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.
Family and friends of Julia J. Earl recently celebrated her 99th birthday on July 14 at Chevy’s Restaurant, sharing stories of the love she has shown them over the years.
The United Urban Warriors Society is hosting its first annual Native American Walk for Sobriety in Richmond on Saturday The two-hour long event begins promptly at 11 a.m. from the intersection [...]
The Richmond Main Street Initiative (RMSI) will present the 14th annual Music on the Main summer concerts Wednesdays, July 22 and Aug. 26, from 5 p.m. -7:30 p.m. in the lot next to the [...]
El Sobrante resident Burl Toler has been appointed as director of West County Wastewater District’s Board of Directors, and was sworn in to the position Wednesday, June 17 at the District’s Richmond headquarters.
Courtesy of the Richmond Standard In this competition, the champions win by a hair. The Pinole-based Western Barber Conference has announced it will be holding the Catch the Fade Barber Battle, a one-on-one barber competition, [...]
By Joanna Hernandez, Richmond High School Esmeralda Echavarria, a Richmond High School sophomore, has been offered the opportunity to travel to Brown University in Rhode Island for a scholarship this summer for having straight [...]