The Richmond Standard is committed to sharing the latest news and events happening in Contra Costa County as well as its focus of Richmond news.
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Below is a sampling of some of the types of Contra Costa County content that we write about:
UNIQUELY CONTRA COSTA COUNTY
Free Showing of Despicable Me 2 at Richmond Memorial Auditorium – The Richmond Memorial Auditorium is continuing its Free Family Movies by showing Despicable Me 2. Link to the story.
USPS responds to complaints about Richmond sorting facility – Although the US Postal Service says only a small percentage of packages end up lost or delayed at its national distribution center in Richmond, there are many online forums dedicated to fuming about the facility. Link to the story.
Contra Costa County Supervisor John Gioia: Recent earthquake reminds us to be prepared – Our thoughts are with those individuals who are cleaning up and recovering after this last weekend’s 6.0 Napa earthquake — the biggest in the Bay Area since the 1989 Loma Prieta. Link to the story.
Councilman Bates: Richmond mayor, RPA lie about accomplishments to boost national profile – Councilman Nate Bates writes a piece about Richmond Mayor Gayle Mclaughlin and the Richmond Progressive Alliance (RPA). Link to the story.
BREAKING NEWS, JOBS AND WACKY NEWS
Richmond police warning residents following armed robberies Tuesday – Richmond police are warning residents following several armed robberies in the city Tuesday night. Link to the story.
New York’s Blue Apron adding 400 full-time jobs at Richmond facility – New York startup Blue Apron is adding 400 full-time employees at its fulfillment center in Richmond. Link to the story.
Whole Foods Market responds to complaint about rabbit meat sales – Officials at Whole Foods Market Inc. have responded to a complaint about the sales of rabbit meat at the grocer’s Northern California stores. Link to the story.
Oakland A’s funding renovation of Richmond ballpark – How the Oakland A’s chose the baseball diamond at Richmond’s Martin Luther King Jr Park to renovate. Link to the story.
ENTERTAINMENT & FOOD
Richmond coffee shop is region’s best in online poll – Catahoula Coffee Company was rated the Bay Area’s best coffee shop. See who they beat out! Link to the story.
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