The Richmond Standard A famous former Los Angeles cocaine kingpin headed to Richmond this past weekend to play softball — and also to apologize to local residents for his part in helping to [...]
By Alamo Brown One of the most wonderful things about Soulful Softball Sundays at Nichol Park in Richmond at 2 p.m. is that we are able to get the blessings of our families.
By Mike Aldax, Richmond Standard Richmond native Esam Sahouria says he’s always wondered what actually happens at the 2,900-acre Chevron Richmond Refinery. So when Sahouria saw an ad for the Refinery’s Community [...]
Courtesy of Richmond Standard Congressman Mark DeSaulnier is urging the Federal Railroad Administration to enact regulations requiring that train cars carrying coal or petroleum coke products through Contra Costa County be covered.
Courtesy of Richmond Standard With additional warehouse and distribution companies moving into Richmond, it is becoming increasingly important to ensure West County residents are job ready. Local job seekers are encouraged to [...]
Three hundred and fifty young people who have participated in one of six summer camp programs, operated by the City of Richmond’s Recreation Department, will be ending their summer and starting their school year [...]
Despite the opposition of the City of Richmond and a number of health, faith, labor and human rights groups, the Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors is poised to approve Sheriff David Livingston’s plan [...]
Courtesy of the Richmond Standard All students who live in Richmond and graduate from a public high school in the West Contra Costa Unified School District, including charter schools, will be eligible for [...]
Courtesy of Richmond Standard A once neglected former play lot on South 2nd Street in the Sante Fe neighborhood in Richmond is transitioning into a vibrant and active space with basketball and [...]
A program that works to mentor formerly incarcerated individuals in West Contra Costa County celebrated three years of its work helping to rebuild communities on Saturday, July 18.