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‘Lowriders at the Library’ coming to San Pablo

By Kathy Chouteau Lowriders from the Outsiders Car Club and other local clubs will roll into the San Pablo Library Sat., Nov. 6 for the first annual “Lowriders at the Library” car show. Set for...
Richmond artist colors our world with an eye toward sustainability

Richmond artist colors world with eye on sustainability

By Kathy Chouteau A Richmond-based textile artist is taking a sustainable approach to textile arts from her live/work space in Artisan Cove. Martha Egan, whose artistry centers on dyeing yarns, may have taken a circuitous...
Pinole Valley High School celebrates its annual Homecoming Parade.

Pinole Valley High homecoming parade cancelled due to weather

By Kathy Chouteau The Pinole Valley High School annual Homecoming Parade that was scheduled for this Friday has been cancelled due to weather, according to the Pinole Police Department. The parade had been scheduled to kick...
Artisan Kitchen and Café unveils new Wine Garden Friday

Artisan Kitchen and Café unveils new Wine Garden Friday

By Kathy Chouteau Richmond has a new spot where people can relax and sip a locally-sourced glass of wine after a long week at work. The Artisan Kitchen and Café in the city’s Marina Bay neighborhood...
Richmond Promise invites community to spooky virtual wine tasting fundraiser

Richmond Promise invites community to spooky virtual wine tasting fundraiser

A "spooky" virtual wine-tasting fundraiser on Friday, Oct. 29, will support an important effort to create a college-going and college-success culture in Richmond. The Richmond Promise Spooky Sips Virtual Wine Tasting celebration will take place...
Point Richmond exhibit recalls Loma Prieta quake as anniversary approaches

Point Richmond photo exhibit recalls Loma Prieta quake as anniversary approaches

By Kathy Chouteau As the 32nd anniversary of the Loma Prieta earthquake approaches Oct. 17, a new exhibition by Point Richmond photographer Bob Colin is being unveiled featuring photos of that fateful day. The exhibition, on...
E-40, Mike Norris set to throw first pitch at Soulful Softball Sunday

E-40, Mike Norris set to throw first pitch at Soulful Softball Sunday

By Mike Kinney Soulful Softball Sunday returns to Nicholl Park in Richmond this Sunday, with rap legend E-40, an avid baseball fan, expected to throw out the first pitch along with former Oakland A's pitcher...
Contra Costa County libraries aim to offer front door service in mid-June

San Pablo Public Library to roll out ‘five-day-supply’ food boxes

By Kathy Chouteau Beginning Tuesday, Oct. 12, The San Pablo Public Library will begin offering free boxes of prepared food each Tuesday starting at noon until supplies run out. Each box will include a five...
Beer Can Monolith creator debuts latest tower at Black Star

Beer Can Monolith creator debuts latest tower at Black Star

By Kathy Chouteau An opportunity is afoot to check out two Richmond phenomenons all at once. The Beer Can Monolith creator (BCM)—the anonymous Richmond artist who’s built numerous local pyramids using beer cans—has just unveiled...
Fleet Week fun to return to Riggers Loft

Fleet Week fun to return to Riggers Loft

By Kathy Chouteau Following a one year pandemic pause, Riggers Loft’s Fleet Week celebration is flying back to Richmond with an air show viewing party Sun., Oct. 10 from 1-4 p.m. The wine company will...

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Kennedy High welding teacher wins $50K national teaching prize

Kennedy High welding teacher wins $50K national teaching prize

By Kathy Chouteau Kennedy High School welding teacher Ben Carpenter was honored with a $50,000 national teaching prize Thurs., Oct. 21 during a surprise check...
Flea market in El Sobrante to raise funds for unsheltered West County residents

Flea market in El Sobrante to raise funds for unsheltered residents

Volunteers with Safe Organized Spaces Richmond (SOS! Richmond), a community organization working to address the problems of homelessness in collaboration with public, private and...
Prologis, new owner of Hilltop Mall property, donates backpacks to local kids, offers update on site's future

Prologis, new owner of Hilltop Mall property, donates backpacks to local kids, offers update...

By Kathy Chouteau Prologis, the new owner of the former Hilltop Mall property, recently donated 150 backpacks for Highland Elementary School students and Hilltop Community...