Tuesday, August 11, 2020

Lifestyle

Hotel Mac to host fine dining etiquette session for Richmond Police Activities League kids

Teaching young people proper etiquette at the dinner table can help prepare them for success. That's the reasoning behind why Richmond Police Activities League students were enrolled in a 6-week series on etiquette presented by...

Santa coming to town early for breakfast at Richmond’s St. David School

Santa Claus is coming to town early this year and wants far more than milk and cookies. St. David School at 871 Sonoma St. in Richmond is hosting its Breakfast with Santa & Holiday Boutique...
WCCUSD's 23rd Nutrition, Health and Fitness Festival at Nystrom Elementary Friday

Richmond Main Street Farmers’ Market newsletter offers great info for shoppers

"Bountiful berries." That's one of the headlines in the Richmond Main Street Farmers' Market's newly released and informative July newsletter, which tells shoppers what to expect in their next visit to the market and other...

Warriors-themed ‘Dub Truck’ headed to El Cerrito Off the Grid on Wednesday

West County residents have a chance to win Warriors tickets when the "Dub Truck" rolls into Off the Grid in El Cerrito on Wednesday. The Off the Grid food truck event runs from 5 p.m....
Launch party for Menbe's Way Fund on Aug. 23 to kick-start expansion of Salute owner's charitable efforts

Salute owner stunned by outpouring of community support for Thanksgiving event

An outpouring of community support for a Richmond restaurant's goal to feed 1,300 homeless people, many of them veterans, on Thanksgiving Day will do far more than serve meals. Due to an unexpectedly large stream...
Tickets for the July 3 barbecue aboard the SS Red Oak Victory are going fast, organizers said Friday.

Don’t forget! SS Red Oak Victory barbecue bash July 3

Tickets for the July 3 barbecue aboard the SS Red Oak Victory are going fast, organizers said this week. The $25 ticket price, which pays for dinner, a historic film, karaoke and an ideal seat...
A proposal to install a new Jack in the Box restaurant at the Richmond Shopping Center was unanimously approved Wednesday by the city's Design Review Board.

Proposed Jack in the Box in downtown Richmond one step closer to reality

A proposal to install a new Jack in the Box restaurant at the Richmond Shopping Center was unanimously approved Wednesday by the city's Design Review Board. The 2,662 square-foot fast food eatery would be located...
The League of Women Voters of West Contra Costa County invites the community to its holiday party on Dec. 3.

League of Women Voters of West County invites community to its holiday party

The League of Women Voters of West Contra Costa County (website here) invites the community to its holiday party on Dec. 3. The party will be held from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Ristorante...
Richmond's new American diner, Marina Bay Grill, finally opened its doors for business on Wednesday.

A new diner has just opened in Richmond

Richmond's new American diner, Marina Bay Grill, finally opened its doors for business on Wednesday. A grand opening for the restaurant at at 2167 Meeker Ave. is scheduled for Friday, according to an employee, but...

Here’s what you need to know about Saturday’s Juneteenth festivities

Here's what you need to know about the 11th annual Juneteenth Family Day Parade & Festival in Richmond on Saturday, a popular community event held by the Neighborhood Block Association in partnership with the...

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