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Former Terrapin Crossroads chef launches new Richmond bistro

Former Terrapin Crossroads chef launches new Richmond bistro

By Kathy Chouteau Some might be daunted at the prospect of launching a new restaurant amid a pandemic. But backed by 20 years of culinary experience—much of which has been spent as the head chef...

Red Cross seeks student applicants for youth development conference

By Kathy Chouteau The American Red Cross Northern California Coastal Region is seeking students entering grades 9-12 as applicants for its Leadership Development Center (LDC), a four-day virtual youth development conference June 21-24, 2021 that...
Student-athlete advocates get the ‘W’ as California allows youth sports to resume

Both indoor and outdoor youth sports now able to resume in California

Student-athlete advocates who successfully lobbied to allow outdoor youth sports to resume in California have more reason to celebrate after health officials updated their guidance this week to enable indoor youth sports to start...
Richmond firefighters name Philaburger owner 'Citizen of the Year'

Richmond firefighters name Phila Burger owner ‘Citizen of the Year’

Richmond firefighters on Monday presented Samuel Lee, owner of the ever-popular Phila Burger Station at 1100 23rd St., with the "Citizen of the Year" award. "This past year, Mr. Lee was a major contributor by...
Chevron Corp.’s new diversity chief inspired by retired Chevron Richmond chemist

Chevron Corp.’s new diversity chief inspired by retired Chevron Richmond chemist

The new Chief Diversity & Inclusion (CDIO) Officer at Chevron Corp. credits a legendary former chemist at Chevron Richmond for helping to inspire her career path. Josetta Jones, an engineer and patent attorney who has...
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Anonymous Beer Can Monolith creator builds ‘Beeramid’

By Kathy Chouteau The mysterious BCM creator—who built the Beer Can Monolith that now sits atop Point Potrero in Richmond as an ode to local craft beer—is back at it again. Following the debut of...
San Francisco Bay Area condo market showing signs of rebound

San Francisco Bay Area condo market showing signs of rebound

Competitive prices, historically low interest rates and the arrival of COVID-19 vaccinations likely all play a role in a reported spike in interest in the purchase of Bay Area condominiums, experts say. Real estate developer...
Solo crash sends car into Bay in Point Richmond

Solo crash sends car into Bay in Point Richmond

Drinking and driving apparently caused this vehicle to end up in the Bay in Point Richmond, but alcohol doesn't appear to be involved, according to police. At 12:55 p.m., officers responded to Waterline Place on...
Metro by T-Mobile store raffling 4 tablets, free internet to kids in need

Metro by T-Mobile store raffling 4 tablets, free internet to kids in need

Unlimited Wireless Metro at T-Mobile in Richmond is raffling off four tablets, each with unlimited Internet service paid for one year, to four students in need in the community. The family-owned store at San Pablo...
Richmond Museum of History and Culture launches educational film series

Richmond Museum of History and Culture launches must-see film series

By Kathy Chouteau Did you know Tupac Shakur recorded music at Richmond’s Starlight Recording Studio early in his career? Or how about that Henry J. Kaiser offered healthcare to his workers on the Richmond Home...

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Student-athlete advocates get the ‘W’ as California allows youth sports to resume

Both indoor and outdoor youth sports now able to resume in California

Student-athlete advocates who successfully lobbied to allow outdoor youth sports to resume in California have more reason to celebrate after health officials updated their...
Richmond Museum of History and Culture launches educational film series

Richmond Museum of History and Culture launches must-see film series

By Kathy Chouteau Did you know Tupac Shakur recorded music at Richmond’s Starlight Recording Studio early in his career? Or how about that Henry J....
Richmond Promise to honor fourth class of Scholars

Richmond Promise application deadline is March 14

By Kathy Chouteau The Richmond Promise Scholarship application deadline is March 14, 2021. By applying for a Richmond Promise Scholarship, students can receive $1,500—renewable for up...