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AC Transit seeks public input on fare hike proposals

AC Transit seeks public input on fare hike proposals

AC Transit is proposing to increase fares in phases over the next five years until it reaches $3 in Fiscal Year 2023-24. The proposal would increase the adult cash fare, currently $2.35, by 15 cents,...
East Brother Beer to hold 2nd Annual Summer Classic this Sunday

East Brother Beer Co. offers $1 pints to federal employees

East Brother Beer Co. has brewed beer to benefit wildfire victims, hosted fundraisers for a local holiday festival, and has also given thanks to local teachers. Now, the community-minded brewery has its focus on local...

Richmond Planning Commission approves RYSE expansion project

A major renovation and expansion of the RYSE youth center in Richmond received unanimous approval from the city’s Planning Commission last week. The Planning Commission approved a conditional use permit and design review permit for...
City invites residents to assess Richmond parks

Residents invited to workshop on improving Richmond parks

Twenty-five parks in Richmond have been assessed and the results are in, leading to a community workshop at Nevin Community Center, 598 Nevin Ave., this Saturday, Jan. 26. The results from the workshop will be...
Harbour-8 Park: For the people, by the people

Harbour-8 Park: For the people, by the people

Within two blocks of Harbour-8 Park, there are five schools serving about 2,500 kids. That’s quite a bit more than the new, evolving park along the Richmond Greenway near Harbour Way can handle –...

Legal pros needed for county’s high school mock trial program

Soon-to-be, practicing, and retired law professionals are encouraged to volunteer their time for the 38th Annual Contra Costa County High School Mock Trial Program. The program is held on seven early weekday evenings during late...
Richmond High band director wins emerging educator award

Richmond High band director wins emerging educator award

Richmond High's inspiring young band director won an emerging educator award this month from the California Music Education Association, a recognition that doesn't surprise his students or the school district in the least. Four years...

Volunteers honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with Day of Service

Back when he first began participating in the annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service in Richmond, the effort occurred in "one event, one place," Richmond Mayor Tom Butt said Monday. Not so...

Your guide to MLK Jr. Day of Service events in Richmond

The power of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy shows itself in many ways across the nation, and one of those ways is through the hundreds of local community members who gather every year...
$3M litter solution for Meeker's Slough

$3M solution for Meeker Slough litter problem

The trash problem in Meeker Slough is set to have a $3 million solution. The Caltrans grant, which appears on the Richmond City Council agenda this coming Tuesday, will pay for the construction of two...

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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...