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

Thousands of local students participate in national walkouts

Thousands of students at West County schools today participated in national walkout events to remember the 17 victims who died in the mass school shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla....
San Pablo pizzeria offering BOGO deal in honor of Pi Day

San Pablo pizzeria offering BOGO deal today in honor of Pi Day

In honor of Pi Day today, March 14, Pizza Guys located at 501 San Pablo Towne Center is offering a buy one, get one free deal for pizza pies. The BOGO deal allows patrons who...
Contra Costa College warehouse training program accepting applicants

Contra Costa College warehouse training program accepting applicants

Local job seekers are encouraged to apply to become a part of the Contra Costa College Forklift, Logistics, Operations and Warehouse program (FLOW) Spring Cohort. The FLOW program is seeking applicants for the second session of...

Contra Costa Animal Services offering reduced costs for adoptions

Starting today through March 17, Contra Costa Animal Services (CCAS) is offering reduced cost adoptions for all animals in an effort to reduce the populations at its shelters in Martinez and Pinole. "During this...
Fitness zone to be built at MLK Jr. Park in Richmond

Fitness zone to be built at MLK Jr. Park in Richmond

A fitness zone is slated to be constructed in Martin Luther King Jr. Park at 1300 Virginia Ave. in Richmond. A $75,000 grant from Kaiser Permanente is set to be used to construct the fitness...

El Sobrante Library faces extended closure due to fire

A two-alarm blaze that damaged the El Sobrante Library on Tuesday night has been deemed suspicious by fire officials. The fire was first reported at 8:20 p.m. at the library at 4191 Appian Way. The blaze...

The Curious Taxpayer: Meet County Auditor-Controller Bob Campbell

By Susan Pricco In this installment of The Curious Taxpayer, here's an opportunity to learn more about the many important functions of the Contra Costa County Auditor-Controller. What does the County Auditor-Controller do? How does it...
Teacher recruitment fair set for Feb. 24 in Martinez

Contra Costa teacher recruitment fair set for Feb. 24 in Martinez

The Contra Costa County Office of Education (CCCOE) is holding its annual Contra Costa County Teacher/Certificated Staff Recruitment Fair on Saturday, Feb. 24, from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.. The fair will take place at the...
BART to change fabric for all its priority seats

BART to change fabric for all its priority seats

BART announced it is changing out the fabric for all priority seats on its trains, a "new and overt way of reminding people these seats should be reserved for those who need it," the...

Chinese language added to voting materials in Contra Costa County

The Chinese language is being added to voting materials in Contra Costa County "as a result of the county’s population growth and corresponding shift in demographics," county officials announced this week. The Contra Costa Election...

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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...