Friday, April 19, 2019

Beyond Richmond

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

County wins grant to provide new car seats to eligible parents, guardians

Grant to give low-income county families free child safety seats

A newly awarded $75,000 state grant will enable Contra Costa County public health nurses to give free car seats to their low-income clients along with education on how to use them properly. The “Child...
One arrested after shooting near Market Ave. and 23rd St.

One arrested after shooting near Market Ave. and 23rd St.

A man was arrested in connection with a shooting near Market Avenue and 23rd Street on Friday night, police said. San Pablo police officer Shuan Swaleh was out on patrol about 10 p.m. when he...

Travis Credit Union to host Budget for Homeownership workshop

From the first treehouse you visit as a child, home ownership is a desire ingrained in us from an early age. As Americans, the house with the picket fence is as organic to our...
Contra Costa hosting drive-thru drop-offs for mail ballots

Contra Costa hosting drive-thru drop-offs for mail ballots

The Contra Costa Elections Division will again host a “drive-thru” ballot drop-off location outside of its Martinez office for the upcoming election. The drive-thru will be open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Monday...

Two alleged El Sobrante brothels shut down

Two suspected brothels in El Sobrante were shut down after citizen complaints led to investigations by the Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff. The citizen complaints were about massage parlors Country Costa Massage in...
San Pablo police sound alarm on vehicle vs. pedestrian accidents

San Pablo police sound alarm on vehicle vs. pedestrian accidents

San Pablo police are sounding an alarm about unsafe driving after four pedestrians were hit by vehicles in the city last week. The "sudden spike in vehicle collisions involving pedestrians" included two hit-and-run collisions, one...
San Pablo encourages residents to wear orange next Wednesday

San Pablo encourages residents to wear orange next Wednesday

The City of San Pablo is encouraging its citizens to wear orange next Wednesday, Oct. 24, in celebration of Unity Day, where everyone in schools, communities and online stands together against bullying and promotes...
Animal Services offering reduced costs for adoptions

Animal Services offering reduced costs for adoptions

With the aim of alleviating overcrowded shelters, Contra Costa Animal Services (CCAS) is offering reduced cost adoptions of all animals between now and Oct. 31. During this period, the adoption fee for all animals will...
Middle College High named 2019 Distinguished School

Vaccination clinic at CCC aims to scare off flu before Halloween

Community members are encouraged to attend a free flu vaccination clinic that will be offered at Contra Costa College on Tuesday, Oct. 30. Cleverly called Boo2Flu, the single-day clinic is a partnership between Contra Costa...
Middle College High named 2019 Distinguished School

Contra Costa College offering new ‘fast track’ classes

Contra Costa College has announced new Fast Track sessions allowing students to complete courses in a shorter amount of time. For fall 2018, Fast Track classes will run for eight weeks starting on Oct. 22,...

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County hiring teaching staff for Head Start Program

County hiring teaching staff for Head Start Program

Interested in a career in early education? The Community Services Bureau (CSB) of Contra Costa County Employment and Human Services Department invites you to apply...
Point Richmond Social Club has opened at 401 S. Garrard Blvd.

Highly-anticipated Point Richmond Social Club opens

The wait is over. You can now access a fresh cup of Catahoula Coffee daily in Point Richmond -- and also delicious beer and locally-sourced...

The Richmond history of the actor who lit up Lady Liberty

In 1886, a colorful man with a colorful past that included managing the Richmond Opera House used his fortune to light the Statue of...