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

National Night Out aims to build safety via block parties

Dozens of Richmond police officers and firefighters mingled with community leaders and residents in the Target parking lot on Tuesday night before setting off on caravans throughout the city -- all part of a...
Opinion: Enough Already, Let’s Keep BART Running

‘Large stick’ assault at El Cerrito del Norte Station leads to arrest

A man was arrested at BART's El Cerrito del Norte on Thursday on charges that he struck a person with a large stick, police said. The incident occurred at 2:21 p.m., when officers responded to...
County board approves new regulations on flavored tobacco sales

County board approves new regulations on flavored tobacco sales

The sale of flavored "e-liquids" for electronic vaping devices will soon be banned in unincorporated areas of Contra Costa County following a unanimous vote by the county's Board of Supervisors on Tuesday. Also, menthol cigarettes,...
Cal State East Bay engineering camp serves 72 from Contra Costa

Cal State East Bay engineering camp serves 72 from Contra Costa

In case you missed it, KTVU (Ch. 2) recently covered a unique, week-long engineering camp offered to low-income high school students from Contra Costa County. Seventy-two students ate, slept and studied at Cal State East...

County Agency reports drop in Richmond homeless population

By Zach Chouteau The Contra Costa County Council on Homelessness has issued a new report indicating a significant decrease in the Richmond and West County homeless population. The 2017 Point in Time Count, A Snapshot of...

City soccer league seeks teams for new season

The City of Richmond’s Community Services Department announced the return of its popular 8v8 Adult Soccer League for the fall. The fun kicks off on August 25 and the season will run through November 10....

City considers ‘tiny homes’ program to help the homeless

As part of the agenda for its Tuesday, July 18 meeting, the Richmond City Council will consider an ordinance initiating a pilot program that would create up to six tiny portable homes for local...
Richmond commission unanimously approves Armistice Brewing's permit

New taproom readies for takeoff in Richmond

The Armistice Brewery and Taproom is preparing for launch at 845 Marina Bay Parkway, and it’s truly a labor of love for the two siblings behind it. Gregory and Alex Zobel, brother and sister owners...

NFL rookie and Kennedy High grad Kenneth Walker visits GRIP

What’s more exciting for a kid than a few scoops of sherbet on a scorching summer day? How about when it’s delivered by a real NFL rookie, who takes the time to hang out and...

Richmond restaurant owner celebrates birthday with fundraiser

Leave it to Richmond restaurant owner Menbere Aklilu—aka ‘Menbe’—to turn her own birthday celebration into an opportunity to help those in need. Menbe has invited residents to come share in her upcoming birthday celebration at...

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Salesian College Preparatory to hold open house Sunday, Oct. 22

Salesian College Preparatory to hold open house Sunday, Oct. 22

Salesian College Preparatory is inviting prospective students and their families onto its campus at 2851 Salesian Ave. in Richmond this Sunday, Oct. 22, from...
Craneway Pavilion event to offer ideal venue to honor veterans

Craneway Pavilion event to offer ideal venue to honor veterans

On Friday, Nov. 10, the Craneway Pavilion will be an all-encompassing site where Richmond area residents will have an opportunity to honor those who...
Amazon headquarters proposal includes Richmond sites

Amazon headquarters proposal includes Richmond sites

Will Amazon locate its second headquarters in Richmond? Richmond was one of five Bay Area cities to take part in a joint application to Amazon...