Friday, August 23, 2019

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Richmond Art Center revs up for motorcycles and more

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In time for U.S. Open, youth tennis program begins in Richmond

Just in time for the U.S. Open, after-school tennis begins in Richmond. From Sept. 3 through Dec. 20 at the Nicholl Park Tennis Courts, 3230 Macdonald Ave., youth ages 6 to 17 will be honing...

Music on the Main gets funky Aug. 28

By Kathy Chouteau Richmond Main Street Initiative is getting funky downtown for the August installment of its Music on the Main concert series. On Wed., Aug., 28, 2019, from 5 to 7:30 p.m., at Marina Way...

Leftside Printing: Small business, big community impact

By Mike Kinney In 15 years of business, including seven years at the current location at 979 23rd St.,  Leftside Printing has become well known and regarded in Richmond. Of course, like most businesses, it didn't...

Q&A with Richmond Fire Chief Adrian Sheppard

By Mike Kinney We recently caught up with Richmond Fire Chief Adrian Sheppard to talk about his department and some of the new life-saving innovations coming to RFD. Sheppard has been chief for the last four...
Richmond to hold three-day Back to School Carnival

RPAL Back-to-School Carnival set for end of summer fun

New location, same back-to-school blast. The Richmond Police Activities League’s (RPAL) annual Back-to-School Carnival, previously located at Civic Center, will this year take place at nearby Nicholl Park from Friday Aug. 16 through Sunday, Aug....

Beetle Box brings experimental compositions to the Point

By Kathy Chouteau Take one part kaleidoscope, another part experimental “Beetle,” and you have a musical act that sounds like it might have originated in the 1960s by some lads from Liverpool. Turns out, the aforementioned...

Richmond ‘block party’ a one-stop spot for city, county services

Need to sign up CalFresh, Medi-Cal or Veterans benefits? Perhaps you need copies of vital records, a library card, or information on college scholarships, employment opportunities, voter registration, energy efficiency rebates, animal vaccination vouchers...pretty much...

Summer camp inspires new generation of Rosie the Riveters

Think you had a busy summer? Perhaps you haven't met Rosie's Girls, a fearless group of 30 sixth, seventh and eighth graders from Richmond and San Pablo. Just reading through their six-week summer itinerary is exhausting....
Point Richmond Social Club has opened at 401 S. Garrard Blvd.

Point Richmond Reggae Jam set for two Sundays this month

An afternoon of reggae music in Richmond? We say 'Yeah mon.' The Point Richmond Social Club at 401 S Garrard Blvd. is hosting several DJs spinning strictly reggae vinyl from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m....

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St. David School invites community to hearty breakfast fundraiser

St. David School has Pre-K openings, tours offered

St. David School in Richmond is welcoming applicants for openings in its Pre-K program, ages 3-5. The Pre-K, located at 5613 Garvin Ave., around the...
Nicholl Park prepped for Soulful Softball Sunday

Nicholl Park prepped for Soulful Softball Sunday

A full day of soul food, entertainment, community bonding, resources, and -- of course -- softball. The highly anticipated, annual Soulful Softball Sunday is set...
No controversy about this once missing Richmond mural

Grandson says muralist welcomed controversy

Pete Arnautoff had seen some of his grandfather’s famous murals but the one an East Bay museum is hoping to restore he only just...