Sunday, September 26, 2021

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After holiday hiatus, El Garage reopens today with new offerings

Spirit & Soul Festival heading to El Garage this September

By Kathy Chouteau What do El Garage restaurant, a Prince tribute band and $500 in cash have in common? That would be Richmond Main Street Initiative’s (RMSI) “13th Annual Sprit & Soul Festival,” set for...

Tia Carroll’s new album is so good, ‘You gotta have it!’

By Mike Kinney Like the best of Blues artists, Tia Carroll's voice lifts spirits no matter the level of tragedy in its message. Take "Ain't Nobody Worryin'," a can't-miss cover song from her new album,...
‘Loving Hands’ to give away 300 BBQ lunches in Point Richmond

‘Loving Hands’ to give away 300 BBQ lunches in Point Richmond

By Kathy Chouteau “Community, unity, music and good food” will be the name of the game Sat., Aug. 14 when Richmond nonprofit House of Loving Hands hosts its “Unity Community BBQ” and gives out 300...
Contra Costa County Library to offer free 'swag' for Comic Book Days

Contra Costa County Library offering free swag bag for Comic Book Days

In honor of the 20th anniversary of Free Comic Book Day, all Contra Costa County Library branches will offer free comic swag bags between Monday, Aug. 16 and Saturday, Aug. 21. "The week-long, all ages...
Richmond's 116th birthday to be celebrate at The Factory Bar

Richmond’s 116th birthday to be celebrated at The Factory Bar

By Kathy Chouteau When it comes to Richmond birthday parties, this one ‘takes the cake.’ On Saturday, Aug. 7, The Factory Bar will celebrate its one year birthday, which just so happens to coincide with...
Richmond Art Center exhibit examines shipping containers as metaphors

Richmond Art Center set to reopen this fall

By Molly Myman The Richmond Art Center has announced plans to reopen its galleries to the public starting Thursday, Sept. 9. The center, located at 2540 Barrett Avenue, will begin its reopening with limited hours –...
Richmond's iconic CJ's BBQ & Grill celebrated at anniversary gala

Richmond gala celebrates Charles Evans and CJ’s BBQ & Fish

By Mike Kinney Community members turned out Friday to celebrate milestones for two beloved Richmond staples: Chef Charles Evans, who has turned 75 years old, and his restaurant CJ's BBQ & Fish, which is celebrating...
Movies under the Stars returns to San Pablo

Movies under the Stars returns to San Pablo

Grab your lawn chairs and blankets, as Movies under the Stars has returned to San Pablo. Gates open at 7 p.m. at the San Pablo Community Center, located at 2450 Road 20, according to the...
Richmond festival to celebrate late blues musician Jimmy McCracklin

Richmond festival to celebrate late blues musician Jimmy McCracklin

Richmond plans to celebrate what would be blues legend Jimmy McCracklin's 100th birthday in a big way next month. The North and Greater Richmond Blues Foundation, which works to support the blues community and shine...
Richmond museum readies to reopen, debuts Arnauoff mural

Museum exhibit offers visitors chance to learn Ohlone dialect

By Kathy Chouteau The Richmond Museum of History and Culture has announced its newest interactive exhibit offers Bay Area residents the chance to learn to speak Chochenyo—one of eight language dialects of the East Bay...

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Fast-acting park visitors were lauded Friday for their help in dousing an arson fire at Wildcat Canyon Regional Park and for assisting police in...
Free EMS training available to qualified high school graduates

Free EMT training available to qualified high school graduates

By Kathy Chouteau Locals between the ages of 18-26 years old can receive free training as an emergency medical technician (EMT) as part of a...
Richmond Main Street Initiative names new executive director

Richmond Main Street Initiative names new executive director

By Kathy Chouteau Richmond Main Street Initiative (RMSI), a nonprofit that aims to revitalize downtown Richmond, has announced Andrea Portillo-Knowles as its new executive director....