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Save the date! Author to discuss lives of Mexican American women on WWII home front in Richmond

Historian to discuss lives of Mexican American women on WWII home front at Richmond...

Elizabeth R. Escobedo, author of From Coveralls to Zoot Suits: The Lives of Mexican American Women on the World War II Home Front, is slated to speak Feb. 28 in Richmond. Escobedo's talk will take...
Launch party for build-out of restaurant space at Richmond BART set for next week

Video further explains fundraiser to bring Home of Chicken and Waffles to downtown Richmond

As we told you last week, the group tasked with revitalizing downtown Richmond is set to launch an Indegogo campaign to raise funds in order to bring family-style restaurant Home of Chicken and Waffles...

Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church to honor longtime pastor, musician and educator

The community is invited to Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church (BMBC) on Sunday to celebrate Pastor of Worship Dr. Donnell Thomas' 30 years as an educator, 35 years as minister of music, and 50th birthday. The...

New Richmond restaurant, Bubbaloo Cafe, set for grand opening Monday

A new restaurant down the street from Craneway Pavilion is about to have its grand opening on Monday. Bubbaloo Cafe at 1402 Marina Way South recently had a soft launch with a limited menu but...
Crestmont School to hold Magic Show & Mixer for parents of prospective students

Crestmont School to hold Magic Show & Mixer for parents of prospective students

Crestmont School in Richmond will hold a Magic Show & Mixer on Saturday to allow parents of prospective students an opportunity to chat with current parents at the school and board members. The free event...
Mark your calendar! First of free upcoming Music on the Main concerts July 23.

Don’t forget! Music on the Main, a free concert series, starts tonight with R&B...

The annual Music on the Main free concert series, brought to us by the Richmond Main Street Initiative (RMSI), is set to kick off Wednesday night with a performance from R&B diva Rhonda Benin. The...
Fans of one of Richmond's best known rappers, Kool John, are getting restless on Twitter as they await the release of his next album.

Richmond’s Kool John debuts ‘Wobble’ two days ahead of album release

The Twittersphere has mainly one word to describe Richmond rapper Kool John's new anthem, "Wobble," which debuted Tuesday: slappin'. The single features two members of Kool John's Richmond crew, The Heartbreak Gang: Skipper and Iamsu!,...
How a popular Richmond baker without formal training went on to make a cake for Justin Timberlake

How a popular Richmond baker without formal training went on to make a cake...

Richmond resident and entrepreneur Rosa Robinson, owner of Sweet Dreams Bake Shop, was the star of a great write-up on the For Richmond blog Tuesday. After being laid off from her fifth job in three...
NIAD Art Center annual fundraiser to be held at Clif Bar headquarters

NIAD Art Center annual fundraiser to be held at Clif Bar headquarters

NIAD Art Center, the Richmond art program for people with developmental disabilities, will hold its annual fundraiser at Clif Bar & Company's Emeryville headquarters, and all attendees will take home a piece of original art. Mark...
La Perla Mexican Delicattessen at Fourth Street and Nevin Avenue in Richmond is set to reopen under new ownership on Tuesday, according to the West County Times.

La Perla Mexican Deli set to reopen Tuesday

La Perla Mexican Deli at Fourth Street and Nevin Avenue in Richmond is set to reopen under new ownership on Tuesday, according to the West County Times. The restaurant is going to be somewhat different...

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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,...