Courtesy of The Richmond Standard A coalition of local organizations and community leaders is proposing a November ballot initiative that would mandate that a certain percentage of the City of Richmond’s unrestricted general fund [...]
Courtesy of The Richmond Standard Hercules High senior Garvey Buchongo may not have had a father growing up, but since age five she has had her track-and-field team, which she calls “the village that [...]
Assemblymember Tony Thurmond (D-Richmond) and the members of the California Legislative Black Caucus has honored Ms. Betty Reid Soskin, 94, a Richmond resident and the nation’s oldest full-time park ranger.
By J. Douglas Allen-Taylor The City of Richmond has spent the past several years working hard to address and try to solve its problem of an epidemic of violent deaths, and to convince the world [...]
Richmond families are invited to participate in the free Family Chess Night series at the Richmond Recreation Department, 3230 Macdonald Ave. The first Family Chess Night takes place Friday, Feb. 12, from 6 p.m. [...]
As an early graduate of Central High Robin (Reed) Poindexter has overcome many obstacles in her life to become successful as deputy fire marshal in Richmond.
Assemblymembers Tony Thurmond (D-Richmond) and David Chiu (D-San Francisco), representing the California Latino Legislative Caucuses and the California Asian Pacific Islander (API) Legislative Caucus respectively, have joined community organizations to announce the final recipients of [...]
Courtesy of The Richmond Standard With storms expected to linger throughout the week, Contra Costa County officials are preparing for even more wet weather from January through March, when El Nino rains are anticipated. [...]
Courtesy of the Richmond Standard Salesian seniors Minyon Moore and Jordan Hobson have signed letters of intent to play for NCAA Division 1 basketball teams, the school announced Friday.
Courtesy of the Richmond Standard A Richmond baseball academy is raising funds to send local youth on an all-expense trip to Havana, Cuba next spring. This past weekend, more than 80 kids ages [...]