Tuesday, August 3, 2021

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Red Oak Victory to host ‘BYOB’ Father’s Day event

Red Oak Victory to host ‘BYOB’ Father’s Day event

By Kathy Chouteau The S.S. Red Oak Victory ship, a restored World War II Victory ship berthed on Richmond’s waterfront, is hosting a Father’s Day event Sunday, June 20 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m....
Annual We Run Richmond 5k to happen in person this year

Annual We Run Richmond 5k to happen in person this year

After canceling the in-person portion of the annual We Run Richmond 5k last year due to COVID-19, 5k organizer Moving Forward is preparing to host this year’s run both virtually and in person. On Aug....
New art exhibit at Lara's Fine Dining and Ahn Restaurant

New art exhibit at Lara’s Fine Dining and Ahn Restaurant

A new exhibition is being featured at Lara's Fine Dining through November 2021, according to the Arts of Point Richmond (APR). "Exhibition includes art inside the restaurant, and also some art banners outside and in...
Richmond rapper, comedian to host block party on Macdonald Ave.

Richmond rapper, comedian to hold block party on Macdonald Ave.

Richmond rapper and comedian Ricky Antonio is inviting the community to "the biggest birthday party ever" -- a block party on Macdonald Avenue this Saturday, May 29. "Ricky Antonio Rich City Day" is a free...
GoFundMe launched to save East Brother Light Station

Richmond businesses team to raise funds for East Brother Light Station

By Kathy Chouteau A group of Richmond businesses along the San Pablo Avenue corridor is revving up to launch a fundraiser to benefit the “East Brother Lighthouse Fund.” Starting Tuesday, June 1, The Factory Bar,...
Kaleidoscope Coffee set to open renovated backyard next month

Internationally known artist’s exhibit returns to Kaleidoscope Coffee

Art lovers will have a second opportunity to view an exhibit that was abruptly removed due to COVID-19 pandemic restrictions in March of last year. Arts of Point Richmond has announced today that the exhibit...
‘Cruise the Main’ a call for unity, peace in Richmond

‘Cruise the Main’ a call for unity, peace in Richmond

By Mike Kinney The lowrider community and other truck, car and motorcycle clubs cruised 23rd Street in Richmond on Sunday in order to celebrate family and promote a safer community. Families lined 23rd Street in...
Food truck proposed for site at El Portal Drive and Church Lane

Food truck proposed for site at El Portal Drive and Church Lane

A food truck serving Mexican-style dishes is being proposed for a site near Golden 7 Food Store in San Pablo. Jose Antonio Monico is applying for a conditional use permit to operate the food truck...
Roma Caffe and Bar opens in Point Richmond

Roma Caffé and Bar welcomed to Point Richmond

Point Richmond has a new cafe. Local and family-owned Roma Caffé and Bar opened in March and currently serves coffee, breakfast and lunch, and will soon be serving wine and craft beer, according to...
Richmond's East Brother Beer expands into Texas

Richmond’s East Brother Beer expands into Texas

By Kathy Chouteau Richmond’s East Brother Beer Company has announced that it has expanded its distribution to Texas. The brewery’s lineup of core classics, coupled with its small batch seasonal releases, are now available in restaurants,...

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State law aims to support students who struggled academically during pandemic

By Kathy Chouteau As the first day of school approaches Monday, Aug. 16, West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) Superintendent Dr. Kenneth Chris Hurst...
AC Transit reducing service due to COVID-19 pandemic

AC Transit service changes starting Aug. 8

One week after BART expanded services amid pandemic reopenings, AC Transit plans to increase bus services starting Aug. 8. Transbay service levels will increase, including...
Richmond readies to celebrate National Night Out

Richmond readies to celebrate National Night Out

By Kathy Chouteau Richmond is set to join communities throughout the nation on Tuesday in celebrating National Night Out (NNO) with events throughout the city....