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Read our most recent news articles below from The Richmond Standard, your online destination for recent Richmond, CA news.

BART GM proposes $28M plan to boost security following violent attacks

BART GM proposes $28M plan to boost security following attacks

BART General Manager Grace Crunican is proposing a $28 million plan to heighten security and safety on trains and at stations following several violent incidents recently, including three homicides. Crunican is asking the transit agency's...
Playland-Not-at-the-Beach to close on Labor Day

Playland-Not-at-the-Beach to close on Labor Day

After "10 years of fun and merriment," Playland Not-at-the-Beach in El Cerrito is closing Labor Day, Sept. 3, as the property where it exists transitions to housing. "Like the original Playland at the Beach, we...
San Pablo house fire prompts evacuations in neighborhood

San Pablo house fire prompts evacuations in neighborhood

A house fire in the area of 11th and Rivers streets Tuesday morning led to the temporary evacuation of surrounding residents, according to the San Pablo Police Department. The blaze was reported just after 3...
El Cerrito police: 5-year-old girl returned to mother

El Cerrito police: 5-year-old girl returned to mother

El Cerrito police report that 5-year-old Royale Gant has been returned safely to her mother late Saturday night. Royale was reported missing Friday after her father, Dupree Gant, did not return her to her mother...
El Cerrito police: 5-year-old girl returned to mother

El Cerrito police seek public’s help locating 5-year-old and her father

The El Cerrito Police Department is asking for the public's assistance in locating 5-year old Royale Gant, who is with her father, Dupree Gant. "Gant did not return Royale to her mother at an agreed...
Two suspects in custody in connection with El Sobrante homicide last night

Two suspects in custody in connection with El Sobrante homicide

Two suspects are in custody in connection with the fatal shooting of a 22-year-old man in El Sobrante Wednesday night. Anthony Gaines, 22, of Richmond and Judy Barkas, 57, of El Sobrante have been booked...
Two dead from Richmond shootings since Friday

Sheriff’s office investigating homicide in El Sobrante

The Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office is investigating a homicide in El Sobrante Wednesday night. Deputies were dispatched to the 4800 block of San Pablo Dam Road on a report of a person shot at...

Contra Costa Animal Services offering free adoptions through July 3

Contra Costa Animal Services (CCAS) has a few big announcements to make: First, that it will be offering free adoptions of all animals from Friday, June 29, through Tuesday, July 3, and that it...
Public meeting set to discuss Wildcat Creek Restoration and Greenway trail project

Public meeting set for Wildcat Creek Restoration and Greenway project

The city of San Pablo plans to provide community members with an update on the developing designs for the Wildcat Creek Restoration and Greenway Project. The community meeting will take place at 6 p.m. Tuesday,...
BART warns about parking lot repaving at El Cerrito del Norte station

BART warns about parking lot repaving at El Cerrito del Norte station

Ongoing improvements being made to the El Cerrito del Norte station will require overnight work in the parking area on the west side of the station from June 25 through July 1, according to...

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Richmond police release details on shooting that killed Vennysia Jackson

Richmond police release details on shooting that killed Vennysia Jackson

Richmond police have released details about the fatal shooting of 37-year-old Vennysia Jackson on Saturday. Just before 4 p.m., police officers responded to the intersection...
County offers 'Rosie' opportunity for wedding ceremony on Richmond waterfront

County offers ‘Rosie’ opportunity for Richmond waterfront wedding

The Contra Costa Clerk-Recorder Division is set to marry couples at the scenic Rosie the Riveter/WWII Home Front Historic Park on the Richmond waterfront...
Richmond police to hold gun buyback event this Saturday

Gun buyback event set for Richmond Civic Center Plaza this Saturday

A unique gun buyback event set for Richmond Civic Center this Saturday, Aug. 18, will benefit the Robby Poblete Foundation, which plans to melt...