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Truck or Treat Halloween held for children experiencing homelessness

Trunk or Treat Halloween held for children experiencing homelessness

By Mike Kinney Children experiencing homelessness in Richmond enjoyed plenty of tricks and treats at a Halloween Trunk or Treat event held by the Greater Richmond Interfaith Program (GRIP) on Friday. GRIP parked spooky, "tricked"-out vehicles...
Free Halloween candy and pumpkin pick-up events set in Richmond

Free Halloween candy and pumpkin pick-up events set in Richmond

The West Contra Costa Youth Service Bureau will host a ' Grab & Go Pumpkin Festival' on Friday, Oct. 30 from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. The Youth Bureau Services is located at 84 Broadway...

Richmond gets into the Halloween spirits, 2020-style

By Mike Kinney A skeleton man posed in front of a home in Richmond's North & East neighborhood is wearing a face mask, presumably to protect himself from COVID-19. At a home nearby, a Biden-Harris...
What's up with the fish? Virtual tour details Civic Center public art

What’s up with the fish? Virtual tour details Civic Center public art

Did you know that the big fish artwork displayed prominently on the Richmond Art Center is named "Guillermo -- The Golden Trout?" The 50-foot-long, 800-pound work by artist Andree Singer Thompson may be named Guillermo,...
Halloween happenings reinvented amid COVID scare

Halloween happenings reinvented amid COVID scare

By Kathy Chouteau and Mike Kinney With the pandemic poised to cast a long and scary shadow this Halloween—coupled with an advisory from Contra Costa County health officials to forego trick-or-treating, haunted houses and large...

Richmond’s Spirit & Soul Festival goes virtual Saturday

By Kathy Chouteau A popular Richmond event has been reimagined this year as the “Virtual Spirit & Soul Festival” and will be streaming live on social media in what organizers are calling a groundbreaking event....
Halloween drive-in in Richmond to feature drag artists, aerialists and ninjas

Richmond: Halloween event to feature drag artists, aerialists and ninjas

By Kathy Chouteau Richmond’s Traverse Fitness will play home to a three-hour, supernatural spectacular Oct. 30 and 31, when Princess SF and Skyhigh Odditorium present the “Halloween Drive-In,” featuring performances by drag artists, aerialists, ninjas...
Mindy Pines' works featured in exhibition at Point Richmond post office

Mindy Pines’ works featured in exhibition at Pt. Richmond post office

The Arts of Point Richmond has announced a new exhibition at the U.S. Post Office branch in Point Richmond. Mindy Pines' photographic images and mixed media can be viewed through the windows of the Post...
East Brother Beer releases Belgian Tripel, and tips on how to serve it

East Brother Beer releases Belgian Tripel, and tips on how to serve it

Today, East Brother Beer Co. is releasing its seasonal Belgian Tripel, along with some history on the style of beer and tips on how it is best served. The Belgian Tripel pulls "from a tradition...
NIAD Art Center board appoints new executive director

Timely NIAD exhibition to be viewable through center’s front windows

By Kathy Chouteau In an excellent example of art as the zeitgeist of our times, NIAD Art Center has announced its next exhibition, “Be Heard, Speak Up.” This latest exhibition, featuring the works of more...

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CIF postpones high school sports

CIF further delays high school sports amid COVID-19 case surge

The California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) announced Tuesday that all full practice and competition start dates are officially on hold due to the surge in...
In-progress burglary in Richmond involves masked bandits -- the four-legged kind

Richmond burglary call involves masked bandits — the four-legged kind

Richmond police officers responding to an in-progress burglary call early Tuesday encountered about a dozen raccoons engaged in a physical altercation, police said. At about...
the first district hospital in California and the prototype from which 65 others would follow. The pioneering hospital, which first opened its doors in the fall of 1950, is now celebrating its 70th anniversary.

Chevron Refinery donates $50K to Richmond COVID-19 relief fund

A community-based initiative providing emergency financial assistance to Richmond community members and organizations impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic received a $50,000 boost from the...