The holiday season is quickly approaching, and Downtown Richmond is getting ready for its annual Downtown Holiday Festival on Wednesday, Dec. 16 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., hosted by a partnership of Richmond Main [...]
In past years, the Bay Area Rescue Mission has provided hundreds of homeless and near homeless people with a traditional Thanksgiving meal complete with all the trimmings, including pumpkin pie.
Courtesy of the Richmond Standard Richmond Chief of Police Chris Magnus has accepted an offer to lead the police force of the City of Tucson. After a nationwide search, Magnus became one of [...]
Mary V. King, an Oakland native who was the first African American on the Alameda County Board of Supervisors and served as AC Transit general manager, died on Sunday at the age of 69.
Fast-food workers, care givers, and store employees in hundreds of cities across the country walked off the job Tuesday demanding a $15-an-hour minimum wage and union rights.
Courtesy of the Richmond Standard At a surprise event at Levi’s Stadium on Oct. 19, Chevron executive Mike Wirth told 100 teachers across the country, including 50 from Bay Area schools, that each of [...]
Kenia Serrano Puig, president of the Cuban Institute of Friendship with the Peoples (ICAP) and a member of Cuba’s National Assembly, will speak next week in Richmond and San Francisco on the Cuban perspective on [...]
Courtesy of Richmond Standard As safety goggles awaited on nearby tables, the Lawrence Hall of Science educator attempted to sound as serious as possible about the upcoming experiment.
Courtesy of Richmond Standard For decades, an historic mural capturing Richmond’s pre-WWII days was thought to have been lost and possibly gone forever. But earlier this month, the “Richmond: The Industrial City” [...]
Assemblymember Tony Thurmond (D-Richmond) has announced the passage of AB 768, a law that will prohibit the use or possession of smokeless tobacco products in California’s five professional baseball stadiums.