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Univision set to film commercial at Richmond's El Agave Azul

El Agave Azul invites community to Univision commercial filming

By Kathy Chouteau Want to appear in a Univision commercial? Then head over to Richmond’s El Agave Azul restaurant on Thursday. The Mexican eatery at 12955 San Pablo Ave. in Richmond is encouraging the community to...
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Point Richmond café exhibiting paintings by renowned artist

By Kathy Chouteau Internationally recognized artist and Richmond resident, Jim DeWitt, will have an exhibition of his paintings March 2 through April 30 at Kaleidoscope Coffee, 109 Park Place in Point Richmond. The exhibition is sponsored...
Listen up! Radio station launches on 23rd St. in Richmond

Listen up! Internet radio station launches on Richmond’s 23rd Street

By Mike Kinney Hundreds of people pass by it every day, but few may realize that a radio station operates on 23rd Street in Richmond.The Spanish-language Radio SOL 98.1 launched in September last year inside...
Richmond Black History celebration to 'engage, educate and entertain'

Richmond black history celebration to ‘engage, educate and entertain’

By Kathy Chouteau Touting an afternoon event that will “engage, educate and entertain,” the City of Richmond and the Commission on Aging will co-host the Black History Celebration Saturday, Feb. 29 from 1 p.m. to...
Richmond: The Factory Bar eyes grand opening in March

Richmond: The Factory Bar eyes grand opening in March

By Mike Kinney A highly-anticipated new hang out spot in Richmond -- The Factory Bar -- aims to open its doors in March. On Friday, the Standard stopped by the emerging Richmond-themed bar, which remains...
The Shops at Hilltop to welcome Butler Amusements carnival in March

The Shops at Hilltop to welcome Butler Amusements carnival in March

The Shops at Hilltop is inviting a carnival into its parking lot next month. From March 13 to March 22, the Butler Amusements carnival will locate between the former JC Penney's and the lower Walmart...
California Arts Council chair to speak at Richmond Art Center

California Arts Council chairperson to speak at Richmond Art Center

Nashormeh Lindo, chair of the California Arts Council, the state agency that exists to advance California through the arts, will be one of two presenters at a free event at the Richmond Art Center...
Contra Costa County libraries aim to offer front door service in mid-June

Former UC Berkeley campus singing eccentric to perform in San Pablo

In his distinctive suits and fedora, Rick Starr sang off key into an unplugged microphone. Even so, he made a name for himself during the 1980s and 1990s by belting out Big Band-era hits...

Richmond native Chioke Jelani Clanton a lead actor in ‘Disrupted’

Richmond native Chioke Jelani Clanton is a lead actor in a new suspense thriller film, Disrupted, scheduled to celebrate its world premiere at the Cinequest Film & Creativity Festival in San Jose in March,...

Arts of Point Richmond announces newest exhibits

Arts of Point Richmond has announced its latest exhibits, which include an expansion into a new location: the newly opened Lara's Fine Dining in the Marina Bay neighborhood. Make certain to stop in at these...

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CVS in Pinole offering no-cost drive-thru COVID-19 testing

CVS in Pinole offering no-cost drive-thru COVID-19 testing

CVS today expanded its COVID-19 test sites at CVS Pharmacy drive-thru locations, including at the location at 1617 Canyon Drive in Pinole. The self-swab tests...
$12.7M in state grants awarded to enhance two Richmond parks

Pogo Park presents park expansion plan to Richmond City Council

By Kathy Chouteau The Richmond City Council received a presentation May 26 from Pogo Park Executive Director Toody Maher about the organization’s plans for using...
Richmond man, 20, drowns in Lake Berryessa

Richmond man, 20, drowns in Lake Berryessa

A 20-year-old Richmond man drowned in Lake Berryessa Wednesday evening, according to the Napa Valley Register. The body of Christopher Ricardo Terlesky was found shortly...