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Richmond youth encouraged to apply for summer jobs

Richmond youth are encouraged to apply for summer jobs through the City of Richmond’s YouthWORKS Summer Youth Employment Program. Starting Feb. 1, young people from ages 16 to 21 can access the online application here....
Laundromat could join Val-Mar Market at 37th/Barrett

Laundromat could join Val-Mar Market at 37th/Barrett

Neighbors near the intersection of Barrett Avenue and 37th Street could soon have access to a new laundromat. Sadik Ahmed Alammari, owner of the Val-Mar Market at 3630 Barrett Ave., is seeking to build a...

William Jenkins Health Center groundbreaking celebrated

Local officials on Friday celebrated the groundbreaking for the three-story William Jenkins Health Center at 150 Harbour Way in Richmond, which is expected to be up and running in about 18 to 22 months. Earlier...
Kids offered tutoring, homework help at The Shops at Hilltop

Kids offered tutoring, homework help at The Shops at Hilltop

For local students who need free tutoring and homework help, there's a resource inside The Shops at Hilltop. For several years, The Homework Club, a nonprofit and subsidiary of Oakland-based church Abundant Life CCF, has...
Richmond Trees invites community to Feb. 11 tree planting

Richmond Trees invites community to Feb. 11 tree planting

Richmond Trees is inviting community volunteers to its next tree planting event on Sunday, Feb. 11. Volunteers are encouraged to meet at 9 a.m. at Burg Park, 2910 Clinton Ave. before heading out into...

Richmond’s Valentine’s Day options offer variety

By Zach Chouteau Still making your Valentine’s Day plans? Don’t panic, the Richmond Standard has put on its cupid wings and sought out some promising possibilities for the most romantic evening of the year. We've...
Middle school girls invited to 'Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day' event

‘Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day’ coming to Richmond Feb. 20

Middle school girls are encouraged to take part in an enriching event in Richmond that will introduce them to engineering with help from local transportation engineers. "Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day" is set for...

Vandals repeatedly tag Veterans Memorial Hall in Richmond

By Mike Kinney A Richmond police captain is encouraging residents near the 23rd street corridor to look out for vandals who have been tagging Veterans Memorial Hall at 968 23rd St. The vandals are frustrating efforts...
Two suspected car burglars nabbed at Pacific East Mall

Two suspected car burglars nabbed at Pacific East Mall

Two suspected car burglars were recently arrested at Pacific East Mall, as police respond to a "slight spike" in car burglaries in Richmond, police said. On Saturday, Jan. 24, a security guard called police about...
Bay Area Rescue Mission seeks manager for Center for Women and Children

Bay Area Rescue Mission seeks manager for Center for Women and Children

The Bay Area Rescue Mission has a job opening for Manager of its Center for Women and Children at 224 Macdonald Ave. in Richmond. According to BARM: "The right candidate will be a grounded and...

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Police chief: ‘Richmond remains a busy place’

On Friday, Feb. 9, Richmond police responded to a domestic violence call and learned an oft-abused woman had, weeks earlier, awakened to her husband...
Contra Costa County Supervisor John Gioia encourages citizens to apply for civil grand jury

County accepting applications for Civil Grand Jury service

The Contra Costa County Superior Court is accepting applications for Civil Grand Jury service for the fiscal year 2018-2019. Nineteen members will be selected to...

Unique NIAD fundraiser readies for sixth rendition

By Zach Chouteau One of Richmond’s most vital artistic hubs has unveiled the details for its sixth annual Win Win fundraiser—with the festive function all...