Monday, October 26, 2020

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Same as in WWII, Richmond home front supports front line

WCCUSD to resume free meals for all youth, no school ID required

The West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) announced Monday it will resume the program that provides free meals to students at 15 school locations throughout the district, regardless of whether they qualify for...
Royal Family Kitchen delivers 'urban food for the soul'

Royal Family Kitchen delivers ‘urban food for the soul’

By Kathy Chouteau A Richmond native is finally realizing her dream to open a food business and she’s hitting the ground running with some tantalizing menu offerings for this weekend that are fit for a...
Roux in downtown Richmond to reopen for curbside service

Roux in downtown Richmond to reopen for curbside pick-up

A delish food option is returning to downtown Richmond.   Roux, the eatery serving southern-style delights with a California twist, is set to reopen this weekend for pre-order and curbside pickup.   We learned this after the Richmond...
Drive Up Dinner for a Cause

Drive Up Dinner for a Cause to support local youth

By Kathy Chouteau The West Contra Costa Salesian Boys & Girls Club is offering an appetizing opportunity to enjoy dinner while also supporting the youth participating in its programs. As part of the organization’s “Drive Up...

East Brother Beer Co. to open taproom for outdoor dining

East Brother Beer Co. has announced that it plans to open its taproom for outdoor dining starting Friday, Aug. 21. "Due to the limited space we are asking that you reserve a table ahead of...
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 at Kennedy High for 16 years, was notified last week...
Boteco serves up authentic Brazilian cuisine in Richmond

Boteco serves up authentic Brazilian cuisine in Richmond

By Mike Kinney Since age 10, Katia Kuhnhausen has had a passion for cooking, in large part inspired by her late father, a Portuguese immigrant who immigrated to Brazil at a young age and who...
Sneak peak act The Factory, opening Aug. 7

Sneak peak at The Factory, opening Aug. 7

By Kathy Chouteau The Standard stopped by The Factory on Tuesday for a sneak peek as the staff put the finishing touches on the bar before its official opening Friday, Aug. 7. Co-owner Tom Lyons showed...
Downtown Richmond Virtual Merchants Showcase is next-level online shopping

Downtown Richmond Virtual Merchants Showcase is next-level online shopping

The Richmond Main Street Initiative (RMSI) is taking online shopping to the next level in support of downtown businesses. At 2 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 8, the Downtown Richmond Virtual Merchants Showcase will provide a...
Off the Grid food trucks return to El Cerrito Wednesday nights

Off the Grid returns to El Cerrito Wednesday nights

By Kathy Chouteau There’s some good news for local foodies. Off the Grid, which organizes the weekly food truck market in El Cerrito, has reopened while observing COVID-19 safety protocols. The food trucks roll into town...

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Richmond gets into the Halloween spirits, 2020-style

By Mike Kinney A skeleton man posed in front of a home in Richmond's North & East neighborhood is wearing a face mask, presumably to...
East Bay hills parks to remain closed through Wednesday morning

East Bay hills parks to remain closed through Wednesday morning

By Kathy Chouteau The East Bay Regional Park District (EBRPD) is extending its closure of 11 parks in the East Bay hills through 8 a.m....
The Factory Bar’s ‘Black is Beautiful’ beer sales to bolster nonprofit this week

The Factory Bar’s ‘Black is Beautiful’ beer sales to bolster nonprofit

By Kathy Chouteau In a move that shows beer drinking can help save the world, The Factory Bar is donating all the proceeds of its...