Saturday, July 4, 2020

Lifestyle

Richmond resident’s book shares smarts from life on the streets

Richmond resident’s book shares smarts from life on the streets

By Kathy Chouteau A Richmond resident has written a book informed by his experiences growing up on inner-city streets. Author Tyvon Price’s fictional narrative, “Adopted by the Streets” draws from his own family life growing up...
Red Oak Victory to close for restoration work

County heath order cancels Red Oak Victory’s July 4 reopening

The SS Red Oak Victory will no longer hold its grand reopening on Independence Day after county health officials decided Tuesday that a spike in COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations warranted a delay in the...
El Garage flourishes from humble roots to downtown Richmond digs

El Garage flourishes from humble roots to downtown Richmond digs

By Kathy Chouteau One of the Bay Area's most anticipated restaurant openings of 2020 has grown from humble roots selling irresistible quesabirria tacos out of a garage on Garvin Ave. to now being on the...
East Brother Beer releases new lager with old-school roots

East Brother releases new lager with old-school roots

By Kathy Chouteau Although its taproom may be currently closed, East Brother Beer Company has been prolific about brewing new beer during the pandemic. Starting today, the Richmond brewery has released its newest beer, the Pre-Pro...
Hot Rod Jukebox to play pop-up gig in Annex Friday

Hot Rod Jukebox to play pop-up gig in Annex Friday

By Kathy Chouteau If there’s one thing you can always count on, even during a pandemic, it’s that the music never stops. The Hot Rod Jukebox band is living proof of this statement, as its music...
Red Oak Victory to reopen Independence Day

Red Oak Victory to reopen Independence Day

By Kathy Chouteau In the most fitting of reopening dates, the SS Red Oak Victory ship will open up to the public on Saturday, July 4 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. to celebrate Independence...

Juneteenth Caravan to roll through Richmond Saturday

By Kathy Chouteau Many Juneteenth observances have ended for this year, but in Richmond, the celebration will go on. With a precautionary eye toward the COVID-19 pandemic, the African American Alliance will host a new take...
Betty Reid Soskin event tonight in Richmond

Betty Reid Soskin documentary to air on NBC Bay Area

By Kathy Chouteau A legendary local independent spirit will be having her say on Independence Day. “No Time to Waste—The Urgent Message of Betty Reid Soskin”—a documentary on the iconic Richmond resident and Rosie the Riveter/WWII...
Food truck could soon return to this San Pablo spot

Food truck could soon return to this San Pablo spot

A food truck with outdoor seating might soon return to the corner of Rumrill Boulevard and Market Avenue in San Pablo. Miguel Soriano and his two brothers have applied for a conditional use permit to...
Storied Richmond market set to expand with Laundromat

Storied Richmond market set to expand with Laundromat

By Mike Kinney A Richmond market with a rich history is set to expand with a new adjacent building that will house a Laundromat. The Richmond Planning Commission recently approved the construction of a 1,500...

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Over a dozen fires across Contra Costa on July 3, at least three due to fireworks

Over a dozen fires in Contra Costa on July 3, at least 3 from...

A vegetation fire Friday in a vacant lot near Market Avenue and Harold Street in North Richmond grew "to the size of a house,"...
Richmond coffee houses ready “to-go” serving caffeine-loving community

Catahoula beans boost BLM movement

By Kathy Chouteau Catahoula Coffee Company has created a way to not only indulge your love of the caffeinated bean, but also to support the...
Michelle Obama School campus in Richmond nears completion

Michelle Obama School campus in Richmond nears completion

By Mike Kinney Construction on the state-of-the-art Michelle Obama School campus in Richmond is set to be completed by the end of next month. Staff...