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Richmond brewery wins gold at major state competition

Richmond brewery wins gold at state competition

A Richmond brewery has won a gold medal in the California State Fair Commercial Beer Competition, which included 1,488 beer entries from more than 400 California breweries. Benoit-Casper Brewing's "Vienna Lager" took top honors in...

Healthy Village Festival set for Saturday in downtown Richmond

Richmond is set to hold its 8th annual Healthy Village Festival Saturday, June 24, a free, one-stop health fair and family friendly festival held in downtown Richmond. From 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., the community...
Riggers Loft Wine Company set to hold 'Oyster Sunday'

Riggers Loft Wine Company set to hold ‘Oyster Sunday’

The community is invited to Riggers Loft Wine Company along Richmond's scenic shoreline to enjoy scrumptious oysters and delicious wine. Oyster Sunday is scheduled to run from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, June...
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All sunshine and smiles at 2017 Juneteenth parade and festival

By Mike Kinney Thousands of community members enjoyed a fun-filled, sun-soaked 2017 Juneteenth Family Day Parade & Festival on Saturday. The free community event included the usually colorful parade that began in the morning at Marina...

Baking up a Brighter Future

By Sandy Karp Here is a career opportunity that is all about the dough.  A Berkley- based nonprofit called The Bread Project offers a unique, three-week long baking boot camp for low-income East Bay residents, including...
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Point Richmond summer concert series off to a dancing start

To the delight of everyone and the surprise of no one, the first concert of the free Point Richmond Music (PRM) summer concert series last Friday was a well-attended good time. Organizers shared photos...
Several festivals returning to downtown Richmond this summer

Several festivals returning to downtown Richmond this summer

The Richmond Main Street Initiative, a nonprofit dedicated to revitalizing the city's downtown corridor, announced this week its series of annual summer events. The free community events, part of the Celebrate Downtown initiative, includes the...

Juneteenth Family Day Parade & Festival set for this Saturday

On Saturday, June 17, Richmond's Nichol Park will come alive for the annual Juneteenth Family Day Parade & Festival. The free community event features a parade that begins at Marina Way and Cutting Boulevard at...
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Artist Spotlight: Minnie Phan inspires young minds at the RAC

By Zach Chouteau With a gamut of creative summer programs about to blast off at the Richmond Art Center (RAC), the Rich Life thought it would be cool to check in with one of the...
Your guide to summer events along Richmond Bay Trail

Your guide to summer events along Richmond Bay Trail

The Trails for Richmond Action Committee (TRAC) has released a handy guide to events happening throughout this summer along the city’s stretch of the San Francisco Bay Trail. Enjoy: Tuesday, June 13, 5:30 – 7:30 PM: Explore...

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Richmond’s Soulful Softball Sunday brings its magic to prison

By Rodney Alamo Brown The people of Richmond have proven in recent years that we can work together to build a safer community that focuses...
Man killed in shooting on 20th Street in Richmond

18-year-old Richmond man fatally shot Saturday; father arrested

A father has been suspected in the fatal shooting of his 18-year-old son in Richmond on Saturday, according to the Contra Costa Coroner's Office. Carlos...
Taxpayer advocacy comes to West County

Taxpayer advocacy comes to West County

By Susan L. Pricco Who enjoys paying taxes?  In the words of Benjamin Franklin, “…in this world nothing can be said to be certain,...