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WCCUSD's 23rd Nutrition, Health and Fitness Festival at Nystrom Elementary Friday

Richmond Main Street Farmers’ Market newsletter offers great info for shoppers

"Bountiful berries." That's one of the headlines in the Richmond Main Street Farmers' Market's newly released and informative July newsletter, which tells shoppers what to expect in their next visit to the market and other...
The Salesian girls varsity basketball team is No. 1 in the nation, according to USA Today's preseason poll.

Salesian takes top spot in USA Today poll after former No. 1 loses game

The Salesian girls varsity basketball team is No. 1 in the nation, according to USA Today's latest poll. Last month, we told you the incredible news that the Pride had been ranked No. 2 in...
Richmond Main Street Initiative touts downtown successes in 2014; seeks donations for next year

Richmond Main Street Initiative touts downtown successes in 2014; seeks donations for next year

A statement from Cynthia Haden, the chair of the Richmond Main Street Initiative Board of Directors: Greetings from the Board and staff of the Richmond Main Street Initiative! 2014 is almost over and boy has it...
Even though Richmond police officers who were investigating an assault case pulled over the wrong car, an arrest was still made.

Richmond police pull over wrong car; arrest still made

A 25-year-old man who happened to be driving a vehicle that was nearly identical to one driven by a possible assault suspect was pulled over and arrested in Richmond on Sunday for possessing a...
BNSF says toppled train car does not indicate wider safety problem

Here’s what we know so far about the derailed train off Richmond Parkway

Richmond Standard reader Koa Phan sent us the above photo of a derailed train off Richmond Parkway, an incident that hasn't been publicly reported. The reader said the derailment occurred where Pennsylvania Avenue ends near...
Suspects sought in armed robbery at Hilltop Walmart Monday night

Suspects sought in armed robbery at Hilltop Walmart Monday night

Police are searching for two suspects who robbed a man at gunpoint after he left the Walmart in Richmond late Monday night. The robbery occurred at 11:40 p.m. in the 1400 block of Hilltop Mall...
Richmond police outraged by Beckles' Facebook post

Vice Mayor Beckles claims she didn’t say ‘f— you’ in council chambers; amends statement...

The West County Times weighed in over the weekend on the drama involving Vice Mayor Jovanka Beckles, and it's worth reading. Beckles wants heckling public members to be suspended from attending council meetings for six...
WCCUSD sports schedule for this week

Athletes don’t miss beat in City of Richmond Youth Basketball Turkey Shoot 2014

The warm-up for a Richmond tradition, the Annual Candy Cane Classic, has begun in the form of the Turkey Shoot 2014. After adding a seventh and final team, the City of Richmond league is now...
West Contra Costa Healthcare District

Contra Costa County supes approve debt waiver plan to help preserve full-service DMC

One of several funding hurdles facing an ambitious plan to preserve a full-service Doctors Medical Center (DMC) through 2019 was overcome Tuesday after the Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors voted to forgive $12...
A one-alarm house fire in Richmond early Tuesday led to the discovery of a marijuana grow operation, a fire official said.

Richmond house fire leads to discovery of marijuana grow operation

A one-alarm house fire in Richmond early Tuesday led to the discovery of a marijuana grow operation, a fire official said. The fire was reported about 4 a.m. at 1825 Hellings Ave, Richmond fire Battalion...

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North Richmond market mural takes shape

By Mike Kinney The mural at Rancho Market & Deli at 500 Market Ave. is coming along. The community banded together to clean up and beautify...
San Pablo police arrest robbery suspect with 'questionable choice of fashion'

San Pablo police arrest robbery suspect with ‘questionable’ fashion choice

San Pablo police arrested a suspected armed robber due to his "questionable choice of fashion" about 3 p.m. Saturday. The suspect was wearing very recognizable...

Richmond Promise hiring 10 college interns

The Richmond Promise College Scholarship program is hiring 10 College Summer Associates through Americorps VISTA. The paid interns will develop their leadership, teamwork and project...