Saturday, December 14, 2019

Richmond

Tacos El Tucan opens in former Pup Hut site

By Kathy Chouteau Grey clouds and a torrential downpour didn’t stop a large swell of locals from getting their tacos on at Tacos El Tucán on a recent Sunday afternoon. The eatery—which, according to owner Alfredo...
Two local residents charged in connection with three Richmond shootings that injured three last weekend

RPD announces DUI checkpoint on Dec. 13

The Richmond Police Department has announced it will conduct a DUI checkpoint operation on Dec. 13. The checkpoint will occur on Richmond Parkway near W. Ohio Ave and is scheduled for the evening hours, police...

Richmond Art Center to hold annual holiday shopping experience

This holiday season, consider picking up custom-made gifts at the Richmond Art Center's 57th Annual Holiday Arts Festival, which is the largest community event and fundraiser for the art center. At the free festival, which...
East Bay Soldiers launch fundraiser for family of slain teen

East Bay Soldiers launch fundraiser for family of slain teen

The East Bay Soldiers basketball program has launched a fundraiser to support the family of  17-year-old Jammarrei'a Frazier, a promising athlete whose life was cut short in a fatal shooting in front of a...

Free Selfies with Santa starts at the Shops at Hilltop

The Shops at Hilltop's Selfies with Santa feature starts today and runs every Saturday before Christmas. Selfies with Santa occurs from 1-4 p.m.
Richmond MetroPCS dealer set for annual Santa visit, gift giveway

Richmond MetroPCS dealer holding ‘aggressive’ Black Friday deals

Ehab Taha, the owner of the a Richmond MetroPCS dealer holds popular holiday events every year, has announced what he called "the most aggressive promotions" for Black Friday. Customers are offered these three cellphone models...

Gratitude abounds on Richmond’s 23rd Street corridor

By Mike Kinney The spirit of gratitude and giving permeated the 23rd Street corridor Thursday. After 150 bags filled with groceries were assembled on the corridor for distribution to day laborers at the Home Depot near...
Volunteers sought to help revitalize, beautify GRIP

Menbe’s Annual Day of Giving set for GRIP

Almost 500 people are expected to be served free Thanksgiving feasts at Menbe's Annual Day of Giving, which will take place Thanksgiving Day at the Greater Richmond Interfaith Program (GRIP) center in Richmond. Service starts...

Richmond’s collaborative effort to monitor its air

What’s really in the air in Richmond and San Pablo? With help from over 100 new air monitors strategically being installed across Richmond – along with a mobile unit that tests for emissions while on...

Hundreds get ‘boxes of hope’ at Bay Area Rescue Mission

Thirty-seven years ago, John Anderson was a homeless cocaine addict in San Diego weighing just 130 pounds, and set to die young. He wandered into a rescue mission very much like the Richmond-based Bay...

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Richmond Promise Scholar spotlight: Jennifer Jimenez

Meet the Richmond Promise Scholars, a growing movement of hundreds of students from Richmond and North Richmond who are currently attending over 100 colleges...

RPD proposes increase in security presence at Main Library

By Mike Kinney Responding to increased public safety problems in and around the Richmond Public Library's main branch, the city is set to require its...

Chevron takes Richmond schools to Chabot Space & Science Center

The Oakland Chabot Space & Science Center is particularly effective at inspiring an intrigue in science among young people. For some, like Stanley Cheng,...