Monday, July 4, 2022

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East Bay Center for the Performing Arts awarded Carnegie Hall grant

The East Bay Center for the Performing Arts in Richmond is among 23 programs in 18 states to receive a share of $500,000 in grants from Carnegie Hall's Weill Music Institute (WMI). This grant...
Richmond Promise 5K Fun Run and Ferry Fest set for this Saturday

Richmond Promise 5K Fun Run and Ferry Fest set for this Saturday

The Richmond Promise's inaugural “5K Fun Run” is scheduled for Sat., June 11 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Craneway Pavilion, and will coincide with the first-ever Richmond Ferry Fest, which occurs...
Liberación Gráfica selected for residency at Richmond Art Center

Liberación Gráfica selected for residency at Richmond Art Center

By Kathy Chouteau The Richmond Art Center (RAC) has selected community based art collective Liberación Gráfica as its artists-in-residence this year, with its residency to encompass hands-on community screen printing workshops, a summer youth class...
Point Richmond Music hits high note with return of summer concert series

Point Richmond Music hits high note with return of summer concert series

By Kathy Chouteau Point Richmond Music (PRM) announced the triumphant return of its free Summer Music Festival to its downtown by unveiling the line-up for its 20th incarnation following a two-year pandemic pause. The summer concert...
Richmond Art Center shines light on summertime exhibitions

Richmond Art Center shines light on summertime exhibitions

By Kathy Chouteau As the summer fast approaches, the Richmond Art Center (RAC) has announced four new exhibitions being presented at various intervals during June through August that it said will “shine a spotlight on...
Restoration of historic Hercules mural approaching finish line

Restoration of historic Hercules mural approaching finish line

By Kathy Chouteau A historical mural restoration by artist Dave Cho is nearing completion following a multi-week touch up in Hercules. Known as the “Sycamore Mural,” the 200 ft. x 17 ft. artwork—which portrays the...
Ike's Love & Sanwiches opens in Pinole

Ike’s Love & Sanwiches opens in Pinole

Ike’s Love & Sandwiches opened Wednesday, June 1 at 1356 Fitzgerald Dr, Pinole in the Pinole Vista Crossing Shopping Mall.  Founder Ike Shehadeh will hold and attend a grand opening event on June 14 with...
Discover & Go program offering free Clipper cards to select attractions

Discover & Go program offering free Clipper cards to select attractions

Contra Costa County residents who are getting their free or low-cost passes to museums, science centers and other fun locations from the Discover & Go program can also get free rides to some of...
Red Oak Victory serving up flapjacks for Father’s Day

Red Oak Victory serving up flapjacks for Father’s Day

By Kathy Chouteau Richmond’s favorite WWII ship’s crew is readying to flip some flapjacks during its “Father’s Day on the Red Oak Victory Ship Pancake Breakfast” Sun., June 19. Breakfast will be served from 9 a.m....

‘Summer Soiree’ set for downtown Richmond rooftop

By Kathy Chouteau Downtown denizens Richmond Main Street Initiative (RMSI) & CoBiz Richmond are partnering to host a Richmond first: the inaugural Summer Rooftop Soiree set for Sat., July 23 from 3-7 p.m. Admission is...

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Soul Mechanix groovin’ into Pinole’s Fernandez Park July 7

Soul Mechanix groovin’ into Pinole’s Fernandez Park July 7

By Kathy Chouteau In the return of one of the first City of Pinole summer events in two years, Soul Mechanix is set to perform...
14 firearms seized after five search warrants served simultaneously in Richmond

14 guns seized after five search warrants served simultaneously in Richmond

Fourteen illegally-possesses pistols, rifles and fully-automatic handguns were seized and seven suspects apprehended after the Richmond Police Department, with assistance from specialized law enforcement...
San Pablo party supplies store busted for selling illegal fireworks

San Pablo party supply shop busted for possession, sales of illegal fireworks

A police bust at a San Pablo party supplies store today uncovered several thousand pounds of illegal fireworks. An anonymous online tip led police to...