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Children’s book tells true tale of Richmond’s ‘bookmobile ballerina’

By Kathy Chouteau The Richmond Public Library’s Bookmobile really can give wings to a child’s dreams. The fascinating story of how the mobile library sparked...

WCCUSD and unions release joint statement on budget cuts

In a joint statement, the West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) and its employee unions said they aim to work together to limit...

Richmond ‘ninja gym’ to host President’s week, spring break camps

By Kathy Chouteau Parents of budding ninjas will want to check out the latest offerings from Richmond’s resident ninja gym, Traverse Fitness. During President’s Week—Feb. 17-21—and...

Richmond police ask for help identifying armed robbery suspect

The Richmond Police Department is asking for the community's help in identifying a suspect in an armed robbery. The incident occurred at about 5 p.m....

Falling in love with lattes all over again at Richmond’s Catahoula...

The ingredients are simple: milk and espresso. But let's face it, not all cafes do justice to the latte. Want one done right? Head to...

San Pablo City Hall construction nears completion

By Mike Kinney If the weather stays as nice as it has recently, the brand new San Pablo City Hall should open in April, said...

Richmond: Commissary kitchen set to open for local foodpreneurs

By Kathy Chouteau Bridge Storage and ArtSpace is calling out to foodpreneurs in Richmond and beyond about the launch this month of its new commissary...

San Pablo: Free 10-hour OSHA construction industry safety course

The San Pablo Economic Development Corporation (San Pablo EDC) is hosting a free two-day OSHA 10-hour safety training course -- on Thursday, Feb. 20...

WCCUSD Board to consider naming Richmond school after Michelle Obama

An ad hoc committee has recommended that the West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) Board of Education rename Woodrow Wilson Elementary School in...

Richmond: The Factory Bar eyes grand opening in March

By Mike Kinney A highly-anticipated new hang out spot in Richmond -- The Factory Bar -- aims to open its doors in March. On Friday,...

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San Pablo: History in full Blume

San Pablo history in full Blume

By Mike Kinney The Standard recently caught up with Janet Pottier, president of the San Pablo Historical and Museum Society, for insight about the historic...
12 employers to attend San Pablo hiring fair

12 employers to attend San Pablo hiring fair

Twelve local employers will be looking to meet great candidates at the West County Hiring Fair at San Pablo Library this Wednesday.  Employers will conduct...
Local student’s artwork featured in national children's magazine

Local student’s artwork featured in national children’s magazine

By Kathy Chouteau Alice Dangler, 7,  a second-grader at Mira Vista Elementary in Richmond, had the purr-fect answer to Spider Magazine’s recent call for cat...