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Free Halloween movie event in Richmond to serve as fundraiser

Free Halloween movie event in Richmond to serve as fundraiser

The recently-launched "Movies in the Plaza" series, which brings free  screenings of popular films to Richmond Civic Center Plaza, is moving indoors on Thursday for a special Halloween event. At the Community Services Department at...
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Video tour of Richmond’s newest murals

Two weeks after the 2nd Annual Bay Area Mural Festival -- which led to the creation of 10 environmentally-themed murals to Richmond by a group of master muralists and East Bay youth groups --...

Richmond Swim Center to host floating pumpkin patch Oct. 14

The Richmond Swim Center will host its annual Floating Pumpkin Patch on Saturday, Oct. 14 from 1:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. "We invite you to bring your family and friends to hunt for a pumpkin...
'Taco Tuesday Paint Nite' to benefit youth scholarship program

‘Taco Tuesday Paint Nite’ to benefit youth scholarship program

You've heard of painting workshops paired with delicious wines, where after you have finished painting and drinking, you get to take your artwork home. In Richmond, there's an event like that coming up -- with...
Community invited to Richmond block party Oct. 7

Free Richmond block party set for this Saturday

The West Contra Costa Family Justice Center in Richmond is set to host a free party and health fair on Saturday, Oct. 7. The fun annual block party at the Family Justice Center at 256...
Bay Area Mural Festival leading to 10 murals for Richmond

Bay Area Mural Festival leading to 10 murals for Richmond

The 2nd Annual Bay Area Mural Festival has been going on this week -- and it will bring 10 environmentally-themed murals to Richmond. BAMFest 2017 has brought together 10 master muralists and 2 East...
Richmond to host chess festival in honor of National Chess Day

Richmond to host chess festival, designate October ‘Chess Month’

The Richmond community is holding a chess festival on Saturday, Oct. 21 in honor of National Chess Day, which is celebrated a week earlier on Oct. 14. At tonight’s meeting, Richmond City Council is scheduled...
14th Annual North Richmond Shoreline Fest set for Saturday

14th Annual North Richmond Shoreline Fest set for Saturday

The always festive, family-friendly and free North Richmond Shoreline Festival is set to take place Saturday, Oct. 7, at Point Pinole Regional Shoreline, 5551 Giant Highway, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The 14th annual...
Blush on 23rd Street to hold 1st anniversary celebration

Blush on 23rd St. to hold 1st anniversary celebration

Earlier this year, we had a fun time visiting Blush, a hip new store on 23rd Street opened by Richmond native and El Cerrito High graduate Viridiana Rodriguez. After enjoying a successful first year, Blush...
Closed-down Café McBryde aims for a comeback

Closed-down Café McBryde aims for a comeback

by Zach Chouteau Richmond’s Café McBryde, a well-liked local eatery since the 1980s, is striving toward a reopening following a forced closure by Contra Costa County in May. The trouble began for new owner Denise Ruff...

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Salesian College Preparatory to hold open house Sunday, Oct. 22

Salesian College Preparatory to hold open house Sunday, Oct. 22

Salesian College Preparatory is inviting prospective students and their families onto its campus at 2851 Salesian Ave. in Richmond this Sunday, Oct. 22, from...
Craneway Pavilion event to offer ideal venue to honor veterans

Craneway Pavilion event to offer ideal venue to honor veterans

On Friday, Nov. 10, the Craneway Pavilion will be an all-encompassing site where Richmond area residents will have an opportunity to honor those who...
Amazon headquarters proposal includes Richmond sites

Amazon headquarters proposal includes Richmond sites

Will Amazon locate its second headquarters in Richmond? Richmond was one of five Bay Area cities to take part in a joint application to Amazon...