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Rosie Rally Home Front Festival set for this Saturday, Aug. 11

The annual Richmond tradition that inspires hundreds of residents and visitors to dress up like Rosie the Riveter is set for the Craneway Pavilion this Saturday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Rosie Rally...
National Night Out in Richmond to kick off at Target, end at Shops at Hilltop

National Night Out in Richmond to kick off at Target, end at Shops at...

National Night Out on Tuesday night in Richmond is set to kick off with a celebration in the parking lot at Target and conclude with an ending celebration at The Shops at Hilltop. The kick...
Cheech Marin coming to Contra Costa College for free event next month

Cheech Marin coming to Contra Costa College for free event next month

Cultural icon Cheech Marin is set to come to Contra Costa College for "an intimate, entertaining and comical discussion on life and career." The Conversation with Cheech Marin will take place in the Knox Performing...
Catahoula cafe with beers on tap coming soon Point Richmond

Catahoula cafe with beers on tap coming soon to Point Richmond

The Standard was passing through Point Richmond today and stumbled upon this sign at 401 S. Garrard Blvd., which is next to "The Point," a new apartment complex: "Coming soon. Point Richmond Social Club. Ridgeback...
Richmond’s Nobilis Restaurant well worth the wild ride

Richmond’s Nobilis Restaurant well worth the wild ride

By Zach Chouteau The road to Nobilis—a new Richmond restaurant in Point San Pablo Harbor—is bumpy and filled with its fair share of twists and turns. But the payoff for weathering the wild ride is...
San Pablo hosting first annual Plein Air Paint Out & Family Event

San Pablo hosting first annual Plein Air Paint Out & Family Event

On Saturday, Aug. 4, the City of San Pablo is holding its first annual Plein Air Paint Out & Family Event. From noon to 4 p.m. at at San Pablo City Hall, 13831 San Pablo...
RYSE Center's first multimedia showcase set for Aug. 3-4

RYSE Center’s first multimedia showcase set for Aug. 3-4

The RYSE Center is premiering its first ever multimedia showcase, Lead with Love, next weekend, Aug. 3-4. Lead with Love is a curated multimedia performative event in which community members will experience storytelling about love, pain, and...

Music on the Main delivers live tunes and good times

By Zach Chouteau What do you get when you mix live music, cool brews, eclectic vendors and food truck fare in downtown Richmond? Music on the Main, of course. The ‘Rich Life’ segment swung by to check...

John Wehrle proclaimed Richmond’s ‘greatest single contributor to public art murals’

Among Richmond's improvements over the years has been the emergence of eye-catching street art. Much of that can be attributed to a single artist -- John Wehrle -- who was honored in a City Council...
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We dined at Xiang Xiang Noodle

The Standard joined friends at the San Pablo Economic Development Corporation last week in a visit to Xiang Xiang Noodle in El Sobrante. Remarkably delicious food kept coming, and coming, and coming at the restaurant...

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Richmond rapper celebrates birthday by holding school backpack drive

Richmond rapper celebrates birthday by holding school backpack drive

An emerging 13-year-old rap artist from Richmond decided to celebrate his birthday last weekend by giving back to his community. One5mani, known to his teachers...
Sandy Hook Promise program coming to Contra Costa County schools

Sandy Hook Promise program coming to Contra Costa County schools

Programs from the Sandy Hook Promise initiative are coming to Contra Costa County middle and high schools aimed at preventing gun violence on school...
Contra Costa College to hold career education open house Aug. 21

Contra Costa College to hold career education open house Aug. 21

Contra Costa College will hold a career education open house on Tuesday, August 21. The event will be held at the school at 2600 Mission...