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

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...

16th Annual Music on the Main concert to enliven downtown

The first of two free Music on the Main concerts is set to take place in downtown Richmond on July 26. Live music, food, beverages, vendors, a kids zone, resource booth and even a Freshest...
Richmond's Fix Our Ferals clinic reopens

Fix Our Ferals expands services to include dogs

The Richmond non-profit Fix Our Ferals has gone to the dogs—in a good way. The organization known for providing affordable spay-neuter services for cats in the East Bay is now offering those same services...

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Richmond community encouraged to 'fill a bag, feed a family' by Dec. 18

Richmond community encouraged to ‘fill a bag, feed a family’ by Dec. 18

Community members are encouraged to "fill a bag, feed a family" as part of the 2nd Annual Holiday Food Drive benefiting the Iron Triangle-based...
Richmond man shot by BART police recovering

Richmond man shot by BART police recovering

The man who was shot by BART police near Richmond station last week has been identified as 21-year-old Jeremiah Witherspoon, who is recovering from...
Mayor recounts Hotel Mac's role in 'Annual Turkey Shoot'

Mayor recounts Hotel Mac’s role in ‘Annual Turkey Shoot’

Organizers of the Point Richmond Annual Turkey Shoot appear compelled to remind people that "no turkeys are harmed during this event." Recently, Mayor Tom Butt...