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WWI cannon stolen from Richmond Veterans Memorial Hall

Richmond police detectives say they have recovered the World War I, 105mm cannon that was stolen on May 1 from the Veterans Memorial Hall at 968 23rd St. The theft, which was captured on camera, occurred during the...
Video! 23rd Street business asks for community's help in ID'ing bumbling burglar

Video! 23rd Street business asks for community’s help in ID’ing bumbling burglar

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WLnikVR6rmA The owner of a San Pablo beauty salon is asking for the public's help in identifying a burglar who stole from the business Sunday morning. Ana Valadaz, who opened PeinArte Beauty Salon at 1615 23rd...
Richmond police announce arrest in fatal hit-and-run at Ventura and Solano

Richmond police announce arrest, charges in fatal hit-and-run at Ventura and Solano

The man wanted in connection with a hit-and-run crash in Richmond that killed 77-year-old Walnut Creek resident Anthony Tonti last week was arrested on Monday and charged with two felonies Wednesday, police said. With help...
Body of man murdered in San Jose discovered in car in Richmond

Body of man murdered in San Jose discovered in car in Richmond

The body of a 54-year-old man who was murdered in San Jose was discovered in his car in Richmond, and his son (pictured) is being sought in connection with the homicide, police said. San Jose...

Rumors of immigration raids in Richmond and San Pablo

Several community members have written into the Richmond Standard wondering whether a federal effort to round up certain undocumented immigrants for deportation has led to operations in West County cities including Richmond and San...
Woman shot while driving in Richmond is respected Berkeley teacher; was struck by stray bullet

Woman shot while driving in Richmond is respected Berkeley teacher; hit by stray bullet

The Berkeley school district issued a statement after one of its teachers was shot and seriously injured while driving in Richmond, according to KRON (Ch. 4). Claire Dugan, 52, a fourth grade teacher at Berkeley's...
Community invited to farewell party for Richmond police Chief Chris Magnus

Mayor Butt issues statement on Chief Magnus’ hiring in Tucson

By Mayor Tom Butt, We obviously want the best for our Police Chief but it’s still a mixed bag for me, others on the City Council, City Hall, and residents.  He came to Richmond nearly...
Toddler discovered walking alone on Ohio Avenue in Richmond

Police search for missing 88-year-old patient in Iron Triangle ends successfully

An 88-year-old woman who went missing from an Iron Triangle care center last week was located by Richmond police officers within two hours and had been suffering from "some sort of medical distress," police...
Grocery store on 23rd Street damaged in two-alarm fire

Grocery store on 23rd Street damaged in two-alarm fire

An early-morning fire caused damage at a grocery store on 23rd Street in Richmond Monday, but no injuries were reported, a fire official said. The two-alarm blaze was reported at 1:55 a.m. at the Mi...
Officers on the way to question #Tolay and her pup.

Assemblymember wants third eastbound lane on Richmond-San Rafael Bridge opened by September

A Caltrains project to open a third eastbound lane on the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge in order to relieve frustrating congestion is not expected to be completed until 2017, but a North Bay lawmaker is...

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Richmond community gathers to mourn 4-year-old Heitor

Richmond community gathers to mourn 4-year-old Heitor

By Mike Kinney Dozens of solemn community members gathered on Coalinga Avenue in Richmond today to comfort a grieving family. The vigil was held in memory...
Richmond synagogue invites community to Purim Carnival

Richmond synagogue invites community to Purim Carnival

By Colette Wright Put on your best costume and break out your noisemakers in honor of Temple Beth Hillel’s festive Purium Carnival. On Sunday, March 8...
Become a Richmond Promise mentor

Become a Richmond Promise mentor

 By Kathy Chouteau The Richmond Promise is on the lookout for volunteer mentors for its 2020-2021 cohort of scholars. The organization that provides funding and guidance...