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Vibrant new street banners celebrating art, industry installed downtown

Vibrant new street banners installed in Downtown Richmond

By Kathy Chouteau Community members heading to downtown Richmond might notice some vibrant new additions: a series of street banners recently installed throughout the district, courtesy of a recent NPA mini grant from the Richmond...
Coalition of Bay Area Elections Officials encourage Vote by Mail

Coalition of Bay Area Elections Officials encourage Vote by Mail

The Coalition of Bay Area Elections Officials (CBAEO) is encouraging voters to Vote by Mail, which it calls "safe, secure and convenient." Official ballots were emailed on Monday and voters throughout California for the upcoming...
Pinole police search for French Bulldog after home invasion robbery

Man critically injured in Richmond shooting; suspects arrested

A man was transported to a trauma center in critical condition following a shooting early Friday on 1st Street in Richmond, police said. Two suspects in the shooting were reportedly arrested within an hour...

Community collaboration cleans up encampment near Richmond Target

By Mike Kinney Richmond businesses, community organizations and city officials banded together Saturday to conduct an extensive clean-up of a homeless encampment located behind the wall of the Target store. Over 35 volunteers participated in the...
Ferry service to San Francisco Giants games resumes

Ferry service to San Francisco Giants games to resume

Ferry service is returning to San Francisco Giants games starting Friday, June 25, when the Giants host the Oakland Athletics for a weekend series, according to the Water Emergency Transportation Authority, which oversees the...
Pride flag raised at Richmond elementary school

Pride flag raised at Richmond elementary school

By Kathy Chouteau About 50 community members gathered at the front gate of Mira Vista School in East Richmond Heights on Sunday to celebrate what a parent organizer called the first LGBTQIA rainbow flag raising...

SF Ferry to reduce ride fares starting in July

Good news for ferry riders. The San Francisco Bay Area Water Emergency Transportation Authority (WETA) Board of Directors officially approved a proposal that includes temporary lower fares and an enhanced schedule for its San...

Submissions sought for 2021 Congressional Art Competition

Congressman Mark DeSaulnier announced he is hosting the 2021 Congressional Art Competition and Exhibition. The contest is open to high school students from the Eleventh Congressional District, including Contra Costa County. “Each year, I am...
Metro by T-Mobile store raffling 4 tablets, free internet to kids in need

Metro by T-Mobile store raffling 4 tablets, free internet to kids in need

Unlimited Wireless Metro at T-Mobile in Richmond is raffling off four tablets, each with unlimited Internet service paid for one year, to four students in need in the community. The family-owned store at San Pablo...
Congressman DeSaulnier to hold town hall in Richmond on Oct. 23

Congressman DeSaulnier remains in intensive care

Congressman Mark DeSaulnier remained in critical condition in an intensive care unit Wednesday, according to his sons, who issued a statement through is office. “At this point, our dad remains in critical condition in the...

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Antojitos Guatemaltecos celebrates grand opening at new location

Antojitos Guatemaltecos celebrates grand opening in El Cerrito

Yury Aguilar, owner of Antojitos Guatemaltecos, reached out to the Standard this week to inform us that the popular business has moved to 11252...
San Pablo youth sports organizations seek donations for toy drive

San Pablo youth sports organizations seek donations for toy drive

Community members are encouraged to stop by Davis Park in San Pablo on Saturday to donate toys or $20 gift cards for the San...
November election recounts requested in two Contra Costa County races

Recounts requested in two Contra Costa County races

Recounts have been requested in both the Richmond District 2 City Council race and the Antioch District 1 City Council race, the County Clerk-Recorder-Elections...