Thursday, March 21, 2019

Beyond Richmond

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

RPD's summer crime prevention fair Saturday offers food, fun and signatures for fix-it tickets

State of Richmond address set for Tuesday

Mayor Gayle McLaughlin's State of the City address will be delivered at Tuesday's Council meeting at 450 Civic Center Plaza. In other agenda items Tuesday, the Council is scheduled to receive survey results about a...

Photos from annual Richmond’s MLK Jr. event

The Martin Luther King Jr holiday in Richmond was a day of sun, fun and hard work - and there are pictures to prove it. Check out these Flickr photos posted by the health and...

Councilman points out positive aspect to 49ers loss

No tomatoes were thrown at Councilman Nathaniel Bates during Tuesday's council meeting - even though he offered praise for a Seattle Seahawk. Despite the 49ers' crushing 23-17 loss in Sunday's NFC Championship, Bates gave props...

Richmond police want your feedback

Richmond police want to know whether changes at the department have improved their effectiveness and responsiveness. Capt. Manjit Sappal is distributing a short online survey asking residents whether Richmond officers are approachable, visible and personable,...

City, mosque leaders reach accord on building repairs

Prayer might soon resume at a Richmond mosque that had been operating out of an unsafe building. The Masjid Noor mosque at 1330 Cutting Blvd. was shut down following a surprise inspection by Richmond Fire...

One of region’s largest tissue banks moves to Richmond

San Rafael has the tears, but Richmond gets the tissue. The nonprofit Tissue Banks International (TBI) moved its operations from San Rafael to Richmond this month as the Baltimore-based company looks to expand locally. The...

Richmond’s abused children get special attention

Abused children in Richmond will have an easier time opening up to law enforcement officials, police say, after the Council on Tuesday approved the continued funding of the Community Violence Solutions Interview Center in...
Kirk Cameron bringing marriage tour back to Hilltop Community Church

Kirk Cameron bringing marriage message to Richmond

Evangelist Kirk Cameron, best known as the actor who played Mike Seaver in the 1980s sitcom "Growing Pains," is bringing his national tour, Love Worth Fighting For, to a Richmond church next month. Cameron will...

South Richmond transportation projects underway

City officials on Thursday are planning to unveil proposals for transportation improvements in South Richmond. The first community meeting to introduce the project will be held at Booker T. Anderson Community Center at 960 South...
The City of Richmond Office of Emergency Service is offering local residents free Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training beginning Aug. 28.

Chevron grant to boost emergency preparedness

A $16,340 grant from Chevron Richmond that would help prepare Richmond residents for a crippling earthquake or storm is up for a vote at City Council on Tuesday. City staffers recommend approval of the money,...

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By Kathy Chouteau Like many creative firebrands before him, Ross Holzman found his inspiration in India. The East Richmond Heights resident, artist and founder/executive director of...

Woman shot, injured in domestic violence dispute in San Pablo

A 29-year-old woman was in critical condition after a domestic violence-related shooting in San Pablo Wednesday night, police said. At 10:18 p.m., officers were called...
Contra Costa College career fair attracts over 50 employers

Contra Costa College career fair attracts over 50 employers

Imagine a large supermarket that, rather than offering a wide variety of food, there was a wide variety of jobs to choose from. That’s in...