Sunday, February 5, 2023

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The Hidden Genius Project accepting youth applications in Richmond

The Hidden Genius Project accepting youth applications in Richmond

By Kathy Chouteau The Hidden Genius Project is currently accepting applications for its Intensive Immersion Program, which among its nationwide locations, is offered at the RYSE Youth Center in Richmond. The deadline to apply is...
West Contra Costa Education Fair to offer a world of resources

West Contra Costa Education Fair to offer a world of resources

By Kathy Chouteau West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) and EnrollWCC are coming together to host the West Contra Costa Education Fair for the benefit of local families on Sat., Jan. 28. The fair will...
CEI plans to close El Sobrante center, open new center on Richmond border

CEI plans to close El Sobrante center, open new center on Richmond border

The Center for Elders' independence (CEI) has announced plans to close the Guardian Adult Day Health Care Center at 3905 San Pablo Dam Rd. in El Sobrante on Feb. 26, and to open a new...
Salesian alum Cecilia Vega to join 60 Minutes

Salesian alum Cecilia Vega to join 60 Minutes

By Kathy Chouteau Cecilia Vega, a broadcast journalist who graduated from Salesian College Preparatory in Richmond in 1995, is signing-on to work as a correspondent for 60 Minutes on CBS. The Emmy award-winning Vega will...
Richmond office of the Social Security Administration to hold hiring fair

Richmond office of the Social Security Administration to hold hiring fair

The San Pablo EDC is hosting a Virtual Hiring Fair on Wednesday Jan. 25 from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. with the Richmond office of the Social Security Administration. Register ahead of time for this...
Richmond sideshow driver cited thanks to citizen's video

Richmond sideshow driver cited due to citizen’s video

A driver suspected of participating in a sideshow in Richmond on Saturday was cited and his car was impounded for 30 days after he was seen in a video that a citizen provided to...
Richmond police patrol activity report: Dec. 9-11

Richmond police patrol activity report for Jan. 16-19

Below is an overview of significant service activity provided by RPD patrol officers during their scheduled shifts. Officers responded to 792 calls for service during this period. Please note that activities shared in these...
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...

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CoBiz Richmond creators unveil STEAM career app

CoBiz Richmond creators unveil STEAM career app

By Kathy Chouteau A new STEAM The Streets App aims to raise awareness and access for youth to high-demand career opportunities in STEM and arts....
Take a stroll around Point Pinole during Black History Month

Take a stroll around Point Pinole during Black History Month

By Kathy Chouteau Celebrate Black History Month with a stroll around Richmond’s beautiful coastline at Point Pinole Regional Shoreline Park Sat., Feb. 11. The event...
Richmond police patrol activity report: Dec. 9-11

Richmond police patrol activity report for Jan. 27-29

Below is an overview of significant service activity provided by RPD patrol officers during their scheduled shifts. Officers responded to 645 calls for service...