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Your guide to Independence Day events in Richmond

Independence Eve Celebration at Craneway Pavilion to Feature Fireworks and Oakland Symphony Concert

Richmond residents are in for a treat on Friday, July 3, when the Oakland Symphony descends on the Craneway Pavilion for a free concert and “Independence Eve” celebration complete with fireworks over the bay. For...
Richmond's Catahoula Coffee to host 6th annual customer appreciation day on Sunday

Catahoula Coffee to host 6th annual customer appreciation day in Richmond on Sunday

It'll be easy to stay awake in Richmond on Sunday, when Catahoula Coffee is set to host its annual customer appreciation day festival featuring free coffee, a car meet, petting zoo and live music. The...

NBC Bay Area Shines Light on Richmond’s Shoreline

Thanks to NBC Bay Area's Open Road program and veteran reporter Doug McConnell for this great story about one of Richmond's best kept secrets -- our 30+ miles of protected shoreline. Click on the photo below...
El Sobrante church to host musical tribute to gospel great Walter Hawkins

El Sobrante church to host musical tribute to gospel great Walter Hawkins

Saint James Community Church is set to host a musical tribute to influential Oakland gospel singer and pastor Walker Hawkins. The whole community is invited to the July 10 event at Saint James, located at...
Building & Construction Trades Career Fair geared toward high school students

New documentary features local artists working with ESL students at DeJean Middle School

A new documentary set for release this summer follows local artists as they work with DeJean Middle School students who are learning English as a second language. "Merging Cultures Through Art" will premiere Aug. 6...
Community chips in to send 10 North Richmond youth to rodeo

Community chips in to send 10 North Richmond youth to rodeo

Local community members' charitable donations sent 10 North Richmond youth to the rodeo on Sunday. Community advocates Rodney Alamo Brown, Andre Bean, Andreena Richardson and The Sons of Issachar raised funds to offer youth from...
Meal delivery startup HelloFresh Inc. leases large warehouse space in Richmond

Meal delivery startup HelloFresh Inc. leases large warehouse space in Richmond

Another food business has moved into Richmond. The San Francisco Business Times has reported that startup HelloFresh Inc. has leased "the entire 109,594-square-foot freezer storage warehouse at 2041 Factory St." The company, which was founded in...
National Public Radio aired a great segment Thursday about Betty Reid Soskin, who at age 92 is the oldest national park ranger.

Film Documents Lives of Bay Area Children During World War II

A new film documenting the lives of Bay Area children during World War II will be previewed at the Visitor Education Center of the Rosie the Riveter National Historical Park on July 11. The film...
Guinness World Record attempt underway to gather 1,000 Rosie the Riveter lookalikes in Richmond

Guinness World Record attempt in Richmond hopes to gather 1,000 Rosie lookalikes

Local girls and women who can put together a Rosie the Riveter costume by Aug. 15 have a chance to set a Guinness World Record in Richmond. On that date, the Rosie the Riveter/WWII Home...
Former Tower of Power singer to perform in first of two free summer concerts in downtown Richmond

Former Tower of Power singer to perform in first of two free summer concerts...

Michael Jeffries, former singer of the popular R&B group Tower of Power, will join 6-piece New Orleans-style funk and R&B group BeauFunk in headlining the first concert of the 2015 Music on the Main...

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Richmond Promise hiring 10 college interns

The Richmond Promise College Scholarship program is hiring 10 College Summer Associates through Americorps VISTA. The paid interns will develop their leadership, teamwork and project...
On 19th anniversary of Columbine, walk-in held at Verde Elementary

On 19th anniversary of Columbine, walk-in held at Verde Elementary

To commemorate the 19th anniversary of the Columbine mass shooting, teachers, students and public officials staged a "walk-in" at Verde Elementary Friday morning. California Teachers...

Las Montañas Supermarket invita a la comunidad a su fiesta del 25 aniversario

Las Montañas Supermarket en San Pablo, proveedor de una gran selección de comidas y alimentos auténticos mexicanos, invita a la comunidad a su celebración...