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.
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 [...]