Friday, February 28, 2020

Lifestyle

Pinole welcomes Que Onda Tacobar

Pinole welcomes Que Onda Tacobar

By Kathy Chouteau “All you need is love and tacos.” That's the case made by owners of a new taco bar in Pinole. On Friday, Pinole Mayor Roy Swearingen and his wife, Rose, helped cut the...
The Artisan Kitchen & Café sells out of this sandwich almost daily

The Artisan Kitchen & Café sells out of this sandwich almost daily

By Kathy Chouteau If you’re looking to get your crab on before the Bay Area’s Dungeness crab season ends April 1, look no further than The Artisan Kitchen & Café’s Fresh Crab Sandwich. Liane Ingham, founder...
Richmond Black History celebration to 'engage, educate and entertain'

Richmond black history celebration to ‘engage, educate and entertain’

By Kathy Chouteau Touting an afternoon event that will “engage, educate and entertain,” the City of Richmond and the Commission on Aging will co-host the Black History Celebration Saturday, Feb. 29 from 1 p.m. to...
San Pablo: History in full Blume

San Pablo history in full Blume

By Mike Kinney The Standard recently caught up with Janet Pottier, president of the San Pablo Historical and Museum Society, for insight about the historic Blume House, one of several historic structures serving as museums...
Richmond baker launches Kickstarter for downtown storefront

Richmond baker launches Kickstarter for downtown storefront

By Kathy Chouteau Marina Bay resident and baker Evangeline McKilligan has launched a Kickstarter campaign to help get her bakery storefront off the ground in downtown Richmond. McKilligan plans to name her business TheBakerE and is...
Cruz Arroyo of Richmond's Tamales Tamazula provides secret ingredient

Tamales maker in Richmond unveils secret ingredient

By Mike Kinney Asked on camera for the secret ingredient to making delicious tamales, Cruz Arroyo's answer was both coy and true. "This is the secret my mom gave me...when you do something, you do your...
Loving lattes at Richmond's Catahoula Coffee

Falling in love with lattes all over again at Richmond’s Catahoula Coffee

The ingredients are simple: milk and espresso. But let's face it, not all cafes do justice to the latte. Want one done right? Head to Catahoula Coffee at 12472 San Pablo Ave. in the North...
Richmond: Commissary kitchen set to open for local foodpreneurs

Richmond: Commissary kitchen set to open for local foodpreneurs

By Kathy Chouteau Bridge Storage and ArtSpace is calling out to foodpreneurs in Richmond and beyond about the launch this month of its new commissary kitchen. On Feb. 23, the creative compound that is Bridge Storage...
Richmond: The Factory Bar eyes grand opening in March

Richmond: The Factory Bar eyes grand opening in March

By Mike Kinney A highly-anticipated new hang out spot in Richmond -- The Factory Bar -- aims to open its doors in March. On Friday, the Standard stopped by the emerging Richmond-themed bar, which remains...
The Shops at Hilltop to welcome Butler Amusements carnival in March

The Shops at Hilltop to welcome Butler Amusements carnival in March

The Shops at Hilltop is inviting a carnival into its parking lot next month. From March 13 to March 22, the Butler Amusements carnival will locate between the former JC Penney's and the lower Walmart...

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WCCUSD superintendent addresses 'painful' decision impacting nearly 300 employees

WCCUSD supe addresses ‘painful’ decision on nearly 300 employees

The West Contra Costa Unified School District superintendent issued the following statement to the school district community following the Board of Education meeting Wednesday. By...
Chevron Black Employee Network scholarship recipients aren't waiting to make a difference

Chevron Black Employee Network scholarship recipients aren’t waiting to make a difference

Shreejal Luitel isn’t just hoping for greater minority representation in the tech industry. The senior at Middle College High is already moving the needle...
Richmond honors Jerrold Hatchett for retirement, community service

Richmond honors Jerrold Hatchett for retirement, community service

By Kathy Chouteau Richmond’s “godfather” was honored with a proclamation from the City Council on Tuesday for his decades of community service and his recent...