Tuesday, August 11, 2020

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'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...
Richmond Art Center exhibit examines shipping containers as metaphors

Richmond Art Center launches online classes

The Richmond Art Center (RAC) is now offering an online art program that includes workshops, classes, demos, and visual meets ups. Called RAC UPLOADED, the classes will be available weekly for adults, youths, children and...
Red Oak Victory procures long-sought-after WWII Navy deck gun

Red Oak Victory procures long-sought-after WWII Navy deck gun

By Kathy Chouteau On Wednesday, a new addition embarked on a trek to come aboard Richmond’s Red Oak Victory ship. A 40,000-pound World War II U.S. Navy deck gun was relocated from the Treasure Island Development...
Point Richmond art installation beckons us to discover art outdoors

Point Richmond art installation beckons us to discover art outdoors

By Kathy Chouteau  A new outdoor art installation in Point Richmond is making it possible for people to still enjoy art even amid the age of COVID. Arts of Point Richmond’s art banner installation “Taking It...
Don't miss these virtual Independence Day events

Don’t miss these virtual Independence Day events

By Kathy Chouteau Richmond’s fireworks along the waterfront are canceled this year. One bit of good news in this respect has been the reopening Thursday of Riggers Loft Wine Company at 1325 Canal Blvd., which...
Riggers Loft to reopen in time for Independence Day

Riggers Loft reopening in time for Independence Day

By Kathy Chouteau Amid a multitude of Independence Day cancellations, there’s a bright light on the Richmond waterfront. Riggers Loft Wine Company will be reopening Thursday, July 2, just in time to celebrate the holiday with...
Red Oak Victory to close for restoration work

County heath order cancels Red Oak Victory’s July 4 reopening

The SS Red Oak Victory will no longer hold its grand reopening on Independence Day after county health officials decided Tuesday that a spike in COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations warranted a delay in the...

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Richmond firefighters rescue dog stranded on 100-foot cliff

Richmond firefighters rescue dog stranded on 100-foot cliff

By Mike Kinney Tony Nguyen is a Richmond firefighter. You can now also call him “the dog whisperer.” On Monday afternoon, Nguyen played a central role...
San Pablo launches citywide beautification program in August

San Pablo launches citywide beautification program

By Mike Kinney A citywide effort in San Pablo throughout August aims to tackle illegal dumping, trash, abandoned vehicles and graffiti. The City of San Pablo's...
Blue Sky Sports to close after 40 years in Pinole

Blue Sky Sports to close after four decades in Pinole

By Mike Kinney Blue Sky Sports, the legendary local sporting goods store that's been operating in Pinole for four decades, is set to close in...