Monday, October 3, 2022

Richmond

BART installs overnight homeless outreach in Contra Costa

BART installs overnight homeless outreach in Contra Costa

BART’s overnight outreach team, which launched at San Francisco stations in November 2017, became active at Contra Costa County stations this week with the aim of connecting the homeless with services, including shelter, the...
Locals hooked up at new Richmond barber shop

Locals hooked up at new Richmond barber shop

By Mike Kinney It's only been in business for about four months, but this Richmond barber shop is so far making the cut. One big reason is affordability: The Hook Up Barber and Braiding Shop at...
More improvements planned for Habour-8 Park

More improvements planned for Habour-8 Park

The ever-evolving Harbour-8 Park in Richmond’s Iron Triangle neighborhood will undergo more improvements this year, according to Pogo Park, the nonprofit that employs a staff of local residents from the neighborhood to transform underutilized...
Memorial to slain Richmond teen headed to Milo Foundation

Memorial to slain Richmond teen planned at Milo Foundation

A grieving Richmond mom says she's grateful for community members who are helping to keep the memory of her son alive. Josie Martinez's son, Otilio "Nico" Martinez, was walking home from work on Sept. 19,...
Richmond Ferry ridership exceeds first month expectations

New Richmond ferry gets rousing welcome

The excitement on the Richmond waterfront Thursday was palpable, as hundreds gathered to celebrate the launch of brand new ferry service to downtown San Francisco. The first ferry left at 6:10 a.m. from the new...
Richmond Museum of Day holding Family Free Day on Saturday, Aug. 18

Richmond museum to hold ‘Day of Learning’ about Holocaust

We reported last month how the Richmond Museum of History is launching an exhibit on Jewish history this weekend as part of a national project by the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington D.C. The...

Prime Time Nutrition’s prime location in San Pablo

Last week, we told you about how Prime Time Nutrition and Joe’s Brew just opened at San Pablo Library. Today, the Standard visited the new business that is creating a buzz in the community. This is...

Richmond police: Ex-girlfriend harms self over breakup

A woman is in stable condition following a self-inflicted cut to her throat on Tuesday, an apparent response to a bad breakup, according to Richmond police. Police responded to a home in the Richmore Village...

Richmond venues let you ‘do-it-yourself’ in 2019

By Kathy Chouteau Many people who fine-tuned their do-it-yourself (DIY) gift-making and décor skills during the holiday season might be on the lookout for their next great project. Thankfully, the new year has ushered in...
Richmond councilmembers to be sworn in tonight

Richmond councilmembers to be sworn in tonight

Tonight, Richmond will swear-in re-elected Mayor Tom Butt along with three city councilmembers. The ceremony is set to begin at 6:30 p.m. tonight in Richmond City Council Chambers, 440 Civic Center Plaza. The community is...

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Social justice leader/author Uma Mishra to speak at Richmond Library

Social justice leader/author Uma Mishra to speak at Richmond Library

Uma Mishra, a Richmond resident, social justice and women's rights leader, speaker, and coauthor of the children's book, Loujain Dreams of Sunflowers, is coming...
Wild photos from accident near Jack in the Box drive thru

No injuries in solo-vehicle accident at Jack in the Box in San Pablo

San Pablo police shared wild photos from an unusual solo-vehicle accident at the drive-thru of a Jack in the Box. Police got a call about...
Fundraiser aims to help Richmond family who ‘lost everything’ in fire

Fundraiser aims to help Richmond family who ‘lost everything’ in fire

By Kathy Chouteau and Mike Kinney A GoFundMe fundraiser has been launched for a Richmond family of six who lost everything in a house fire...