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Procrastinator’s Holiday Pop-Up in Richmond to feature 10 maker merchants

Need unique, last-minute gifts for the holidays? There's an event coming up in Richmond this Saturday that's just for you. From 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., PaperCut Pottery gallery at 1201 Pennsylvania Ave. is hosting...
Red Oak Victory to close for restoration work

Red Oak Victory offers shopping discounts, open during the holidays

By Kathy Chouteau Community members still checking off their holiday gift list have the chance to get a sweet discount while supporting a worthy Richmond cause. The S.S. Red Oak Victory, a restored World War II...
EBHQ's Voices in Cloth 2022. Pic courtesy of EBHQ

East Bay Heritage Quilters announce return to Craneway

By Kathy Chouteau East Bay Heritage Quilters (EBHQ) will host “Voices in Cloth (VIC) 2022,” the region’s largest nonprofit quilt show, at Richmond’s Craneway Pavilion Sat., March 26 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and...
Richmond parks, community bolstered by influx of grants

Richmond parks, community bolstered by influx of grants

By Kathy Chouteau The City of Richmond is marking the arrival of 2022 with the receipt of several large grants for city parks, including Shields-Reid Park, Dirt World Park and Nevin Park. The funding spans...
Richmond Art Center unveils trio of winter exhibitions

Richmond Art Center unveils trio of winter exhibitions

By Kathy Chouteau The Richmond Art Center (RAC) has announced its Winter Exhibitions will encompass the 25th Anniversary of Art of the African Diaspora, the ceramic creations of Lauren Ari and Julio del Rio and...
Richmond Chamber set for first in-person mixer since start of pandemic

Stand-up comedy coming to The Factory

By Kathy Chouteau The Factory Bar is tickling Richmond’s funny bone via a new monthly live standup-comedy showcase called “Comedy at The Factory.” The first comedy night will kick off at The Factory Tues., March...
NIAD Art Center kicks off New Year with ‘Relics for the Future’

NIAD Art Center kicks off new year with ‘Relics for the Future’

By Kathy Chouteau NIAD Art Center, a Richmond-based studio for adult artists with developmental disabilities, will usher in the New Year with its first in-person opening reception "Relics for the Future” on Sat., Jan. 8...
Fundraiser aims to help Aky’s Café proprietors rebound from setbacks

Fundraiser aims to help Aky’s Café owners rebound from setbacks

By Kathy Chouteau An online fundraiser has been launched to help the proprietors of Point Richmond deli and eatery, Aky’s Café, who have suffered some serious business and personal health setbacks over the past couple...

The Damel serves up global cuisine to Point Richmond community

By Kathy Chouteau A chef who honed his culinary skills in his mother’s kitchen in Senegal has opened an Afro-Brazilian fusion restaurant and marketplace in Point Richmond. Chef Oumar Diouf launched The Damel Nov. 20 in...
Sundar Shadi Holiday Display returning to El Cerrito hillside

Sundar Shadi Holiday Display returning to El Cerrito hillside

By Kathy Chouteau A beloved holiday display will mark its return to an El Cerrito hillside this Sunday following a pandemic pause in 2020. The Sundar Shadi Holiday Display, an expansive seasonal display that volunteers touch...

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Richmond Chamber set for first in-person mixer since start of pandemic

Stand-up comedy coming to The Factory

By Kathy Chouteau The Factory Bar is tickling Richmond’s funny bone via a new monthly live standup-comedy showcase called “Comedy at The Factory.” The first...
San Pablo police release body cam footage of fatal officer-involved shooting

San Pablo police release body cam footage of fatal officer-involved shooting

The San Pablo Police Department on Friday released body camera footage from a fatal officer-involved shooting involving an armed man Wednesday, Dec. 15.  The Police...
Richmond Art Center unveils trio of winter exhibitions

Richmond Art Center unveils trio of winter exhibitions

By Kathy Chouteau The Richmond Art Center (RAC) has announced its Winter Exhibitions will encompass the 25th Anniversary of Art of the African Diaspora, the...