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Dynamic debut for new East Richmond Heights Fest

By Zach Chouteau If the First Annual East Richmond Heights Art & Music Festival’s debut edition is any indication, the brand-new event will quickly become one of the city’s most popular summer affairs. Taking place...

City considers ‘tiny homes’ program to help the homeless

As part of the agenda for its Tuesday, July 18 meeting, the Richmond City Council will consider an ordinance initiating a pilot program that would create up to six tiny portable homes for local...
Richmond commission unanimously approves Armistice Brewing's permit

New taproom readies for takeoff in Richmond

The Armistice Brewery and Taproom is preparing for launch at 845 Marina Bay Parkway, and it’s truly a labor of love for the two siblings behind it. Gregory and Alex Zobel, brother and sister owners...

Richmond restaurant owner celebrates birthday with fundraiser

Leave it to Richmond restaurant owner Menbere Aklilu—aka ‘Menbe’—to turn her own birthday celebration into an opportunity to help those in need. Menbe has invited residents to come share in her upcoming birthday celebration at...

RYSE to host fundraiser at CycleBar Berkeley

Spinning your wheels isn’t always a bad thing. In fact, the RYSE Center will be teaming up later this month with CycleBar Berkeley for some indoor ‘stationary’ cycling to raise money for the Richmond...

16th Annual Music on the Main concert to enliven downtown

The first of two free Music on the Main concerts is set to take place in downtown Richmond on July 26. Live music, food, beverages, vendors, a kids zone, resource booth and even a Freshest...
Mayor: 13 applicants to replace Gayle McLaughlin on council

Richmond Civic Center Plaza to hold very first outdoor movie night

The City of Richmond is introducing a new Movies in the Plaza series, where movies will be shown outdoors in Civic Center Plaza. The first one will kick-off on Friday, Aug. 18. Community members are...

Rosie the Riveter and Home Front Festival

By Veronica Feyling Make sure to fetch your red polka-dotted bandanna, as another potentially record-breaking gathering of Rosie the Riveter lookalikes in Richmond is fast approaching. At 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 12, women of all ages...

Point Richmond Music’s second summer concert set for July 14

HowellDevine and Second Line will perform in the next installment of the 16th Annual Point Richmond Music’s (PRM) free summer concert series. The second of five summer concerts will take place Friday, July 14 from...

Richmond Art Center to host studio glass discussion

The Richmond Art Center (RAC) has announced plans to host a special panel discussion, “Studio Glass: Trends and Influences,” on Sunday, July 16 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at 2540 Barrett Avenue. Held in...

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Richmond's weekend-long Back to School Carnival starts Aug. 25

Richmond’s weekend-long Back to School Carnival starts Aug. 25

Richmond's annual Back to School Carnival -- a full weekend of amusement rides, carnival games, fair food and a school supplies giveaway -- will...
Richmond educators encourage dads to take kids to first day of school

Richmond educators encourage dads to take kids to first day of school

Richmond educators are encouraging fathers and father-figures to take their children or a child to their first day of school. And employers are being asked...

San Pablo council approves $647,000 for city schools

Students attending a half-dozen San Pablo schools and Richmond High will benefit from a $647,000 infusion to local nonprofits. This week, the San Pablo City...