Thursday, July 16, 2020

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Kaleidoscope New Hours Credit Kaleidoscope Coffee

Kaleidoscope Coffee significantly increases walk-up service hours

By Kathy Chouteau Good news for Richmond coffee enthusiasts. Kaleidoscope Coffee, located at 109 Park Place in Point Richmond, is vastly increasing its hours after being primarily closed for the past few weeks, per owner...
El Cerrito restaurant owners make video plea after 90 percent drop in sales

El Cerrito restaurant owners make video plea amid COVID-19 lockdown

The family that owns a Thai restaurant in El Cerrito recently made a heartbreaking plea on YouTube to the community amid the COVID-19 pandemic. In the video, Ann and Paul Chan, who own Larb Thai...
El Sobrante pizzeria extends tasty offer to frontline workers

El Sobrante pizzeria extends tasty offer to frontline workers

By Kathy Chouteau Chicago’s Pizza with a Twist has a tasty offer for workers serving on the front line of the COVID-19 pandemic. The family-run, El Sobrante-based pizzeria is offering healthcare workers, police officers, firefighters and...
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,...

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Free drive-thru food giveaway coming to Richmond Civic Center

Free drive-thru food giveaway coming to Richmond Civic Center

A free drive-thru food giveaway is set to be held Wednesday, July 29, at Richmond Civic Center. The event runs from 11 a.m. to 2...
Berkeley exhibit features late Richmond artist Rosie Lee Tompkins

BAMPFA exhibit features late Richmond artist Rosie Lee Tompkins

By Kathy Chouteau A virtual exhibition at the Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive (BAMPFA) is looking back at the prolific work of a...
Congressman seeks to expand Rosie the Riveter National Park

Congressman seeks to expand Rosie the Riveter National Park

By Kathy Chotueau Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) has introduced legislation to expand the Rosie the Riveter/WWII Home Front National Historical Park to include a local...