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Bay Area artist Victor Cartagena's new show at Richmond Art Center is a "Don't miss," according to the San Francisco Chronicle.

‘Don’t miss’ this Richmond Art Center exhibit

A new exhibit at the Richmond Arts Center has made the San Francisco Chronicle's "Don't Miss" list for this weekend. Provocative works from longtime Bay Area artist and Salvadoran-born Victor Cartagena will be on display...
West Contra Costa Healthcare District

Town hall meeting to detail Doctors Medical Center rescue plan

Richmond residents are encouraged to call into a telephone town hall meeting next week to learn about plans to prevent Doctors Medical Center in San Bruno from closing. The town hall is scheduled for Wednesday...
38-year-old man fatally assaulted at Richmond's Lucas Park

Richmond’s first homicide victim of year is woman

A woman was fatally shot in the Sante Fe neighborhood Thursday night, becoming Richmond's first homicide victim of 2014. Police patrolling the area heard gunshots just before 10 p.m. and located the victim near S....
Laborers marched to Richmond City Hall on Tuesday to support the Chevron Richmond modernization project.

Community Views: Jobs before politics, please

by Antoine Cloird I'm a Richmond resident and I'm also a member of Local 324. I'm a laborer and a union member. We're here to support the modernization project at Chevron, because we know that...
Mariya Moore scored 23 points in Salesian's huge 61-42 win over league rival St. Mary's of Berkeley Tuesday night in the CIF Open Division Northern regional semifinals.

Salesian’s girls basketball team headed to Sleep Train Arena

Star guard Mariya Moore scored a game-high 23 points in Salesian's huge 61-42 win over league rival St. Mary's of Berkeley Tuesday night in the CIF Open Division Northern regional semifinals. The decisive victory sends...
Sales tax rates in El Cerrito and Richmond increase on Wednesday

Richmond moves closer to $12.30 minimum wage

Richmond City Council on Tuesday voted to increase the city's minimum wage to $12.30 per hour by 2017. The council voted 6-1 in favor of the hike in the first reading of the ordinance. If...
The Salesian girls basketball team is headed to the second round Tuesday night of the CIF Open Division playoffs.

Video! Highlights of Salesian’s win over St. Ignatius

Video highlights of the Salesian girls basketball team's playoff win last week might be a good way to get pumped up for the Pride's highly anticipated game tonight against St. Mary's of Berkeley. With help...
A suspected Richmond pimp is being charged with abducting a prostitute last month as she was headed to an interview with police to discuss his abuse.

Richmond police to send warning letters to homes of ‘johns’

Richmond police will soon mail letters to the homes of  "johns" suspected of soliciting sex workers in the city. The warning letters do not include criminal charges and are solely to persuade people not to...
Update regarding flaring activity at the Chevron Richmond Refinery

Draft EIR for Chevron Richmond’s refinery modernization project released

The much-anticipated draft environmental impact report (EIR) for the Chevron Richmond refinery’s billion-dollar modernization project was released Tuesday morning. The analysis details the company’s plans to replace aging processing units at the century-old refinery, which...
An excerpt about Major League Baseball coach Dale Curtis Sveum.

The real Richmond: Dale Sveum

The Richmond Standard is publishing weekly excerpts from Rodney “Alamo” Brown's 104-page book, “If My Eyes Could Rewind: The Real Richmond, California Story.” The book offers mini-accounts on the lives of 78 people with...

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Toyota partners with Contra Costa College on career training program

Toyota partners with Contra Costa College on career training program

Toyota is installing its national automotive technician training program at Contra Costa College (CCC). Starting in Fall 2020, Contra Costa College​ will offer Toyota's Technician...
Richmond Tire set to give away 350 backpacks, supplies on Sunday

Richmond Tire set to give away 350 backpacks, supplies on Sunday

Richmond Tire of San Pablo is holding a backpack and supplies giveaway event on Sunday. Owners Jeff Rubin, and his son, Kalani, purchased 350 backpacks...
Temple Beth Hillel’s Religious School - Beit Midrash Hillel begins Sunday, August 19, 2018

Temple Beth Hillel’s religious school begins Sunday

Temple Beth Hillel’s Religious School -- Beit Midrash Hillel -- begins this Sunday. Kindergarten through post B’nai Mitzvah Religious School classes offer an exploration into Jewish...