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RAC to host Fall Family Day with Día de los Muertos celebration

Richmond Art Center seeks donations upon loss of major donors

By Kathy Chouteau The Richmond Art Center (RAC) is appealing for community donations following a 23 percent drop in income stemming from the loss of two of its major funders.  Michael Dear, who serves as the...
Native American group honors Richmond resident for feeding the unhoused

Native American group honors Richmond resident for feeding the unhoused

By Mike Kinney The Richmond chapter of the United Urban Warrior Society honored local resident Tiffany Powell on Saturday for her annual efforts to feed unhoused residents during the Thanksgiving holiday. The Native American organization at...
'Vilansse by Cherry's Eye' creates beauty and community wellness

‘Vilansse by Cherry’s Eye’ creates beauty and community wellness

By Kathy Chouteau While the pandemic has caused many to pause, Cherry Tyler (“Miss Cherry”)—a Richmond business woman who has worked in the eye beauty space for 20 years—has instead been spurred by it to...
Complete college financial aid applications with help from new family guide

Complete college financial aid applications with help from new family guide

This story was originally published by GO Public Schools West Contra Costa. By Sara Sandhu A new California law now requires all 12th grade students to complete a financial aid application – either the Free Application for Federal...
Holiday Boutique to help women ‘reach for the stars’ in education

Holiday Boutique to help women ‘reach for the stars’ in education

By Kathy Chouteau The Philanthropic Educational Organization (P.E.O.), a nonprofit that supports women in education, is ringing in the season of sharing with a Holiday Boutique fundraiser Sat., Dec. 3, from 11 a.m. to 2...
Fresh Approach brings healthy fruits and veggies to Richmond residents

Fresh Approach brings healthy fruits and veggies to Richmond residents

By Antonia Ehlers, PR and Media Relations, Kaiser Permanente Northern California Richmond resident Marsha Quick has more energy and has reached a healthy weight since she started visiting the Fresh Approach mobile farmers’ market at the...
Confident Catwalk set to return to CoBiz

Confident Catwalk set to return to CoBiz

By Kathy Chouteau The “4th Annual Confident Catwalk,” an event that encourages women to walk unapologetically in their purpose, will return to CoBiz Richmond Sat., Nov. 12 from 12-4 p.m. Included in the lineup for...
Richmond Half Steppers track club

Registration opens for Richmond Half Steppers track club

Registration is open for the Richmond Half Steppers track club. The long-running club has begun condition at 10 a.m. on Saturdays at Martin Luther King Jr. Park on Harbour Way. The season starts in the...
Rhythms of the Land film screening a ‘valentine’ to Black farmers

Rhythms of the Land film screening a ‘valentine’ to Black farmers

By Kathy Chouteau Urban Tilth’s Black Caucus is welcoming community members to the “Rhythms of the Land Screening & Q&A with Director Dr. Gail Myers” Nov. 16 from 5:30-8:30 p.m. at the Richmond Art Center. The...
Kid-run nonprofit aims to level playing field for youth sports in Richmond

Kid-run nonprofit aims to level playing field for youth sports in Richmond

By Mike Kinney A nonprofit is stepping up to support a high school sports program in Richmond after its teenage co-founder read about the team's equipment needs in the Richmond Standard. On Thursday, Nov. 3, a...

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Person suffers serious injuries in Richmond Parkway crash

A person suffered serious injuries in a two-vehicle crash on Richmond Parkway early Tuesday that caused one of the vehicles to roll over multiple...
Pinole police search for French Bulldog after home invasion robbery

French Bulldog stolen in armed home invasion robbery in Pinole

Three suspects were arrested in connection with an armed home invasion robbery in Pinole last week during which a pet French Bulldog named Chanel...
Richmond Promise celebrates 400 new college-bound scholars

Richmond Promise looking to hire director of development

By Kathy Chouteau Richmond Promise, an organization that aims to build a culture of degree and certificate attainment in Richmond, is looking to hire a...