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Richmond Promise 5K Fun Run and Ferry Fest set for this Saturday

Richmond Promise 5K Fun Run and Ferry Fest set for this Saturday

The Richmond Promise's inaugural “5K Fun Run” is scheduled for Sat., June 11 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Craneway Pavilion, and will coincide with the first-ever Richmond Ferry Fest, which occurs...
Ike's Love & Sanwiches opens in Pinole

Ike’s Love & Sanwiches opens in Pinole

Ike’s Love & Sandwiches opened Wednesday, June 1 at 1356 Fitzgerald Dr, Pinole in the Pinole Vista Crossing Shopping Mall.  Founder Ike Shehadeh will hold and attend a grand opening event on June 14 with...
Red Oak Victory serving up flapjacks for Father’s Day

Red Oak Victory serving up flapjacks for Father’s Day

By Kathy Chouteau Richmond’s favorite WWII ship’s crew is readying to flip some flapjacks during its “Father’s Day on the Red Oak Victory Ship Pancake Breakfast” Sun., June 19. Breakfast will be served from 9 a.m....
Monkey Shoulder cocktail mixing truck coming to The Factory Bar

Monkey Shoulder cocktail mixing truck coming to The Factory Bar

By Kathy Chouteau If you’re down for the spoils of a giant Monkey Shoulder mixing truck—a cement mixing truck that’s been transformed into a massive, functional cocktail mixer—The Factory Bar is the place to be...
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...
‘Willie Mays Day’ in Richmond set for May 21

Richmond to close Macdonald Ave. for ‘Willie Mays Day’

By Kathy Chouteau Willie Mays is a “maybe” for this Saturday’s “Willie Mays Day” in Richmond due to health challenges, but that hasn’t dulled the spirit of fans looking forward to honoring “The Say Hey...
KQED gives props to popular Richmond food cart

KQED food editor gives props to popular Richmond food cart

A Richmond eatery recently got a shoutout from KQED food editor Luke Tsai. In a recent article, Tsai said he "stumbled upon Richmond’s Antojitos Guatemaltecos" at 653 23rd St. and enjoyed the Guatemalan rice tamale,...

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...
Urban Tilth ‘Volunteer Day/Tomato & Pepper Workshop’ set for Saturday

Urban Tilth to host ‘Volunteer Day/Tomato & Pepper Workshop’

By Kathy Chouteau Urban Tilth will be hosting the “2nd Saturday Greenway Community Garden Volunteer Day/Tomato & Pepper Workshop” this Sat., May 14 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., featuring a tutorial on home gardening followed...

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San Pablo party supplies store busted for selling illegal fireworks

San Pablo party supply shop busted for possession, sales of illegal fireworks

A San Pablo party supplies store was busted today on suspicion of possessing several thousand pounds of illegal fireworks. An anonymous online tip led police...
The East Bay Regional Park District offers 11 lakes and reservoirs and over 25 miles of Bay/Delta shoreline and piers for fishing in Alameda and Contra Costa Counties. The District plants catchable rainbow trout, (fall through spring) and channel catfish, (summer) in cooperation with the California Department of Fish and Wildlife at Del Valle (Livermore), Lake Chabot (Castro Valley/San Leandro), Shadow Cliffs (Pleasanton), Horseshoe Lake at Quarry Lakes (Union City/Fremont), Contra Loma (Antioch), Don Castro (Hayward), and Lake Temescal (Oakland). (View Map)

‘Free fishing day’ at East Bay Regional parks and state parks on July 2

Both the East Bay Regional Park District and California state parks have a Free Fishing Day on Saturday, July 2, meaning anglers ages 16...
‘A Little Bit of Everything’ coming to NIAD this July

‘A Little Bit of Everything’ coming to NIAD this July

By Kathy Chouteau NIAD Art Center in Richmond will come alive with "A Little Bit of Everything: Fashion & Fiber at NIAD" this July, to...