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

Attorney, author inspiring girls to be lawyers, critical thinkers

Attorney, author inspiring girls to be lawyers-in-training

Brittany Armstrong Whittington isn’t just the author of a book about a girl who wants to be a lawyer. She was that girl. And now the Deputy District Attorney hopes to inspire future generations of...

Lake Elementary hosts 3rd Annual African-American Read-In

Lake Elementary hosted its African-American Read-In on Tuesday, where community members went to the school in San Pablo to act as guest readers as part of a yearly Black History Month event, according to...
Driver killed in I-580 crash in Richmond ID'd

El Sobrante man dies in solo-vehicle crash on I-80

A 59-year-old El Sobrante man died in a solo crash on westbound Interstate Highway 80 in Pinole early Wednesday. Dexter Francis was identified by the county coroner's office as the driver of a 2000 Audi...
Boat theft spike prompts Contra Costa Sheriff's advisory

Boat theft spike prompts Contra Costa Sheriff’s advisory

A spike in boat thefts in the Delta has prompted an advisory from the Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff. In recent month, Contra Costa County has received more than a dozen stolen boat...

Arrests made in armed robbery of mom with her 5-year-old in San Pablo

Two suspects have been arrested in connection with an armed robbery on Wednesday in San Pablo that targeted a mother walking to her apartment with her 5-year-old daughter, police said. Damon Dixon, 23, of Hercules,...
Karen Pinkos

El Cerrito has new city manager

The City of El Cerrito has announced the promotion of Karen Pinkos to the role of City Manager. Pinkos has filled the role left behind by former City Manager Scott Hanin, who retired in December...

Grocery store and cafe opens at San Pablo Library

A new grocery store and coffee shop with outdoor seating opened at the San Pablo Library on Dec. 18. On Thursday, Jan. 17, from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m., a grand opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony...

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Contra Costa County aims to deliver 1M COVID-19 vaccine doses by July 4

Contra Costa clinics invite kids ages 12-15 to get Pfizer vaccine

Children ages 12 to 15 can now get Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine at all Contra Costa County-operated clinics, the County announced today, after the Centers...
WCCUSD teachers, students honored at ‘Soaring to Excellence’ celebration

WCCUSD teachers, students honored at ‘Soaring to Excellence’ celebration

By Kathy Chouteau Amid the backdrop of the pandemic, four teachers and 10 scholarship-earning students from the West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) were...
Weekend Richmond ferry service to re-launch July 3

Weekend Richmond ferry service re-launching July 3

Weekend services will launch on several ferry routes -- including the Richmond-San Francisco route -- starting on July 3. It's two days after the San...