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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...
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...

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Community invited to help paint Rancho Market in North Richmond

Community invited to help paint Rancho Market in North Richmond

The Rancho Market store in North Richmond will soon receive a paint job thanks to a community effort. Supervisor John Gioia’s office is partnering with...

Richmond police convince suicidal man to drop knife

An armed, suicidal man in an Iron Triangle home took to Facebook Live during his moment of heightened distress last week -- but two...
East Brother Beer Co., Richmond Promise to host teacher appreciation event Wednesday

East Brother Beer Co., Richmond Promise to host teacher appreciation event Wednesday

Teachers and counselors will be celebrated at East Brother Beer Co. in Richmond on Wednesday, Sept. 27, when the brewery hosts the first "Cheers...