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Music on the Main delivers live tunes and good times

By Zach Chouteau What do you get when you mix live music, cool brews, eclectic vendors and food truck fare in downtown Richmond? Music on the Main, of course. The ‘Rich Life’ segment swung by to check...
3 finalists for Richmond City Council face the public

3 finalists for Richmond city manager state their case to residents

The three finalists for the position of Richmond City Manager stated their case in front of residents Monday night. Current East Palo Alto City Manager Carlos Martinez, former Alameda City Manager Jill Keimach, and former...

John Wehrle proclaimed Richmond’s ‘greatest single contributor to public art murals’

Among Richmond's improvements over the years has been the emergence of eye-catching street art. Much of that can be attributed to a single artist -- John Wehrle -- who was honored in a City Council...
The Stride Center invites locals to apply for career training in IT support

The Stride Center invites locals to apply for career training in IT support

Local job seekers interested in starting a career in IT support are encouraged to join the Stride Center’s affordable A-plus training that starts Sept. 4 in both San Pablo and Oakland. The Stride Center provides...
Richmond event joins worldwide protest of conditions at U.S. southern border

24 local organizations awarded annual Chevron ECIA grants

Congratulations to the two dozen local organizations that have been approved for funding this year from the Environmental and Community Investment Agreement (ECIA) grant program. The annual ECIA grant program is part of a $90...
Building Elementary Science Teaching in Richmond

Richmond elementary teachers take part in weeklong science training

by Lisa Wahl Freed from the confines of the classroom walls, 30 Richmond teachers recently spent a day exploring the trails and creek beds of a regional park wilderness area, eagerly collecting data about the...
Senior Helpers celebrating 10 years in East Bay

Senior Helpers celebrating 10 years in East Bay

Senior Helpers, a company that provides personalized in-home senior care, is celebrating 10 years of serving the East Bay, including Richmond, El Cerrito Berkeley and Oakland. The company, based at 712 El Cerrito Plaza, sends...
2019 Richmond Promise Scholarship Launch set for Oct. 1

3 finalists for City Manager set for community forum tonight

Richmond residents are invited to attend a forum tonight to learn about three finalists for the role currently held by City Manager Bill Lindsay, who is set to retire at the end of this...
Kiwanis Club of Richmond invites new business owners, residents to join

Kiwanis Club of Richmond invites new business owners, residents to join

Kiwanis Club of Richmond, a group of local community and business leaders dedicated to supporting youth and community projects in Richmond and beyond, is inviting new business owners, new employees and residents in the...

Vintage wedding ring found on Point Richmond beach; owner sought

A Bay Area man who found a vintage gold wedding ring on a Point Richmond beach is trying to find its owner. The story of the ring dating back to 1949 began on the beach...

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Richmond coffee houses ready “to-go” serving caffeine-loving community

Catahoula beans boost BLM movement

By Kathy Chouteau Catahoula Coffee Company has created a way to not only indulge your love of the caffeinated bean, but also to support the...
Michelle Obama School campus in Richmond nears completion

Michelle Obama School campus in Richmond nears completion

By Mike Kinney Construction on the state-of-the-art Michelle Obama School campus in Richmond is set to be completed by the end of next month. Staff...
Don't miss these virtual Independence Day events

Don’t miss these virtual Independence Day events

By Kathy Chouteau Richmond’s fireworks along the waterfront are canceled this year. One bit of good news in this respect has been the reopening Thursday...