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Red Oak Victory offers sweeping views & pancakes for Mother’s Day

Red Oak Victory offers sweeping views & pancakes for Mother’s Day

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By Kathy Chouteau Richmond’s favorite WWII Victory ship, the Red Oak Victory, is kicking off its annual spring and summer breakfasts with the “Mother’s Day Pancake Breakfast” Sun., May 14 from 9 a.m. to 1...

The Factory Bar joins neighbors for ‘Makers Faire’ in early spring

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By Kathy Chouteau The Factory Bar is partnering with its neighbors for an early spring “Neighborhood Makers Faire” Sunday, March 24 from 2-7 p.m. at the convergence at San Pablo and Clinton avenues. The Richmond bar...
Nick the Greek to hold grand opening in Pinole

Nick the Greek to hold grand opening in Pinole

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Nick the Greek, a restaurant offering authentic Greek fare, is set to open its doors in Pinole on May 7. Located at 2700 Pinole Valley Blvd., the restaurant is described as offering "mouthwatering pitas, traditional...
RMSI and NIAD partner on ‘Heart & Soul of Richmond Art Project’

RMSI and NIAD partner on ‘Heart & Soul of Richmond Art Project’

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By Kathy Chouteau Two Richmond nonprofits—Richmond Main Street Initiative (RMSI) and NIAD art Center—are teaming up for the “Heart & Soul of Richmond Art Project” Sat., April 1 in Richmond. The two-part art unveiling will kick...
Richmond’s waterfront to come alive with pre-Independence Day parties

Richmond’s waterfront to come alive with pre-Independence Day parties

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By Kathy Chouteau Richmond’s waterfront will become flourished with fireworks and festivities on Mon., July 3, immediately preceding the Fourth of July Independence Day holiday. Here’s a roundup of activities happening along the shoreline so...
Prescribed burns planned at Point Pinole Regional Shoreline

Prescribed burns planned at Point Pinole Regional Shoreline

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The East Bay Regional Park District will conduct prescribed burns as part of a firefighting training exercise at Point Pinole Regional Shoreline on Thursday and Friday, June 22-23. Smoke may be visible. The Park District...
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Richmond nonprofit serves as worldwide resource on house rabbits

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By Mike Kinney In Richmond, bunnies are a hot topic year round, not just during the Easter holiday. For years, the city has been home to the House Rabbit Society, an international, volunteer-based nonprofit that...
Richmond dispensary installs EV chargers with support from cannabis brands

Richmond dispensary installs EV chargers with support from cannabis brands

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With help from its friends in the cannabis industry, 7 Stars Holistic Healing Center recently installed four electric vehicle chargers at its dispensary at 3219 Pierce St. in Richmond. The charging stations were installed with...
Miraflores Family Day Spring Fling to feature food and family fun

Miraflores Family Day Spring Fling to feature food and family fun

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By Kathy Chouteau The Miraflores Family Day Spring Fling is coming to Richmond Sat., April 1 from 12-3 p.m., and along with it, a chance to welcome spring while catching up on the latest Miraflores...
Richmond unites for ‘Benefit Concert’ to end domestic violence

Richmond unites for ‘Benefit Concert’ to end domestic violence

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By Kathy Chouteau A coalition of community leaders united to end domestic violence is behind a free, bilingual “¡Ya Basta! y Sin Miedo/Enough is Enough! Benefit Concert” set to take the stage at the Richmond...

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Latin American Independence Day Parade to make history on 23rd Street

Latin American Independence Day Parade to make history on 23rd Street

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Richmond and San Pablo will host the area's first-ever Latin American Independence Day Parade on Sept. 14. The parade will celebrate the independence anniversaries of...
Pogo Park hosting ‘Throwback Skate Party’

Pogo Park hosting ‘Throwback Skate Party’

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By Kathy Chouteau Get ready for a 70s-style blast from the past when Pogo Park hosts its “Throwback Skate Party” Friday, May 24 from 4-8...
Are you looking for a meaningful job where you can help serve the local community? The San Pablo EDC is hosting a Virtual Hiring Fair with local nonprofit VistAbility on Wednesday, May 22, from 2-3 p.m. Register ahead of time for this Zoom hiring event by clicking this link and following the registration instructions. VistAbility is a large nonprofit agency that provides services to 1,000 children, teens, and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities every day. Based in Martinez, VistAbility offers a wide variety of services in Richmond, Concord, Antioch, and Castro Valley. VistAbility is dedicated to providing direct services and advocacy to assist those they serve in achieving their highest level of personal independence and self-sufficiency VistAbility is currently hiring for numerous positions at all their sites, including: Day Program Instructors After School Program Teachers In-Home Caregivers Employment Advocates Inclusion Advocates Preschool Instructors and Assistants Job Skills Trainers Direct Support Professionals Quality Support Specialists Community Vocational Specialists Representatives from VistAbility will briefly introduce their agency and speak about their open positions, and job seekers will have the opportunity to submit questions via the event’s online chat, which will be given to the agency representatives by EDC Staff.  Hearing directly from employers at hiring events, whether virtual or in-person, is a great way to network with companies that are looking to hire, and to find out more about how to apply and be considered for open positions.  If you or anyone you know is looking for a great community-oriented job – be sure to tune in. Visibility offers competitive pay and great benefits for their full-time positions.

San Pablo EDC hiring fair to feature nonprofit VistAbility

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Are you looking for a meaningful job where you can help serve the local community? The San Pablo EDC is hosting a Virtual Hiring Fair...