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Cigar boxes serve as musical muse for local artist

Cigar boxes serve as musical muse for local artist

By Kathy Chouteau While the pandemic has been unkind to many local businesses, it has inspired the creativity of local artist Steve Zwetsch of Cigar Box Kitchen Guitars. A baker by trade, Zwetsch has been...
Richmond public art to honor Native American shellmound site

Richmond public art to honor Native American shellmound site

By Kathy Chouteau The bulldozers are out and stirring up dirt in the park on the corner of Pierson Avenue and South 27th Street in Richmond, where preparation is underway for a new art installation...

East Brother Beer Co. to open taproom for outdoor dining

East Brother Beer Co. has announced that it plans to open its taproom for outdoor dining starting Friday, Aug. 21. "Due to the limited space we are asking that you reserve a table ahead of...
Sneak peak act The Factory, opening Aug. 7

Sneak peak at The Factory, opening Aug. 7

By Kathy Chouteau The Standard stopped by The Factory on Tuesday for a sneak peek as the staff put the finishing touches on the bar before its official opening Friday, Aug. 7. Co-owner Tom Lyons showed...
Rosie Rally goes virtual, welcomes tribute videos

Rosie Rally goes virtual, welcomes tribute videos

By Kathy Chouteau In a show of the indefatigable “We Can Do It” spirit, Rosie the Riveter Trust and the Rosie the Riveter/WWII Home Front National Historical Park will be taking the annual Rosie Rally...
3 new exhibitions coming to Richmond Art Center this month

RAC’s ‘Date Night’ brings couples together for online art fun

By Kathy Chouteau Love in the time of COVID can be challenging, especially when it comes to dating. Thankfully, the Richmond Art Center’s (RAC) latest online event, “Date Night,” is making it a little easier. Set...
'Soul Rap' adds reason to rhymes

‘Soul Rap’ adds reason to rhymes

By Mike Kinney Soul Rap Psychology could not be released to the world at a better time. Amidst the turmoil of a global pandemic, national unrest over racial injustice and fierce election campaigning comes much-needed...
Berkeley exhibit features late Richmond artist Rosie Lee Tompkins

BAMPFA exhibit features late Richmond artist Rosie Lee Tompkins

By Kathy Chouteau A virtual exhibition at the Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive (BAMPFA) is looking back at the prolific work of a onetime Richmond resident now through Dec. 20. The exhibition, “Rosie Lee...
The Factory bar sets opening date

The Factory bar sets opening date

By Kathy Chouteau The long-awaited opening of The Factory is afoot. The ownership team behind Richmond’s newest neighborhood bar, located at 12517 San Pablo Ave. in Richmond, has set an opening date for Friday, Aug....
Richmond YouthBUILD program seeks applicants for Aug. 3 cohort

Richmond YouthBUILD program seeks applicants for Aug. 3 cohort

Learn and earn. That's the basic truth behind RichmondBUILD's YouthBUILD program that provides free training for youth in construction careers. YouthBUILD, which assists low-income young people ages 16–24 in transforming their lives, is currently accepting...

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23-year-old man fatally stabbed in Richmond

Richmond police are investigating the fatal stabbing of a 23-year-old man early this morning. Officers responded to the 800 block of Brookside Drive at about...

Contra Costa DA won’t file charges for possession of small amounts of drugs, other...

Most people arrested or cited solely for possessing small amounts of drugs in Contra Costa County will no longer be charged by prosecutors, the...
19-year-old Pinole man killed in motorcycle crash in Point Reyes

19-year-old Pinole man killed in motorcycle crash in Point Reyes

A 19-year-old Pinole man was killed in a solo motorcycle collision on Highway 1 north of Point Reyes Station Tuesday, according to the Marin...