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The League of Women Voters of West Contra Costa County invites the community to its holiday party on Dec. 3.

League of Women Voters of West County invites community to its holiday party

The League of Women Voters of West Contra Costa County (website here) invites the community to its holiday party on Dec. 3. The party will be held from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Ristorante...
Richmond's new American diner, Marina Bay Grill, finally opened its doors for business on Wednesday.

A new diner has just opened in Richmond

Richmond's new American diner, Marina Bay Grill, finally opened its doors for business on Wednesday. A grand opening for the restaurant at at 2167 Meeker Ave. is scheduled for Friday, according to an employee, but...

Here’s what you need to know about Saturday’s Juneteenth festivities

Here's what you need to know about the 11th annual Juneteenth Family Day Parade & Festival in Richmond on Saturday, a popular community event held by the Neighborhood Block Association in partnership with the...
NIAD Art Center to host live music Saturday afternoons during the fall

Deck the walls with NIAD Art Center this Saturday

The winter holidays haven't come too soon at Richmond's NIAD Art Center, which is hosting an opening reception for Deck the Walls 2 this Saturday. The reception runs from 12:30-3 p.m. at the art center...
Richmond's Catahoula Coffee to host 6th annual customer appreciation day on Sunday

Free coffee and fun! Catahoula Coffee Co. customer appreciation day is today

Richmond’s beloved artisan coffee roaster, Catahoula Coffee Co., is set to host its fifth annual Customer Appreciation Day today. The event will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in a parking lot at...
Cindy Howell is proving to Richmond that kale chips can taste better than potato chips

Cindy Howell is proving to Richmond that kale chips can taste better than potato...

Growing up with seven uncles, seven aunts and 68 first cousins in the Bronx helped Richmond's Cindy Howell learn to cook. “If you wanted to eat, you had to cook," Howell says. Now that Howell lives...
The monthly Point to Point Richmond event continues to gain in popularity, as evidenced by the event's growing list of participants.

Don’t forget! Second ever Point to Point Richmond event happening Saturday

The second installment of the super fun Point to Point Richmond event will be held Saturday from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. The first running of the monthly event in May was reportedly a total...
Salute expecting to serve hundreds of families in need Thanksgiving meals.

Salute expects to serve hundreds of families in need Thanksgiving meals

Richmond’s Salute e Vita Ristorante plans to serve hundreds of free meals to local families in need for a fourth straight Thanksgiving Day. A Tuesday blog post from the nonprofit For Richmond reminded us of...
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.

Where in the world is $hmopcity? Fans eagerly await Kool John’s next album

Fans of one of Richmond's best known rappers, Kool John, are getting restless on Twitter. Kool John keeps promising to release his latest album, $hmopcity, at some point this month. Almost daily, he teases fans...
Crestmont School to hold Magic Show & Mixer for parents of prospective students

Don’t miss Crestmont School’s annual Swap & Shop Harvest Festival

The community is invited to Crestmont School on Saturday (Nov. 8) to take part in free family fun at the annual Swap & Shop Harvest Festival, which will feature a free magic show. The festival...

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Richmond community encouraged to 'fill a bag, feed a family' by Dec. 18

Richmond community encouraged to ‘fill a bag, feed a family’ by Dec. 18

Community members are encouraged to "fill a bag, feed a family" as part of the 2nd Annual Holiday Food Drive benefiting the Iron Triangle-based...
Richmond man shot by BART police recovering

Richmond man shot by BART police recovering

The man who was shot by BART police near Richmond station last week has been identified as 21-year-old Jeremiah Witherspoon, who is recovering from...
Mayor recounts Hotel Mac's role in 'Annual Turkey Shoot'

Mayor recounts Hotel Mac’s role in ‘Annual Turkey Shoot’

Organizers of the Point Richmond Annual Turkey Shoot appear compelled to remind people that "no turkeys are harmed during this event." Recently, Mayor Tom Butt...