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Oakland

23rd Street fight turns fatal

Police: Father arrested after texting photo of himself holding knife to daughter’s throat

The photo left at least one Richmond police officer speechless. A 28-year-old Oakland man was arrested after he allegedly texted a photograph to his estranged girlfriend that shows him holding a steak knife to their...

Richmond crime data for 2015

Earlier this week, Richmond Mayor Tom Butt publicly praised news that his city, which in 2009 was ranked the 6th most dangerous in America, was absent from a new list of 12 Most Dangerous...

Disney grant to launch musical theater program at two Richmond schools

A $100,000 Disney grant is set to launch musical theater programs at two schools in Richmond and five in Oakland. The program administered by Bay Area Children’s Theatre (BACT) expanded into Richmond in its second...
Richmond McDonald's was buzzing with activity Monday morning at the start of the fast food chain's free coffee promotion.

Workers at McDonald’s stores in Richmond, Oakland win settlement

About 800 current and former workers from McDonald's stores in Oakland and Richmond could share $1.75 million in back pay and damages as part of a settlement stemming from a class-action lawsuit alleging wage...

Attorney John Burris representing Celeste Guap in exploitation case

Bay Area civil rights attorney John Burris announced Friday he has taken over as lead counsel for the 19-year-old woman at the center of a police sex exploitation scandal, known by her alias as...

Chevron sends 100 Richmond youth to practice at Oakland Coliseum

Back in the old days, Major League Baseball pitchers would wipe the sweat and grease from the back of their ears onto a baseball in order to impact the trajectory of pitches, former MLB...

Richmond considers litter tax on city businesses

Richmond City Council may ask voters in November to decide on a proposal to impose a litter tax on city businesses. On Tuesday, the council voted 6-1 to have city staff prepare a measure for...

Richmond mayor praises Amtrak service expansion

Richmond Mayor Tom Butt on Monday praised an announcement that Amtrak will be offering a seventh daily roundtrip between Bakersfield and Oakland, which stops in Richmond. The route between the Bay Area and the San...

Mayors of San Francisco, Oakland and San Jose join forces to support Measure AA

The mayors of San Francisco, Oakland and San Jose have joined forces to support Measure AA by dedicating the first Saturday of October as "Bay Day," a new annual celebration of San Francisco's Bay. The...

WriterCoach Connection uplifts learning and community

https://youtu.be/IDtqjEjsRiM Warning that we would be overwhelmed with good stories, Richmond Councilman Vinay Pimple urged the Standard to pay a visit to Richmond High on Wednesday for the final day of the school year for...

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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...