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Blues Foundation bolsters street renaming effort with block party, video shoot

Blues Foundation bolsters street renaming effort with block party, video shoot

By Kathy Chouteau The North & Greater Richmond Blues Foundation is welcoming local community members to come out Sat., May 28 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. for “The Richmond Walk,” a free street block...
Movies Under the Stars returning to San Pablo

Movies Under the Stars returning to San Pablo

Movies Under the Stars is returning in San Pablo starting Friday, June 24. Community members are encouraged to bring their lawn chairs and blankets at the San Pablo Community Center at 2450 Road 20. Event admission...
70 years of Nation's Giants Hamburgers

70 years of Nation’s Giant Hamburgers

Credit to the San Pablo Historical and Museum Society (SPHMS) for recently raising awareness that Nation's Giant Hamburgers is celebrating its 70th anniversary in business. In case you didn't know, San Pablo is the...
Richmond author’s new book covers JFK’s ‘prankster’ years

Richmond author’s new book covers JFK’s ‘prankster’ years

By Kathy Chouteau President John F. Kennedy’s adventuresome boarding school days are the focus of Richmond resident Scott Badler’s book, JFK & the Muckers of Choate, set for release by Bancroft Press Sun., May 29—which...

Monthly food truck event coming to Hercules

A new monthly food truck event is coming to the Hercules Bayfront starting this Friday. A rotating assortment of up to six food trucks, including a dessert truck and a beer & wine truck, will...
Richmond taqueria to hold grand opening for new location in Vallejo

Richmond taqueria to hold grand opening for new location in Vallejo

One of Richmond's favorite taqueria's, Taqueria La Estrella, is set to host a grand opening for its second brick-and-mortar location in Vallejo on Saturday, May 21, at noon. Vallejo Mayor Robert McConnell will attend the...
Point San Pablo Harbor concert to benefit Richmond nonprofit

Point San Pablo Harbor concert to benefit Richmond nonprofit

A concert at Point San Pablo Harbor this Saturday will benefit YES Nature to Neighborhoods, a Richmond nonprofit that works to increase opportunities for Richmond youth and adults to connect to the outdoors and...
RAC’s ‘Artist of Conscience’ to explore the art, activism of Emmy Lou Packard

Richmond Art Center exhibit to explore works of Emmy Lou Packard

By Kathy Chouteau The Richmond Art Center (RAC) will feature Artist of Conscience, an exhibition, from June 22 through Aug. 2, that will explore the life and work of Emmy Lou Packard (1914-1998), an artist...
Grand opening date set for RYSE Commons

RYSE unveiling state-of-the-art Commons campus

UPDATE: As of May 11th, the community event originally planned for May 14th has been postponed. However, RYSE will be hosting a week of youth-centered (ages 13-21) Grand Opening events to take place May...
BMX bikers bedazzle Richmond students with stunts, secrets to success

BMX bikers bedazzle students with stunts, secrets to success

By Kathy Chouteau A group of pro BMX athletes recently rode into Richmond’s Grant Elementary to help students “gear up” for success during a school assembly that showcased the “Go Green Live Clean BMX Show”...

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Olympians ‘Make a Splash’ at The Plunge in support of swim lessons

Olympians ‘Make a Splash’ at Richmond Plunge to support swim lessons

By Kathy Chouteau Olympians Nathan Adrian, Elizabeth Beisel, and Cullen Jones took the Richmond Plunge on Monday to help coach local youth swimmers and to...
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Local actor to appear in Brad Pitt blockbuster, ‘Bullet Train’

By Kathy Chouteau Hercules resident Alonso Saravia credits a Richmond Standard Facebook post with sparking the launch of his acting career, which has included work...

14 couples to marry at John Muir House as ‘Destination Weddings’ returns

Fourteen couples will get married at the John Muir National Historic Site on Friday in Contra Costa County's first "Destination Weddings" event since before...