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Innovative biz ideas can win college students Hong Kong trip

Innovative biz ideas can win college students Hong Kong trip

Local college students are encouraged to submit innovative business ideas for a competition that can earn them a week-long, all-expenses paid trip to Hong Kong. The Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office in San Francisco...

Chrisfino Kenyatta Leal to speak at CCC this Wednesday, March 29

The fascinating Chrisfino Kenyatta Leal, who went from a life prison sentence to becoming manager of campus services at RocketSpace, a technology campus in San Francisco, is set to speak at a Richmond Chamber...
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Grant Elementary’s spring cleaning thanks to parents, nonprofit

It wasn't just people power. It was parent power. Parents of children from Grant Elementary at 2400 Downer Ave. in Richmond teamed with the nonprofit West County Digs, which supports educational school gardens, to spruce...

Girls Inc. offering adventurous 10-week summer camp

Girls Inc. of West Contra Costa County is offering a fun-filled 10-week summer camp that includes an educational theme every week and field trips to Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, an A's game, Jelly Belly...
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Bay Area Peacekeepers provide safe haven for local youth

By Mike Kinney, This week while roaming the city on my bicycle in search of the Richmond Standard's next Small Biz Boost segment, I stopped by the Bay Area Peacekeepers' (BAP) Life Center at 1167...
Contra Costa Clean Slate Day to be held at Richmond church April 8

Contra Costa Clean Slate Day to be held at Richmond church April 8

Residents wanting to learn how they can reduce a felony conviction to a misdemeanor or have their misdemeanor and felony convictions expunged should attend the Contra Costa Clean Slate Day 2017 on Saturday, April...
Bay Area Rescue Mission's 22nd golf tourney fundraiser set for May 8

Bay Area Rescue Mission’s 22nd golf tourney fundraiser set for May 8

The 22nd Annual New Life Golf Tournament, an important fundraiser for the Bay Area Rescue Mission, a Richmond-based homeless services and resource center, is set to take place Monday, May 8. The tournament, which is...
Local students attend Golden State Warriors’ anti-bullying event

Local students attend Golden State Warriors’ anti-bullying event

Christopher Dolan, a seventh-grader at Pinole Middle School, knows very well what it means to be a peaceful warrior. "A peaceful warrior is someone that is mentally strong and willing to stand up for the...

Richmond Firefighter of the Year reaches new heights

A Richmond fire inspector has been honored as Firefighter of the Year, partly for his instrumental role in developing so-called "aerial view plans" of city buildings -- such as the one pictured below --...
Richmond Mayor Tom Butt turns 73

Richmond Mayor Tom Butt turns 73

Richmond Mayor Tom Butt hasn't quite gone all-out for his birthday today. "I did sleep in this morning, to almost 9 a.m.," the 73-years-young mayor told us. Beyond that? "Just working all day." The mayor has had quite...

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Richmond native's debut with SF Deltas cut short by injury

Richmond native’s debut with SF Deltas cut short by injury

Earlier this month, we shared the inspiring story of Richmond native Saalih Muhammad, the emerging 21-year-old soccer star who earned a contract with the...

Richmond: Play chess while helping to spruce up downtown park

The community is invited to a fun Earth Day event in downtown Richmond next month, when residents are invited to play chess and help...
Chevron Richmond Refinery invites community to telephone town hall Thursday

Chevron Richmond Refinery to hold telephone town hall Thursday

The Chevron Richmond Refinery is inviting the community to a telephone town hall Thursday that will discuss what the company is doing to improve...