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'The Backyard' opens in Richmond

‘The Backyard’ opens in Richmond

A new restaurant called "The Backyard" is serving up breakfast and lunch adjacent to Whale Point Marine & Hardware in Richmond, according to the Richmond City Manager's Office. The Backyard is located at 205 Cutting...
Holiday Boutique to help women ‘reach for the stars’ in education

Holiday Boutique to help women ‘reach for the stars’ in education

By Kathy Chouteau The Philanthropic Educational Organization (P.E.O.), a nonprofit that supports women in education, is ringing in the season of sharing with a Holiday Boutique fundraiser Sat., Dec. 3, from 11 a.m. to 2...
Fresh Approach brings healthy fruits and veggies to Richmond residents

Fresh Approach brings healthy fruits and veggies to Richmond residents

By Antonia Ehlers, PR and Media Relations, Kaiser Permanente Northern California Richmond resident Marsha Quick has more energy and has reached a healthy weight since she started visiting the Fresh Approach mobile farmers’ market at the...
Rhythms of the Land film screening a ‘valentine’ to Black farmers

Rhythms of the Land film screening a ‘valentine’ to Black farmers

By Kathy Chouteau Urban Tilth’s Black Caucus is welcoming community members to the “Rhythms of the Land Screening & Q&A with Director Dr. Gail Myers” Nov. 16 from 5:30-8:30 p.m. at the Richmond Art Center. The...
El Garage serves up ‘quesabirria & jokes’ at first comedy show

El Garage to serve up ‘quesabirria & jokes’ at first comedy show

By Kathy Chouteau If you’re ready to put turkey leftovers in the rearview mirror and embrace quesabirria tacos and a good laugh the Saturday after Thanksgiving, head over to El Garage Nov. 26 for a...
Richmond Blues Foundation to honor ‘Oh Happy Day’ Grammy winning singer

Richmond Blues Foundation to honor ‘Oh Happy Day’ singer

By Kathy Chouteau The North & Greater Richmond Blues Foundation is readying to sing to the rafters at its 2022 Richmond Music Legends Awards Gala Sat., Nov. 12 from 7-10 p.m. at the Richmond Recreation...
Carne y Arena a powerful firsthand glimpse at Mexico-U.S. border crossing

Craneway VR experience illuminates harrowing border crossings

By Kathy Chouteau Locals interested in immersing themselves in a singularly powerful human experience should prioritize a visit to the Carne y Arena virtual reality experience at the Craneway Pavilion in Richmond. Directed by Alejandro G....
A Few of My Favorite Things: Steve Zwetsch’s Cigar Box Guitars

A Few of My Favorite Things: Steve Zwetsch’s Cigar Box Guitars

By Kathy Chouteau The Standard’s series, “A Few of My Favorite Things” takes a look at some of this reporter’s top local treasures—be they food, drink, places or faces—from Richmond and beyond. Up this week:...
Richmond art hubs offer escape during shelter-at-home period

RAC’s Holiday Arts Festival features sparkling lineup for diamond jubilee

By Kathy Chouteau Want to check gifts off your holiday shopping list while supporting local artists along the way? Set your smartphones for the Richmond Art Center’s Holiday Arts Festival Sun., Dec. 4 from 10...
Fresh Approach mobile farmers' market nourishes local communities

Fresh Approach mobile farmers’ market nourishes local communities

For those unaware, local nonprofit Fresh Approach is continuing to visit Richmond and San Pablo on Wednesdays to provide affordable, healthy produce to local community members. The truck stops at the Richmond Public Library from...

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'Kalua' the French Bulldog stolen at gungpoint on Barrett Avenue

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Richmond police are asking for the community to be on the lookout for a French Bulldog named Kalua that was stolen at gunpoint on...
Richmond author’s book examines tie between incest and prostitution

Richmond author’s book examines tie between incest and prostitution

By Kathy Chouteau East Richmond Heights author and agent of social change Dr. Betty Burrus-Wright, PhD, MFT is set to release her book, “Searchers: Brave...
Warren Smith's response to immense adversity: 4.0 GPA, WSU signing

Warren Smith’s response to immense adversity: 4.0 GPA, WSU signing

Warren Smith, star senior defensive back and receiver for North Coast Section champion El Cerrito High, is also a 4.0 student and has signed...