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The Factory Bar makes down-time rewarding for local teachers

The Factory Bar makes down-time rewarding for local teachers

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By Kathy Chouteau The Factory Bar in Richmond is ringing in its “Second Annual Teacher’s Attendance Contest” this week, much to the anticipated delight of local educators. “The enthusiasm and energy around last year's contest was...
Los Cenzontles Academy welcomes youth to arts-centric Open House

Los Cenzontles Academy welcomes youth to arts-centric Open House

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By Kathy Chouteau Creative kids can explore their artistic possibilities at Los Cenzontles Academy’s Open House, set for Saturday, March 23 from 1-3 p.m. The free event is open to anyone wanting to get a front...
'Riveter Days' coming to Richmond in March

‘Riveter Days 2024’ set for March in Richmond

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By Kathy Chouteau Rosie the Riveter Trust is moving full steam ahead on “Riveter Days 2024” over March 21-23 in Richmond next month and surrounding national Rosie the Riveter Day. From dressing up as everyone’s favorite...
Tortas y Taqueria Los Picudos serves up Mexico City-style eats

Tortas y Taqueria Los Picudos serves up Mexico City-style eats

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By Kathy Chouteau When was the last time you dined at Tortas Y Taqueria Los Picudos? A vast array of Mexico City-style tortas, tacos and other specialties has earned this central San Pablo restaurant a loyal...
East Brother Beer to mark seven years with all-day celebration

East Brother Beer to mark seven years with all-day celebration

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By Kathy Chouteau East Brother Beer Co. will celebrate its 7th anniversary of revolving around the shining beer growler in the sky Sunday, Feb. 18 from noon to 8 p.m. The all-day event will help wind...
Richmond's growing Bay Trail boasts bountiful beauty

Richmond’s growing Bay Trail boasts bountiful beauty

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By Kathy Chouteau When was the last time you used the Bay Trail in Richmond? The Standard recently enjoyed a sunny-day stroll through Richmond’s Barbara and Jay Vincent Park and an exquisite section of the city’s...
Richmond top cop reacts to George Floyd's death

Chief French to cohost RCF Connect fundraiser gala benefiting black women and girls

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RCF Connects (formerly Richmond Community Foundation) is set to host a fundraiser gala on March 1 that will serve to support the nonprofit’s Equity for Black Women and Girls Initiative, which works to uplift...
Musical chronicling life of Betty Reid Soskin set for Bay Area debut

Musical chronicling life of Betty Reid Soskin set for Bay Area debut

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By Kathy Chouteau Betty Reid Soskin’s storied 102 years includes time spent as a WWII defense worker, activist, business owner, songwriter, National Park Service park ranger and so much more. Now, the Richmond icon is...
The Artisan Café shines brightly for Richmond lunchtime crowd

The Artisan Café still a lunchtime favorite, but now serves dinner, too

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By Kathy Chouteau When was the last time you devoured a sandwich from The Artisan Café ? On a recent Monday, amid the sun’s surprising winter appearance, the Standard stopped by the eatery at 865 Marina...
‘Second Sundays in the Point’ kicks off this weekend

‘Second Sundays in the Point’ kicks off this weekend

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By Kathy Chouteau “Second Sundays in the Point” is kicking off Feb. 11 from noon to 4 p.m. with a Super Bowl LVIII/Valentine’s edition of the recurring event, during which Point Richmond businesses offer special...

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Grounbreaking set for transit-oriented improvements near El Cerrito del Norte Station

Grounbreaking set for transit improvements near El Cerrito del Norte

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The City of El Cerrito will hold a groundbreaking ceremony for the El Cerrito del Norte Transit Oriented Development (TOD) Complete Streets Project on...
Richmond police activity report from Feb. 14-17

Richmond police activity report from Feb. 14-17

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Below is an overview of significant service activity provided by RPD patrol officers during their scheduled shifts. Note that activity shared in these segments...
Volunteers sought for community cleanup at Richmond Rec Center

Volunteers sought for community cleanup at Richmond Rec Center

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The City of Richmond is encouraging community members to join its volunteer effort to clean up the entrance to the Richmond Recreation Complex. Activities will...