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Peace & unity prevail despite canceled Cinco de Mayo parade

Even when canceled, annual Cinco de Mayo parade has impact

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When the COVID-19 shelter-in-place period began in March, organizers of the annual Cinco de Mayo Peace & Unity Parade in Richmond and San Pablo faced the difficult decision to cancel it. "It really was a...

Point Richmond post office features fused glass art exhibition

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Starting May 5 through June 22, visitors of the Point Richmond post office at 104 Washington Ave. to see a new display of fused glass art by Jan Chleboun. According to the Arts of Point...
East Bay Regional Park District warns public about rattlesnake season

East Bay Park officials warn about rattlesnakes

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As the weather warms up in the Bay Area, wildlife are coming out to explore their natural habitats -- including rattlesnakes that periodically appear According to East Bay Park District, staff and visitors have...

Contra Costa Animal Services waiving adoption fees through May 17

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Starting today through May 17, Contra Costa Animal Services is waiving all pet adoptions fees thanks to the BISSELL Pet Foundation's #EmptyTheShelters event. All adoptions are done through appointment only. Those interested are asked to...
Lowriders create memorable moment for Richmond High's Class of 2020

Lowriders create memorable moment for Richmond High’s Class of 2020

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By Mike Kinney Their graduation won’t be traditional this year, but a lineup of lowriders made sure to bring a memorable moment to the Class of 2020 at Richmond High on Friday. Twenty beautiful lowrider cars...
LifeLong Medical Care steps up for Richmond’s vulnerable amid pandemic

LifeLong Medical Care steps up for Richmond’s vulnerable amid pandemic

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By Kathy Chouteau Life Long Medical Care is emerging as an essential health care resource for some of Richmond’s most vulnerable residents during the COVID-19 pandemic. The community health nonprofit, which operates the new LifeLong William...

Richmond Main Street plans relief and recovery for city’s downtown

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By Kathy Chouteau Vivian Wong was only a few months on the job as executive director of the Richmond Main Street Initiative (RMSI) when Bay Area public health officers implemented the shelter-in-place order. The economic...
Richmond church to host public prayer gatherings in worldwide effort

Richmond church to host public prayer gatherings in worldwide effort

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By Kathy Chouteau A local church leader is organizing a socially distanced prayer gathering for his congregation at multiple locations throughout Richmond as part of a worldwide effort. Pastor Tony Valenzuela of Victory Outreach Richmond, says...
Lowriders to show support for Richmond High's Class of 2020

Lowriders to show support for Richmond High’s Class of 2020

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By Mike Kinney Even though a traditional graduation remains uncertain, the Class of 2020 graduates are scheduled to pick up their caps and gowns at Richmond High from 1:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. Friday afternoon. Either...
East Brother Beer Co. unveils newest brew: Pride & Purpose

East Brother Beer Co. unveils newest brew: Pride & Purpose

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By Kathy Chouteau East Brother Beer Co. has a new brew with a fitting name: Pride & Purpose. The Richmond brewery’s co-founder Rob Lightner extols the capacity for beer to be “a tool to bring communities...

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RichmondBUILD set to graduate 54th cohort

RichmondBUILD set to graduate 54th cohort

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By Mike Kinney RichmondBUILD is set to graduate Cohort 54 at the job training center's headquarters on July 26. The ceremony will run from 10 a.m....
Vegan Market readies to pop-up at Exit Now

Vegan Market readies to pop-up at Exit Now

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By Kathy Chouteau The name of the game will be food, music and fun, when the “Vegan Pop-Up Market at Exit Now” returns Sun., July...

Richmond karaoke club proposal faces uphill battle

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The Richmond Police Department isn't singing the praises of a proposal to locate a karoke club in the Southwest Annex neighborhood. Applicant Tommy Cheng is...