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Kiefer Sutherland film coming to The Magick Lantern

The Healthcare Movie, a documentary narrated by actor Kiefer Sutherland, will be screened at The Magick Lantern in Point Richmond on Feb. 15, Councilman Tom Butt said in his email newsletter Saturday. The 65-minute-long film,...

Video: Sneak peek of ‘Po’ Boys Kitchen’

Check out the trailer for the play, "Po'Boys Kitchen," which was directed by Donte Clark of RAW Talent and produced by Gemika Henderson and Chito Floriano from the RYSE Center in Richmond. The play centers...

Hike and a burger: Couple’s travel series starts here

A Point Richmond couple has begun a series of 5-minute videos that takes viewers for a hike and cheeseburger in the Bay Area. Check out their first video in Pt. Richmond, where the couple went...

Video: Is it a handbag, dessert, or both?

Have you ever seen a Louis Vuitton handbang this sweet? Among Richmond's talented and creative merchants is the venerable baker Rosa Robinson. Robinson, owner of Sweet Dreams bakery, posted a YouTube video Sunday of what appears...
New service lets residents earn high school diplomas at Richmond Public Library

Score free or discounted tickets to local museums

Richmond residents are encouraged to use the public library's new online Discover & Go service, which allows library patrons to get free or discounted passes to a long list of museums and other cultural...

Richmond Chinese New Year event this weekend

Richmond's Chinese New Year celebrations include food and entertainment on Saturday at Richmond Memorial Auditorium. The event runs rom 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., with tickets going for $20 per person for inner circle seating...
The musical Johnny Guitar is coming to Masquers Playhouse in Point Richmond starting March 28.

Tragedy dissected at Masquers Playhouse

A play that only members of the vehemently anti-gay Westboro Baptist Church could object to is coming to Masquers Playhouse in Port Richmond late next month. The Laramie Project, which is slated for five Saturday...

Sante Fe neighborhood’s ‘thriving’ art community

The East Bay Express offers a good read today about the "thriving artists' community" that has emerged in Richmond's Sante Fe neighborhood. That burgeoning community reportedly arrived after Jim and Jeff Wright converted some storage...

Free Richmond screening for documentary premiere

The premiere of a documentary examining teen pregnancy among African Americans will take place in Richmond city council chambers on Feb. 13 and will be free for the public, according to the Richmond Public...

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The Curious Taxpayer: Meet County Auditor-Controller Bob Campbell

By Susan Pricco In this installment of The Curious Taxpayer, here's an opportunity to learn more about the many important functions of the Contra Costa...