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West Contra Costa Healthcare District

Town hall meeting to detail Doctors Medical Center rescue plan

Richmond residents are encouraged to call into a telephone town hall meeting next week to learn about plans to prevent Doctors Medical Center in San Bruno from closing. The town hall is scheduled for Wednesday...
23rd Street fight turns fatal

Richmond’s first homicide victim of year is woman

A woman was fatally shot in the Sante Fe neighborhood Thursday night, becoming Richmond's first homicide victim of 2014. Police patrolling the area heard gunshots just before 10 p.m. and located the victim near S....
Laborers marched to Richmond City Hall on Tuesday to support the Chevron Richmond modernization project.

Community Views: Jobs before politics, please

by Antoine Cloird I'm a Richmond resident and I'm also a member of Local 324. I'm a laborer and a union member. We're here to support the modernization project at Chevron, because we know that...
Mariya Moore scored 23 points in Salesian's huge 61-42 win over league rival St. Mary's of Berkeley Tuesday night in the CIF Open Division Northern regional semifinals.

Salesian’s girls basketball team headed to Sleep Train Arena

Star guard Mariya Moore scored a game-high 23 points in Salesian's huge 61-42 win over league rival St. Mary's of Berkeley Tuesday night in the CIF Open Division Northern regional semifinals. The decisive victory sends...
Sales tax rates in El Cerrito and Richmond increase on Wednesday

Richmond moves closer to $12.30 minimum wage

Richmond City Council on Tuesday voted to increase the city's minimum wage to $12.30 per hour by 2017. The council voted 6-1 in favor of the hike in the first reading of the ordinance. If...
The Salesian girls basketball team is headed to the second round Tuesday night of the CIF Open Division playoffs.

Video! Highlights of Salesian’s win over St. Ignatius

Video highlights of the Salesian girls basketball team's playoff win last week might be a good way to get pumped up for the Pride's highly anticipated game tonight against St. Mary's of Berkeley. With help...
A suspected Richmond pimp is being charged with abducting a prostitute last month as she was headed to an interview with police to discuss his abuse.

Richmond police to send warning letters to homes of ‘johns’

Richmond police will soon mail letters to the homes of  "johns" suspected of soliciting sex workers in the city. The warning letters do not include criminal charges and are solely to persuade people not to...
Update regarding flaring activity at the Chevron Richmond Refinery

Draft EIR for Chevron Richmond’s refinery modernization project released

The much-anticipated draft environmental impact report (EIR) for the Chevron Richmond refinery’s billion-dollar modernization project was released Tuesday morning. The analysis details the company’s plans to replace aging processing units at the century-old refinery, which...
An excerpt about Major League Baseball coach Dale Curtis Sveum.

The real Richmond: Dale Sveum

The Richmond Standard is publishing weekly excerpts from Rodney “Alamo” Brown's 104-page book, “If My Eyes Could Rewind: The Real Richmond, California Story.” The book offers mini-accounts on the lives of 78 people with...
Richmond police to hold another DUI checkpoint at Cutting/41st on Friday night

Richmond woman flees crash scene, forgets cable bill

A Richmond woman who allegedly ditched her vehicle after crashing into a parked car near her home Sunday morning apparently did not realize she had left a cable bill with her name on it...

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Ten of BART's new Fleet of the Future train cars are expected to begin carrying passengers in late September, the transit agency announced today. Last...

Volunteers sought to coach local students in writing

The highly regarded WriterCoach Connection (WCC) program is looking to train more volunteers with the ability to help local students develop their writing skills. The...
Protesters arrested at Kinder Morgan Terminal in Richmond

Protesters arrested at Kinder Morgan Terminal in Richmond

Two protesters were arrested at the Kinder Morgan Richmond Terminal Monday morning, according to Bay City News, citing a police spokesman. The protesters were among...