Friday, May 14, 2021

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First-ever wine bar coming to The Point?

First-ever wine bar coming to The Point?

By Kathy Chouteau Point Richmond may be getting its first-ever wine bar. On Thurs., May 6, the City of Richmond’s Planning Commission is set to review an application from Marlina Miller—identified in an Agenda Report...
Antique John Deere engine powers free ‘Ice Cream Social’

Antique John Deere engine powers free ‘Ice Cream Social’

By Kathy Chouteau How do some free ice cream and a little socialization sound after hibernating for more than a year? Emmett Zediker of Emmett’s Old Fashioned Ice Cream is planning this sweet treat for...
Marshawn Lynch's Point Richmond home for sale

Marshawn Lynch’s Point Richmond home for sale

Marshawn Lynch's waterfront Point Richmond home is listed for sale for $5.275 million, according to Realtor.com and other online real estate listing sites. The legendary former NFL running back reportedly purchased the home for...
Soulful Softball Sunday invites community to 80s themes roller-skate party

Soulful Softball Sunday invites community to 80s-themed roller-skate party

By Mike Kinney Soulful Softball Sunday is inviting the community to a 1980s roller-skate party at Lucretia Edwards Park in Marina Bay on Sunday, May 2. The "skating experience" will begin at 3 p.m. and participants...
Construction kicks off on Richmond Wellness Trail

Construction kicks off on Richmond Wellness Trail

By Kathy Chouteau Construction of Phase 1 of the Richmond Wellness Trail project kicks off this week with the contractor performing exploratory potholing and surveying, according to Richmond City Manager Laura Snideman’s weekly report. No...
Richmond History Trivia Event to support local museum

Richmond History Trivia Event to support local museum

By Kathy Chouteau In a match made in history heaven, The Factory Bar will host a fundraiser on its outdoor patio for the Richmond Museum of History & Culture and Culture Thurs., May 6 from...
El Sobrante History Center to celebrate grand opening

El Sobrante History Center to celebrate grand opening

By Kathy Chouteau History will be made when the El Sobrante Historical Society celebrates the grand opening of its History Center Saturday, May 8 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Located behind the El Sobrante...
Rosie the Riveter Park reopens with restrictions

Rosie the Riveter Park reopens with restrictions

By Kathy Chouteau Rosie the Riveter WWII Home Front National Historical Park announced in a Facebook post April 21 that it has reopened during business hours from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. The park’s...
since last year

Cheers in order for San Pablo taqueria

A taqueria that's been operating since last year at the location formerly occupied by Weinerschnitzel in San Pablo received approval Monday to sell beer and wine, which the owner says will help his business...
Richmond museum readies to reopen, debuts Arnauoff mural

Richmond museum’s ‘healthy living’ poster contest to award winners $1K

By Kathy Chouteau The Richmond Museum of History & Culture is calling for submissions of art designs for its “Healthy Living Poster Design Contest” with the theme of living healthy in the modern world. The...

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Lowrider community pays tribute to Richmond High Class of 2021

By Mike Kinney After a turbulent year, Richmond High seniors deserve a smooth ride to graduation -- or ten. On Friday, the lowrider community held their...
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Mobile vaccine clinics to roll into local schools next week

By Kathy Chouteau Starting next week, certain Contra Costa County public school campuses will host free COVID-19 vaccine clinics for students ages 12 and over...
Richmond trash receptacle replacement project moving to 3rd phase

Richmond trash receptacle replacement project moving to 3rd phase

Richmond is set to enter the third phase of a project to swap out old public trash-receptacles with versions that have solar-powered compactors and...