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Betty Reid Soskin event tonight in Richmond

Documentary about Betty Reid Soskin to premiere this month

No Time to Waste, a documentary centered on Richmond's own living legend, Betty Reid Soskin, is set for its highly anticipated release later this month, according to Rosie the Riveter Trust. The 50-minute documentary film...

Made in Richmond: local fashion gurus exhibit T-shirt designs

By Kathy Chouteau Richmond’s best fashion design talent was on full display Saturday, when the T-Shirt Con Fashion Show took over Bridge Storage and Art Space’s film space on Maine Avenue and transformed it into...

Lucky Lloyd to perform at North Richmond Music Fest

The 10th Annual North Richmond Music Festival is set to once again enliven the historic Shields Reid Park with a healthy lineup of live music and activities for the whole family on Saturday, July...

Richmond Lights for Liberty vigil protests U.S. border conditions

By Mike Kinney Dozens of community members gathered at Richmond Civic Center Plaza on Friday for a vigil to protest conditions facing immigrants seeking asylum on the U.S. southern border. The Lights for Liberty event...
Richmond Fab Lab offers summer workshops, open hours

Richmond Fab Lab offers summer workshops, open hours

Want to learn how to make a clock using a laser cutter? Or maybe you'd rather create your own custom reversible handbag using a Digital Embrodiery Machine? You could also invite a bit more light...

U.S. women’s soccer star’s contribution to Kennedy High

A star athlete helping the U.S. Women's National Soccer Team chase its World Cup dreams in France, has also been helping to make a difference in a college readiness program at Kennedy High in...

North Richmond celebrates blues heritage

While the bands brought the blues, the community brought the color. Both served to uplift and celebrate North Richmond's rich musical heritage on Saturday. The 10th Annual North Richmond Music Festival brought a healthy slate...
3 new exhibitions coming to Richmond Art Center this month

Richmond Art Center invites submissions of graphic art and illustration

Want your works to be exhibited at the storied 83-year-old Richmond Art Center? The art center at 2540 Barrett Ave. has an open call for graphic art and illustration until the deadline of Aug. 8. The works...
WCCUSD to hold public hearing in San Pablo on proposed elections changes

San Pablo to hold 10th annual back-to-school event Friday

The City of San Pablo is inviting its citizens to the 10th Annual Back-to-School Closet Event this Friday, where kids can receive giveaways of clothing, shoes, toys as well as school supplies, books and...

Guitars Not Guns strikes chord at San Pablo Library

By Mike Kinney and Mike Aldax Near the end of an eight-week stretch of guitar lessons at San Pablo Library this summer, a group of 25 young students were quizzed on what they learned, and...

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North & East neighborhood’s picnic extravaganza

By Mike Kinney The Richmond event that has been in billed as a “free picnic extravaganza” again lived up to the description Saturday. Live performances, family-friendly...

RPAL mural shines in the spirit of collaboration

By Kathy Chouteau The Richmond Police Activities League (RPAL) on Friday unveiled a vibrant new mural on its building that bears testimony to the incredible...

Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center workshops benefit local retailers

The Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center is offering a free, five-week Retail Business Series, which are weekly workshops aimed at helping local retailers get their businesses...