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

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BART board approves policy aimed at preventing immigration arrests

The BART board of directors voted 8-1 in favor of the Safe Transit Policy aiming to prevent immigration raids on its trains and in its stations. The policy prohibits BART from using any of its...
Grand opening celebration set for new Hilltop area coffee shop

Grand opening celebration set for new Hilltop area coffee shop

A grand opening celebration will be held for a new coffee shop at 4261 Hilltop Drive in El Sobrante on Sunday, July 2. The event for FasTrack Coffee Co. — which opened for business at...
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Contra Costa Animal Services offering free adoptions

Contra Costa Animal Services has announced that all adoptions of cats and dogs are free from June 21 to July 8, as the agency's shelters are full. "We’re doing everything we can to get our...

Reporte Semanal 6/16

Varios festivales regresan a Richmond este verano Este sábado, el 17 de junio, Richmond tendrá su desfile y festival de Juneteenth en el parque Nichol. Empezara a las 9am y el festival terminara a las...

Contra Costa County DA resigns, pleads no contest to perjury

Contra Costa County District Attorney Mark Peterson resigned today and also pleaded no contest to a single charge of perjury after being charged with using more than $66,000 in campaign funds to pay personal...
WCCUSD summer meals program starts June 12

Programa de Comida Para el Verano Empieza Lunes, Gracias al WCCUSD

El programa de comida durante el verano del Distrito Escolar de West Contra Costa empezó este lunes, el 12 de junio. Terminará el viernes, 18 de agosto, de acuerdo al distrito. Para empezar el programa...

Takk McKinley shares news at Richmond meet and greet

By Zach Chouteau Recent first-round NFL draft pick Takkarist “Takk” McKinley of the Atlanta Falcons, a former football star at Kennedy High, welcomed an outpouring of friends, fans and family today at a Richmond ‘Meet...
Your guide to summer events along Richmond Bay Trail

Your guide to summer events along Richmond Bay Trail

The Trails for Richmond Action Committee (TRAC) has released a handy guide to events happening throughout this summer along the city’s stretch of the San Francisco Bay Trail. Enjoy: Tuesday, June 13, 5:30 – 7:30 PM: Explore...
'Citizen scientists' invited to ID species at Point Pinole Regional Shoreline

Citizen scientists invited to ID species at Point Pinole Regional Shoreline

Citizen scientists are invited to help find and identify species at Point Pinole Regional Shoreline as part of a half-day BioBlitz event on Saturday, July 1. Wholly H2O, California Academy of Sciences and The Watershed Project...
Hercules train stop proposal billed as I-80 congestion remedy

Hercules train stop proposal billed as I-80 congestion remedy

A "practical and affordable" solution to gridlock on Interstate Highway 80 is to add a train stop in Hercules along the existing Capitol Corridor line, according to several local elected officials. In a recently published...

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State of the City: Richmond faces difficult financial road

Mayor to explore dissolving Richmond Housing Authority

By Richmond Mayor Tom Butt While the longstanding and increasingly acrimonious issues between the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the Richmond...
Map points out Richmond's many new and old attractions

Map points out Richmond’s many new and old attractions

Melinda McCrary, the executive director of the Richmond Museum of History, was touted in City Manager Bill Lindsay's newsletter for attracting attention to her...
4 teens arrested following gunpoint robbery in Pinole

4 teens arrested following gunpoint robbery in Pinole

Four teenagers -- three from Richmond and one from El Sobrante -- were arrested on suspicion of robbing a person at gunpoint in Pinole,...