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A Few of My Favorite Things: The Artisan Café’s Fried Chicken Breast Sandwich

A Few of My Favorite Things: The Artisan Café’s Fried Chicken Breast Sandwich

By Kathy Chouteau The Standard’s recently launched series, “A Few of My Favorite Things” takes a quick look at some of this reporter’s top local treasures—be they food, drink, places or faces—from Richmond and beyond....
Happy 101st birthday to Betty Reid Soskin

Happy 101st birthday to Betty Reid Soskin

The nationally beloved Betty Reid Soskin turned 101 years old today, and the "happy birthdays" have been widespread. As noted in a happy birthday note from the National Park Service, Soskin retired at age 100...
‘Ride and Drive’ event plugs Richmond residents into 411 on electric vehicles

‘Ride and Drive’ event to plug Richmond residents into 411 on EVs

By Kathy Chouteau Electrify America is sponsoring an event Wed., Sept. 28 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Richmond Civic Center, 450 Civic Center Plaza in Richmond, as part of National Drive Electric...
Greater El Bethel Missionary Baptist Church to host October Revival

Greater El Bethel Missionary Baptist Church to host October Revival

By Kathy Chouteau Parchester Village’s Greater El Bethel Missionary Baptist Church is hosting a multiday “Church Revival” Wed.-Fri., Oct. 26-28 from 7 p.m. to 8:35 p.m. at its location at 813 Williams Dr. in Richmond. The...
R&R Hospitality Academy set for grand opening in Richmond

R&R Hospitality Academy set for grand opening in Richmond

By Kathy Chouteau R&R Hospitality Academy is a new Richmond organization that helps prepare and certify low income young adults for careers in the hospitality industry, in part by tasking the program's students with preparing...
State leaders, experts gather at De Anza High to discuss equitable water distribution

Leaders, experts gather at De Anza High to discuss equitable water distribution

By Mike Kinney If we build more homes, won't we also need more water? In the drought-prone state of California, the challenges of providing sufficient and equitable water distribution are daunting as providing adequate affordable...
The Artisan Café hiring staffers for midweek and weekend shifts

The Artisan Café hiring staffers for midweek and weekend shifts

By Kathy Chouteau The Artisan Café, a European-style eatery in Richmond’s Marina Bay neighborhood that plays home to some of the best food in the city, is on the lookout for new staffers. The Café’s founder...
Sara Sandhu is Director of Communications at Go Public Schools

Middle school families invited to the FabLab on Tuesday

This story was originally published by GO Public Schools West Contra Costa. By Sara Sandhu Local family advocacy organization, GO West Contra Costa, is partnering with Kennedy High School’s FabLab to host middle school families for an evening...
Richmond Art Center to celebrate Dia de los Muertos at Fall Family Day

Richmond Art Center to celebrate Dia de los Muertos at Fall Family Day

Kids of all ages -- and also their grownups -- are invited to the Richmond Art Center's courtyard to celebrate Day of the Dead with art-making, music, and miniature low riders. Admission is free to...
Ribbon cut on special new garden at Rolling Hills Memorial Park

‘Garden of Grace and Freedom’ celebrated at Rolling Hills Memorial Park

By Kathy Chouteau The Baptist Ministers' Conference of Richmond and Vicinity (BMCORV) commemorated the new Garden of Grace and Freedom at Rolling Hills Memorial Park with a ribbon cutting Sat., Sept. 10. The gathering marked the...

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Ed Fund hosting virtual open house for West County community

Ed Fund hosting virtual open house for West County community

The West Contra Costa Public Education Fund (Ed Fund) is hosting a virtual open house for the broader West County community on Wednesday, Sept....
Hercules Bay Front Festival & Run set for this Sunday

Hercules Bay Front Festival & Run set for this Sunday

By Kathy Chouteau The Hercules Education Foundation is lacing up its sneaks to host its 2022 Annual Bay Front Festival & Run Sun., Oct. 2—an...
Ribbon cut on special new garden at Rolling Hills Memorial Park

‘Garden of Grace and Freedom’ celebrated at Rolling Hills Memorial Park

By Kathy Chouteau The Baptist Ministers' Conference of Richmond and Vicinity (BMCORV) commemorated the new Garden of Grace and Freedom at Rolling Hills Memorial Park...