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Shields-Reid Park clean up and sports camp events set for Friday, Saturday

North Richmond Music Fest set for July 15

The 8th Annual North Richmond Music Festival is set to bring live entertainment and family fun to Shields-Reid Park on Saturday, July 15. From noon to 6 p.m. at 1410 Kelsey St., local residents will...
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Ocotes Grill, the Ultimate Home Cookin’

By Mike Kinney The Ocotes Grill is the newest dining experience in San Pablo looking to stake its claim as the very finest authentic Mexican food in the area. Ocotes Grill, owned and operated by the...

Richmond ponders ordinance to boost public art

Richmond City Council is considering requiring developers to include public art in their projects, or otherwise fill the city’s public art coffers. If passed, the new ordinance would establish a one-percent for public art on...

Richmond Main Street celebrates 2017 accreditation

The Richmond Main Street Initiative has been designated as an accredited Main Street America program for meeting the demanding performance objectives set by the National Main Street Center. The honor comes in the midst of...

NIAD reception celebrates eclectic new exhibition

Richmond’s NIAD Art Center invites the public to an opening reception for a brand-new exhibit showcasing the works of several diverse artistic stars. Slated for Saturday, July 8 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at...

Community invited to Plunge Garden Celebration on July 15

Get ready for a long day of fun that includes a free swim, magic show, live acoustic music, evening movie and more at the Plunge Garden Celebration on Saturday, July 15. The fun starts at...

New neighborhood fest readies for July debut

By Zach Chouteau The East Richmond Heights neighborhood is gearing up for a brand-new street festival that it plans to make into a yearly celebration, enlivened by the countless artists and musicians who call the...

Richmond celebrates July 4 with parades, festivals but tempered by illegal fireworks

By Zach Chouteau Richmond’s July 4 events, actually centered around July 3 doings as is the City’s tradition, appear to have gone off smoothly with no major issues to report. However, the Richmond Police Department lamented...

Bill Pickett Invitational Rodeo to visit Bay Area

By Sandy Karp The 33rd Annual Bill Pickett Invitational Rodeo (BPIR) is set to visit the Bay Area on July 8-9 and will be held at Rowell Ranch Rodeo Grounds at 9711 Dublin Canyon Road in...

Long list of festivities July 3-4 in Richmond, San Pablo

The Richmond waterfront and surrounding communities are known for having some of the best Independence Day celebrations. They are anchored by a rare treat that happens once annually: a free performance by the Oakland Symphony...

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State of the City: Richmond faces difficult financial road

Mayor to explore dissolving Richmond Housing Authority

By Richmond Mayor Tom Butt While the longstanding and increasingly acrimonious issues between the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the Richmond...
Map points out Richmond's many new and old attractions

Map points out Richmond’s many new and old attractions

Melinda McCrary, the executive director of the Richmond Museum of History, was touted in City Manager Bill Lindsay's newsletter for attracting attention to her...
4 teens arrested following gunpoint robbery in Pinole

4 teens arrested following gunpoint robbery in Pinole

Four teenagers -- three from Richmond and one from El Sobrante -- were arrested on suspicion of robbing a person at gunpoint in Pinole,...