Sunday, November 17, 2019

Beyond Richmond

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

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,...

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...

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Enthusiastic showing for bridge bike-ped path opening

By Kathy Chouteau They say if you build it, they will come. And indeed, they did. Hundreds of cyclists and pedestrians came out en masse...

Richmond Promise Scholar spotlight: Sharon Jackson

Meet the Richmond Promise Scholars, a growing movement of hundreds of students from Richmond and North Richmond who are currently attending over 100 colleges...

We toured a luxury cat hotel in Richmond

Julie Pledger was born and raised in the North & East Neighborhood. She grew up playing at Nicholl Park and going to Moo's Ice...