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14-year-old student found in possession of gun at De Anza High

14-year-old student found in possession of gun at De Anza High

A 14-year-old De Anza High student was found in possession of a gun at school on Friday, police said. A Richmond Police Department school resource officer notified staff on Thursday that he had received information...
Richmond man shot by BART police recovering

Suspect injured in officer-involved shooting near Richmond BART

An armed suspect was injured in an officer-involved shooting near the Richmond BART station just before 1 a.m. Thursday, according to police. The incident occurred after officers responded to a report of a man armed...
Planned rally at Richmond City Hall Thursday to call for 'Clean Dream Act'

Planned rally at Richmond City Hall to call for ‘clean Dream Act’

Contra Costa County leaders, immigrant advocates and others are planning to rally at Richmond City Hall on Thursday as part of a national day of action urging Congress to pass "a clean Dream Act...
Free Richmond screening of Susan Sarandon-produced 'Storied Streets'

Free Richmond screening of Susan Sarandon-produced ‘Storied Streets’

In recognition of November as Homelessness Awareness Month, the city of Richmond and Contra Costa Council on Homelessness are partnering to host a free screening of an award-winning documentary produced by Academy Award-winning actor...

Craneway Pavilion event salutes veterans

Hundreds of community members came to the Craneway Pavilion on Friday to pay homage to past, present and future military members during a heartfelt ceremony. The Salute to Veterans event, sponsored by Chevron Richmond, included...
MicroPAD showcased at Richmond City Hall

MicroPAD showcased at Richmond City Hall

By Mike Kinney A MicroPAD was temporarily placed in front of Richmond City Hall on Tuesday as a showcase by city and county officials who want to use them to reduce homelessness. The Richmond Standard got...
Where to honor veterans in Richmond, San Pablo

Where to honor veterans in Richmond, San Pablo

Local residents have several opportunities this weekend to honor military veterans. Big events will occur at the Craneway Pavilion in Richmond on Friday, Nov. 10 and at San Pablo City Hall on Veteran's Day, which...

NIAD unveils trio of innovative new exhibits

By Zach Chouteau One of the coolest aspects of the vital NIAD art center on 23rd Street is its approach of presenting brand-new exhibits every month—always kicked off by a free reception with music and...
Salute owner presents $25,000 check to assist North Bay fire relief

Salute owner presents $25,000 check to assist North Bay fire relief

Those who dined at Salute e Vita Ristorante at 1900 Esplanade Drive on Oct. 27 helped to raise $25,000 for Wine Country fire victims. On Monday, Salute's charitable owner Menbere Aklilu presented the check for...
Contra Costa College warehouse training program accepting applicants

Contra Costa College warehouse training program accepting applicants

Local job seekers are encouraged to apply to become a part of the Contra Costa College Forklift, Logistics, Operations and Warehouse program (FLOW) Spring Cohort. The 10-week career-training program, which is sponsored by Chevron in partnership...

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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...