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Attorney, author inspiring girls to be lawyers, critical thinkers

Attorney, author inspiring girls to be lawyers-in-training

Brittany Armstrong Whittington isn’t just the author of a book about a girl who wants to be a lawyer. She was that girl. And now the Deputy District Attorney hopes to inspire future generations of...
Catahoula Coffee pop up in Point Richmond this weekend

Catahoula Coffee pop up in Point Richmond this weekend

If you're in Point Richmond this weekend, you'll have access to Catahoula Coffee. Tim "Timber" Manhard, owner of the popular coffee company operating on San Pablo Avenue near Interstate 80, is hosting a pop up...
Barrels of fun: Richmond has a new wine bar

Barrels of fun: Richmond has a new wine bar

A new wine bar has opened near the Richmond waterfront, not far from the Rosie the Riveter Visitor's Center. Since 2017, Noel Diaz, owner of Purity Wine, has operated a winemaking cooperative at 1401 Marina...
Arts of Point Richmond unveils new exhibits

Arts of Point Richmond unveils new exhibits

To visit Point Richmond’s historic square is to walk through an art gallery. Not only will you find artwork in artist shops, they are also displayed in cafes, restaurants and even the Post Office. Arts...
NIAD art exhibition evokes Richmond and its environs

NIAD art exhibition evokes Richmond and its environs

By Kathy Chouteau A new collaborative exhibition went up at NIAD Art Center’s gallery this past weekend and it vibrantly evokes the participating artists’ memories of Richmond and its surrounding environs. The Collective Memory: NIAD exhibition...

El Sobrante Indian-style pizzeria to celebrate grand opening Monday

A family-owned restaurant that serves pizza (with a twist) opened last year in El Sobrante, and on Monday it is inviting the community to a grand opening and ribbon cutting celebration. Chicago's Pizza With a...
Where to get your Super Bowl party on in Richmond

Where to get your Super Bowl party on in Richmond

By Kathy Chouteau The Bay Area’s NFL teams may not have made it to the Super Bowl this year, but you can still get your game day party on in Richmond. With California’s Los Angeles...
Pup Hut to change ownership in February

Pup Hut to change ownership in February

By Kathy Chouteau It’s been a Richmond institution for more than 40 years, and soon it will have new owners. Pup Hut, identifiable far and wide by its fab retro design and touch-the-sky sign of a...
Black Panther to return to big screen for Black History Month

Black Panther to return to big screen for Black History Month

Disney announced Monday that Black Panther will return to the big screen from Feb. 1-7 – with tickets free for everyone – in celebration of Black History Month. The film, directed by Ryan Coogler, who...

Fashion show in Richmond ‘includes all’

by Kathy Chouteau The first-of-its-kind “All Included Fashion Show” drew a rousing crowd of about 200 to Richmond’s Bridge Storage and ArtSpace Saturday afternoon, hosted by onsite business R&R Coffee. In a departure from the prototypical...

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Dr. Mayra Padilla of Contra Costa College (photo above) about the importance of college and life experiences. Padilla received her PhD in Neuroscience from U.C. Berkeley and was a lead researcher at Stanford for a time before becoming an educator.

Apply now for Chevron’s Somos Employee Network college scholarship

For an 11th consecutive year, the Somos Employee Network at Chevron Richmond is offering $1,000 scholarships to qualifying high school seniors.
Volunteers needed to clean up Richmond Little League fields

Volunteers needed to clean up Richmond Little League fields

As Richmond Little League preps for the 2019 season, its fields could use a bit of love and attention.

Payless to close all stores

By Mike Kinney Payless ShoeSource Inc. has announced plans to close all of its roughly 2,300 stores.