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Bay Area Rescue Mission distributes 1,000 Thanksgiving ‘boxes of hope’

Bay Area Rescue Mission distributes 1,000 Thanksgiving ‘boxes of hope’

By Kathy Chouteau The Bay Area Rescue Mission (BARM) started distributing free “boxes of hope” at 8:30 a.m. this morning, stocked with a complete Thanksgiving dinner of turkey, dressing and all the fixings for local...
WWII 'Rosie the Riveter' coming to Richmond

Rosie the Riveter who sewed face masks for pandemic effort coming to Richmond

By Molly Myman Rosie the Riveter Trust is hosting an in-person event with Pennsylvania-based “Rosie the Riveter” Mae Krier on Dec. 1. The event will be held at the Craneway Pavilion, located at 1414 Harbour Way...

SPPD donation drive to help furry friends with essentials

By Kathy Chouteau Want to help fulfill the holiday wish list of local furballs in need? The San Pablo Police Department (SPPD) is appealing for community help with its “Donation Drive” for much-needed items for...
Richmond-wide effort distributes 1,000 turkeys to families in need

Richmond-wide effort distributes 1,000 turkeys to families in need

By Mike Kinney Richmond Mayor Tom Butt joined volunteers from community organizations at the Richmond Police Activities League (RPAL) on Monday to help distribute 1,000 turkeys to local families via representatives of churches, neighborhood councils,...
All available CHP officers to be on patrol Thanksgiving weekend

‘All available CHP officers’ to be on patrol Thanksgiving weekend

The California Highway Patrol (CHP) announced Monday that all available officers will be on patrol for Thanksgiving weekend. The "Maximum Enforcement Period" starts 6:01 a.m. Wednesday and continues to just before midnight Sunday, according to...
300 turkey dinners distributed to community from Phila Burger Station lot

300 turkey dinners distributed from Phila Burger Station parking lot

By Mike Kinney Community groups and volunteers gathered at Phila Burger Station in Richmond for a third consecutive year on Sunday to pass out 300 turkeys with all the fixings to local residents in need. Sam...
Big cars, bigger hearts at Richmond Civic Center giveaway

Big cars, bigger hearts at Richmond Civic Center giveaway

By Mike Kinney Only thing bigger than their gorgeous classic cars were their hearts. On Saturday, the Outsider Car Club rolled into the Richmond Civic Center parking lot to distribute boxes of turkeys with all...
EBRPD waiving fees for park entrance, activities on Black Friday

EBRPD waiving fees for park entrance, activities on Black Friday

The East Bay Regional Park District (EBRPD) is once again celebrating "Green Friday" on Black Friday (Nov. 26), when it is waiving fees for park entrance and activities, including parking, dogs, horses, boat launching,...
East Brother Beer announces seasonal release: Baltic Porter

East Brother Beer announces seasonal release: Baltic Porter

East Brother Beer Co. announced this week the release of its seasonal Baltic Porter. "Brewed using all Thomas Fawcett malts, this lager is the perfect complement to a cold autumn/winter day, with flavors of dried...
TBN Richmond Turkey Drive welcomes sign-ups, support

Turkey Drive at RPAL welcomes sign-ups, support

By Kathy Chouteau The Black Neighborhood (TBN) is partnering with the Richmond Police Activities League (RPAL), Prospect Sierra and Lacy’s Community Resources Foundation for its “6th Annual TBN Turkey Drive.” The annual event will waddle...

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Book Sale coming to El Sobrante Saturday

Book Sale coming to El Sobrante Saturday

By Kathy Chouteau The Friends of the El Sobrante Library will hold a Book Sale Sat., Dec. 4 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in...
Seven Bay Area bridge tolls set to rise in January

Seven Bay Area bridge tolls set to rise in January

By Kathy Chouteau The Bay Area Toll Authority (BATA) will mark the New Year by raising tolls at state-owned toll bridges throughout the region. Two-axle...
Photography exhibits hit the walls at El Sol in Point Richmond

Photography exhibits hit the walls at El Sol in Point Richmond

By Kathy Chouteau Arts of Point Richmond (AOPR), a volunteer association that promotes support, appreciation and exposure for the arts, has unveiled the art exhibition...