Monday, May 25, 2020

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Bridge Commissary Kitchen extends free meal pickups through May

Bridge Commissary Kitchen extends free meal pickups through May

By Kathy Chouteau Bridge Commissary Kitchen at Bridge Storage and ArtSpace is extending its “Chef Popup & Pickup,” offering of free gourmet lunches throughout May. Each Wednesday in May (May 6, 13, 20 and 27) between...
Volunteers needed for grocery giveaway at CoBiz Richmond

Volunteers needed for grocery giveaway at CoBiz Richmond

By Mike Kinney CoBiz Richmond is teaming up with the Brothers of International Faith Inc. to host a grocery giveaway for the community on Wednesday, April 29. Anyone in need can pick up a bag of...
San Pablo Billiard & Restaurant hosting free community feeds

San Pablo Billiard & Restaurant hosting free community feeds

UPDATE: The business is giving away free meals again Monday, May 4 and Tuesday, May 5 at the same hours. By Mike Kinney San Pablo Billiard & Restaurant is hosting a free community feed today and...
Richmond McDonald's facelift nears completion

McDonald’s offering thank you meals to frontline workers

By Mike Kinney McDonald's is offering free "Thank You" meals to first responders and healthcare workers at participating restaurants through May 5. Any first responder (police, fire, paramedic) or healthcare worker with valid employment identification can...
Former Botto Bistro owner offers virtual ‘One Star’ Italian Cooking Course

Chef who dislikes Yelp offers virtual ‘One Star’ Italian Cooking Course

By Kathy Chouteau Davide Cerretini, the former chef/owner of Richmond’s Botto Bistro who made headlines for his anti-Yelp escapade that encouraged one-star reviews of his own restaurant, is launching a new endeavor: The ‘One Star’...
Community members to serve BBQ at Kaiser Richmond

Community members to serve BBQ at Kaiser Richmond

By Mike Kinney Even during a shelter-in-place period, Richmond finds a good reason for a barbecue. Soulful Softball Sunday is partnering with Holistic Healing Collective, Green Remedy and one of the city's best known eateries, CJ's...
Kaleidoscope Coffee set to open renovated backyard next month

Kaleidoscope Coffee and its customers pep up frontline workers

By Mike Kinney A popular Point Richmond coffee shop can’t open its doors during the COVID-19 shelter-in-place order, but its owner and her customers have opened their hearts for frontline workers. Starting March 20, Cassie Cushing,...
East Brother’s ‘Virtual Taproom’ brings together craft beer aficionados Friday

East Brother’s ‘Virtual Taproom’ brings together craft beer aficionados

By Kathy Chouteau If you can’t go to the taproom, the taproom will come to you. Bearing testament to this wonder is Richmond’s East Brother Beer Co., which will employ the best use of Zoom...
Domino's offering 'contactless' deliveries

Domino’s offering ‘contactless’ deliveries

Domino's is now offering customers the option of "contactless" deliveries, aiming to enhance efforts to prevent the spread of COVID-19 among employees and customers. Those ordering delivery online can now select "Contactless delivery at...
The Mobile Farmers' Market is returning to its post-winter routes in Richmond and San Pablo.

Mobile Farmers’ Market rolls out discount during shelter-in-place

By Kathy Chouteau Amidst a nationwide pandemic, the Fresh Approach Mobile Farmers’ Market is still rolling, and they’ve just sweetened the pot for anyone feeling the COVID-19 pinch. Fresh Approach’s existing 50 percent discount to customers...

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Red Oak Victory to close for restoration work

City floats berth rental fee for Red Oak Victory amid budget deficit

By Kathy Chouteau Amid a $27 million budget deficit that’s been compounded by the COVID-19 pandemic, the City of Richmond is assessing possible budget balancing...
West County businesses aim to get word out about curbside service

West County businesses aim to get word out about curbside service

By Mike Kinney Yao Saechao, store manager at Richmond Blueprint & Lithograph, sported a large smile while pointing at the "Open" sign in front of...
Over 30 cited in operation targeting speeders, distracted drivers in Richmond

Over 30 cited in operation targeting speeders, distracted drivers in Richmond

By Mike Kinney Over 30 citations were issued Thursday in an operation targeting speeders and distracted drivers on Richmond Parkway and San Pablo Avenue, police...