Saturday, May 28, 2022

Richmond

Authorities investigate homicides in Richmond, El Sobrante

Authorities are investigating two homicides in recent days, including the fatal shooting of a 24-year-old Richmond man Friday and the fatal shooting of a 52-year-old man in El Sobrante on Saturday. Richmond police responded to...

Richmond’s Alysa Liu youngest to win U.S. women’s figure skating title

Richmond resident Alysa Liu, 13, became the youngest to win the women's U.S. Figure Skating Championships after defeating defending champion Bradie Tennell Friday night. And that's not the only record she broke. Liu was also...
Republic Services to launch West County compost giveaway program

Republic Services to launch West County compost giveaway program

Need compost for your garden? Republic Services is set to launch a new compost giveaway program for West Contra Costa residents. Starting Feb. 6 and each first Wednesday of the month thereafter, West County households can...
Richmond's annual Black History celebration set for Saturday

More details released about tomorrow’s big WCC Education Fair

Forty West Contra Costa public schools, both district and charter, will be showcased along with resources from over 25 nonprofits at the first ever West Contra Costa Education Fair at the Richmond Memorial Auditorium...
Domestic violence suspect arrested after ramming vehicles with her car

Domestic violence suspect arrested after ramming vehicles with her car

A 23-year-old woman was arrested on suspicion of domestic violence, assault with a deadly weapon after police say she rammed her car into several vehicles in Richmond on Sunday. Officers responded at about 12:25 a.m....
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 –...

Richmond police seek help in Hilltop Lake Park homicide case

Richmond police are seeking the public's help in solving a homicide at Hilltop Lake Park last year. On May 17, 2018, at 6:45 a.m., police responded to the park in the area behind the YMCA...

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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...