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Hotel Mac’s Biancoverde will NOT hold a ‘soft opening’ Saturday

By Kathy Chouteau Biancoverde, the soon-to-debut restaurant at the Hotel Mac in Point Richmond—which was previously reported to be having a soft opening Saturday—is NOT open to the public this weekend. The Hotel Mac previously misreported...
Richmond Chamber gets ready for ‘Salsa Night’

Richmond Chamber gets ready for ‘Salsa Night’

By Kathy Chouteau It’s time to don your dancing shoes for a night of fun and networking at the Richmond Chamber of Commerce’s “Salsa Night” Thurs., July 27, from 5–7 p.m.  Set for the Allegro Ballroom...
Pinole Classic Car Show to roll into Old Town this Sunday

Pinole Classic Car Show to roll into Old Town this Sunday

The Annual Pinole Car Show is set to take place in Old Town Pinole this Sunday, June 25, from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. The event, which is free to the public, will kick off...
Assemble Marketplace to transform into Assemble Kitchen this summer

Assemble Marketplace to transform into Assemble Kitchen this summer

By Kathy Chouteau Assemble Marketplace, a mainstay restaurant at the Richmond waterfront, has temporarily closed for renovations and will reopen under new ownership as the “Assemble Kitchen” Aug. 1, 2023. “The all new Assemble Kitchen will...

Sailing Goat delights with uncovered culinary treasures

By Kathy Chouteau Ah, what to do early on a lazy Sunday afternoon? This past weekend, my crew decided to take a little lunch excursion to the Sailing Goat restaurant in Point San Pablo Harbor. It...
Culinary trio invests in San Pablo

Trio of restaurant veterans invests in San Pablo

By Mike Kinney After working in fine dining in San Francisco for many years, Javier Valdivia along with couple Juan and Mely Padilla decided to combine their skills and invest in a culinary home of...
RPAL ‘Juneteenth Carnival’ set for Father’s Day weekend

RPAL ‘Juneteenth Carnival’ set for Father’s Day weekend

By Kathy Chouteau The RPAL crew is getting ready to roll out its “Juneteenth Carnival” the weekend of June 16-18 over a variety of times. The annual event will be held the same weekend as...
Pride & Purpose Beer Fest to ‘Raise a Glass’ to Rosie

Pride & Purpose Beer Fest to ‘Raise a Glass’ to Rosie

By Kathy Chouteau East Brother Beer Co. and Rosie the Riveter Trust are heading to Richmond’s Craneway Pavilion Mon., July 3 from 4-9 p.m. for “Raise a Glass for the Cause: The 2nd Annual Pride...
Richmond Olympian to be inducted into the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame

Richmond Olympian to be inducted into Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame

By Kathy Chouteau Richmond resident Mary Anne O’Connor will be inducted into the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame—along with her teammates from the U.S.A.’s 1976 Women’s Olympic Basketball Team—on August 12. Together, the team will...
Richmond breweries make ‘Top Breweries in the Bay Area’ list

Richmond breweries make ‘Top Breweries in the Bay Area’ list

By Kathy Chouteau Armistice Brewing Company and East Brother Beer Co. have been counted among “the region’s 23 best taprooms for fresh, delicious beer” in an article by the San Francisco Chronicle that was published...

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Betty Reid Soskin marks 102nd birthday at her namesake school

Betty Reid Soskin marks 102nd birthday at her namesake school

By Kathy Chouteau On the morning of her 102nd birthday, Betty Reid Soskin arrived with family members at her namesake Betty Reid Soskin Middle School...
Richmond: Overall violent crime down 12-percent in 2018

RPD headquarters unveils welcoming waiting room for children, families

The Richmond Police Department has established a new waiting room at its headquarters aimed at making the experience more comfortable for children and families. The...
Pinole police chief appointed as interim city manager

Pinole police chief appointed as interim city manager

Pinole Police Chief Neil H. Gang has been appointed as the city's new interim city manager, effective Oct. 1, 2023, the city announced this...