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Richmond native's restaurant featured on Guy Fieri's 'Diner's, Drive-Ins and Dives'

Richmond native’s restaurant featured on Guy Fieri’s ‘Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives’

By Mike Kinney Omar Thornton's story -- and food -- are O So Good. The Richmond native who grew up in the Pullman Point Apartments is now a successful chef in South Dakota whose restaurant was...

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...

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Richmond's public pools, including the Richmond Swim Center and Richmond Plunge, are tentatively scheduled to reopen to the public on May 3. Indoor pools are...
Richmond top cop reacts to George Floyd's death

Richmond police chief releases statement after Chauvin guilty verdicts

Richmond police Chief Bisa French said Tuesday that the Richmond Police Department "supports the decision of the jury in the State of Minnesota vs...
West County charter schools to hold inaugural celebration of Black excellence

Richmond charter middle schools to hold inaugural celebration of Black excellence

By Kathy Chouteau A collective of West Contra Costa County charter middle schools will partner to host “Black + Brilliant: Building Unity in Community,” an...