Friday, January 15, 2021

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Holiday Light Display to transform North Richmond into North Pole

By Kathy Chouteau A Holiday Light Display set to start illuminating the night this Saturday will transform North Richmond into the North Pole. Hosted by local nonprofit Richmond LAND, the seasonal display will be available...
Richmond’s Downtown Holiday Fest to feature virtual merriment

Richmond’s Downtown Holiday Fest to feature virtual merriment

By Kathy Chouteau This year’s Downtown Holiday Festival will be going virtual, but rest assured it will include a sleigh-full of Richmond merriment. The annual seasonal event hosted by Richmond Main Street Initiative (RMSI) and the East...

Hercules family’s holiday decorations win $10K

By Kathy Chouteau The Dunn family home at 145 Onyx Ct. in Hercules has taken home the top prize in KOIT 96.5 radio station’s “Light Up the Bay” photo contest. As part of the contest,...
Mountain Mike's Pizza opens in Richmond

Mountain Mike’s Pizza opens in Richmond

Mountain Mike's Pizza opened Tuesday at a new location at 2171 Meeker Ave. in Richmond, near I-580 and the CVS, the company announced in a statement. The pizza chain is taking over the space formerly...
Fire Wings to open soon in Pinole

Fire Wings to open soon in Pinole

By Mike Kinney Fire Wings restaurants are popping up all over Northern California and beyond. One is soon coming to Pinole. The COVID-19 pandemic has pushed back the dates of some of the latest Fire Wings...
Richmond Art Center exhibit examines shipping containers as metaphors

Richmond Art Center’s Holiday Arts Fest a hybrid in-person, virtual event

By Kathy Chouteau Holiday shoppers readying their gift-giving game plan ought to check out the Richmond Art Center’s 58th Annual Holiday Arts Festival, an online and in-person event featuring arts and crafts from Bay Area...
Red Oak Victory to reopen Independence Day

COVID-19 case spike forces Red Oak Victory to nix reopening again

The Red Oak Victory's plan to reopen Saturday has been cancelled after the state moved Contra Costa County back into the "purple" tier for new COVID-19 cases. The purple tier requires a number of new...
Richmond's Quiche & Carry rolls out holiday pies

Richmond’s Quiche & Carry rolls out holiday pies

Accessing delicious pies in Richmond this holiday season is hardly a pie-in-the-sky concept. Just ask Deborah Moss, owner of Quiche & Carry Catering, who's letting the public know she's offering up delicious artisan pies. The...
Richmond's Snapper Seafood to launch food truck in 2020

Richmond: Snapper’s Seafood to launch food truck in early 2021

By Mike Kinney Snapper's Seafood Restaurant in Richmond plans to launch a food truck in February 2021 in order to "spread our passion for Louisiana-style seafood and chicken to a greater area," owner Jabari Muhammed...
East Brother Beer expands distribution to Keystone State

East Brother Beer expands distribution to Keystone State

By Kathy Chouteau  The people of Pennsylvania have spoken and it’s clear they want more beer. Responding to a widespread call from Pennsylvanians about the availability of its craft beer, Richmond’s East Brother Beer Company...

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Richmond downtown merchants showcase to highlight Black-owned/led businesses

In celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, the Richmond Main Street Initiative (RMSI) is hosting a Virtual Merchant Showcase on Saturday, Jan. 16,...
Suspect in stabbing in front of Richmond police station charged

Suspect in stabbing in front of Richmond police station charged

The suspect in a stabbing in front of the Richmond Police Department that occurred following a child custody exchange Sunday has been identified as...
Volunteer legal eagles sought for county high school Mock Trial

Volunteer legal eagles sought for county high school mock trial

By Kathy Chouteau The Contra Costa County Office of Education (CCCOE) is seeking Bay Area legal professionals to volunteer for the “40th Annual Contra Costa High School Mock...