swiped Saturday from The Milo Foundation on S. Garrard Boulevard. The theft happened during a busy period...
Residents of Richmond's 'uninhabitable' Hacienda will soon relocate

Richmond public housing tenants to file complaint

Richmond public housing residents will file a complaint with the US Department of Housing and Urban Development about deplorable conditions at the Hacienda development, according to a report from the Center for Investigative Reporting. An...

Richmond free WiFi project could expand countywide

Contra Costa County Supervisor John Gioia wants to expand a plan to provide free high-speed Internet access in the Iron Triangle neighborhood to low-income residents throughout the county. At its meeting Tuesday, the county Board...

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...

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Richmond church 'adopts' three schools

Police, residents to chat at ‘Barbershop Forum’ in Richmond Monday

The community is invited to attend a Barbershop Forum on Monday between police officers and residents moderated by reporter Paul Chanbers or KTVU CH...
Multi-car collision at Macdonald, Broadway sends vehicle into building

Multi-car collision at Macdonald, Broadway sends vehicle into building

A multi-car crash at Macdonald Avenue and Broadway Friday morning sent one vehicle careening into a building. At about 9-9:30 a.m., a car traveling westbound...
Lyft partnering with Richmond to service seniors, disabled

Lyft partnering with Richmond to service seniors, disabled

Local seniors and community members with a disability will soon get a Lyft. Richmond is set to enter into an agreement with Lyft Inc. to...