Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Lifestyle

Tacos El Tucan opens in former Pup Hut site

By Kathy Chouteau Grey clouds and a torrential downpour didn’t stop a large swell of locals from getting their tacos on at Tacos El Tucán on a recent Sunday afternoon. The eatery—which, according to owner Alfredo...

Richmond Art Center to hold annual holiday shopping experience

This holiday season, consider picking up custom-made gifts at the Richmond Art Center's 57th Annual Holiday Arts Festival, which is the largest community event and fundraiser for the art center. At the free festival, which...

Free Selfies with Santa starts at the Shops at Hilltop

The Shops at Hilltop's Selfies with Santa feature starts today and runs every Saturday before Christmas. Selfies with Santa occurs from 1-4 p.m.

Another successful Parchester Village Thanksgiving Feast

Cook the turkeys, and they will come. For the 14th straight year, Parchester Village community leaders held a Thanksgiving Feast for families in need, serving 223 meals on Saturday at the Parchester Village Community Center...

Anh serves up elevated take on Vietnamese favorites

By Kathy Chouteau The scene? A business lunch on a Friday afternoon. The setting? A glorious fall day on Anh Vietnamese Kitchen’s outdoor patio overlooking the Richmond Marina. When this reporter and a colleague were in...

‘Portraits of Life’ new feature for Point Richmond art stroll

A new art exhibit is being featured in the window display of the Point Richmond post office. “Portraits of Life,” paintings by Cherie Carter, will run through Jan. 6 at the Post Office at 104...

Eater SF calls tacos at 5 Richmond eateries ‘destination-worthy’

Richmond residents have long known that some of the region's best tacos are served in their city. They recently received more validation after the popular food bog, EaterSF, identified five establishments in Richmond as serving...

We toured a luxury cat hotel in Richmond

Julie Pledger was born and raised in the North & East Neighborhood. She grew up playing at Nicholl Park and going to Moo's Ice Cream. And the cherry on top? She now runs a unique...

‘Hood’ish & Holy’ comedy show set for Richmond Memorial Auditorium

Laughter can make a difference.   On Saturday, the Richmond Memorial Auditorium will be the site of a comedy show that aims to benefit an art and performance camp. The "Hood'ish & Holy" 2019 Clean Comedy Tour...

Backyard nano-brewery bustling in Richmond’s North & East

By Kathy Chouteau A big idea sparked during grad school at the University of San Francisco has evolved today into a bustling, woman-powered, backyard nano-brewery in Richmond’s North and East neighborhood. Michelle Baker, founder and owner...

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Richmond High program preps students for emerging e-bike industry

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Need an electric bike? Just call Richmond High students Sachneet Arora and Amritpal Singh. In just two hours, the juniors can log onto the...

Animal Services offering $5 adoptions Friday and Saturday

Can you offer holiday hope to homeless pets? Contra Costa Animal Services (CCAS) will offer $5 adoptions for all animals on Friday, Dec. 13 and...

11 cannabis operators invited to apply to locate in unincorporated Contra Costa

The Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday invited 11 cannabis operators -- four proposing to operate storefront dispensaries and seven proposing cultivation...