Thursday, March 21, 2019

Richmond

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...
Toddler discovered walking alone on Ohio Avenue in Richmond

Richmond woman flees crash scene, forgets cable bill

A Richmond woman who allegedly ditched her vehicle after crashing into a parked car near her home Sunday morning apparently did not realize she had left a cable bill with her name on it...
Less trash talk: Richmond residents and businesses can now recycle these items

What a waste! Richmond residents paying for unpaid trash bills

Fees are piling up for Richmond residents who failed to pay their garbage bills last year. On Tuesday, Richmond City Council will consider a resolution allowing the city to place liens against properties where waste...
Richmond's Catahoula Coffee to host 6th annual customer appreciation day on Sunday

Richmond coffee shop is region’s best in online poll

Richmond's Catahoula Coffee Company was rated the Bay Area's best coffee shop in an online poll this week. The oft-touted artisan roaster at 12472 San Pablo Ave., which opened in 2008, was one of more...
Richmond metal plating company forced to shut down due to hazardous waste violations

Richmond metal plating company facing hazardous waste charges

A Richmond metal plating company located near homes on Nevin Avenue is facing 23 charges for allegedly storing hazardous chemicals in a manner that posed an unreasonable risk of fire, explosion or toxic chemical...
Richmond's Rubicon Bakery owner was profiled in an article by the Christian Science Monitor.

Christian Science Monitor profiles Richmond bakery owner

Andrew Soloff, owner of Richmond's Rubicon Bakery, was profiled Friday in an article in the Christian Science Monitor. The article credited  Soloff with successfully rescuing the  bakery at 154 S 23rd St., which opened in...
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.

Police cracking down on Ohio Avenue prostitution

Richmond police have launched a crackdown on prostitution along Ohio Avenue and are asking residents to call dispatch if they see such activity. "We will be making contact with Johns in the area," the department...
Community View: Illegal dumping along section of Richmond Greenway 'out of control'

Bates: ‘Corruption and nepotism at its ugliest point’

(In an email blast early Thursday, Councilman Nat Bates reacted to city council's rejection Wednesday of a no confidence vote for top managers at the Richmond Housing Authority) "Another reason for a complete investigation of...

Dont miss the free AltCar Expo at Craneway Pavilion

Richmond residents are encouraged to attend the Bay Area AltCar Expo at Craneway Pavilion on Friday and Saturday to check out the latest alternative energy vehicles. The expo runs from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m....

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Richmond resident creates peace through transformative art

By Kathy Chouteau Like many creative firebrands before him, Ross Holzman found his inspiration in India. The East Richmond Heights resident, artist and founder/executive director of...

Woman shot, injured in domestic violence dispute in San Pablo

A 29-year-old woman was in critical condition after a domestic violence-related shooting in San Pablo Wednesday night, police said. At 10:18 p.m., officers were called...
Contra Costa College career fair attracts over 50 employers

Contra Costa College career fair attracts over 50 employers

Imagine a large supermarket that, rather than offering a wide variety of food, there was a wide variety of jobs to choose from. That’s in...