Friday, January 24, 2020

Beyond Richmond

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

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....

Soulful Softball Sunday invites community to bowl for breast cancer

By Mike Kinney The people behind the popular Soulful Softball Sunday in Richmond are inviting the community to bowl for breast cancer in Pinole on Saturday. In honor of local breast cancer survivors, the 5th Annual...

Ace Hardware invites community to grand opening festivities

The new Ace Hardware of Pinole, which opened Aug. 8 at 1440 Fitzgerald Drive, is set to hold grand opening festivities from Sept. 13-15, during which time there will be special sales and all...
Community advocates fundraising to send 15 Pullman Point kids to Oakland A's game

Kids free at Oakland A’s games in September

The Oakland A's are letting fans ages 12 and younger attend home games for free in September. As stated on the A's website: "For each regularly priced individual game ticket purchased, adults can add up to...

Memorial to dedicated volunteer approved for historic San Pablo site

A lasting memory to a beloved and dedicated volunteer with the San Pablo Historical Museum Society (SPHS) will soon be added to an historic city site. Last week, San Pablo City Council unanimously approved a...
Pinole Library to open 11 additional hours per week

Pinole Library to open 11 additional hours per week

Beginning July 2, the Pinole Library will open an additional 11 hours a week, according to Contra Costa County Library. "The new schedule will include five days of consecutive library service and open hours on...
County Library’s annual giveaway includes thousands of books

County Library’s annual giveaway includes thousands of books

The Contra Costa County Library is hosting its annual book giveaway from July 16 – 20. The book giveaway is located in the shipping and receiving area behind the Pleasant Hill Library and runs from...
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...

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...

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CoBiz Richmond gaining national attention

A project aiming to bring Silicon Valley's network of investors, experts and deal-makers to Richmond in a way that doesn’t displace existing residents, but...

San Pablo chooses city’s slogan for 2020

The San Pablo City Council held no debate before voting on the city's slogan for 2020. And perhaps that's fitting, as the slogan the...
Chevron Black History Awareness scholarship application period extended

Deadline extended for Chevron’s black history awareness scholarship

The deadline to apply for the Chevron Richmond Black History Awareness Scholarship program has been extended to Jan. 31. High school seniors in the West...