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Orientation for free HazWOPER 40 training in San Pablo on Sept....

Job seekers are encouraged to attend an orientation for free HazWOPER 40 training on Wednesday, Sept. 25 at 3 p.m. The orientation will take place...

Lyft driver escapes armed kidnapper

A man has been charged with kidnapping a Lyft driver at gunpoint, but his plan was foiled by an apparent need for snacks, according...

Interim city manager to display electric 1961 Beetle at City Hall

Interim City Manager Steven Falk is set to show off his all-electric 1961 Volkswagen Beetle at Richmond City Hall on Thursday. The Beetle will be...

Contra Costa DA establishes Human Trafficking Hotline

Contra Costa County residents can now call a Human Trafficking Hotline to report incidents. Those with any information regarding acts or suspicions of forced or...

Contra Costa supes place moratorium on certain criminal justice fees

The Contra Costa County Board of Supervisor voted Tuesday to halt the County’s practice of collecting administrative fees from people leaving jail or on...

Bakery takes healthier approach to making dough

By Kathy Chouteau Dan Gildor, owner and head baker at Marina Bay Bakery, is a man with a mission. In the case of the Richmond baker,...

Richmond brewery gets cease-and-desist order from British baking legend Mary Berry

The agency representing Mary Berry, former legendary host of the British show “The Great Holiday Bake Off,” was reportedly none-too-happy that a Richmond brewery...

East Brother Beer Co. wins gold at California Craft Brewers Cup

East Brother Beer Co. just won another big award for its beer. At the California Craft Brewers Cup in Long Beach, part of the California...

Harbour-8 Park improvements coming along

A ribbon-cutting ceremony for significant enhancements to Harbour-8 Park in Richmond’s Iron Triangle neighborhood is just weeks away. Today, the Standard drove past the developing...

San Pablo PD bulletin leads to arrest of homicide suspects

A community bulletin posted by the San Pablo Police Department led to the arrest of two homicide suspects in connection with the 2015 killing...

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