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14 couples to marry at John Muir House as ‘Destination Weddings’ returns

Fourteen couples will get married at the John Muir National Historic Site on Friday in Contra Costa County's first "Destination Weddings" event since before the COVID-19 pandemic. The Contra Costa Clerk-Recorder’s Office and the National...
Circus Bella returns to Richmond with ‘Flip, Flop, Fly’

Circus Bella returns to Richmond with ‘Flip, Flop, Fly’

By Kathy Chouteau Circus Bella’s “Flip, Flop, Fly,” an outdoor show featuring a modern twist on a one-ring circus, is returning to Point San Pablo Harbor, 1900 Stenmark Dr. in Richmond, Sun., July 17 with...
New COVID ‘test to treat’ site opening this week in San Pablo

New COVID ‘test to treat’ site opening this week in San Pablo

By Kathy Chouteau A new “test to treat” state COVID-19 testing site is expected to open in San Pablo by the end of this week, which will not only offer testing, but also prescription medication...
Olympians ‘Make a Splash’ at The Plunge in support of swim lessons

Olympians ‘Make a Splash’ at Richmond Plunge to support swim lessons

By Kathy Chouteau Olympians Nathan Adrian, Elizabeth Beisel, and Cullen Jones took the Richmond Plunge on Monday to help coach local youth swimmers and to raise awareness around the importance of learning to swim. Their visit...
Greenwood Academy speech competition speaks on power of community

Greenwood Academy speech competition speaks on power of community

By Kathy Chouteau While Sylvester Greenwood Academy students Octavious Mims and Oswaldo Navarrete earned the spotlight at a speech competition in the school’s gym last week, they ended up turning the spotlight right back on...
Japanese Americans to share WWII experience at Rosies Trust event 

Japanese Americans to share WWII experience at Rosies Trust event 

By Kathy Chouteau Flora Ninomiya and Ben Takeshita will share their childhood experiences at U.S. relocation centers for Japanese Americans during WWII at “The Impact of Executive Order 9066”—a Zoom discussion presented by the Rosie...
Blues Foundation bolsters street renaming effort with block party, video shoot

Blues Foundation bolsters street renaming effort with block party, video shoot

By Kathy Chouteau The North & Greater Richmond Blues Foundation is welcoming local community members to come out Sat., May 28 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. for “The Richmond Walk,” a free street block...
WCCUSD to host community safety forum via Zoom

Statement from WCCUSD superintendent on elementary school shooting in Texas

Dr. Kenneth Chris Hurst, superintendent of the West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD), released the following statement in reaction to the mass shooting at an elementary school in Uvalde, Texas, on Tuesday: Dear WCCUSD...

First suspected monkeypox case in California

The California Department of Public Health is investigating the first suspected monkeypox case in the state. Monkeypox is comparable to a milder version of smallpox, and the person suspected of infection is a Sacramento...
WCCUSD Expanded Learning Dept. offers free summer enrichment program 

WCCUSD Expanded Learning Dept. offers free summer enrichment program 

By Kathy Chouteau Families seeking summer enrichment for their children in the coming months might not have to look any further than their own backyards, with the West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) Expanded...

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Olympians ‘Make a Splash’ at The Plunge in support of swim lessons

Olympians ‘Make a Splash’ at Richmond Plunge to support swim lessons

By Kathy Chouteau Olympians Nathan Adrian, Elizabeth Beisel, and Cullen Jones took the Richmond Plunge on Monday to help coach local youth swimmers and to...
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Local actor to appear in Brad Pitt blockbuster, ‘Bullet Train’

By Kathy Chouteau Hercules resident Alonso Saravia credits a Richmond Standard Facebook post with sparking the launch of his acting career, which has included work...

14 couples to marry at John Muir House as ‘Destination Weddings’ returns

Fourteen couples will get married at the John Muir National Historic Site on Friday in Contra Costa County's first "Destination Weddings" event since before...