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Help paint one of the largest community murals in Richmond history

Help paint one of the largest community murals in Richmond history

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A mural underway in Parchester Village will be one of the largest community murals in Richmond history.  Once done, the long-envsioned mural will cover 88 panels of the sound barrier wall on Giant Road in...
Richmond community advocate throws out first pitch at A’s game

Richmond community advocate throws out first pitch at A’s game

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By Kathy Chouteau A onetime Major League Baseball scout and Kennedy High second baseman threw out the first pitch last week when the Oakland A’s took on the Texas Rangers. Rodney “Alamo” Brown, well known around...
$10M grant to build ‘community resilience center’ at Harbour-8 Park

$10M grant to build ‘community resilience center’ at Harbour-8 Park

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By Mike Aldax and Kathy Chouteau A growing park in the heart of the Iron Triangle will soon become a community resource hub throughout the year and during emergencies thanks to a new, $10 million...

Bay Area Derby kicks off 20th anniversary season in Richmond

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Bay Area Derby (BAD) will kick off its 20th Anniversary season with its first post-COVID-19 game featuring Oakland and San Francisco teams on June 1 at the Richmond Memorial Auditorium at 6 p.m. Doors open...
From Drab to Fab: El Cerrito calls for artists to transform its utility boxes

El Cerrito calls for artists to transform its utility boxes

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By Kathy Chouteau Do you have an idea for beautifying urban public spaces with your art? If so, this initiative might be perfect for you. The City of El Cerrito’s Arts & Culture Commission is seeking...
YouthWORKS seeks employers for youth career & resource fair

YouthWORKS seeks employers for youth career fair

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By Kathy Chouteau Richmond YouthWORKS is holding its “Youth and Young Adult Career & Resource Fair” Friday, May 24 from 1-5 p.m. at the Richmond Memorial Auditorium in Richmond. The event is described as an opportunity...
Planned Parenthood opens expanded El Cerrito Health Center

Planned Parenthood opens expanded El Cerrito Health Center

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Planned Parenthood Northern California (PPNorCal) today announced the opening of its relocated and expanded El Cerrito Health Center. Located at 280 El Cerrito Plaza, the center is currently welcoming patients with twice as many exam...
Point Richmond Music unveils summer concert series lineup

Point Richmond Music unveils summer concert series lineup

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By Kathy Chouteau If the first performer set for Point Richmond’s Summer Music Festival is any indication, the concert series has some fantastic tunes in store for local concertgoers. The one and only Fantastic Negrito will...
San Pablo, El Cerrito partner to share cost on expanded homeless services

San Pablo, El Cerrito partner to share cost on expanded homeless services

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El Cerrito and San Pablo are partnering to share the cost on sending Contra Costa County's C.O.R.E. homeless services program to both cities. Since 2018, San Pablo has contracted for a County H3 Coordinated Outreach...
Exhibition honors ‘Standard Oil’ Filipino fathers

Exhibition honors ‘Standard Oil’ Filipino fathers

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By Kathy Chouteau The latest exhibition in El Sol Mexican Restaurant's rotating art gallery particularly hits home for the eatery’s owner. The restaurant hosts many Arts of Point Richmond exhibitions in its dining area, but its...

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Hercules actor appearing in Atlas starring Jennifer Lopez

Hercules actor appearing in Atlas starring Jennifer Lopez

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By Kathy Chouteau Actor Alonso Saravia of Hercules checked in with the Standard to share that his latest movie, Atlas—starring Jennifer Lopez—is opening today on...
Groundwork Richmond offering free air monitors to residents

Groundwork Richmond offering free air monitors to residents

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By Groundwork Richmond staff Groundwork Richmond’s mission to better support the lives and the environment of the residents that live in our community is at...
Dallas Mavericks CEO meets with Richmond Promise scholars

Dallas Mavericks CEO meets with Richmond Promise scholars

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A group of new UC Berkeley graduates from Richmond will embark on their careers with an extra jolt of inspiration after meeting personally with...