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ARTSCCC selected as County’s official local arts agency

ARTSCCC selected as County’s official local arts agency

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By Kathy Chouteau The Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors recently recognized ARTSCCC (Arts Contra Costa County) as the county’s local arts agency and the state-local partner of the California Arts Council. The County Board of...
Jaime Guzman honored as RPD's 2023 Detective of the Year

Jaime Guzman honored as RPD’s 2023 Detective of the Year

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For Detective Jaime Guzman, it's all come full circle.  Guzman grew up in Richmond, began his career as a police explorer, was hired as a cadet and then promoted to police officer. Now, he's the RPD's...
Annual tournament to celebrate game of chess in Richmond

Annual tournament to celebrate game of chess in Richmond

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All chess enthusiasts are invited to participate in the 11th Annual Williams-Easterling Community Chess Tournament in Richmond on March 16. The free tournament celebrating the great game of chess in the city will take place...
Andy’s Donut bakes up delights in pink and white striped boxes

Andy’s Donut bakes up delights in pink and white striped boxes

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By Kathy Chouteau When was the last time you went to Andy’s Donut Stop? Richmond’s legendary destination for glazed gloriousness on 23rd Street was bustling with patrons during the Standard’s recent visit on a weekday morning. Donuts...
Volunteers, city staff band spruce up Richmond Recreation Complex

Volunteers, city staff spruce up Richmond Recreation Complex

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More than 40 community members and city staff participated in a clean-up effort at the Richmond Recreation Complex on Saturday, Feb. 24. Volunteers and city staff removed litter and weeds, painted the building walls, installed...

Former Mayor Irma Anderson to be remembered in public service

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The City of Richmond will host a service in memory of trailblazing former Mayor Irma L. Anderson on Thursday, Feb. 29. The service is open to all will be held from 4-7 p.m. at Richmond...

Richmond presentation to offer tips on recognizing fake news

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The Richmond Public Library and the Friends of the Richmond Public Library invite the community to attend a free media literacy program, “Libraries in the Age of Disinformation," in Richmond City Council Chambers on...
Chevron Richmond successfully removes century-old wharf, restores eelgrass

Chevron Richmond successfully removes century-old wharf, restores eelgrass

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In the wake of a high-tech, multi-agency effort involving scuba divers, sonar technology, a drone, a crane and multiple barges, Chevron Richmond successfully completed the removal of a long-decommissioned wharf just north of Point...
Church plans new, larger center at 4555 Hilltop Drive

Church plans new, larger center at 4555 Hilltop Drive

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Bay Hills Church plans to expand upon its location at 4555 Hilltop Drive. The roughly 1,000-member congregation, with offices at 4555 Hilltop Drive and a worship center at 4000 Klose Way, is seeking a conditional...
Richmond Art Center unveils new spring semester art classes

Richmond Art Center unveils new spring semester art classes

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By Kathy Chouteau The Richmond Art Center’s (RAC) spring art class registration opened last week with a new lineup of selections occurring during March through May. An expansive roster of new spring semester classes for adults...

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Mexican restaurant part of mixed-use development on 23rd St.

Mexican restaurant part of mixed-use development on 23rd St.

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A three-story, mixed use development being constructed at 761 23rd St. (between Garvin and Burbeck avenues) in Richmond will feature three dwelling units on...
Rosie the Riveter to receive Congressional Gold Medal

Rosie the Riveter to receive Congressional Gold Medal

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"Rosie the Riveter" will be awarded a Congressional Gold Medal in the United States Capitol on Wednesday, April 10.  Hundreds of Rosies travel from across...
Phila Burger continues to draw crowds as it plans a few upgrades

Phila Burger continues to draw crowds as it plans a few upgrades

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By Kathy Chouteau When was the last time you ate at Phila Burger Station? The iconic eatery has been serving up hoagies, sandwiches, burgers, cheesesteaks and...