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

County libraries serving free, healthy lunches to kids and teens this summer

County libraries serving free, healthy lunches to kids and teens this summer

The Contra Costa County Library announced Monday it will serve free lunches to youth ages 18 and under at nine library locations this summer. County Librarian Melinda Cervantes said the Lunch at the Library program...
West County eateries mentioned in list of Bay Area's top food orders

West County eateries mentioned in list of Bay Area’s top food orders

The staff at sfgate.com put together a list of the most buzz-worthy food items being ordered in cities throughout the Bay Area, and items from eateries in Richmond, El Cerrito and Hercules earned mention. In...

Jersey Mike’s Subs opens in San Pablo

Jersey Mike’s Subs, a popular sandwich maker with 1,500 franchises nationwide, opened in San Pablo early this month.  The new franchise owned by Indy and Meet Pahwa is located at 30 D San Pablo Towne...
After body found in Hilltop Lake Park, arrest made

After body found in Hilltop Lake Park, arrest made

After finding the body of a man floating in the pond at Hilltop Lake Park last week, Richmond police said Tuesday an arrest has been made in the homicide case. On Thursday, May 17 at...
Richmond's WWII past remembered in beautiful Veteran's Day ceremony

SS Red Oak Victory to host Shipyard Swing concert this weekend

Lavay Smith and Her Red Hot Skillet Lickers will be swingin' on the 1944 ship Red Oak Victory this Saturday.   The community is invited to enjoy a full dinner and dancing just like they did in classic 1940s...

33-year-old man killed in crash in Montalvin Manor neighborhood

A San Pablo man was killed in a crash Saturday night in the Montalvin Manor neighborhood, according to the California Highway Patrol. Jason Johnson, 33, was identified Monday by the Contra Costa County coroner's office...
Contra Costa College announces 7 new degrees and certificates this fall

U.S. News & World Report designa a la secundaria Middle College H.S. de WCCUSD...

Por segundo año consecutivo, la revista U.S. News & World Report ha catalogado a la escuela secundaria Middle College High School (MCHS) del Distrito Escolar Unificado de West Contra Costa (WCCUSD) entre las mejores...
400,000 ballots mailed to county voters for June election

Nearly 400,000 ballots mailed to county voters for June election

The Contra Costa Elections Division announced today that voting for the June 5 Direct Statewide Primary Election has begun after nearly 400,000 Vote-By-Mail ballots were mailed earlier this week to county voters. In this election,...
Unseeded El Cerrito High sophomore wins NCS singles title

Unseeded El Cerrito High sophomore wins NCS singles title

An unseeded El Cerrito High sophomore won the North Coast Section singles tennis championship on Saturday, defeating three seeded opponents on the way, including the tournament's defending champion. Karl Collins triumphed at the NCS finale...
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San Pablo celebrates groundbreaking for expanded City Hall

By Mike Kinney San Pablo officials gathered at 1000 Gateway Ave. on Monday to celebrate the groundbreaking for a state-of-the-art, 42,000 square foot San Pablo City Hall, one of the city's largest construction projects to...

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Local girls and Chevron Richmond mentors team up to make ice cream

Here's one thing that will inspire anyone to want to be a scientist: learning to make ice cream. Eighteen members of Girls Inc. of West...
Richmond rapper celebrates birthday by holding school backpack drive

Richmond rapper celebrates birthday by holding school backpack drive

An emerging 13-year-old rap artist from Richmond decided to celebrate his birthday last weekend by giving back to his community. One5mani, known to his teachers...
Sandy Hook Promise program coming to Contra Costa County schools

Sandy Hook Promise program coming to Contra Costa County schools

Programs from the Sandy Hook Promise initiative are coming to Contra Costa County middle and high schools aimed at preventing gun violence on school...