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Holiday Light Display to transform North Richmond into North Pole

By Kathy Chouteau A Holiday Light Display set to start illuminating the night this Saturday will transform North Richmond into the North Pole. Hosted by local nonprofit Richmond LAND, the seasonal display will be available...
Richmond’s Downtown Holiday Fest to feature virtual merriment

Richmond’s Downtown Holiday Fest to feature virtual merriment

By Kathy Chouteau This year’s Downtown Holiday Festival will be going virtual, but rest assured it will include a sleigh-full of Richmond merriment. The annual seasonal event hosted by Richmond Main Street Initiative (RMSI) and the East...

Hercules family’s holiday decorations win $10K

By Kathy Chouteau The Dunn family home at 145 Onyx Ct. in Hercules has taken home the top prize in KOIT 96.5 radio station’s “Light Up the Bay” photo contest. As part of the contest,...
Richmond Art Center exhibit examines shipping containers as metaphors

Richmond Art Center’s Holiday Arts Fest a hybrid in-person, virtual event

By Kathy Chouteau Holiday shoppers readying their gift-giving game plan ought to check out the Richmond Art Center’s 58th Annual Holiday Arts Festival, an online and in-person event featuring arts and crafts from Bay Area...
Red Oak Victory to reopen Independence Day

COVID-19 case spike forces Red Oak Victory to nix reopening again

The Red Oak Victory's plan to reopen Saturday has been cancelled after the state moved Contra Costa County back into the "purple" tier for new COVID-19 cases. The purple tier requires a number of new...

Popular Point Richmond art exhibition receives outdoor encore

By Kathy Chouteau Due to popular demand, Arts of Point Richmond has unveiled an encore to its “Taking It Outdoors Preview,” an open-air art exhibition first introduced in the hamlet’s charming downtown this past summer. An...
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,...

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TikTok video featuring dancing Richmond principal goes viral

A TikTok post featuring a popular Richmond principal dancing while on a Zoom call with young students had amassed over 726,000 plays, nearly 120,000...
575 street sweeping signs proposed for Richmond neighborhoods

Richmond council votes to suspend street sweeping citations, consider voluntary program

Richmond City Council on Tuesday voted to suspend ticketing for street sweeping violations during the COVID-19 shelter-in-place period, and to consider modifying the program...
Richmond Promise Scholar Graduate Cynthia Ramirez-Parra courtesy RP

Richmond Promise, FASFA/Dream Act deadlines fast approaching

By Kathy Chouteau Two important scholarship deadlines are approaching in March for high school students in Richmond with aspirations of pursuing a post-secondary education. The...