Wednesday, February 12, 2020

Richmond

Richmond: The Factory Bar eyes grand opening in March

Richmond: The Factory Bar eyes grand opening in March

By Mike Kinney A highly-anticipated new hang out spot in Richmond -- The Factory Bar -- aims to open its doors in March. On Friday, the Standard stopped by the emerging Richmond-themed bar, which remains...
Where should electric bike hubs be located in Richmond?

Where should electric bike hubs be located in Richmond?

As we've reported in the recent past, Richmond is set to launch an electric bike share network in the city in late spring in partnership with Gotcha Mobility. The question now is where should the...
Richmond Greenway cleanup effort aims to address homeless problem

Richmond Greenway pilot project aims to address homeless problem

By Mike Kinney Daniel Barth has seen first hand the sharp increase in homeless encampments across Richmond, a problem that has shined a light on the growing struggles of individuals lacking stable housing and healthcare,...
Online fundraiser launched for family of 4-year-old Heitor Carreira

Online fundraiser launched for family of 4-year-old Heitor Carreira

An online fundraiser has been launched to help a grieving family after 4-year-old Heitor Carreira was killed in a hit-and-run collision in Richmond on Friday. "Heitor was an energetic kid, always with a big smile,"...

Richmond: Arrest made in hit-and-run collision that killed 4-year-old Heitor

A suspect has been arrested and the vehicle located in connection with the fatal hit-and-run collision that killed 4-year-old Heitor in Richmond on Friday, police said. The suspect, who has not yet been identified, turned...
Richmond: Driver leaves scene after striking 4-year-old child

Richmond: Driver leaves scene after fatally striking 4-year-old child

A 4-year-old boy was killed after being struck by a vehicle that fled the scene Friday evening, police said. Heitor was near his father in the 2200 block of Coalinga Avenue, near 23rd Street, at...
The Shops at Hilltop to welcome Butler Amusements carnival in March

The Shops at Hilltop to welcome Butler Amusements carnival in March

The Shops at Hilltop is inviting a carnival into its parking lot next month. From March 13 to March 22, the Butler Amusements carnival will locate between the former JC Penney's and the lower Walmart...
California health officials select Richmond lab for coronavirus testing

California health officials to perform coronavirus testing at Richmond lab

The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) said it expects to begin testing patients for the novel coronavirus at its laboratory in Richmond starting Wednesday, Feb. 12. The state's Viral and Rickettsial Disease Laboratory at...

Suspected graffiti vandals arrested after 12 Richmond businesses tagged

Richmond police recently arrested two suspects in connection with defacing buildings and city-owned properties with graffiti in the area of 23rd Street and Wendell Avenue in Richmond. "The duo were detained and found with cans...
518 East Bay girls gather for Richmond STEM summit

Over 500 East Bay girls gather for Richmond STEM summit

By Kathy Chouteau Girl power was on full display in Richmond today. Over 500 young women from East Bay high schools gathered at a daylong summit at Richmond Memorial Auditorium to learn about STEM careers...

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Richmond mayor announces date for State of the City address

Richmond mayor announces date for State of the City address

By Kathy Chouteau Richmond Mayor Tom Butt has announced that he will give his 2020 State of the City address Tuesday, Feb. 25 from 6:30-8:30...
Loving lattes at Richmond's Catahoula Coffee

Falling in love with lattes all over again at Richmond’s Catahoula Coffee

The ingredients are simple: milk and espresso. But let's face it, not all cafes do justice to the latte. Want one done right? Head to...
San Pablo City Hall construction nears completion

San Pablo City Hall construction nears completion

By Mike Kinney If the weather stays as nice as it has recently, the brand new San Pablo City Hall should open in April, said...