Friday, January 22, 2021

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Grateful for its loyal customers, La Lupita keeps cooking amid pandemic

Grateful for its loyal customers, La Lupita keeps cooking amid pandemic

By Mike Kinney Elder Hernandez, owner of La Lupita Mexican Eatery in Richmond's Marina Bay neighborhood, has a message for his customers: "Thank you." Many restaurants are either struggling or closing due to COVID-19 pandemic restrictions....
Bridge launches Community Kitchen incubator for budding chefs

Bridge launches Community Kitchen incubator for budding chefs

By Kathy Chouteau Amid pandemic-driven restaurant closures devastating food businesses and the communities they serve, the Bridge Commissary Kitchen at Richmond’s Bridge Storage and ArtSpace is launching a new venture aimed at lending chefs a...

Holiday Light Display to transform North Richmond into North Pole

By Kathy Chouteau A Holiday Light Display set to start illuminating the night this Saturday will transform North Richmond into the North Pole. Hosted by local nonprofit Richmond LAND, the seasonal display will be available...
Richmond’s Downtown Holiday Fest to feature virtual merriment

Richmond’s Downtown Holiday Fest to feature virtual merriment

By Kathy Chouteau This year’s Downtown Holiday Festival will be going virtual, but rest assured it will include a sleigh-full of Richmond merriment. The annual seasonal event hosted by Richmond Main Street Initiative (RMSI) and the East...

Hercules family’s holiday decorations win $10K

By Kathy Chouteau The Dunn family home at 145 Onyx Ct. in Hercules has taken home the top prize in KOIT 96.5 radio station’s “Light Up the Bay” photo contest. As part of the contest,...
Mountain Mike's Pizza opens in Richmond

Mountain Mike’s Pizza opens in Richmond

Mountain Mike's Pizza opened Tuesday at a new location at 2171 Meeker Ave. in Richmond, near I-580 and the CVS, the company announced in a statement. The pizza chain is taking over the space formerly...
Fire Wings to open soon in Pinole

Fire Wings to open soon in Pinole

By Mike Kinney Fire Wings restaurants are popping up all over Northern California and beyond. One is soon coming to Pinole. The COVID-19 pandemic has pushed back the dates of some of the latest Fire Wings...
Richmond Art Center exhibit examines shipping containers as metaphors

Richmond Art Center’s Holiday Arts Fest a hybrid in-person, virtual event

By Kathy Chouteau Holiday shoppers readying their gift-giving game plan ought to check out the Richmond Art Center’s 58th Annual Holiday Arts Festival, an online and in-person event featuring arts and crafts from Bay Area...
Red Oak Victory to reopen Independence Day

COVID-19 case spike forces Red Oak Victory to nix reopening again

The Red Oak Victory's plan to reopen Saturday has been cancelled after the state moved Contra Costa County back into the "purple" tier for new COVID-19 cases. The purple tier requires a number of new...
Richmond's Quiche & Carry rolls out holiday pies

Richmond’s Quiche & Carry rolls out holiday pies

Accessing delicious pies in Richmond this holiday season is hardly a pie-in-the-sky concept. Just ask Deborah Moss, owner of Quiche & Carry Catering, who's letting the public know she's offering up delicious artisan pies. The...

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San Pablo pastors seek funding for soon-to-launch re-entry home

San Pablo pastors seek funding for soon-to-launch re-entry home

By Kathy Chouteau A trio of San Pablo pastors is appealing for community support toward the purchase of a re-entry home that aims to help...

TikTok video featuring dancing Richmond principal goes viral

A TikTok post featuring a popular Richmond principal dancing while on a distance-learning call with young students is going viral. As of this writing, the...
575 street sweeping signs proposed for Richmond neighborhoods

Richmond council votes to suspend street sweeping citations, consider voluntary program

Richmond City Council on Tuesday voted to suspend ticketing for street sweeping violations during the COVID-19 shelter-in-place period, and to consider modifying the program...