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Photography exhibits hit the walls at El Sol in Point Richmond

Photography exhibits hit the walls at El Sol in Point Richmond

By Kathy Chouteau Arts of Point Richmond (AOPR), a volunteer association that promotes support, appreciation and exposure for the arts, has unveiled the art exhibition of two photographers at El Sol Restaurant. Photographers Brain McGilloway and...
Richmond 'rolling skating party experience' invites fun and toy donations

Richmond ‘roller skating party experience’ also a toy drive

By Mike Kinney Soulful Softball Sunday, the organization that holds charitable community events throughout the year, including a popular annual softball tournament and community gathering at Nicholl Park, is holding its final event of 2021:...
Specialty food delivery coming to Richmond, nearby cities

Specialty food delivery coming to Richmond, nearby cities

By Kathy Chouteau Residents of Richmond and nearby cities will gain easy access to specialty foods from throughout the Bay Area thanks to a weekly home delivery service launching locally next week. Locale, unveiled in 2020...

Downtown Holiday Festival rings in the season with goodie bags, virtual performance

By Kathy Chouteau Santa swag and a live virtual performance of “A Richmond Nutcracker” are part of the seasonal lineup for Richmond Main Street Initiative (RMSI) and the East Bay Center for the Performing Arts’...
WWII 'Rosie the Riveter' coming to Richmond

Rosie the Riveter who sewed face masks for pandemic effort coming to Richmond

By Molly Myman Rosie the Riveter Trust is hosting an in-person event with Pennsylvania-based “Rosie the Riveter” Mae Krier on Dec. 1. The event will be held at the Craneway Pavilion, located at 1414 Harbour Way...
Big cars, bigger hearts at Richmond Civic Center giveaway

Big cars, bigger hearts at Richmond Civic Center giveaway

By Mike Kinney Only thing bigger than their gorgeous classic cars were their hearts. On Saturday, the Outsider Car Club rolled into the Richmond Civic Center parking lot to distribute boxes of turkeys with all...
EBRPD waiving fees for park entrance, activities on Black Friday

EBRPD waiving fees for park entrance, activities on Black Friday

The East Bay Regional Park District (EBRPD) is once again celebrating "Green Friday" on Black Friday (Nov. 26), when it is waiving fees for park entrance and activities, including parking, dogs, horses, boat launching,...
East Brother Beer announces seasonal release: Baltic Porter

East Brother Beer announces seasonal release: Baltic Porter

East Brother Beer Co. announced this week the release of its seasonal Baltic Porter. "Brewed using all Thomas Fawcett malts, this lager is the perfect complement to a cold autumn/winter day, with flavors of dried...
'JM Toy Giveaway' part of growing charities run by local family, friends

‘JM Toy Giveaway’ part of growing charities run by local family, friends

Jairo Martinez, a 31-year-old Richmond native who currently resides in Pinole, says his parents taught him and his siblings to be grateful for what they have, and to help people when they need it. "My...
FoodMaxx, Lucky dedicate shopping hours to first responders, medical personnel

New FoodMaxx app aims to deliver savings to customers

FoodMaxx on Wednesday rolled out a new mobile app that provides shoppers with digital coupons and special offers to increase savings, according to The Save Mart Companies, which operates FoodMaxx, Save Mart and Lucky...

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Richmond Chamber set for first in-person mixer since start of pandemic

Stand-up comedy coming to The Factory

By Kathy Chouteau The Factory Bar is tickling Richmond’s funny bone via a new monthly live standup-comedy showcase called “Comedy at The Factory.” The first...
San Pablo police release body cam footage of fatal officer-involved shooting

San Pablo police release body cam footage of fatal officer-involved shooting

The San Pablo Police Department on Friday released body camera footage from a fatal officer-involved shooting involving an armed man Wednesday, Dec. 15.  The Police...
Richmond Art Center unveils trio of winter exhibitions

Richmond Art Center unveils trio of winter exhibitions

By Kathy Chouteau The Richmond Art Center (RAC) has announced its Winter Exhibitions will encompass the 25th Anniversary of Art of the African Diaspora, the...