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Glamour names Betty Reid Soskin among 2018 Women of the Year

Glamour names Betty Reid Soskin among 2018 Women of the Year

What does Richmond’s own Betty Reid Soskin have in common with Sen. Kamala Harris and celebrity artists Chrissy Teigen, Viola Davis, and Janelle Monae? They have all been named 2018 Women of the...
Richmond church celebrates grand re-opening after repairs made

Richmond church celebrates grand re-opening after repairs made

by Mike Kinney The congregation at St. Luke’s Methodist Church in Richmond is cheering the reopening of its church sanctuary, which has been closed for close to a year after the discovery of sizeable cracks...
Local faith leaders show solidarity with Jews at Richmond synagogue

Faith leaders show solidarity with Jews at Richmond synagogue

by Mike Kinney Multiple faith organizations in West Contra Costa County were represented at a solidarity Shabbat at Temple Beth Hillel on Friday — part of a national effort to support Jews in the wake...
San Pablo's Blue Bay Thai holds successful local food tasting

San Pablo’s Blue Bay Thai holds local food tasting

Patty Sutantawong, owner of Blue Bay Thai in San Pablo, had a brilliant idea to help promote her restaurant. Within one week, she gathered seven food tasters from San Pablo and Richmond. Three doctors from...

Travis Credit Union to host Budget for Homeownership workshop

From the first treehouse you visit as a child, home ownership is a desire ingrained in us from an early age. As Americans, the house with the picket fence is as organic to our...
Contra Costa hosting drive-thru drop-offs for mail ballots

Contra Costa hosting drive-thru drop-offs for mail ballots

The Contra Costa Elections Division will again host a “drive-thru” ballot drop-off location outside of its Martinez office for the upcoming election. The drive-thru will be open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Monday...

Community mourns death of longtime advocate Duane Chapman

Duane Chapman, a longtime community advocate and lifelong Richmond resident, died on Tuesday, Oct. 30, after a long illness. The news of Chapman's passing led to an outpouring of tributes from city leaders, including Richmond...
Richmond synagogue to hold service supporting Pittsburgh Jews

Richmond synagogue to hold service supporting Pittsburgh Jews

Temple Beth Hillel, West Contra Costa County's only synagogue, is inviting the community to a solidarity shabbat Friday night in support of the Jewish community in Pittsburgh, where 11 worshippers at a local synagogue...
Labor unions complete renovation of Sheilds-Reid center courts

Labor unions complete renovation of Shields-Reid center courts

North Richmond youth have brand new courts to play basketball and other games after local labor unions and others in the community sponsored and carried out a renovation at Shields-Reid Community Center. In late September,...

Trick or Treat on 23rd St. grows in popularity

Before the two-hour Trick-or-Treat on 23rd Street had ended, Alberta Heltsley of Andy's Donut said her shop had already passed out 700 donuts. That provides a sense of the growing popularity of the 3rd annual...

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After Salute's closure, Thanksgiving charity event headed to GRIP

After Salute’s closure, Thanksgiving charity event headed to GRIP

The closure of Salute e Vita Ristorante in Marina Bay has not stopped charitable restaurateur Menbere Aklilu from wanting to continue her Thanksgiving tradition...

Where to get your turkey on around town

Thanksgiving is a-comin’ and with each passing nanosecond, the anticipation is growing for the great American feast. The Rich Life checked out some options available...
Richmond police investigate hit-and-run at Esmond/24th

Richmond police investigate hit-and-run at Esmond/24th

Richmond police are investigating a hit-and-run accident that occurred Wednesday morning. At 9:11 a.m., officers responded to a roll-over collision at 24th Street and Esmond...