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Two arrested after spotted on tracks at Richmond BART station

For Richmond partners with BART to offer paid summer internships for city students

The nonprofit For Richmond announced this week it has partnered with BART to offer internships this summer for students who live in Richmond and are enrolled at a West Contra Costa Unified School District...
Grand opening of 'Taste of Ethiopia' in El Cerrito set for Friday

Grand opening of ‘Taste of Ethiopia’ in El Cerrito set for Friday

The grand opening of an authentic Ethiopian restaurant in El Cerrito is set for Friday and is expected to be attended by Contra Costa County Supervisor John Gioia. "Taste of Ethiopia" at 11740 San Pablo...
In advance of the Bay Area premier of "The Addams Family" at Contra Costa Civic Theatre on Friday, a great video premiere was released on YouTube.

Video! Bay Area premiere of The Addams Family at Contra Costa Civic Centre Friday

In advance of the Bay Area premier of "The Addams Family" at Contra Costa Civic Theatre on Friday, a great preview video was released on YouTube. Set to the hit song "Happy" by Pharrell Williams,...
'Art in the Community' exhibit opens this week at Richmond Art Center

‘Art in the Community’ exhibit opens this week at Richmond Art Center

A free exhibit showing off art created by members of the local community has opened this week at the Richmond Art Center and runs through May 24. It is the third annual exhibition of the...
Richmond teen wins congressional art competition for self-portrait

Richmond teen wins congressional art competition for self-portrait

Congressman Mark DeSaulnier announced Tuesday that Charles Alston of Richmond won the grand prize of the 2015 11th Congressional District High School Art Competition. Alston's impressive oil-based painting entitled "Self-Portrait" (shown above) will be showcased...
Golden State Warriors success leads to flurry of tribute songs from Bay Area artists

Golden State Warriors playoff run leads to flurry of tribute songs from Bay Area...

The biggest celebrity to drop a tribute song for the Golden State Warriors' magical playoff run and season is Vallejo's E-40, but several other artists, including two Richmond rappers, have put out tracks honoring...
Richmond's Botto Bistro now offering 50-percent discounts for negative Yelp reviews

Richmond Italian restaurant waging awesome war on Yelp

In its recent review of Botto Bistro, the Italian restaurant in Richmond with wonderfully snarky owners, Radio Free Richmond tipped us off to a refreshing strategy aimed at battling negative, and often unwarranted, Yelp...
Police describe local Cinco de Mayo festivities as positive and peaceful

Well-attended Cinco de Mayo festivities in Richmond described as positive and peaceful

The Cinco de Mayo festivities over the weekend attracted thousands of revelers to Richmond and San Pablo and were described by police as positive and peaceful. The weekend began Saturday morning with the 10th annual...
After Saturday parade, Cinco de Mayo fun continues with 23rd Street festival on Sunday

After Saturday parade, Cinco de Mayo fun continues with 23rd Street festival on Sunday

Don't have too much fun at the Cinco de Mayo parade on Saturday from Richmond to San Pablo, because the party is set to continue all weekend. On Sunday, the 9th Annual Cinco de Mayo...
UC professor to discuss Chinese American women's WWII experience at Rosie the Riveter museum

UC professor to discuss Chinese American women’s WWII experience at Rosie the Riveter museum

UC Santa Cruz professor emerita of American Studies Judy Yung is coming to Richmond on May 16 to discuss the experiences of Chinese American women during World War II. Her talk begins at 3 p.m....

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Salesian College Preparatory to hold open house Sunday, Oct. 22

Salesian College Preparatory to hold open house Sunday, Oct. 22

Salesian College Preparatory is inviting prospective students and their families onto its campus at 2851 Salesian Ave. in Richmond this Sunday, Oct. 22, from...
Craneway Pavilion event to offer ideal venue to honor veterans

Craneway Pavilion event to offer ideal venue to honor veterans

On Friday, Nov. 10, the Craneway Pavilion will be an all-encompassing site where Richmond area residents will have an opportunity to honor those who...
Amazon headquarters proposal includes Richmond sites

Amazon headquarters proposal includes Richmond sites

Will Amazon locate its second headquarters in Richmond? Richmond was one of five Bay Area cities to take part in a joint application to Amazon...