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Alan Krakauer has lived in Richmond for over 17 years, but Alan Krakauer Photography

Alan Krakauer Photography draws connections to nearby nature

By Mike Kinney   Alan Krakauer has lived in Richmond for over 17 years, but Alan Krakauer Photography was started only last year at the East Richmond Heights Arts & Music Festival.   Krakauer has quite an interesting...
Help beauty Richmond's downtown park on Saturday

Help beauty Richmond’s downtown park on Saturday

The time of year has come again to spruce up Richmond's downtown park in preparation for summer. The 3rd annual Spring Clean-Up and Chess in the Park is set for Saturday, June 8, at the...

Healthy Moves Outdoors Event starts summer on the right foot

Start the summer on the right foot with an active, health-focused community event for local families. The community is invited to the Healthy Moves Outdoors Event on Saturday, June 8, from 10 a.m. to 1...

County libraries serving free lunches to youth this summer

At eight Contra Costa Library locations including the San Pablo and El Cerrito libraries, free lunches will be offered to youth 18 and under during summer. Along with lunch, the libraries will offer a variety...

18 Atchison Village homes go solar at Solarthon

Over 100 volunteers descended upon Atchison Village in Richmond on Saturday to install solar electric systems on 18 homes as part of GRID Alternatives’ 14th Annual Solarthon block party and fundraiser. The volunteers represented individual...
Native American Walk for Sobriety returns to Richmond July 15

5th Annual Indigenous People’s Walk for Sobriety set for July 20

You ready to walk with our community's Native Americans? The 5th Annual Indigenous People's Walk for Sobriety is set to take place Saturday, July 20, organizer Mike "Raccoon Eyes" Kinney announced during open forum at...
Richmond Cannabis Forum plans for Green Rush

Richmond Cannabis Forum plans for Green Rush

Ready or not, the Green Rush has struck Richmond. Eight cannabis cultivators and two cannabis manufacturers have begun operating in Richmond since the City Council lifted a ban on such activities in 2016. Another 10...

Contra Costa College investigating its president and two VPs

The following is an announcement from Fred E. Wood, chancellor of the Contra Costa Community College District, about the placing of college President Dr. Katrina VanderWoude and two others in leadership on administrative leave...
Mary and Deonte have been busy beautifying downtown

Mary and Deonte have been busy beautifying downtown

Now that the late rains in May have passed, Richmond residents and longtime Richmond Main Street Initiative (RMSI) neighborhood ambassadors Mary and Deonte have been hard at work on the downtown corridor. In recent weeks,...

Stolen puppy returned to San Pablo rescue shelter

We recently told you about Jelly's Place Animal Rescue of San Pablo holding adoption events for dogs at Pet Food Express locations in Pinole and Lafayette. Turns out that ended in a whirlwind after a...

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Point Richmond kicks off annual summer concert series

Point Richmond kicks off annual summer concert series

By Zach Chouteau When it comes to local warm-weather traditions the whole family can enjoy, the Point Richmond Summer Music Festival—now in its 18th year—is...

Dialing 1 a must for 510 area codes starting June 22

Residents and businesses with the 510 area code must dial 1 before dialing their phone number for all calls starting Saturday, June 22, according...

PHOTOS! 2019 Richmond Juneteenth celebration

By Mike Aldax and Mike Kinney Community members came out in droves Saturday for yet another colorful Juneteenth Parade and Festival in Richmond. The annual community...