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Richmond native Marlon Washington named Marin County probation chief

Richmond native named Marin County probation chief

Richmond native Marlon Washington has been named as chief of the Marin County Probation Department. Washington will start in the role on Aug. 10 and is set to be introduced to the Marin County Board...
Free drive-thru food giveaway coming to Richmond Civic Center

Free drive-thru food giveaway coming to Richmond Civic Center

A free drive-thru food giveaway is set to be held Wednesday, July 29, at Richmond Civic Center. The event runs from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and is first come, first served while supplies last. See...
Congressman seeks to expand Rosie the Riveter National Park

Congressman seeks to expand Rosie the Riveter National Park

By Kathy Chotueau Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) has introduced legislation to expand the Rosie the Riveter/WWII Home Front National Historical Park to include a local elementary school. The Rosie the Riveter National Historic Site Expansion Act...
Richmond plans for eventual reopening of pools amid pandemic

Richmond plans for eventual reopening of pools amid pandemic

By Kathy Chouteau Pending Contra Costa County health directives, Richmond hopes to open its pools soon so that the community can enjoy a summertime splash. According to the Richmond City Manager’s report for the week ending...
Richmond council considers suspending rents, mortgages

Protest planned in Richmond aims to unify community on peace and justice

A protest planned by three sisters at Richmond Civic Center Plaza on Friday aims to create a collective call for peace. The protest will begin at 6 p.m., and community members are encouraged to...
The Factory bar sets opening date

The Factory bar sets opening date

By Kathy Chouteau The long-awaited opening of The Factory is afoot. The ownership team behind Richmond’s newest neighborhood bar, located at 12517 San Pablo Ave. in Richmond, has set an opening date for Friday, Aug....
Interactive map connects community to open businesses

Interactive map connects community to open businesses

By Kathy Chouteau As the COVID-19 pandemic carries on, an effort is underway to organize an inventory of open Richmond businesses to raise awareness and support among community members. The Richmond City Manager’s Office’s Economic Development...
Bay Area extended shelter-in-place order eases some restrictions

Contra Costa prohibits indoor worship, tightens mask mandate amid COVID-19 case uptick

Contra Costa County health officials are tightening face-covering requirements and temporarily prohibiting indoor worship in response to an 8.04 percent rise in the percentage of COVID-19 tests returning positive in the community. A revised health...
Richmond YouthBUILD program seeks applicants for Aug. 3 cohort

Richmond YouthBUILD program seeks applicants for Aug. 3 cohort

Learn and earn. That's the basic truth behind RichmondBUILD's YouthBUILD program that provides free training for youth in construction careers. YouthBUILD, which assists low-income young people ages 16–24 in transforming their lives, is currently accepting...
Las Montañas Supermarket funds gift cards for families amid pandemic

Las Montañas Supermarket funds grocery gift cards for families amid pandemic

July 2 was a banner day for a local grocery store that supported local families in need amid the COVID-19 pandemic. On Thursday, July 2, Leftside Printing owner Diego Garcia donated a banner to recognize...

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Free drive-thru food giveaway coming to Richmond Civic Center

Free drive-thru food giveaway coming to Richmond Civic Center

A free drive-thru food giveaway is set to be held Wednesday, July 29, at Richmond Civic Center. The event runs from 11 a.m. to 2...
Berkeley exhibit features late Richmond artist Rosie Lee Tompkins

BAMPFA exhibit features late Richmond artist Rosie Lee Tompkins

By Kathy Chouteau A virtual exhibition at the Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive (BAMPFA) is looking back at the prolific work of a...
Congressman seeks to expand Rosie the Riveter National Park

Congressman seeks to expand Rosie the Riveter National Park

By Kathy Chotueau Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) has introduced legislation to expand the Rosie the Riveter/WWII Home Front National Historical Park to include a local...