Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Richmond

2Chainz offers shoutout after Richmond visit

Rapper 2Chainz was reportedly in Richmond on Monday in order to shoot a music video. Richmond residents shared pictures of the hip hop star's visit on their Twitter accounts. 2Chainz also took to Twitter to...
Residents of Richmond's 'uninhabitable' Hacienda will soon relocate

City manager blasts report on housing authority

In a letter responding to a scathing investigative story about the Richmond Housing Authority, City Manager Bill Lindsay claims the report contains "many significant factual inaccuracies" but also admits it raises red flags that...
Grand jury offers harsh critique on Richmond Housing Authority

Richmond Housing Authority under fire

A critical report about the Richmond Housing Authority and its executive director Tim Jones is not surprisingly catching the attention of Richmond City Council. The extensive investigation by The Center for Investigative Reporting, in partnership with...
Community View: Illegal dumping along section of Richmond Greenway 'out of control'

It’s your turn to talk, Richmond

Your chance to be heard is right here and now, Richmond. Community members are encouraged to submit opinions and views on Richmond-related topics for the Richmond Standard's Community Views section. The section is where residents, merchants...
Richmond blighted properites could get rehabbed through social impact bonds.

Blighted Richmond buildings set for major rehab

Buildings that have reportedly been sources of blight in Richmond neighborhoods might soon get facelifts. On Tuesday, City Council is scheduled to vote on a proposal to spend $86,795 for an extensive renovation on the...

CIR, poets release videos critical of Richmond housing projects

Three Richmond poets who were tapped to work with the Center for Investigative Reporting on illustrating failures of Richmond housing projects came up with the compelling video below. Writers DeAndre Evans, William Hartfield-Peoples and Donte...
WCCUSD athletics schedule for this week

Richmond falls to Hercules in TCAL title bout

The second seeded teams beat the top-seeded teams in the championship game Saturday of the Tri County Athletic League soccer tournament. The Richmond Oilers were upset by Hercules 1-0 in the boys varsity championship. The Oilers...
Less trash talk: Richmond residents and businesses can now recycle these items

Increase in garbage collection rate proposed

Garbage rates might soon increase in Richmond by 1.56-percent. The proposed increase for the pickup of solid waste is scheduled to be introduced at Tuesday's City Council meeting. The rate hike would "reflect the change in...
Stockton, rather than Richmond, ends up with scrapped Google barge project

Why not dock in Richmond, Google barge?

Richmond officials might send a letter to Google inviting the company to dock its famous barge in the Port of Richmond. The five-story barge, currently idled at Treasure Island, gained fame last year after it...

Who knew? Commercial algae workshop in Richmond

A workshop that reportedly brings together the best minds in the commercial algae production industry is set to take place in Richmond on Feb. 28. The Commercial Algae Cultivation, Harvesting, Extraction Technologies and Networking Workshop...

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Richmond council quits quest for TOPA ordinance

Following loud opposition by property owners, Richmond City Council voted Tuesday to halt its pursuit of a Tenants Opportunity to Purchase (TOPA) ordinance. Such an...
City negotiating for more time to transition to district elections

Richmond seeks more time to transition to district elections

Like it or not, Richmond is in the process of transitioning from a system of at-large City Council elections, where voters elect all City...
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Man found fatally shot in vehicle in San Pablo

San Pablo police are investigating a homicide after a man was found in a vehicle suffering from a fatal gunshot wound early Wednesday. Police responded...