Monday, April 22, 2019

Lifestyle

Forget the trip to San Francisco -- watch a musical right here in Richmond.

Salesian invites community to The All Night Strut

Don't have to head to San Francisco -- catch a good musical right here in Richmond. The talented Salesian College Preparatory drama department is inviting the community to its Spring musical: The All Night Strut. Shows...
Registration opens for 15th Annual Bringing Back the Natives Garden Tour

Registration opens for Bringing Back the Natives Garden Tour

Local residents are encouraged to sign up for the 15th Annual Bringing Back the Natives Garden Tour, which features 35 gardens in Alameda and Contra Costa counties, including six in Richmond. The award-winning tour takes...
Life size whale artwork makes big splash at Richmond Art Center

Life size whale artwork makes big splash at Richmond Art Center

By Kathy Chouteau A current work of art is making a big splash at the Richmond Art Center (RAC) and we recommend you RUN to go see it. The piece in question, Jos Sances’ “Or, the...

El Sobrante Cyclery on a roll since 1957

By Mike Kinney If you want to "go local," you should consider getting there on one of El Sobrante Cyclery's two-wheelers. El Sobrante Cyclery at 5057 El Portal Drive first opened in 1957. Its owner, Kenneth...
Café Gran Milan a little slice of Italy in Richmond

Café Gran Milan a little slice of Italy in Richmond

By Kathy Chouteau Upon entering Richmond’s Café Gran Milan, the first thing that grabs your attention are the beautiful pastries artfully arranged in glass cases along the perimeter of the front counter. After that eye-popping display...
Author to tell Holocaust survival story of Moo's Ice Cream owner

Author to tell Holocaust survival story of Moo’s Ice Cream owner

Joseph Pell, owner of the former Richmond Moo's Ice Cream who would become a prominent local real estate developer, was a Holocaust survivor with a story equal parts harrowing and inspiring. As a teenager, Pell,...
WCCUSD Student Art Show wows at Richmond Art Center

WCCUSD Student Art Show wows at Richmond Art Center

By Kathy Chouteau It’s been a vibrant partnership for more than five decades and its coloring Richmond’s canvas once again. The West Contra Costa Unified School District’s “54th Annual West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD)...

Interactive dining: Anaviv’s Table to host ‘Italian sensory experience’

Anaviv's Table, the unique new fine-dining, farm-to-table restaurant in Richmond where guests get an inside look into what happens in the kitchen, is set to host an Italian sensory experience of food and drink...
New music surfaces from the late Johnny Ca$h, thanks to his mom

New music surfaces from the late Johnny Ca$h, thanks to his mom

By Rafael Lima For years, a mourning Troy Castaneda said she wouldn't go near her son's music. But she couldn't ignore his legacy. "I woke up one day and I decided to just bring him back,"...
Heritage Park at Hilltop to host annual Community Yard Sale

Heritage Park at Hilltop to host annual Community Yard Sale

Heritage Park at Hilltop is inviting locals to its Community Yard Sale on Saturday, April 6. The senior housing complex at 3801 Lakeside Drive will run from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the community...

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County hiring teaching staff for Head Start Program

County hiring teaching staff for Head Start Program

Interested in a career in early education? The Community Services Bureau (CSB) of Contra Costa County Employment and Human Services Department invites you to apply...
Point Richmond Social Club has opened at 401 S. Garrard Blvd.

Point Richmond Social Club opens

The wait is over. You can now access a fresh cup of Catahoula Coffee daily in Point Richmond -- and also delicious beer and locally-sourced...

The Richmond history of the actor who lit up Lady Liberty

In 1886, a colorful man with a colorful past that included managing the Richmond Opera House used his fortune to light the Statue of...