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Palm Halah Food Market a one-stop shop for Middle Eastern goods

Palm Halah Food Market a one-stop shop for Middle Eastern goods

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By Mike Kinney Richmond's weather and its people convinced Sam Ali to remain in the community for 20 years to operate his business and raise his kids. At Palm Halah Food Market, which opened at...
WCCUSD continues free curbside meal service for kids this summer

WCCUSD continues free curbside meal service for kids this summer

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By Kathy Chouteau The West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) is continuing to serve free breakfast, lunch and dinner meals to-go for kids 18 years and younger at numerous locations throughout the summer. The district’s...
Arlington Market marks 65th anniversary

Arlington Market marks 65th anniversary

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By Kathy Chouteau The Arlington Market, a neighborhood mainstay in East Richmond Heights, will celebrate its 65th anniversary on Sunday, June 28. Owners of the market, located at 6462 Arlington Blvd. in Richmond, are still finalizing...
Armistice Brewing Co. to reopen Beer Garden this weekend

Armistice Brewing Co. to reopen beer garden

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By Kathy Chouteau In a Facebook post aptly titled “It’s happening,” Richmond’s Armistice Brewing Company has announced that it’s welcoming the community back to its Beer Garden this weekend after only offering to-go beer service...
Kaleidoscope New Hours Credit Kaleidoscope Coffee

Kaleidoscope Coffee significantly increases walk-up service hours

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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...

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Latin American Independence Day Parade to make history on 23rd Street

Latin American Independence Day Parade to make history on 23rd Street

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Richmond and San Pablo will host the area's first-ever Latin American Independence Day Parade on Sept. 14. The parade will celebrate the independence anniversaries of...
Pogo Park hosting ‘Throwback Skate Party’

Pogo Park hosting ‘Throwback Skate Party’

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By Kathy Chouteau Get ready for a 70s-style blast from the past when Pogo Park hosts its “Throwback Skate Party” Friday, May 24 from 4-8...
Are you looking for a meaningful job where you can help serve the local community? The San Pablo EDC is hosting a Virtual Hiring Fair with local nonprofit VistAbility on Wednesday, May 22, from 2-3 p.m. Register ahead of time for this Zoom hiring event by clicking this link and following the registration instructions. VistAbility is a large nonprofit agency that provides services to 1,000 children, teens, and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities every day. Based in Martinez, VistAbility offers a wide variety of services in Richmond, Concord, Antioch, and Castro Valley. VistAbility is dedicated to providing direct services and advocacy to assist those they serve in achieving their highest level of personal independence and self-sufficiency VistAbility is currently hiring for numerous positions at all their sites, including: Day Program Instructors After School Program Teachers In-Home Caregivers Employment Advocates Inclusion Advocates Preschool Instructors and Assistants Job Skills Trainers Direct Support Professionals Quality Support Specialists Community Vocational Specialists Representatives from VistAbility will briefly introduce their agency and speak about their open positions, and job seekers will have the opportunity to submit questions via the event’s online chat, which will be given to the agency representatives by EDC Staff.  Hearing directly from employers at hiring events, whether virtual or in-person, is a great way to network with companies that are looking to hire, and to find out more about how to apply and be considered for open positions.  If you or anyone you know is looking for a great community-oriented job – be sure to tune in. Visibility offers competitive pay and great benefits for their full-time positions.

San Pablo EDC hiring fair to feature nonprofit VistAbility

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Are you looking for a meaningful job where you can help serve the local community? The San Pablo EDC is hosting a Virtual Hiring Fair...