Saturday, March 6, 2021

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Richmond principal returns to The Ellen DeGeneres Show to play 'What's In The Box'

Richmond principal returns to The Ellen DeGeneres Show to play ‘What’s In The Box’

By Kathy Chouteau Kenneth Farr II—the Richmond ‘TikTok principal’ from St. David School whose video of him dancing with his students on Zoom went viral—will return to The Ellen DeGeneres Show today. Farr previously appeared...
New Richmond café serves people their daily nutritional fix

New Richmond café serves people their daily nutritional fix

By Kathy Chouteau Richmond native Veronica Ornelas is on a mission to give her hometown a host of healthier nutritional options with the launch of her healthy café, The Daily Fix Nutrition. The new business,...
Richmond's D3 Comic Book Spot relaunches online

Richmond-based D3 Comic Book Spot relaunches online

By Kathy Chouteau Like a good superhero, D3 Comic Book Spot has weathered the worst of punches like a champ. Amid changes in mall ownership, and compounded by the adverse economic wallop of the COVID-19...
Richmond filmmaker’s latest work on Black sculptor hits close to home

Richmond filmmaker’s latest work on D.C. sculptor hits close to home

By Mike Kinney After creating more than 20 documentaries over several decades, from films shining a light on the history of North Richmond to the Emmy-nominated “Out: The Glen Burke Story” – about Major League...
Richmond Art Center exhibit examines shipping containers as metaphors

‘Art of the African Diaspora’ hybrid exhibition kicks off Feb. 11

By Kathy Chouteau The work of more than 110 artists of African descent will be featured in “Art of the African Diaspora,” an online exhibition launching Feb. 11 and running through May 16 that will...
Richmond ‘TikTok principal’ to appear on The Ellen DeGeneres Show

Richmond ‘TikTok principal’ to appear on The Ellen DeGeneres Show

By Kathy Chouteau Remember that viral TikTok post featuring a Richmond elementary school principal dancing away during a distance learning call with students? The man himself, Kenneth Deshone Farr II—who showed some serious dance moves to...
Contra Costa County caps third-party delivery fees charges to restaurants

Contra Costa County caps third-party delivery fees charged to restaurants

The Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday voted to temporarily cap fees charged to restaurants by third-party delivery companies like Uber Eats, DoorDash and GrubHub until COVID-19 pandemic restrictions on restaurants are...
Richmond filmmaker readies to release one film and shoot the next

Richmond filmmaker readies to release one film and shoot the next

By Mike Kinney and Kathy Chouteau You could say that Richmond resident and independent filmmaker, Jayson Johnson, is a triple threat: he not only directs his films, but also writes and produces them to boot....
Creative force behind hit PBS show ‘Miss Scarlet & The Duke’ is a former Richmond newsman

Creative force behind hit PBS show ‘Miss Scarlet & The Duke’ is a former...

By Kathy Chouteau When it comes to Hollywood success stories, it’s hard to top the tale of a former Richmond newsman turned prominent executive producer of a current hit TV show. The critically acclaimed show...
New food truck coming to Rumrill Blvd. in San Pablo

La Korita food truck coming soon Rumrill Blvd. in San Pablo

A mobile food vending truck called La Korita, is set to open soon at 1291 Rumrill Blvd., near Sanford Avenue. On Tuesday, the City of San Pablo Planning Commission approved a conditional use permit for...

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Student-athlete advocates get the ‘W’ as California allows youth sports to resume

Both indoor and outdoor youth sports now able to resume in California

Student-athlete advocates who successfully lobbied to allow outdoor youth sports to resume in California have more reason to celebrate after health officials updated their...
Richmond Museum of History and Culture launches educational film series

Richmond Museum of History and Culture launches must-see film series

By Kathy Chouteau Did you know Tupac Shakur recorded music at Richmond’s Starlight Recording Studio early in his career? Or how about that Henry J....
Richmond Promise to honor fourth class of Scholars

Richmond Promise application deadline is March 14

By Kathy Chouteau The Richmond Promise Scholarship application deadline is March 14, 2021. By applying for a Richmond Promise Scholarship, students can receive $1,500—renewable for up...