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

Three shot while barbecuing in Richmond

El Cerrito police investigate shooting on Ohlone Greenway

El Cerrito police are investigating a shooting that injured a man on the Ohlone Greenway on Friday. Just after 3 p.m., police were called to a shooting on the pathway just north of Blake Street...
Pinole welcomes Que Onda Tacobar

Pinole welcomes Que Onda Tacobar

By Kathy Chouteau “All you need is love and tacos.” That's the case made by owners of a new taco bar in Pinole. On Friday, Pinole Mayor Roy Swearingen and his wife, Rose, helped cut the...
Hercules named as candidate for Capitol Corridor station

Hercules named as candidate for Capitol Corridor station

The first step to establish a long-planned new train station on the Hercules shoreline took place earlier this month. On Feb. 12, the Capitol Corridor Joint Powers Authority (CCJPA) voted to grant the city "candidate...
San Pablo City Hall construction nears completion

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 Charles Ching, the community and economic development director for the...
COVID-19 Housing Assistance Grant available for San Pablo residents

San Pablo bans smoking and vaping in most multi-unit housing

San Pablo, the city that received an “F” for smoke-free outdoor air and for smoke-free housing from the 2018 State of Tobacco Control Report, hopes to improve its grade after its City Council on...
All Contra Costa County Library locations closing Monday due to COVID-19

Former UC Berkeley campus singing eccentric to perform in San Pablo

In his distinctive suits and fedora, Rick Starr sang off key into an unplugged microphone. Even so, he made a name for himself during the 1980s and 1990s by belting out Big Band-era hits...
San Pablo EDC holding Tuesday calls for local job seekers

Free job readiness bootcamp in San Pablo

Looking for support with your job search?  Then don't miss the Removing Barriers Job Readiness Boot Camp orientation on Wednesday, Feb. 5 at 3 p.m. at the San Pablo EDC, located at 13830 San...
Tattoo removal in San Pablo: Leaving behind the past

San Pablo EDC offers low-cost tattoo removal

If tattoos are a part of that past you’d like to shed, there’s a local, low-cost clinic that may help you. San Pablo EDC runs a flat-fee tattoo removal clinic every second Saturday of the...

Former Oakland A’s great Mike Norris joins San Pablo Baseball Association

Former Oakland A's pitching great Mike Norris is all too familiar with the highs and lows of being a famous professional athlete. While he won the Golden Glove award twice and was runner-up for...

Documentary film highlights San Pablo’s ‘most famous citizen’

The community is invited to attend a premiere documentary film screening about San Pablo's "most famous citizen," Juan B. Alvarado, on Sunday, Jan. 12. The free screening will take place in the Wildcat Room of...

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Red Oak Victory to close for restoration work

City floats berth rental fee for Red Oak Victory amid budget deficit

By Kathy Chouteau Amid a $27 million budget deficit that’s been compounded by the COVID-19 pandemic, the City of Richmond is assessing possible budget balancing...
West County businesses aim to get word out about curbside service

West County businesses aim to get word out about curbside service

By Mike Kinney Yao Saechao, store manager at Richmond Blueprint & Lithograph, sported a large smile while pointing at the "Open" sign in front of...
Over 30 cited in operation targeting speeders, distracted drivers in Richmond

Over 30 cited in operation targeting speeders, distracted drivers in Richmond

By Mike Kinney Over 30 citations were issued Thursday in an operation targeting speeders and distracted drivers on Richmond Parkway and San Pablo Avenue, police...