Saturday, August 8, 2020

Lifestyle

Video: Is it a handbag, dessert, or both?

Have you ever seen a Louis Vuitton handbang this sweet? Among Richmond's talented and creative merchants is the venerable baker Rosa Robinson. Robinson, owner of Sweet Dreams bakery, posted a YouTube video Sunday of what appears...
The Richmond Public Library is launching a new and exciting product called Knowledge City!

Score free or discounted tickets to local museums

Richmond residents are encouraged to use the public library's new online Discover & Go service, which allows library patrons to get free or discounted passes to a long list of museums and other cultural...

Richmond Chinese New Year event this weekend

Richmond's Chinese New Year celebrations include food and entertainment on Saturday at Richmond Memorial Auditorium. The event runs rom 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., with tickets going for $20 per person for inner circle seating...
The musical Johnny Guitar is coming to Masquers Playhouse in Point Richmond starting March 28.

Tragedy dissected at Masquers Playhouse

A play that only members of the vehemently anti-gay Westboro Baptist Church could object to is coming to Masquers Playhouse in Port Richmond late next month. The Laramie Project, which is slated for five Saturday...

Sante Fe neighborhood’s ‘thriving’ art community

The East Bay Express offers a good read today about the "thriving artists' community" that has emerged in Richmond's Sante Fe neighborhood. That burgeoning community reportedly arrived after Jim and Jeff Wright converted some storage...

Free Richmond screening for documentary premiere

The premiere of a documentary examining teen pregnancy among African Americans will take place in Richmond city council chambers on Feb. 13 and will be free for the public, according to the Richmond Public...

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Proposed Richmond business tax change faces pushback

Richmond council places business tax change on November ballot

Richmond City Council on Tuesday voted to place a measure on the November ballot to change the city's business tax structure despite vehement opposition...
Kennedy teacher’s art works set for de Young exhibition

Kennedy High teacher’s artworks set for de Young exhibition

By Kathy Chouteau A Richmond teacher is “on the edge” of fulfilling his lifelong dream. Steve Mainini, who has worked as a visual arts teacher...
County no longer eyeing purchase of Hilltop Marriott to serve homeless

County no longer eyeing purchase of Hilltop Marriott to serve homeless

By Mike Kinney Contra Costa County is no longer looking to purchase the 190-unit Hilltop Courtyard by Marriott in Richmond for the purpose of developing...