Saturday, August 8, 2020

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Richmond Art Center exhibit examines shipping containers as metaphors

Richmond Art Center launches online classes

The Richmond Art Center (RAC) is now offering an online art program that includes workshops, classes, demos, and visual meets ups. Called RAC UPLOADED, the classes will be available weekly for adults, youths, children and...
Red Oak Victory procures long-sought-after WWII Navy deck gun

Red Oak Victory procures long-sought-after WWII Navy deck gun

By Kathy Chouteau On Wednesday, a new addition embarked on a trek to come aboard Richmond’s Red Oak Victory ship. A 40,000-pound World War II U.S. Navy deck gun was relocated from the Treasure Island Development...
Point Richmond art installation beckons us to discover art outdoors

Point Richmond art installation beckons us to discover art outdoors

By Kathy Chouteau  A new outdoor art installation in Point Richmond is making it possible for people to still enjoy art even amid the age of COVID. Arts of Point Richmond’s art banner installation “Taking It...
Masa Mexican taqueria in Point Richmond a dream realized

Masa Mexican taqueria in Point Richmond a dream realized

By Kathy Chouteau A newly opened restaurant is a dream realized for the mother and son behind it. Owner Johnathan Bermudez opened his restaurant, Masa, June 9 at 199 Park Place in Point Richmond, right on...
Richmond coffee houses ready “to-go” serving caffeine-loving community

Catahoula beans boost BLM movement

By Kathy Chouteau Catahoula Coffee Company has created a way to not only indulge your love of the caffeinated bean, but also to support the Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement at the same time. Starting Saturday,...
Don't miss these virtual Independence Day events

Don’t miss these virtual Independence Day events

By Kathy Chouteau Richmond’s fireworks along the waterfront are canceled this year. One bit of good news in this respect has been the reopening Thursday of Riggers Loft Wine Company at 1325 Canal Blvd., which...
Riggers Loft to reopen in time for Independence Day

Riggers Loft reopening in time for Independence Day

By Kathy Chouteau Amid a multitude of Independence Day cancellations, there’s a bright light on the Richmond waterfront. Riggers Loft Wine Company will be reopening Thursday, July 2, just in time to celebrate the holiday with...
Richmond resident’s book shares smarts from life on the streets

Richmond resident’s book shares smarts from life on the streets

By Kathy Chouteau A Richmond resident has written a book informed by his experiences growing up on inner-city streets. Author Tyvon Price’s fictional narrative, “Adopted by the Streets” draws from his own family life growing up...
Red Oak Victory to close for restoration work

County heath order cancels Red Oak Victory’s July 4 reopening

The SS Red Oak Victory will no longer hold its grand reopening on Independence Day after county health officials decided Tuesday that a spike in COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations warranted a delay in the...
El Garage flourishes from humble roots to downtown Richmond digs

El Garage flourishes from humble roots to downtown Richmond digs

By Kathy Chouteau One of the Bay Area's most anticipated restaurant openings of 2020 has grown from humble roots selling irresistible quesabirria tacos out of a garage on Garvin Ave. to now being on the...

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Proposed Richmond business tax change faces pushback

Richmond council places business tax change on November ballot

Richmond City Council on Tuesday voted to place a measure on the November ballot to change the city's business tax structure despite vehement opposition...
Kennedy teacher’s art works set for de Young exhibition

Kennedy High teacher’s artworks set for de Young exhibition

By Kathy Chouteau A Richmond teacher is “on the edge” of fulfilling his lifelong dream. Steve Mainini, who has worked as a visual arts teacher...
County no longer eyeing purchase of Hilltop Marriott to serve homeless

County no longer eyeing purchase of Hilltop Marriott to serve homeless

By Mike Kinney Contra Costa County is no longer looking to purchase the 190-unit Hilltop Courtyard by Marriott in Richmond for the purpose of developing...