Thursday, December 8, 2022

Richmond

November election recounts requested in two Contra Costa County races

Recounts requested in two Contra Costa County races

Recounts have been requested in both the Richmond District 2 City Council race and the Antioch District 1 City Council race, the County Clerk-Recorder-Elections Department announced Wednesday. In the Richmond City Council District 2 race,...
Richmond Fire Training Center to be upgraded into regional training center

Richmond Fire Training Center to be upgraded into regional training center

The Richmond Fire Department (RFD) and Berkeley Fire Department (BFD) are partnering to upgrade the Richmond Fire Training Center at 3506 Cutting Blvd. into a regional training center for both agencies. In January, the Richmond...
Cesar Zepeda wins District 2 election after name pulled from a paper bag

Zepeda wins District 2 election tie-breaker after name pulled from paper bag

By Mike Kinney Cesar Zepeda was declared winner in the stalemate election for the District 2 seat on Richmond City Council today after the City Clerk pulled his name from a red paper bag in...
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Richmond police patrol activity report: Dec. 2-4

Below is an overview of significant service activity provided by RPD patrol officers during their scheduled shifts. Officers responded to approx. 543 calls for service during this period. Please note that activities shared in...
Wet weather keeping Richmond firefighters busy

Wet weather keeping Richmond firefighters busy

Richmond firefighers responded to "dozens" of traffic accidents over the last few rainy days, including two more significant incidents. On I-580 near Bayview Avenue, a vehicle lost control, rolling over and ending up in the...
Richmond Fire Department, fire marshal honored by American Red Cross

American Red Cross honors Richmond Fire Department, fire marshal

By Kathy Chouteau The American Red Cross recognized Fire Marshal Eric Govan and the Richmond Fire Department at the 6th Annual Partner Recognition Awards in Pleasant Hill on Nov. 29, according to the Richmond City...
Hilltop Marriott hiring ahead of January reopening

Hilltop Marriott hiring ahead of January reopening

The Courtyard by Marriott in Richmond, which was used during the pandemic to house the homeless as part of the state's Project Roomkey initiative, will reopen as a hotel in January and is hiring,...
Uniting Hearts seeks volunteers for community giveaways this holiday season

Uniting Hearts seeks volunteers for community giveaways this holiday season

By Kathy Chouteau As Uniting Hearts is revving up for its 2nd Annual Community Toy Giveaway, it’s in need of volunteers to help make the season brighter for children in need. The nonprofit also has...
Richmond police patrol activity report: Nov. 21-24

Richmond police patrol activity report: Nov. 28-Dec. 1

Below is an overview of significant service activity provided by RPD patrol officers during their scheduled shifts. Officers responded to approx. 790 calls for service during this period. Please note that activities shared in...
Rodriguez started with the RPD dispatch center in April and remains in the dispatcher training program.

Richmond police dispatcher commended for guiding delivery of baby

While Richmond police dispatcher Esmeralda Rodriguez coached a new mother through the delivery of her baby, she continued to field other radio requests and calls from field units.  Rodriguez's ability to remain calm while multitasking...

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Antojitos Guatemaltecos celebrates grand opening at new location

Antojitos Guatemaltecos celebrates grand opening in El Cerrito

Yury Aguilar, owner of Antojitos Guatemaltecos, reached out to the Standard this week to inform us that the popular business has moved to 11252...
San Pablo youth sports organizations seek donations for toy drive

San Pablo youth sports organizations seek donations for toy drive

Community members are encouraged to stop by Davis Park in San Pablo on Saturday to donate toys or $20 gift cards for the San...
November election recounts requested in two Contra Costa County races

Recounts requested in two Contra Costa County races

Recounts have been requested in both the Richmond District 2 City Council race and the Antioch District 1 City Council race, the County Clerk-Recorder-Elections...