Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Lifestyle

Richmond artist’s portraits challenge perceptions

By Mike Kinney Longtime Richmond resident and artist Rebeca Garcia-Gonzalez can paint stunning portraits in just four hours -- or less. It's a talent that is in part a courtesy to her subjects, but also a...
East Brother Beer Co. Summer Classic packs the pub

East Brother Beer’s annual Summer Classic Car Show set for Sunday

Delicious beers and sweet cars. The pairing deserves an annual celebration, and that's why we're thankful for East Brother Beer Co. in Richmond. The fun brewery at 1001 Canal Blvd. is hosting its 3rd Annual...
Popular Richmond eatery aims to serve alcohol, open Saturday evenings

Popular Richmond eatery aims to serve alcohol, open Saturday evenings

A popular eatery in Richmond's Marina Bay neighborhood is applying with the city to obtain a license to sell beer and wine to customers, and to also open Saturday evenings. The Artisan Kitchen & Café...
Strictly Sail Pacific Boat Show called 'great success' and will return to Richmond next year

Pacific Sail & Powerboat Show returning to Richmond next year

The massive Pacific Sail & Powerboat show came to Richmond's waterfront this past April, and it's already planning its return next year. The 2020 show will be back at the Craneway Pavilion and Marina Bay...
Richmond exhibition features Contra Costa College women artists

Richmond exhibition features Contra Costa College women artists

Contra Costa College women artists will be featured in a new art exhibition at Bridge ArtSpace, 23 Maine Ave. in Richmond. The exhibition, called "SERIES OF 7" will feature an Opening Reception on Saturday, Sept....

Richmond Art Center revs up for motorcycles and more

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Music on the Main gets funky Aug. 28

By Kathy Chouteau Richmond Main Street Initiative is getting funky downtown for the August installment of its Music on the Main concert series. On Wed., Aug., 28, 2019, from 5 to 7:30 p.m., at Marina Way...

Leftside Printing: Small business, big community impact

By Mike Kinney In 15 years of business, including seven years at the current location at 979 23rd St.,  Leftside Printing has become well known and regarded in Richmond. Of course, like most businesses, it didn't...
Richmond to hold three-day Back to School Carnival

RPAL Back-to-School Carnival set for end of summer fun

New location, same back-to-school blast. The Richmond Police Activities League’s (RPAL) annual Back-to-School Carnival, previously located at Civic Center, will this year take place at nearby Nicholl Park from Friday Aug. 16 through Sunday, Aug....

Beetle Box brings experimental compositions to the Point

By Kathy Chouteau Take one part kaleidoscope, another part experimental “Beetle,” and you have a musical act that sounds like it might have originated in the 1960s by some lads from Liverpool. Turns out, the aforementioned...

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Interim city manager to display electric 1961 Beetle at City Hall

Interim City Manager Steven Falk is set to show off his all-electric 1961 Volkswagen Beetle at Richmond City Hall on Thursday. The Beetle will be...

Contra Costa DA establishes Human Trafficking Hotline

Contra Costa County residents can now call a Human Trafficking Hotline to report incidents. Those with any information regarding acts or suspicions of forced or...

Bakery takes healthier approach to making dough

By Kathy Chouteau Dan Gildor, owner and head baker at Marina Bay Bakery, is a man with a mission. In the case of the Richmond baker,...