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

Bay Area Cali Classic set for El Cerrito High on Saturday

Bay Area Cali Classic set for El Cerrito High on Saturday

The 3rd Annual Bay Area Cali Classic Senior Bowl -- a showcase game for senior high school football players -- is set for this Saturday, Dec. 23 at El Cerrito High School. Kickoff is slated...
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County offering free adoptions today through Saturday

Contra Costa Animal Services (CCAS) is offering free adoptions of all animals from Tuesday, Dec. 19 through Saturday, Dec. 23 as part of a holiday special. Visit CCAS’ Martinez and Pinole adoption centers to meet...
Suspects sought after El Cerrito Walgreens pills heist

Suspects sought after El Cerrito Walgreens pills heist

Police are asking for the public's help in finding two suspects stole prescription pills from the Walgreens at 11565 San Pablo Ave. in El Cerrito last week. The theft took place Dec. 5 about 8:30 p.m.,...
Chevron pledges $1M for Bay Area scholarships

Chevron pledges $1M for Bay Area scholarships

After pledging $1 million in October to fund requests by local teachers for classroom projects as part of the annual Fuel Your School program, Chevron this week announced yet another $1 million donation toward...
Rep. DeSaulnier to host end-of-year town hall in El Cerrito

Rep. DeSaulnier’s Monday town hall in El Cerrito postponed

We were just informed by Rep. Mark DeSaulnier that he had to postpone Monday's planned town hall meeting in El Cerrito due to a last-minute change in the House voting schedule. "I will, however, be...
Waldorf Realty of El Sobrante hosting warm coat drive

Waldorf Realty of El Sobrante hosting warm coat drive

From now until the New Year, Waldorf Realty of El Sobrante is again partnering with One Warm Coat to host a warm coat drive this holiday season.  The business is encouraging community members to donate...
Two women shot in Richmond Thursday night

Four killed in collision on I-80 in San Pablo; suspect arrested

Four people were killed in a collision on westbound Interstate Highway 80 in San Pablo on Saturday night, according to the California Highway Patrol. Six more were injured in connection with the crash reported at...
El Sobrante woman's laptop snatched by thieves at Hercules Starbucks

Woman’s laptop snatched by thieves at Hercules Starbucks

An El Sobrante woman's laptop was snatched up by thieves as she was working on it at a Starbucks in Hercules this past Saturday. The incident occurred about 2:50 p.m. at the Starbucks at 3700...

Big-rig crash blocks lanes on I-80 in San Pablo Tuesday

A big-rig traveling westbound on Interstate Highway 80 crashed into two barriers and spilled a relatively small amount of fuel into a nearby storm drain Tuesday afternoon, according to the Bay City News wire service,...
Solo car crash at Pinole gas station causes fiery spectacle

Solo car crash at Pinole gas station causes fiery spectacle

Pinole police posted video and photos of the fiery aftermath of a solo car crash at a gas station on Friday. No one was injured, but one pump and the car were destroyed during the...

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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...