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

Community advocates fundraising to send 15 Pullman Point kids to Oakland A's game

Kids free at Oakland A’s games in September

The Oakland A's are letting fans ages 12 and younger attend home games for free in September. As stated on the A's website: "For each regularly priced individual game ticket purchased, adults can add up to...

Memorial to dedicated volunteer approved for historic San Pablo site

A lasting memory to a beloved and dedicated volunteer with the San Pablo Historical Museum Society (SPHS) will soon be added to an historic city site. Last week, San Pablo City Council unanimously approved a...
Pinole Library to open 11 additional hours per week

Pinole Library to open 11 additional hours per week

Beginning July 2, the Pinole Library will open an additional 11 hours a week, according to Contra Costa County Library. "The new schedule will include five days of consecutive library service and open hours on...
County Library’s annual giveaway includes thousands of books

County Library’s annual giveaway includes thousands of books

The Contra Costa County Library is hosting its annual book giveaway from July 16 – 20. The book giveaway is located in the shipping and receiving area behind the Pleasant Hill Library and runs from...
San Pablo police praised for using technology that reduces risks from pursuits

San Pablo police to fine vehicles parked in yards

San Pablo police are asking that all vehicles parked on lawns and yards of homes in the city, including boats and motor homes, be removed or face $100 fines. Effective July 1, the police department...

3 charged with robbing San Pablo casino winners

Three Vallejo residents pleaded not guilty on Wednesday to charges that they followed a husband and wife from the Lytton Casino in San Pablo to South San Francisco and robbed them at gunpoint, San...
West County residents invited to town hall on I-80 traffic challenges

West County residents invited to town hall on I-80 gridlock

Ready to discuss the traffic challenges on Interstate Highway 80 in West Contra Costa County -- and better yet, ways to mitigate the gridlock? The West County community is invited to a town hall featuring...
Contra Costa County supervisor has successful heart valve surgery

Contra Costa County supervisor has successful heart valve surgery

Supervisor Diane Burgis' surgery to replace her aortic valve was a success, according to a statement issued Tuesday by her office. The District 3 supervisor is set to remain in the hospital for one...
Contra Costa County supervisor to undergo surgery to repair heart valve

Contra Costa County supervisor to undergo surgery to repair heart valve

Contra Costa County Supervisor Diane Burgis, who represents District 3,  issued a statement today regarding her health: "When I count the things I am grateful for, representing you is right up there with my family,...

Tax talk: Legislative threats and optimism for taxpayers

Contra Costa County taxpayers are invited to hear David Wolfe, legislative director of the Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association, speak next month in Pleasant Hill. His talk, "Threats and Optimism for Taxpayers from the California Legislature,"...

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Fast-acting park visitors were lauded Friday for their help in dousing an arson fire at Wildcat Canyon Regional Park and for assisting police in...
Free EMS training available to qualified high school graduates

Free EMT training available to qualified high school graduates

By Kathy Chouteau Locals between the ages of 18-26 years old can receive free training as an emergency medical technician (EMT) as part of a...
Richmond Main Street Initiative names new executive director

Richmond Main Street Initiative names new executive director

By Kathy Chouteau Richmond Main Street Initiative (RMSI), a nonprofit that aims to revitalize downtown Richmond, has announced Andrea Portillo-Knowles as its new executive director....