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WCCUSD launches free summer meal program for 2024

WCCUSD launches free summer meal program for 2024

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The West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) on Tuesday launched its summer meal program for 2024, noting that "hunger does not take a vacation." Starting June 10, nutritious meals were being offered to children...

‘I Was There Too’ shares Black Panther child’s perspective

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By Kathy Chouteau Two previews of “I Was There Too,” Meres-Sia Gabriel’s one-woman, multimedia show about being born into The Black Panther Party, are coming to Airship Laboratories in Richmond Aug. 9 at 8 p.m....

Doc centered on Richmond to debut at San Francisco Black Film Festival

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By Kathy Chouteau “Community Love,” a 15 minute short documentary film about all things Richmond, is set to debut at the San Francisco Black Film Festival Sunday, June 16 at 11 a.m. in the Buriel...
Thrive Thursdays returning to Martin Luther King Jr. Park this summer

Thrive Thursdays returning to Martin Luther King Jr. Park this summer

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Thrive Thursdays is returning this summer to Martin Luther King Jr. Park in Richmond after a successful debut in 2023, according to organizers. The weekly event brings a whole host of healthy activities and resources...
NIAD artist debuts works in New York

NIAD artist debuts works in New York

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By Kathy Chouteau Artist Karen May has been part of NIAD’s studio program for more than a decade, culminating in her now debuting a two-part exhibition called “Artforum Interventions” in the Richmond art center’s virtual...
Rich City Studios celebrates six years with music, food and art

Rich City Studios celebrates six years with music, food and art

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By Kathy Chouteau Rich City Studios is celebrating its sixth anniversary with a celebration Sunday, June 9 at 2 p.m. at the Prop Shop Venue in Richmond. The celebration will include an afternoon of tacos, networking...
East Richmond Heights festival appeals for artists, musicians and more

East Richmond Heights festival appeals for artists, vendors

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By Kathy Chouteau Organizers of the East Richmond Heights Art & Music Festival are calling out for local artists, musicians, performers, food vendors and volunteers to sign up for the annual event. The annual neighborhood celebration...
Vegan Pop-Up Market summons crowds to ‘eat for the animals’

Vegan Pop-Up Market summons crowds to ‘eat for the animals’

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By Kathy Chouteau A “Vegan Pop-Up Market” will sprout up Sunday, June 23 from noon to 5 p.m. at Exit Now, 3223 Pierce St. in Richmond. Hot off the success of the Vegan Vibes pop-up at...
Richmond Art Center unveils summer exhibitions

Richmond Art Center unveils summer exhibitions

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By Kathy Chouteau The Richmond Art Center (RAC) is gearing for a duo of exhibitions this summer including The View from Here and the Richmond Open Studios Preview Exhibition from July 3 through Aug. 17. A joint...
West County preps for Juneteenth celebrations

West County preps for Juneteenth celebrations

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By Kathy Chouteau The annual “Juneteenth Parade & Festival” in Richmond will take place on Saturday, June 22. The parade will run from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. starting at Kennedy High School, 4300 Cutting Blvd.,...

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Neighbors help find dog that fled from fireworks

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By Kathy Chouteau Like many of his ilk, Max the Terrier mix went for a little excursion in Richmond amid the many fireworks exploding around...

Bay Area artists focus of ‘Summer Picnic’ in Gallery Garden

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By Kathy Chouteau A “Summer Picnic” Sunday, July 14 from 1-3 p.m. in the Point Richmond Gallery’s lush Gallery Garden will treat attendees to a...

Kiwanis Club sets date for school supplies giveaway at San Pablo Library

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By Mike Kinney With local schools set to resume in August, the Kiwanis Club of San Pablo is letting the public know about its annual...