Monday, June 17, 2019

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

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...

Arrests made in armed robbery of mom with her 5-year-old in San Pablo

Two suspects have been arrested in connection with an armed robbery on Wednesday in San Pablo that targeted a mother walking to her apartment with her 5-year-old daughter, police said. Damon Dixon, 23, of Hercules,...
Karen Pinkos

El Cerrito has new city manager

The City of El Cerrito has announced the promotion of Karen Pinkos to the role of City Manager. Pinkos has filled the role left behind by former City Manager Scott Hanin, who retired in December...

Grocery store and cafe opens at San Pablo Library

A new grocery store and coffee shop with outdoor seating opened at the San Pablo Library on Dec. 18. On Thursday, Jan. 17, from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m., a grand opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony...

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Custom-painted model train cars stolen in Pt. Richmond auto burglary

Have you seen these beautiful model trains? Eleven custom-painted model railroad freight cars were among items stolen during an auto burglary in Point Richmond...
Point Richmond kicks off annual summer concert series

Point Richmond kicks off annual summer concert series

By Zach Chouteau When it comes to local warm-weather traditions the whole family can enjoy, the Point Richmond Summer Music Festival—now in its 18th year—is...

Dialing 1 a must for 510 area codes starting June 22

Residents and businesses with the 510 area code must dial 1 before dialing their phone number for all calls starting Saturday, June 22, according...