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Free Back to School party set for Nevin Park on Sept. 12

Free Back to School party set for Nevin Park on Sept. 12

The Bay Area Rescue Mission (BARM) and Chevron Richmond are inviting families in the community to the free and fun Back-to-School Celebration at Nevin Park, 501 Macdonald Ave., on Wednesday, Sept. 12. The festivities run...
East Brother Beer Co. Summer Classic packs the pub

East Brother Beer Co. Summer Classic packs the pub

By Zach Chouteau East Brother Beer Co. has become one of Richmond’s most lively event hubs, and Sunday’s Summer Classic not only filled its Canal Boulevard tap room, but had the parking lot bustling with...
WCCUSD announces partial settlement in lawsuit involving trustee elections

WCCUSD announces partial settlement in lawsuit involving trustee elections

The West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) will move to trustee area elections in 2020. Also, terms of office for the three seats up for election on the WCCUSD Board of Education this...
Richmond mayor provides update on incoming city manager

Richmond mayor provides update on incoming city manager

By Richmond Mayor Tom Butt (this article first appeared in the mayor's e-forum newsletter), At the end of today, Aug. 31, 2018, City Manager Bill Lindsay will quietly slip out of City Hall, ending 13...

Richmond Named City of the Month by the California State Library

What city in California once had the largest winery in the world? Hint: it’s the same city that once set a ship-building record. And, if you’re reading this story, it’s also the same city you’re probably...

Hospice care not slowing longtime community activist

Alone at a relative’s home in Oakland, Sims Thompson walked on his own to open the front door. He was a bit frail, but he moved around fine. He sat on a reclining chair...
Rescue Mission, Chevron to hold Back to School celebration on Sept. 12

Rescue Mission, Chevron to hold Back to School celebration on Sept. 12

Families, we know you're extra busy with schools resuming. But make sure to mark your calendars for Sept. 12, when the Bay Area Rescue Mission teams up again with sponsor Chevron Richmond to hold...

Students get up-close look at the Oakland A’s

By Allynn McInerney Earlier this month, a group of 25 youth  from the Richmond Police Activities League, Richmond Little League and Richmond High Oilers Baseball team joined Chevron for a day with the Oakland A’s. The...
New Richmond nonprofit helps working adults gain a degree

New Richmond nonprofit helps working adults gain a degree

By Zach Chouteau Have you ever heard of a college program with no tests or required attendance that lets you gain a degree on your own time and in your own way? The Standard dropped...
Richmond Plunge to close for several months for repairs

Richmond Plunge to close for several months for repairs

The Richmond Plunge in Point Richmond will close for construction from Sept. 1 till at least the end of the year, according to city officials. The plaster on the bottom of the pool needs to...

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Hercules police release images from damaging crash

"Seatbelts do save lives." That's part of the statement released by Hercules police following a damaging solo-vehicle crash early Monday on Willow Avenue near Palm...
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27th Annual North & East Neighborhood Picnic draws locals

By Mike Kinney "Come and meet your neighbors" was this year's theme for the 27th Annual North & East Neighborhood Picnic. The potluck picnic took place...
The Factory Bar received unanimous approval from the Richmond Planning Commission earlier this month to launch at 12513 San Pablo Ave., near Clinton Ave.

The Factory Bar gets planning commission nod

The Factory Bar received unanimous approval from the Richmond Planning Commission earlier this month to launch at 12513 San Pablo Ave., near Clinton Ave. The...