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Assemble Marketplace to transform into Assemble Kitchen this summer

Assemble Marketplace to transform into Assemble Kitchen this summer

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By Kathy Chouteau Assemble Marketplace, a mainstay restaurant at the Richmond waterfront, has temporarily closed for renovations and will reopen under new ownership as the “Assemble Kitchen” Aug. 1, 2023. “The all new Assemble Kitchen will...
Oakland woman suspected of stealing car containing child in San Pablo

Thief steals car occupied by 2-year-old in San Pablo, child found safe

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An Oakland woman is suspected of stealing a car occupied by a 2-year-old child in San Pablo Monday afternoon. Thankfully, the child was found unharmed after the suspect abandoned the vehicle shortly after the...
‘Feast & Flourish’ event to nourish Fresh Approach’s vital work

‘Feast & Flourish’ event to nourish Fresh Approach’s vital work

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By Kathy Chouteau Want to learn more about Fresh Approach’s community work? “Feast & Flourish, A Farm-to-Table Celebration” Sat., April 29 from 6-9 p.m. at CoBiz Richmond, will provide that flavorful opportunity. Aside from having chance...
CCAS seeks adopters and fosters as shelter reaches capacity

CCAS seeks adopters and fosters as shelter reaches capacity

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Contra Costa Animal Services (CCAS) is offering free adoptions for all animals throughout June in an effort to clear kennel space with the county shelter reaching capacity. CCAS is also seeking qualified foster homes –...
Richmond targets retailers selling vaping devices, products

Richmond targets retailers selling vaping devices, products

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A "proliferation" of tobacco shops in Richmond, including smoke shops that sell vaporizer devices and products, could prompt a temporary ban on new tobacco retailers in the city. At its regular meeting Tuesday, the Richmond...
Coyote advisory issued for East Bay parks

Coyote advisory issued for East Bay parks

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East Bay park visitors are being warned about increased encounters with coyotes during the warmer months. From spring through fall, when new pups are born, coyote parents are active and protective of den sites. While...

Richmond High students create stage play ‘Juliet Takes a Breath’

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By Kathy Chouteau  Richmond High School will unveil a stage play adaptation of the novel “Juliet Takes a Breath” this week that’s not only a student-teacher collaboration, but also the first explicitly queer LGBT play...
New pantry in Richmond supports Bay Area rabbit owners in need

New pantry in Richmond supports Bay Area rabbit owners in need

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A new pantry in Richmond is helping to provide essential supplies to Bay Area rabbit owners in need. In November, the House Rabbit Society (HRS), a nonprofit animal welfare organization headquartered in Richmond, launched the...
Hercules High choir performs at Oakland A's game

Hercules High choir performs at Oakland A’s game

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The Hercules High School Concert Choir, under the direction of Arleen Wong, performed the National Anthem at the Oakland A’s game on May 15, according to the West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD). It...
Ed Fund celebrates four decades of helping students create brighter futures

Ed Fund celebrates 40 years of helping students create brighter futures

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By Kathy Chouteau The Ed Fund, which funds programs for West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) students so that they thrive in higher learning environments, is celebrating its 40th anniversary Thurs., May 25. The special...

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Richmond Eats sizzles up Salvadorian/Mexican fusion downtown

Richmond Eats sizzles up Salvadorian/Mexican fusion downtown

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By Kathy Chouteau Tucked away on a little lot in downtown Richmond is an El Salvadorian/Mexican fusion oasis where the food is tasty, the service...
Coyote advisory issued for East Bay parks

Coyote advisory issued for East Bay parks

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East Bay park visitors are being warned about increased encounters with coyotes during the warmer months. From spring through fall, when new pups are born,...
City of Richmond, Prologis to present update on Hilltop Mall plans

City of Richmond, Prologis to present update on Hilltop Mall plans

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The City of Richmond and Prologis, the new owner of the Hilltop Mall property, are inviting the community to hear the latest anouncements on...