Sunday, December 5, 2021

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David Flores selected as Richmond's poet laureate

David Flores selected as Richmond’s poet laureate

The Richmond Arts & Culture Commission (RAAC) has selected David Flores to serve as poet laureate for the city over the 2021-2023 term. Sheila McKinney has been named youth poet laureate for the same...
'Get creative, give creative' at Richmond Art Center's Holiday Arts Festival

‘Get creative, give creative’ at Richmond Art Center’s holiday festival

By Kathy Chouteau The Richmond Arts Center’s (RAC) 59th Annual Holiday Arts Festival is offering the chance to “get creative, give creative,” this holiday season with opportunities to purchase unique holiday gifts, or make your...
4 Richmond leaders honored at Salute2Kindness gala in Vallejo

4 Richmond leaders honored at Salute2Kindness gala in Vallejo

By Mike Kinney Four Richmond organizers known for striving to better the lives of local residents were honored at the inaugural “Salute2Kindness” gala, held Saturday in the historic Art-Deco Empress Theatre in Vallejo. Among the 13...
Down Home Music in El Cerrito to host 'vinyl record flea market'

Down Home Music Store to host ‘vinyl record flea market’

Down Home Music Store in El Cerrito is set to host a parking lot event akin to a "vinyl record flea market" on Sunday, Nov. 21. The event will feature all things audio including vinyl...
Pic courtesy of Renegade Orchestra

Unconventional orchestra to perform at Riggers Loft

By Kathy Chouteau The Renegade Orchestra—an 18-piece ensemble that “breaks all the rules”—is performing at Richmond’s Riggers Loft Sat., Nov. 20 at 7-9 p.m. Tickets are $20 and can be purchased here. Reps describe the Bay...
San Pablo Baseball Association opening day parade set for April 6

San Pablo Baseball Association hosting party bus-to-casino fundraiser

The San Pablo Baseball Association is inviting the community to a fundraiser event that will include a party bus trip to the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Sacramento. The event will raise funds for...
Independent Community Church

Richmond church event to advocate for HelloFresh factory workers

By Mike Kinney Workers at Hello Fresh’s factory in Richmond, along with advocates of their efforts to unionize, will speak at a gathering Thursday at Independent Community Church, 605 S. 16th St., from 10 a.m....
Art Banner by Louise Williams. Pic courtesy of Arts of Point Richmond

Botanically-themed banners blossom in Point Richmond

By Kathy Chouteau It may be fall, but six new botanically-themed art banners have recently blossomed in Point Richmond. The latest incarnations of the Arts of Point Richmond’s banner installments throughout the neighborhood have sprouted...
Historian to discuss ‘Legacy of the WWII Home Front’ on Zoom

Historian to discuss ‘Legacy of the WWII Home Front’ on Zoom

By Kathy Chouteau Historian Lincoln Cushing will talk about life on the WWII Home Front Fri., Nov. 5 from 12-1 p.m. during a free online Zoom event entitled “The Resounding Legacy of the WWII Home...
Florida official tries to lure In-N-Out Burger to Sunshine State in wake of controversy

Florida official tries to lure In-N-Out Burger to Sunshine State in wake of controversy

A Florida state official hopes In-N-Out Burger will accept his invitation to operate in the Sunshine State after some of the California-based burger chain's restaurants in the Bay Area were shut down or fined...

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Book Sale coming to El Sobrante Saturday

Book Sale coming to El Sobrante Saturday

By Kathy Chouteau The Friends of the El Sobrante Library will hold a Book Sale Sat., Dec. 4 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in...
Seven Bay Area bridge tolls set to rise in January

Seven Bay Area bridge tolls set to rise in January

By Kathy Chouteau The Bay Area Toll Authority (BATA) will mark the New Year by raising tolls at state-owned toll bridges throughout the region. Two-axle...
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...