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Richmond art hubs offer escape during shelter-at-home period

Richmond art hubs offer escape during shelter-at-home period

By Kathy Chouteau Richmond residents sheltering-at-home through Tuesday, April 7 to help contain the spread of COVID-19 can still experience cultural enrichment—as well as a virtual escape—thanks to local art hubs. NIAD Art Center, a nonprofit...
Richmond leaders celebrate grand opening for Lara’s Fine Dining

Richmond leaders celebrate grand opening for Lara’s Fine Dining

By Kathy Chouteau Richmond leaders helped Lara’s Fine Dining, which opened in January, celebrate its official grand opening Thursday. The Italian restaurant, which occupies the former home of Salute Ristorante at 1900 Esplanade Dr. along the...
Univision set to film commercial at Richmond's El Agave Azul

El Agave Azul invites community to Univision commercial filming

By Kathy Chouteau Want to appear in a Univision commercial? Then head over to Richmond’s El Agave Azul restaurant on Thursday. The Mexican eatery at 12955 San Pablo Ave. in Richmond is encouraging the community to...
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Point Richmond café exhibiting paintings by renowned artist

By Kathy Chouteau Internationally recognized artist and Richmond resident, Jim DeWitt, will have an exhibition of his paintings March 2 through April 30 at Kaleidoscope Coffee, 109 Park Place in Point Richmond. The exhibition is sponsored...
Listen up! Radio station launches on 23rd St. in Richmond

Listen up! Internet radio station launches on Richmond’s 23rd Street

By Mike Kinney Hundreds of people pass by it every day, but few may realize that a radio station operates on 23rd Street in Richmond.The Spanish-language Radio SOL 98.1 launched in September last year inside...
Richmond Black History celebration to 'engage, educate and entertain'

Richmond black history celebration to ‘engage, educate and entertain’

By Kathy Chouteau Touting an afternoon event that will “engage, educate and entertain,” the City of Richmond and the Commission on Aging will co-host the Black History Celebration Saturday, Feb. 29 from 1 p.m. to...
Richmond: The Factory Bar eyes grand opening in March

Richmond: The Factory Bar eyes grand opening in March

By Mike Kinney A highly-anticipated new hang out spot in Richmond -- The Factory Bar -- aims to open its doors in March. On Friday, the Standard stopped by the emerging Richmond-themed bar, which remains...
The Shops at Hilltop to welcome Butler Amusements carnival in March

The Shops at Hilltop to welcome Butler Amusements carnival in March

The Shops at Hilltop is inviting a carnival into its parking lot next month. From March 13 to March 22, the Butler Amusements carnival will locate between the former JC Penney's and the lower Walmart...
California Arts Council chair to speak at Richmond Art Center

California Arts Council chairperson to speak at Richmond Art Center

Nashormeh Lindo, chair of the California Arts Council, the state agency that exists to advance California through the arts, will be one of two presenters at a free event at the Richmond Art Center...
All Contra Costa County Library locations closing Monday due to COVID-19

Former UC Berkeley campus singing eccentric to perform in San Pablo

In his distinctive suits and fedora, Rick Starr sang off key into an unplugged microphone. Even so, he made a name for himself during the 1980s and 1990s by belting out Big Band-era hits...

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Bridge's 'Chef Popup and Pickup' launch includes free meals this month

Bridge’s ‘Chef Popup and Pickup’ offers free meals this month

By Kathy Chouteau Bridge Commissary Kitchen at Bridge Storage and ArtSpace in Richmond is rolling out the “Chef Popup and Pickup," and this month lunch...
Richmond Virtual Rec Center helps alleviate shelter-at-home doldrums

‘Eggcellent’ submissions wanted for Richmond virtual contest

By Kathy Chouteau In a sign of the times and of the season, the City of Richmond Library and Community Service Department is taking its...
El Cerrito police: Resident on Cutting Blvd. fatally shoots intruder

Man struck, killed by vehicle on Giant Road in San Pablo

A pedestrian was struck and killed in San Pablo on Friday night, police said. At 11:17 p.m., San Pablo police responded to the 2800 block...