Monday, March 30, 2020

Beyond Richmond

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

Why killings aren’t happening as often in Richmond

The West County Times offered great insight on Monday into why the homicide total in Richmond has dropped so dramatically. Last year 16 people were killed, the lowest total since 1980. In 2009, there were...

Car thieves warned about increased patrols

Undercover police officers will be patrolling the area of Pacific East Mall and the Hilltop Mall in order to bust car thieves. "We're doing lots of extra patrols," according to a post on the department's...

Suspected storage burglar stunned

A suspected burglar was zapped with a Taser after he allegedly attacked a police officer with a screwdriver last week, according to the Richmond Police Department. The 28-year-old suspect, whose name was not immediately available,...

Fundraiser for stray bullet victim

The brother of a Richmond teen who was struck by a stray bullet while watching television in her home last month  is trying to raise funds for his now-paralyzed sister. Dominique Romero, 19, was sitting...
Suspects in getaway car thwarted by construction of Richmond underpass named after fallen cop

Clearer signage for merchants

City Manager Bill Lindsey hopes clearer signage will help businesses affected by construction of the Officer Bradley A. Moody Memorial underpass. The underpass on Marina Bay Park between Meeker Avenue and Regatta Boulevard will allow...

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The Save Mart Companies announced Friday it still needs to hire temporary workers to meet the demand during the COVID-19 pandemic. "In addition to the...
Contra Costa County election results

Final election results: Measure R passes, Measure J fails

Measure R has passed and Measure J has failed, according to the Contra Costa County Elections Office's final official results for the March 3...