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Richmond restaurant owner celebrates birthday with fundraiser

Leave it to Richmond restaurant owner Menbere Aklilu—aka ‘Menbe’—to turn her own birthday celebration into an opportunity to help those in need. Menbe has invited residents to come share in her upcoming birthday celebration at...

RYSE to host fundraiser at CycleBar Berkeley

Spinning your wheels isn’t always a bad thing. In fact, the RYSE Center will be teaming up later this month with CycleBar Berkeley for some indoor ‘stationary’ cycling to raise money for the Richmond...

16th Annual Music on the Main concert to enliven downtown

The first of two free Music on the Main concerts is set to take place in downtown Richmond on July 26. Live music, food, beverages, vendors, a kids zone, resource booth and even a Freshest...
Richmond's Fix Our Ferals clinic reopens

Fix Our Ferals expands services to include dogs

The Richmond non-profit Fix Our Ferals has gone to the dogs—in a good way. The organization known for providing affordable spay-neuter services for cats in the East Bay is now offering those same services...

Chevron engineers help make coding fun at Richmond High

How do you take a technical topic, such as coding, and make it fun and exciting for youth? Students at Richmond High School (RHS), thanks in part to support from two Chevron engineers, are...

Richmond nonprofit leader honored for helping the homeless

Reverend John M. Anderson, president and CEO of Richmond’s Bay Area Rescue Mission, has been honored with the Russ Reid Award for Lifetime Achievement from the Association of Gospel Rescue Missions at their conference...

Meetings set to discuss potential North Richmond annexation

A series of community meetings have been slated to discuss a study on the potential annexation of currently unincorporated North Richmond to the City of Richmond. Unincorporated North Richmond comprises about 900 acres of property...
Richmond event joins worldwide protest of conditions at U.S. southern border

Richmond Civic Center Plaza to hold very first outdoor movie night

The City of Richmond is introducing a new Movies in the Plaza series, where movies will be shown outdoors in Civic Center Plaza. The first one will kick-off on Friday, Aug. 18. Community members are...

YES Nature to Neighborhoods is Hungry for Healthy

By Sandy Karp West County and Richmond residents working on improving their lifestyles or hungry for delicious new recipes are encouraged to join YES Nature to Neighborhoods' (YES) new program “Cooking Matters para Familias.” Starting July...

Rosie the Riveter and Home Front Festival

By Veronica Feyling Make sure to fetch your red polka-dotted bandanna, as another potentially record-breaking gathering of Rosie the Riveter lookalikes in Richmond is fast approaching. At 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 12, women of all ages...

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CVS in Pinole offering no-cost drive-thru COVID-19 testing

CVS in Pinole offering no-cost drive-thru COVID-19 testing

CVS today expanded its COVID-19 test sites at CVS Pharmacy drive-thru locations, including at the location at 1617 Canyon Drive in Pinole. The self-swab tests...
$12.7M in state grants awarded to enhance two Richmond parks

Pogo Park presents park expansion plan to Richmond City Council

By Kathy Chouteau The Richmond City Council received a presentation May 26 from Pogo Park Executive Director Toody Maher about the organization’s plans for using...
Richmond man, 20, drowns in Lake Berryessa

Richmond man, 20, drowns in Lake Berryessa

A 20-year-old Richmond man drowned in Lake Berryessa Wednesday evening, according to the Napa Valley Register. The body of Christopher Ricardo Terlesky was found shortly...