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Salute owner to expand Mother’s Day charity event this year

Salute owner announces expansion of Mother’s Day charity event

Hundreds of moms in both Richmond and also Oakland's UCSF Benioff Children ‘s Hospital will be pampered Mother's Day weekend courtesy of Menbere Aklilu, owner of Salute e Vita Ristorante in Marina Bay. Aklilu, a...

College fair at Richmond middle school starts discussion early

How much does it cost, and do you need a 4.0 grade point average to get in? These were key questions posed by 8th grade students at DeJean Middle High School on Thursday, where a...
Give pizza a chance! We tried Richmond’s newest pizzeria

Give pizza a chance! We tried Richmond’s newest pizzeria

By Zach Chouteau Our most recent ‘The Rich Life’ outing involved a taste of one of Richmond’s newest eateries, Pizza Your Way, which debuted on April 20 at 1428 Macdonald Ave. While we may not be...
Cinco de Mayo celebrations returning to Richmond, San Pablo this weekend

Cinco de Mayo celebrations returning to Richmond, San Pablo this weekend

Get ready for another weekend packed to the brim with Cinco de Mayo festivities in the Richmond and San Pablo communities. The fun begins Saturday, May 6, with the 12th Annual Peace & Unity Parade...
A.C. Green participates in youth basketball camp in Richmond

NBA great A.C. Green participates in Richmond youth basketball camp

Retired NBA great A.C. Green was among the mentors who participated at the NBA FIT Clinic at the EM Downer Family YMCA on Thursday. The clinic, a partnership that includes Kaiser Permanente, brought more than 100...
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Well-known muralist revisits a Richmond favorite

By Mike Kinney Today, well-known muralist John O. Wehrle met with the Richmond Standard to discuss the history and intent behind one of Richmond's most recognizable public art pieces: "Revisionist History of San Pablo Avenue,"...
Shields-Reid Park clean up and sports camp events set for Friday, Saturday

Volunteers sought for Shields-Reid beautification event

On Thursday, April 27, community volunteers are encouraged to help enliven Shields-Reid Community Center for local youth by assisting in a clean up at the park, in building planter boxes for a new children’s...
Developer, union plan announced for 49.5-acre Richmond solar project

Developer, labor plan announced for 49.5-acre Richmond solar farm

A developer and union labor plan has been unveiled for the 49.5-acre, 10.5 MW solar project at a site provided by Chevron Richmond. MCE, the nonprofit, public power agency that partners with Pacific Gas & Electric...
Richmond Promise executive director wins Oakland Half Marathon

Richmond Promise executive director wins Oakland Half Marathon

Last month, she emerged victorious in a tight race against a deadline for the Richmond Promise college scholarship program, which saw a sharp increase in the number local students completing applications. But Jessie Stewart was...
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Pacific Sail & Power Boat Show returns to Richmond April 6-9

Richmond's waterfront is set to come alive from April 6-9, when the 2017 Pacific Sail & Power Boat Show returns to the Craneway Pavilion and Marina Bay Yacht Harbor. This four-day event will feature sailboats,...

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Richmond’s Soulful Softball Sunday brings its magic to prison

By Rodney Alamo Brown The people of Richmond have proven in recent years that we can work together to build a safer community that focuses...
Man killed in shooting on 20th Street in Richmond

18-year-old Richmond man fatally shot Saturday; father arrested

A father has been suspected in the fatal shooting of his 18-year-old son in Richmond on Saturday, according to the Contra Costa Coroner's Office. Carlos...
Taxpayer advocacy comes to West County

Taxpayer advocacy comes to West County

By Susan L. Pricco Who enjoys paying taxes?  In the words of Benjamin Franklin, “…in this world nothing can be said to be certain,...