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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...
Grateful Dead sound man's side gig: Making LSD in Point Richmond basement

Grateful Dead sound man’s side gig: Making LSD in Point Richmond basement

Some interesting facts involving a Grateful Dead sound man who apparently lived in Point Richmond in 1966 were reported in a Bay Area News Group article Friday. The sound man, named Owsley Stanley, doubled as...

Here’s how Richmond resident Carlos Salazar fared on CBS’ Price is Right

Earlier this month, we told you to root for Richmond resident Carlos Salazar on CBS' Price is Right, after show officials informed us he would appear on the show Monday. The episode is now available...
Richmond's new American diner, Marina Bay Grill, finally opened its doors for business on Wednesday.

Menu for soon-to-open Marina Bay diner released

Check out the new menu for the American diner that is set to open in Richmond's Marina Bay. The Marina Bay Grill, which will be located at 2167 Meeker Ave., is scheduled to open "within...

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Richmond police slap 'numerous' citations on cars blocking sidewalks

Richmond police slap ‘numerous’ citations on cars blocking sidewalks

As part of a crackdown announced two months ago, the Richmond Police Department says it has issued "numerous" citations to parked cars blocking sidewalks...
Chevron Black History Awareness scholarship application period extended

Local students invited to apply for Chevron Black History Awareness scholarship

Calling all West County high school seniors! The application process remains open for the annual Chevron Richmond Black History Awareness Scholarship (BHAC) program, which...
Richmond Museum of History launches free field trips for WCCUSD classrooms

Richmond Museum of History launches free field trips for WCCUSD classrooms

The Richmond Museum of History has launched a new Free Field Trip program for classrooms in the West Contra Costa Unified School District. The museum...