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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...
Starbucks set to open Oct. 2, nearby Cafe Pascal being evicted

Starbucks set to open Oct. 2, nearby Cafe Pascal facing eviction

The new Starbucks at Harbor Gate Shopping Center is set to open in Richmond on Oct. 2, according to Steve Anderson, president of the Marina Bay neighborhood council. Meanwhile, Cafe Pascal in the same...
Somewhere Else Sports Bar and Grill to celebrate 1-year anniversary

Somewhere Else Sports Bar and Grill set for 1-year anniversary

Somewhere Else Sports Bar and Grill in El Sobrante will celebrate its one-year anniversary on Saturday, Oct. 28, with a free barbeque lunch, daytime beverage specials and no cover charge for a live music...

Richmond’s newest Starbucks to open Monday, Oct. 2

The brand new Starbucks in Richmond's Marina Bay area is set to open Monday, Oct. 2, according to Stan Anderson, president of the Marina Bay Neighborhood Council. The new store is located at the...

Hundreds descend on Nevin Park for Back-To-School carnival

Hundreds of local kids and their families descended upon Nevin Park in Richmond's Iron Triangle neighborhood Wednesday for yet another fun, educational Back-To-School carnival. Carnival food and games, bouncy houses, face-painting, a Mobile Fab Lab...

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Richmond community encouraged to 'fill a bag, feed a family' by Dec. 18

Richmond community encouraged to ‘fill a bag, feed a family’ by Dec. 18

Community members are encouraged to "fill a bag, feed a family" as part of the 2nd Annual Holiday Food Drive benefiting the Iron Triangle-based...
Richmond man shot by BART police recovering

Richmond man shot by BART police recovering

The man who was shot by BART police near Richmond station last week has been identified as 21-year-old Jeremiah Witherspoon, who is recovering from...
Mayor recounts Hotel Mac's role in 'Annual Turkey Shoot'

Mayor recounts Hotel Mac’s role in ‘Annual Turkey Shoot’

Organizers of the Point Richmond Annual Turkey Shoot appear compelled to remind people that "no turkeys are harmed during this event." Recently, Mayor Tom Butt...