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Dine at Salute's today to benefit Richmond Fire and Police Holiday Program

Dine at Salute’s today to benefit Richmond Fire/Police holiday program

By Pamela L. Jones Menbere Aklilu, owner of the popular Richmond restaurant, Salute E Vita, 1900 Esplanade Drive, has pledged to donate 20-percent of her restaurant’s proceeds on Monday, Dec. 11, 2017, to the Richmond...
Richmond Promise scholarship applications open

Donations deadline approaches for Richmond Holiday Food Drive

The City of Richmond Community Services Department's Holiday Food Drive -- where city centers throughout the community harbor donation bins for canned good and other items -- ends on Dec. 18, and residents are...
Residents encouraged to help construct new Carlson Meadow

Residents encouraged to help construct new Carlson Meadow

A new park called Carlson Meadow -- located at Carlson Boulevard and the Richmond Greenway -- is being constructed as part of an ongoing project to revitalize the Greenway via a partnership between Groundwork...
Richmond law enforcement officials, church partner to help homeless

Richmond law enforcement officials, church partner to help homeless

With cold temperatures in the Bay Area, particularly in the middle of the night, law enforcement officials teamed with a Richmond church Monday night to deliver resources and supplies to homeless encampments. Two Richmond police...
Volunteers sought for Richmond tree planting event Dec. 10

Volunteers sought for Richmond tree planting event Dec. 10

The nonprofit Richmond Trees is encouraging volunteers to participate in a planting event on Sunday, Dec. 10. Volunteers are asked to meet at 9 a.m. at Burg Park at 2910 Clinton Ave. in Richmond and to...
Waldorf Realty of El Sobrante hosting warm coat drive

Waldorf Realty of El Sobrante hosting warm coat drive

From now until the New Year, Waldorf Realty of El Sobrante is again partnering with One Warm Coat to host a warm coat drive this holiday season.  The business is encouraging community members to donate...
Bay Area Rescue Mission seeks manager for Center for Women and Children

Richmond community encouraged to ‘fill a bag, feed a family’ by Dec. 18

Community members are encouraged to "fill a bag, feed a family" as part of the 2nd Annual Holiday Food Drive benefiting the Iron Triangle-based Bay Area Rescue Mission. The food drive, organized by the City...
San Pablo celebrates grand opening for Jelly's Place animal shelter

San Pablo celebrates grand opening for Jelly’s Place animal shelter

A grand opening event was held today for Jelly's Place Animal Rescue in San Pablo, a nonprofit providing care and placement for cats and dogs who are abandoned and homeless in West Contra Costa...
Richmond eatery to donate 15-percent of Thursday's sales to Family Justice Center

Salute’s seeks donations, volunteers for Thanksgiving Day feast

While anticipating a record 1,300 guests at her 6th annual Thanksgiving Day feast on Thursday, Nov. 23, Salute e Vita Ristorante owner Menbere Aklilu is reaching out to the community for volunteers and donations. ...
Salute owner presents $25,000 check to assist North Bay fire relief

Salute owner presents $25,000 check to assist North Bay fire relief

Those who dined at Salute e Vita Ristorante at 1900 Esplanade Drive on Oct. 27 helped to raise $25,000 for Wine Country fire victims. On Monday, Salute's charitable owner Menbere Aklilu presented the check for...

Latest Articles

El Cerrito High to get new principal next year

El Cerrito High to get new principal next year

El Cerrito High will have a new principal next year, as announced by West Contra Costa Unified School District Superintendent Matt Duffy in this...
BART warns about parking lot repaving at El Cerrito del Norte station

BART warns about parking lot repaving at El Cerrito del Norte station

Ongoing improvements being made to the El Cerrito del Norte station will require overnight work in the parking area on the west side of...
Healthy Village Festival returns to downtown Richmond this Saturday

Healthy Village Festival returns to downtown Richmond this Saturday

In the first of several free, family-friendly summer events in downtown Richmond, the annual Healthy Village Festival is set for this Saturday, June 23. From...