Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Beyond Richmond

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

San Pablo police praised for using technology that reduces risks from pursuits

San Pablo police to fine vehicles parked in yards

San Pablo police are asking that all vehicles parked on lawns and yards of homes in the city, including boats and motor homes, be removed or face $100 fines. Effective July 1, the police department...
Driver flees after fatally striking pedestrian at 20th and Barrett

3 charged with robbing San Pablo casino winners

Three Vallejo residents pleaded not guilty on Wednesday to charges that they followed a husband and wife from the Lytton Casino in San Pablo to South San Francisco and robbed them at gunpoint, San...
West County residents invited to town hall on I-80 traffic challenges

West County residents invited to town hall on I-80 gridlock

Ready to discuss the traffic challenges on Interstate Highway 80 in West Contra Costa County -- and better yet, ways to mitigate the gridlock? The West County community is invited to a town hall featuring...
Contra Costa County supervisor has successful heart valve surgery

Contra Costa County supervisor has successful heart valve surgery

Supervisor Diane Burgis' surgery to replace her aortic valve was a success, according to a statement issued Tuesday by her office. The District 3 supervisor is set to remain in the hospital for one...
Contra Costa County supervisor to undergo surgery to repair heart valve

Contra Costa County supervisor to undergo surgery to repair heart valve

Contra Costa County Supervisor Diane Burgis, who represents District 3,  issued a statement today regarding her health: "When I count the things I am grateful for, representing you is right up there with my family,...

Tax talk: Legislative threats and optimism for taxpayers

Contra Costa County taxpayers are invited to hear David Wolfe, legislative director of the Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association, speak next month in Pleasant Hill. His talk, "Threats and Optimism for Taxpayers from the California Legislature,"...
Attorney, author inspiring girls to be lawyers, critical thinkers

Attorney, author inspiring girls to be lawyers-in-training

Brittany Armstrong Whittington isn’t just the author of a book about a girl who wants to be a lawyer. She was that girl. And now the Deputy District Attorney hopes to inspire future generations of...

Lake Elementary hosts 3rd Annual African-American Read-In

Lake Elementary hosted its African-American Read-In on Tuesday, where community members went to the school in San Pablo to act as guest readers as part of a yearly Black History Month event, according to...
Driver killed in I-580 crash in Richmond ID'd

El Sobrante man dies in solo-vehicle crash on I-80

A 59-year-old El Sobrante man died in a solo crash on westbound Interstate Highway 80 in Pinole early Wednesday. Dexter Francis was identified by the county coroner's office as the driver of a 2000 Audi...
Boat theft spike prompts Contra Costa Sheriff's advisory

Boat theft spike prompts Contra Costa Sheriff’s advisory

A spike in boat thefts in the Delta has prompted an advisory from the Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff. In recent month, Contra Costa County has received more than a dozen stolen boat...

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ADA compliance: How to make your business welcoming to all

The ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) was created to ensure all customers, regardless of physical ability, have access at brick-and-mortar stores. However, many business owners,...

Richmond’s newly appointed interim city manager addresses city

Richmond's newly appointed interim City Manager Steve Falk expects to serve in his role through the end of the year, and during that time...

Video! 8 criminal complaints forwarded to DA after sideshows

Criminal complaints against eight individuals were forwarded to the Contra Costa County District Attorney's Office following three separate sideshows that occurred Sunday, Aug. 11,...