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Movies Under the Stars returning to San Pablo

Movies Under the Stars returning to San Pablo

Movies Under the Stars is returning in San Pablo starting Friday, June 24. Community members are encouraged to bring their lawn chairs and blankets at the San Pablo Community Center at 2450 Road 20. Event admission...

Richmond honors San Francisco Giants legend Willie Mays with field renaming, monument

By Mike Kinney Willie Mays is a baseball legend, but in Richmond he’s also known for his legendary community service benefitting local youth. It’s the reason the newly renovated Nicholl Park baseball diamonds have been...
70 years of Nation's Giants Hamburgers

70 years of Nation’s Giant Hamburgers

Credit to the San Pablo Historical and Museum Society (SPHMS) for recently raising awareness that Nation's Giant Hamburgers is celebrating its 70th anniversary in business. In case you didn't know, San Pablo is the...
Richmond author’s new book covers JFK’s ‘prankster’ years

Richmond author’s new book covers JFK’s ‘prankster’ years

By Kathy Chouteau President John F. Kennedy’s adventuresome boarding school days are the focus of Richmond resident Scott Badler’s book, JFK & the Muckers of Choate, set for release by Bancroft Press Sun., May 29—which...
Mayor Tom Butt: Road dust is Richmond's most dangerous pollutant

Mayor Tom Butt: Road dust is Richmond’s most dangerous pollutant

By Richmond Mayor Tom Butt From a health and environmental standpoint, the most important result of street sweeping is the debris you cannot see. Recent research has revealed that a chemical found in car tire debris...
‘Willie Mays Day’ in Richmond set for May 21

Richmond to close Macdonald Ave. for ‘Willie Mays Day’

By Kathy Chouteau Willie Mays is a “maybe” for this Saturday’s “Willie Mays Day” in Richmond due to health challenges, but that hasn’t dulled the spirit of fans looking forward to honoring “The Say Hey...
Ages 7 through 75 participate in Richmond chess tournament

Ages 7 through 75 participate in Richmond chess tournament

Nearly 50 people played chess, and nearly 100 family came to show their support, at the 9th Annual McKinley Williams-John Easterling Community Chess Tourrnament at Shields-Reid Community Center earlier this month. The annual competition on...
Richmond, San Pablo to host energizer stations for Bike to Wherever Day

Richmond, San Pablo to host energizer stations for Bike to Wherever Day

Energizer stations will be set up in Richmond and San Pablo on Friday in honor of Bike to Wherever Day. At energizer stations, people traveling about on bicycles will be able to get a limited...
Beyond entertainment, though, the Osprey cam also contributes to science. Viewers are encouraged to call “Fish!” on the live chat, then the fish are identified and entered into a Fish Matrix, which is available for download. This year, the Fish Matrix data helped illustrate how an injury to one of Richmond’s talons may be the reason why he was only bringing an average of one fish per day—at a time when he averaged two to three fish in previous years. Teachers are encouraged to build STEM projects around the data, and lesson plans are also available via the website.

Rosie and Richmond celebrate first hatch of 2022

Richmond's favorite lovebirds -- Ospreys Rosie and Richmond -- are celebrating the hatching of their first of three eggs of the 2022 season, which was captured on the famous Osprey nest cam. The egg...
KQED gives props to popular Richmond food cart

KQED food editor gives props to popular Richmond food cart

A Richmond eatery recently got a shoutout from KQED food editor Luke Tsai. In a recent article, Tsai said he "stumbled upon Richmond’s Antojitos Guatemaltecos" at 653 23rd St. and enjoyed the Guatemalan rice tamale,...

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Olympians ‘Make a Splash’ at The Plunge in support of swim lessons

Olympians ‘Make a Splash’ at Richmond Plunge to support swim lessons

By Kathy Chouteau Olympians Nathan Adrian, Elizabeth Beisel, and Cullen Jones took the Richmond Plunge on Monday to help coach local youth swimmers and to...
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Local actor to appear in Brad Pitt blockbuster, ‘Bullet Train’

By Kathy Chouteau Hercules resident Alonso Saravia credits a Richmond Standard Facebook post with sparking the launch of his acting career, which has included work...

14 couples to marry at John Muir House as ‘Destination Weddings’ returns

Fourteen couples will get married at the John Muir National Historic Site on Friday in Contra Costa County's first "Destination Weddings" event since before...