Thursday, January 26, 2023

Richmond

Blü Egyptian to get the party started at the Baltic

Blü Egyptian to bring ‘funky dance party’ to Baltic Kiss

By Kathy Chouteau Chico will invade Rich City when Blü Egyptian brings its “funky dance party” tunes to the Baltic Kiss in Point Richmond Fri., Feb. 3 at 8 p.m. Admission is $10 per person...
A Few of My Favorite Things: The Banksy of Beer Can’s Art

A Few of My Favorite Things: The Banksy of Beer Can Art

By Kathy Chouteau The Standard’s series, “A Few of My Favorite Things” takes a look at some of this reporter’s top local treasures—be they food, drink, places or faces—from Richmond and beyond. Up this week:...
Nonprofits encouraged to apply for Chevron ECIA grants

Nonprofits encouraged to apply for Chevron ECIA grants

Nonprofit organizations that provide services focused on supporting the community, youth and youth sports in Richmond are encouraged to apply for this Chevron-funded, city-administered grant program. The 10-year Chevron Modernization Project Environmental and Community Investment Agreement...
Raven’s planned waste-to-hydrogen facility in Richmond

Richmond waste-to-hydrogen project moves forward with Chevron investment  

A pioneering plant that will turn waste from a Richmond landfill into hydrogen is targeted to come online in the first quarter of 2024, thanks in part to additional investments in the project by...
Richmond police patrol activity report: Dec. 9-11

Richmond police patrol activity report for Jan. 13-15

Below is an overview of significant service activity provided by RPD patrol officers during their scheduled shifts. Officers responded to approx. 442 calls for service during this period. Please note that activity shared in...
Local health providers partner on education campaign amid tridemic

Local health providers partner on education campaign amid tridemic

By Kathy Chouteau Contra Costa Health and Kaiser Permanente have teamed up on a public health education campaign to inform community members about self-care recovery tips and remote treatment options for common illnesses via a...
Ribbon-cutting planned for Little Buddha Lounge in Richmond

Ribbon cutting planned for Little Buddha Lounge in Richmond

The Richmond Chamber of Commerce will host a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Sunday, Jan. 22, to welcome the Little Buddha Lounge, an oxygen bar and salt tavern geared towards holistic healing therapies. The community is invited...
Richmond residents, officials meet to combat human trafficking

Richmond residents, officials meet to combat human trafficking

By Mike Kinney  Human trafficking continues to be a pervasive problem in Richmond, but that hasn't stopped a community-wide effort to bust traffickers and provide services to victims. On Tuesday, Richmond police Chief Bisa French and...
Richmond police patrol activity report: Dec. 9-11

Richmond police patrol activity report Jan. 9-12

Below is an overview of significant service activity provided by RPD patrol officers during their scheduled shifts. Officers responded to 847 calls for service during this period. Please note that activities shared in these...
Kaiser Permanente volunteers show community spirit at MLK Day of Service

Kaiser volunteers partner with Urban Tilth for MLK Day of Service

By Antonia Ehlers The community spirit was high during a recent Martin Luther King Jr. Day volunteer event in Richmond. Permanente employees partnered with Urban Tilth at the Unity Park Community Plaza to honor Dr. King’s...

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'Kalua' the French Bulldog stolen at gungpoint on Barrett Avenue

‘Kalua’ the French Bulldog stolen in gunpoint robbery

Richmond police are asking for the community to be on the lookout for a French Bulldog named Kalua that was stolen at gunpoint on...
Richmond author’s book examines tie between incest and prostitution

Richmond author’s book examines tie between incest and prostitution

By Kathy Chouteau East Richmond Heights author and agent of social change Dr. Betty Burrus-Wright, PhD, MFT is set to release her book, “Searchers: Brave...
Warren Smith's response to immense adversity: 4.0 GPA, WSU signing

Warren Smith’s response to immense adversity: 4.0 GPA, WSU signing

Warren Smith, star senior defensive back and receiver for North Coast Section champion El Cerrito High, is also a 4.0 student and has signed...