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Richmond native invited to Miss California USA competition

Richmond native invited to Miss California USA competition

When Alexis Bradley was invited to be a contestant in the 2017 Miss California USA competition, she was asked which city she wanted to represent. That answer came quickly. "I told them immediately Richmond, Calif.,"...
Netflix series '13 Reasons Why' to hold Vallejo open casting call

Netflix series ’13 Reasons Why’ to hold Vallejo open casting call

Hugely popular Netflix series "13 Reasons Why" is holding an open casting call for its second season on Sunday, June 4 in Vallejo. West County residents are invited to take part in the open casting...
A ‘Taste of Richmond’ at Riggers Loft Winery tomorrow

A ‘Taste of Richmond’ at Riggers Loft Wine Company tomorrow

The first annual “Taste of Richmond” is set to take place at Riggers Loft Wine Company on Saturday, May 20. The event will bring a variety of locally made food and drink samples to the...
Food vendors needed for Chevron Richmond Refinery Modernization Project

Food vendors needed for Chevron Refinery Modernization Project

The Chevron Richmond Refinery is seeking food vendors to serve workers on the Refinery's ongoing $1 billion Modernization Project. Those seeking to participate are asked to contact Akeele Carter, Local Hire Coordinator for the Modernization...
Farmers' market-style food giveaway launched in San Pablo

Farmers’ market-style food giveaway launched in San Pablo

A farmers' market-style food giveaway has launched twice monthly in San Pablo as part of a collaboration between a group of county physicians and The Food Bank of Contra Costa and Solano. San Pablo’s distributions...
Not a robot invasion, but a work of art on San Pablo Avenue

Not a robot invasion, but a work of art on San Pablo Avenue

by Mike Kinney It's not a robot invasion. We just had to inquire about the cool-looking, 7-foot tall robot statue erected at M.G.R Muffler, which is located at 12432 San Pablo Ave. in Richmond, near the...
Local scholar Susan D. Anderson to speak at Richmond Museum of History

Local scholar Susan D. Anderson to speak at Richmond Museum of History

The Richmond Museum of History is inviting the community to a lecture and reception next month featuring local scholar Susan D. Anderson and entitled "World War I, Resistance, and the New Negro in California." The...
Point Richmond Music's free summer concert series lineup unveiled

Point Richmond Music’s free summer concert series lineup unveiled

Point Richmond Music (PRM) has unveiled the lineup for five free outdoor concert dates this summer. The 16th annual summer concert series occurs on the second Friday every month from June through September, from...
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Annie’s Annuals hosts magical Mother’s Day

by Zach Chouteau When it comes to the familiar pairing of moms and fantastic flowers, few do it better than Annie’s Annual’s, which hosted a very popular edition of its annual Mother’s Day celebration on...

Local moms pampered at Salute e Vita Ristorante brunch

Menbere Aklilu was on a mission Friday, hurrying through her Mission Bay restaurant at lightening pace, meanwhile struggling to hold back tears. The owner of Salute e Vita Ristorante holds charitable Mother's Day Brunch...

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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,...