Tuesday, December 12, 2017

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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...
Less trash talk: Richmond residents and businesses can now recycle these items

What a waste! Richmond residents paying for unpaid trash bills

Fees are piling up for Richmond residents who failed to pay their garbage bills last year. On Tuesday, Richmond City Council will consider a resolution allowing the city to place liens against properties where waste...
Richmond's Catahoula Coffee to host 6th annual customer appreciation day on Sunday

Richmond coffee shop is region’s best in online poll

Richmond's Catahoula Coffee Company was rated the Bay Area's best coffee shop in an online poll this week. The oft-touted artisan roaster at 12472 San Pablo Ave., which opened in 2008, was one of more...
Richmond metal plating company forced to shut down due to hazardous waste violations

Richmond metal plating company facing hazardous waste charges

A Richmond metal plating company located near homes on Nevin Avenue is facing 23 charges for allegedly storing hazardous chemicals in a manner that posed an unreasonable risk of fire, explosion or toxic chemical...
Richmond's Rubicon Bakery owner was profiled in an article by the Christian Science Monitor.

Christian Science Monitor profiles Richmond bakery owner

Andrew Soloff, owner of Richmond's Rubicon Bakery, was profiled Friday in an article in the Christian Science Monitor. The article credited  Soloff with successfully rescuing the  bakery at 154 S 23rd St., which opened in...
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.

Police cracking down on Ohio Avenue prostitution

Richmond police have launched a crackdown on prostitution along Ohio Avenue and are asking residents to call dispatch if they see such activity. "We will be making contact with Johns in the area," the department...
Community View: Illegal dumping along section of Richmond Greenway 'out of control'

Bates: ‘Corruption and nepotism at its ugliest point’

(In an email blast early Thursday, Councilman Nat Bates reacted to city council's rejection Wednesday of a no confidence vote for top managers at the Richmond Housing Authority) "Another reason for a complete investigation of...

Dont miss the free AltCar Expo at Craneway Pavilion

Richmond residents are encouraged to attend the Bay Area AltCar Expo at Craneway Pavilion on Friday and Saturday to check out the latest alternative energy vehicles. The expo runs from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m....

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Richmond biz holding toy giveaway, free Santa pics

Richmond biz to hold toy giveaway event, free Santa photos

Unlimited Wireless, the MetroPCS dealer at 12800 San Pablo Ave. in Richmond, is set to give out more than 500 toys along with free...
Richmond mayor pays respects to late SF Mayor Ed Lee

Richmond mayor pays respects to late SF Mayor Ed Lee

Richmond Mayor Tom Butt was among the many to pay respects to San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee, who died suddenly early Tuesday from a...

Richmond man dies after being shot in front of Emeryville Target

A Richmond man has died following a shooting in the parking lot of the Target in Emeryville on Dec. 4, police said. Eondre Bolton, 19,...