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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...
Sims Metal to host town hall to discuss Jan. 30 fire

Sims Metal to host town hall to discuss Jan. 30 fire

Sims Metal Management is holding a town hall on Wednesday, Feb. 7 in order to have a conversation with residents about the Jan. 30 fire at its Richmond metal recycling facility. Sims Metal Regional President...

Apprentices chosen, public meetings set for Rancho Market mural project

A mural planned for North Richmond's only non-alcohol-selling grocer is moving forward following the selection of local apprentices to assist in the community design process, according to local officials. Apprentices Alfonso Leon, Azia Marie Banagan,...
Electronic bike locker units installed at Richmond BART

Electronic bike locker units installed at Richmond BART

Eight electronic bike locker units have been installed at the renovated eastern entrance of the Richmond BART Station, according to the Richmond Main Street Initiative’s latest newsletter. The lockers are located at street level, next...

Child suffers minor injuries after dog bite at Point Pinole Regional Park

A 6-year-old girl suffered minor injuries when bitten by a leashed pit bull on a trail at Point Pinole Regional Park on Sunday, according to the California Highway Patrol, which landed a helicopter in...

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Richmond 'Detective of Year' disrupted Manor Boyz gang

Richmond ‘2017 Detective of Year’ led Manor Boyz crackdown

Richmond police Det. Cliff Calderan, RPD's gangs expert who is credited with leading an investigation that led to multiple arrests of the Manor Boyz...
Richmond suing Trump over sanctuary cities executive order

Richmond HS seniors invited to Cash 4 College event this Saturday

High school seniors from Richmond and their parents are encouraged to attend a Cash 4 College event this Saturday, Feb. 24, at the Richmond...
Teacher housing eyed for Quarry Residential Development

Teacher housing eyed for Quarry Residential Project

Teacher housing is being eyed for the Quarry Residential Project, according to City Manager Bill Lindsay. The project to construct nearly 200 condominium units at...