Monday, April 6, 2020

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Point Richmond café exhibiting paintings by renowned artist

By Kathy Chouteau Internationally recognized artist and Richmond resident, Jim DeWitt, will have an exhibition of his paintings March 2 through April 30 at Kaleidoscope Coffee, 109 Park Place in Point Richmond. The exhibition is sponsored...
'No short cuts' at Richmond's CJ's Barbecue & Fish

‘No short cuts’ at Richmond’s CJ’s Barbecue & Fish

By Mike Kinney The Richmond community ought to consider funding 24/7 security protection for Charlie Evans. Why? Because he's the only person on the planet who fully knows the secret ingredients behind his popular shop,...
Dewey Crumpler’s ‘shipping container’ work coming to Richmond Art Center

Dewey Crumpler’s ‘shipping container’ work coming to Richmond Art Center

By Kathy Chouteau In a Bay Area first, the Richmond Art Center (RAC) will feature “Dewey Crumpler: Crossings, an exhibition examining the inventive power of the artist’s shipping container work. The exhibition runs in the RAC's...
Listen up! Radio station launches on 23rd St. in Richmond

Listen up! Internet radio station launches on Richmond’s 23rd Street

By Mike Kinney Hundreds of people pass by it every day, but few may realize that a radio station operates on 23rd Street in Richmond.The Spanish-language Radio SOL 98.1 launched in September last year inside...
Pinole welcomes Que Onda Tacobar

Pinole welcomes Que Onda Tacobar

By Kathy Chouteau “All you need is love and tacos.” That's the case made by owners of a new taco bar in Pinole. On Friday, Pinole Mayor Roy Swearingen and his wife, Rose, helped cut the...
The Artisan Kitchen & Café sells out of this sandwich almost daily

The Artisan Kitchen & Café sells out of this sandwich almost daily

By Kathy Chouteau If you’re looking to get your crab on before the Bay Area’s Dungeness crab season ends April 1, look no further than The Artisan Kitchen & Café’s Fresh Crab Sandwich. Liane Ingham, founder...
Richmond Black History celebration to 'engage, educate and entertain'

Richmond black history celebration to ‘engage, educate and entertain’

By Kathy Chouteau Touting an afternoon event that will “engage, educate and entertain,” the City of Richmond and the Commission on Aging will co-host the Black History Celebration Saturday, Feb. 29 from 1 p.m. to...
San Pablo: History in full Blume

San Pablo history in full Blume

By Mike Kinney The Standard recently caught up with Janet Pottier, president of the San Pablo Historical and Museum Society, for insight about the historic Blume House, one of several historic structures serving as museums...
Richmond baker launches Kickstarter for downtown storefront

Richmond baker launches Kickstarter for downtown storefront

By Kathy Chouteau Marina Bay resident and baker Evangeline McKilligan has launched a Kickstarter campaign to help get her bakery storefront off the ground in downtown Richmond. McKilligan plans to name her business TheBakerE and is...
Cruz Arroyo of Richmond's Tamales Tamazula provides secret ingredient

Tamales maker in Richmond unveils secret ingredient

By Mike Kinney Asked on camera for the secret ingredient to making delicious tamales, Cruz Arroyo's answer was both coy and true. "This is the secret my mom gave me...when you do something, you do your...

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Bridge's 'Chef Popup and Pickup' launch includes free meals this month

Bridge’s ‘Chef Popup and Pickup’ offers free meals this month

By Kathy Chouteau Bridge Commissary Kitchen at Bridge Storage and ArtSpace in Richmond is rolling out the “Chef Popup and Pickup," and this month lunch...
Richmond Virtual Rec Center helps alleviate shelter-at-home doldrums

‘Eggcellent’ submissions wanted for Richmond virtual contest

By Kathy Chouteau In a sign of the times and of the season, the City of Richmond Library and Community Service Department is taking its...
El Cerrito police: Resident on Cutting Blvd. fatally shoots intruder

Man struck, killed by vehicle on Giant Road in San Pablo

A pedestrian was struck and killed in San Pablo on Friday night, police said. At 11:17 p.m., San Pablo police responded to the 2800 block...