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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.

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...
CCC, WCCUSD schools closed today

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...
Register for the West Contra Costa Career Fair

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,...

Rotarians surprise Downer Elementary teachers with $100 gift cards

Downer Elementary's 29 teachers were surprised last week with $100 gift cards to purchase school supplies and other classroom needs from the San Pablo Rotary. Over 25 Rotarians team up throughout the year on various...
ConFire Chief Jeff Carman wins statewide 'Chief of the Year' award

ConFire Chief Jeff Carman wins statewide ‘Chief of the Year’ award

Contra Costa County Fire Protection District Chief Jeff Carman has been named the statewide fire chief of the year by the California Fire Chiefs Association (CalChiefs). The Ronny Jack Coleman Fire Chief of the Year...
San Pablo police praised for using technology that reduces risks from pursuits

San Pablo police lauded for using tech aimed at pursuit risk reduction

Fleeing from a pursuit by San Pablo police isn't as easy or as dangerous as it used to be thanks to technology, according to the department. The San Pablo Police Department announced Monday it was...
Contra Costa Clerk-Recorder offering Halloween wedding ceremonies

Contra Costa Clerk-Recorder offering Halloween wedding ceremonies

I boo! The Contra Costa County Clerk-Recorder is bringing back Halloween weddings this year, asking residents in a recent statement, "Have you ever considered being married by a fictional character or a bucket of popcorn?" County couples...
Pinole Valley QB DeMari Davis named Cal-Hi Sports offensive player of week

Pinole Valley High QB named Cal-Hi Sports offensive player of week

Pinole Valley High star quarterback DeMari Davis has been named the Cal-Hi Sports Northern California Offensive Player of the Week after leading his team to its best start since 2010 with a 7-0 record...

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Dr. Mayra Padilla of Contra Costa College (photo above) about the importance of college and life experiences. Padilla received her PhD in Neuroscience from U.C. Berkeley and was a lead researcher at Stanford for a time before becoming an educator.

Apply now for Chevron’s Somos Employee Network college scholarship

For an 11th consecutive year, the Somos Employee Network at Chevron Richmond is offering $1,000 scholarships to qualifying high school seniors.
Volunteers needed to clean up Richmond Little League fields

Volunteers needed to clean up Richmond Little League fields

As Richmond Little League preps for the 2019 season, its fields could use a bit of love and attention.

Payless to close all stores

By Mike Kinney Payless ShoeSource Inc. has announced plans to close all of its roughly 2,300 stores.