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Introducing the (free!) Richmond Standard app

We’re always finding new ways to keep our readers informed about Richmond. Starting today, the same community-driven news coverage you have come to expect from us is now available at your fingertips. We are proud...
Contra Costa Clerk-Recorder offering Halloween wedding ceremonies

Contra Costa Clerk-Recorder offering Halloween wedding ceremonies

I boo! The Contra Costa County Clerk-Recorder is bringing back Halloween weddings this year, asking residents in a recent statement, "Have you ever considered being married by a fictional character or a bucket of popcorn?" County couples...
Daud Abdullah

Popular Richmond artist facing eviction; fundraiser launched

An online fundraiser has been launched in support of a well-known Richmond artist facing eviction from his home. Daud Abdullah can be often seen at many community events snapping photos, or creating mosaic artworks on...

Riggers Loft celebrates season with Harvest Pig Roast

By Kathy Chouteau Saturday afternoon, the Rigger’s Loft patio provided the perfect POV for taking in some live bluegrass, fine wine, fabulous fare and breathtaking bay views that included the Blue Angels flying overhead. The Richmond...
Great day on bay at annual North Richmond Shoreline Fest

Great day on bay at annual North Richmond Shoreline Fest

Kathy Chouteau A sunny, clear blue sky set the perfect backdrop for celebrating “Bay Day” at the 15th Annual North Richmond Shoreline Festival on Saturday. Boasting a bevy of free activities set up at Point Pinole...

Richmond Sea Scouts to hold recruiting event during Fleet Week air shows

The Northland Sea Scout crew has recruiting event this Saturday, Oct. 6, from to noon to 4 p.m. "We will be cruising on the Bay for the Blue Angels airshow," said John Cockle, Northland 2nd...
Haunted house at Shops at Hilltop 'not for the faint of heart'

Haunted house at Shops at Hilltop ‘not for the faint of heart’

A haunted house is opening at The Shops at Hilltop this Friday that is certainly not for the faint of heart. Nite Terrors Productions has a minimum age limit of 12 years or older for...

Assemble serves up superb brunch and scenery

By Kathy Chouteau You’ve got to love a restaurant location that’s so perfectly situated, you can run, walk, bike, drive or even sail to it. When it comes to assembling at Richmond’s Assemble restaurant, situated...
Burgerim celebrates grand opening near Contra Costa College

Burgerim celebrates grand opening near Contra Costa College

JayVon Muhammad says she opened a Burgerim restaurant in her home town late last month because, frankly, it's needed. Muhammad is a vegetarian and hasn't been very enthused by her options when she joins friends...
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Cheech Marin mixes laughter with wisdom at Contra Costa College event

by Mike Kinney During a highly-anticipated, free event at Contra Costa College's Knox Performing Arts Center on Thursday, Cheech Marin discussed his comedic career, the evolution of marijuana (which he helped popularize as part of...

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Riggers Loft Wine Co. to host Berkeley singer-songwriter

Riggers Loft Wine Co. to host Berkeley singer-songwriter

Steve Taylor-Ramírez, a singer-songwriter from Berkeley, is set to perform his acoustic folk, blues and Latin tunes at Riggers Loft Wine Company on Friday,...
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Local homeowners can get up to $3,000 for seismic retrofit

Through Nov. 13, homeowners in Richmond and San Pablo can register for a grant of up to $3,000 to be used toward a code-compliant...

Creating a better future for our kids

By Lily Rahnema I am the new Community Engagement Manager for the Richmond Refinery. I’m excited to work in this vibrant community and get to...