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Mashallah Food Truck spices up local scene

Mashallah Food Truck spices up local scene

By Kathy Chouteau The Mashallah Halal Food Indian and Pakistani Food Truck recently rolled onto the streets and if its flavorfully spicy Indian and Pakistani dishes are any indication, it’s the hottest thing happening...
East Brother Beer to hold 2nd Annual Summer Classic this Sunday

East Brother Beer set to release Camp Fire relief IPA

As promised, Richmond-based East Brother Beer Co. is set to release the Resilience IPA on Thursday, Dec. 20, and will donate all money from its sales to the Camp Fire relief efforts. As we reported...
The Craneway Craft Fair set for Dec. 22-23

The Craneway Craft Fair set for Dec. 22-23

The Craneway Craft Fair, a longtime benefit for Berkeley-based KPFA 94.1 public radio, is set to provide the local community with an opportunity to shop last-minute for unique gifts on Dec. 22 and 23. The...

Richmond’s Downtown Holiday Festival set for Wednesday, Dec. 12

If you've been downtown recently, you can easily tell it's the holiday season, with wreaths and snowflakes adorning the street lamps along Macdonald Avenue. That signals the coming of perhaps the best holiday event in...
Richmond museum to open exhibit on hidden history of local Jews

Richmond museum to open exhibit on hidden history of local Jews

As part of a national project by the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington D.C., the Richmond Museum of History is launching a first-ever showcase of often hidden history of the local Jewish community,...

Richmond chamber invites community to annual holiday party

Here's a holiday party in Richmond that encourages community members to bring plenty of business cards. The Richmond Chamber of Commerce is set to close out the year with its annual Holiday Party on Dec....

Community invited to help install holiday lights at Hilltop park

The community is invited to the help decorate a Richmond park with holiday lights this Saturday. The Hilltop District Neighborhood Council is set to hold the 4th Annual Lights at the Park event from 1...
Taqueria La Bamba spotlights Mexican-El Salvadoran delights

Taqueria La Bamba spotlights Mexican-El Salvadoran delights

By Kathy Chouteau With its freshly painted, bright orange exterior, Taqueria La Bamba shines like a Mayan sun on San Pablo Avenue in Richmond. On a recent lunchtime visit to the Mexican-El Salvadoran fusion eatery, The...
Inaugural Multicultural Book Fair set for The Shops at Hilltop

Multicultural Children’s Book Fair set for The Shops at Hilltop

Of about 3,500 books published for children and teens last year in the U.S., just 116 were published by black authors, and only 319 were about black people, according to the Cooperative Children's Book...
West Contra Costa Education Fair set for Jan. 26

21st Annual Senior Winter Ball set for Dec. 15

Ready to dine and dance? The 21st Annual Senior Winter Ball is set to take place Saturday, Dec. 15, in the Richmond Memorial Auditorium. Join seniors (and not so seniors) in an evening of dancing, dining...

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New pizza eatery augments El Sobrante's diversity

New pizza eatery augments El Sobrante’s diversity

During frequent drives to the Sikh temple in El Sobrante over the last 18 years, Navneet Sandhu said he marveled at the...

Community meeting to discuss ideas to improve Stege Elementary

Help West Contra Costa Unified School District "re-imagine" Richmond's Stege Elementary. Families are asked to join the district's Board...
Dr. Mayra Padilla of Contra Costa College (photo above) about the importance of college and life experiences. Padilla received her PhD in Neuroscience from U.C. Berkeley and was a lead researcher at Stanford for a time before becoming an educator.

Apply now for Chevron’s Somos Employee Network college scholarship

For an 11th consecutive year, the Somos Employee Network at Chevron Richmond is offering $1,000 scholarships to qualifying high school seniors.