Friday, February 28, 2020

Beyond Richmond

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

The San Pablo City Council on Monday unanimously passed a ban on smoking inside rental multi-unit housing complexes citywide.

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...
UC Berkeley singing eccentric to perform in San Pablo

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...
Job seekers! Orientation for boot camp in San Pablo is Thursday

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...

Pinole police deploy new strategy to comfort traumatized children

Pinole police now have a new passenger in their patrol cars: a stuffed animal. And the cuddly new partner will have an important role in the response to traumatic events in the city. The police...
San Pablo residents can get rid of old stuff at Dumpster Day on May 13

San Pablo set to host first Dumpster Day of 2020

San Pablo's Public Works Department is hosting its first Dumpster Day of 2020 on Saturday, Jan. 18 at 2600 Moraga Road (the old El Portal school site) from 7 a.m. until the dumpsters get...
Driver killed in crash on I-580 in Richmond

Two killed in collision involving wrong-way driver on I-80

Two people were killed in a head-on collision involving a driver who was traveling the wrong way on eastbound I-80 near the Appian Way exit Monday night, according to the California Highway Patrol. The CHP...

Janet Napolitano kicks off UC application period at Hercules schools

University of California President Janet Napolitano visited Hercules middle and high schools last week in order to kick of the application filing period for the University of California. The UC Application Filing Period ends Nov....

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WCCUSD superintendent addresses 'painful' decision impacting nearly 300 employees

WCCUSD supe addresses ‘painful’ decision on nearly 300 employees

The West Contra Costa Unified School District superintendent issued the following statement to the school district community following the Board of Education meeting Wednesday. By...
Chevron Black Employee Network scholarship recipients aren't waiting to make a difference

Chevron Black Employee Network scholarship recipients aren’t waiting to make a difference

Shreejal Luitel isn’t just hoping for greater minority representation in the tech industry. The senior at Middle College High is already moving the needle...
Richmond honors Jerrold Hatchett for retirement, community service

Richmond honors Jerrold Hatchett for retirement, community service

By Kathy Chouteau Richmond’s “godfather” was honored with a proclamation from the City Council on Tuesday for his decades of community service and his recent...