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$5 pancake breakfast on Sunday to raise funds for Richmond's St. David School

$5 pancake breakfast on Sunday to raise funds for students at St. David School

The community is invited to a breakfast fundraiser for St. David School on Sunday that includes a hearty meal for just $5. The Holy Hotcakes Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser will run from 9 a.m. to noon...
At a popular Richmond restaurant, creative boozing is a constructive request.

Art class in Richmond encourages ‘creative drinking’

Asking someone to "drink creatively" sounds dangerous. But on certain nights at a popular Richmond restaurant, creative boozing is a constructive request. Restaurante La Revolucion at 3190 Klose Way is hosting Paint Nite, a painting class...
Richmond Art Center to feature works of Bay Area artist Mildred Howard

Richmond Art Center to feature works of Mildred Howard and WCCUSD students

Later this month, the Richmond Art Center is set to feature the works of Bay Area artist Mildred Howard, who helped beautify the Richmond BART station parking garage with her art (see photo above). Along...
Plenty of strings attached, but all welcome to free Hilltop Ukulele Lovers Academy

Plenty of strings attached, but all welcome to free Hilltop Ukulele Lovers Academy

This sounds finger-pickin' good. On the second Friday of every month, local residents are encouraged to attend the free Hilltop Ukulele Lovers Academy (HULA), where ukulele players of all skill levels gather to share, sing...
Fast-rhyming rapper "Le'Le" has been blowing up recently, not only on stages statewide but also on the set of the Marshawn Lynch film.Leondrea Thomas, otherwise known as fast-rhyming rapper "Le'Le," has been blowing up recently, not only on stages statewide but also on the set of The Marshawn Lynch Story.

After role in Marshawn Lynch film and album project, 15-year-old Le’Le’s star status is...

Leondrea Thomas, otherwise known as fast-rhyming rapper "Le'Le," has been blowing up recently, not only on stages statewide but also on the set of The Marshawn Lynch Story. The multifaceted 15-year-old performer, who split her...
Richmond's Assemble named on Bay Area's best al fresco restaurants list

Richmond’s Assemble named on Bay Area’s best al fresco restaurants list

Richmond's Assemble was named as one of the Bay Area's best al fresco dining spots by the Bay Area News Group (BANG) Tuesday. Hardly a surprise. Aside from serving amazing dishes, Assemble is located in Richmond's...

Richmond’s Iamsu! appears on new summer track with Paloma Ford, Snoop Dogg

A track that could end up on the playlists of radio stations nationwide was just released and mentions Richmond, Calif. - courtesy of local rising star Iamsu! Iamsu has remained a hot commodity following the...
Save the date! Temple Beth Hillel to host free Purim Carnival on March 1

Save the date! Temple Beth Hillel to host free Purim Carnival on March 1

Richmond's only synagogue, Temple Beth Hillel, is holding its Purim Carnival and Raffle on Sunday, March 1. The whole community is invited to the free event, which runs from 12:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. at...
Launch party for build-out of restaurant space at Richmond BART set for next week

Indiegogo campaign to prepare downtown Richmond space for restaurant launches

As expected, the group tasked with revitalizing downtown Richmond launched an online fundraising campaign Tuesday aimed at preparing a space for a new restaurant. The Richmond Main Street Initiative (RMSI) wants to fill part of...
Because of Oprah, thousands of delicious croissants are being produced per hour in Richmond

Because of Oprah, thousands of delicious croissants are being produced per hour in Richmond

As we all know, Oprah Winfrey simply has to say she likes something - even a little - for that something to become the most popular product in America. In 2002, 2005 and 2010, for...

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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,...