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Beyond Richmond

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

Public meeting set to discuss Wildcat Creek Restoration and Greenway trail project

Public meeting set for Wildcat Creek Restoration and Greenway project

The city of San Pablo plans to provide community members with an update on the developing designs for the Wildcat Creek Restoration and Greenway Project. The community meeting will take place at 6 p.m. Tuesday,...
BART warns about parking lot repaving at El Cerrito del Norte station

BART warns about parking lot repaving at El Cerrito del Norte station

Ongoing improvements being made to the El Cerrito del Norte station will require overnight work in the parking area on the west side of the station from June 25 through July 1, according to...

Marijuana biz proposed near El Cerrito, Richmond border

A public meeting is set for Tuesday, June 26 in El Cerrito City Council Chambers to discuss an application to open a marijuana dispensary at the Bishop Center at 11886, 11888 and 11896 San...
San Pablo to hold Dumpster Day this Saturday

San Pablo to hold Dumpster Day this Saturday

San Pablo residents are encouraged to take advantage of their city's next Dumpster Day this Saturday, June 16. The city's Public Works Department is hosting the event at 2600 Moraga Road (old El Portal school...
Two dead from Richmond shootings since Friday

El Sobrante man surrenders after police standoff

A man who allegedly threatened to kill neighbors in El Sobrante surrendered peacefully following a six-hour standoff with authorities that led to evacuations, according to the Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff. The incident...

Chabot Space & Science Center seeks volunteers

The good folks at Chabot Space & Science Center have asked us to share this ultra-interesting volunteer opportunity.  Volunteers at the Chabot Space & Science Center in Oakland engage visitors through interactive and hands-on...

Election results for West County residents

Results from the June 5 election are in. We've listed the results that matter most to local residents. In California, the top two candidates receiving the most votes move on to the November general election. GOVERNOR:...
It's Election Day! How to stay updated on results

It’s Election Day! How to stay updated on results

It's Election Day! For those voting at polling sites today, view the list of polling sites throughout Contra Costa County here. For those voting by mail, the county has set up drop-off boxes at all...
BART takes steps to increase response to biohazards on trains

BART takes steps to increase response to biohazards on trains

Starting today, BART riders have an additional option to report biohazards on trains using their phone or mobile website, m.bart.gov. "Riders can open a browser on their phone, go to m.bart.gov, and listed on the...
County to offer off-site locations to purchase birth, death and marriage certificates

County to offer off-site locations to purchase birth, death and marriage certificates

On a quarterly basis, the Contra Costa County Clerk-Recorder Office plans to offer off-site locations in different parts of the county where certified copies of vital records including birth, death and marriage certificates can...

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Toyota partners with Contra Costa College on career training program

Toyota partners with Contra Costa College on career training program

Toyota is installing its national automotive technician training program at Contra Costa College (CCC). Starting in Fall 2020, Contra Costa College​ will offer Toyota's Technician...
Richmond Tire set to give away 350 backpacks, supplies on Sunday

Richmond Tire set to give away 350 backpacks, supplies on Sunday

Richmond Tire of San Pablo is holding a backpack and supplies giveaway event on Sunday. Owners Jeff Rubin, and his son, Kalani, purchased 350 backpacks...
Temple Beth Hillel’s Religious School - Beit Midrash Hillel begins Sunday, August 19, 2018

Temple Beth Hillel’s religious school begins Sunday

Temple Beth Hillel’s Religious School -- Beit Midrash Hillel -- begins this Sunday. Kindergarten through post B’nai Mitzvah Religious School classes offer an exploration into Jewish...