Monday, June 17, 2019

Lifestyle

Dia de los Niños celebration inspires budding readers

Dia de los Niños celebration inspires budding readers

By Kathy Chouteau There’s nothing better than seeing a gaggle of little children smiling from ear-to-ear and having the time of their lives. About 60 young children and their families attended the wildly successful “¡Dia...

World-renown The Aeolians set for rare Bay Area visit

The world-renown The Aeolians of Oakwood University in Huntsville, Ala., are making a rare Bay Area appearance this Sunday. The acclaimed choir, proclaimed World Champions of 2017, is set to perform at 5 p.m. at...
Richmond nonprofit to hold Mother's Day Paint and Sip fundraiser

Girls Inc. to host Mother’s Day Paint & Sip fundraiser

A fun Mother's Day Paint and Sip event in Richmond will help raise funds for enriching programs for local girls. Girls Inc. of West Contra Costa County is inviting community members to an afternoon of...

Gyuto Spring Fest enlivens and enlightens community

By Zach Chouteau A brisk wind didn’t prevent countless community members from having a fine time at the Gyuto Spring Festival in East Richmond Heights last Saturday. The fun included a children’s playground and bounce...
The Artisan Kitchen & Café lives up to its name

The Artisan Kitchen & Café lives up to its name

By Kathy Chouteau The first thing that struck this reporter on a recent visit to The Artisan Kitchen & Café is that it fully lives up to its name; its artistic approach to everything is...
Free Park Rx Day celebration set for JFK Park this Sunday

Annual Park Rx Day coming to JFK Park in Richmond

Health officials are prescribing a day at the park to community members this Saturday, aiming to promote the many health benefits of activities out in nature. Residents are invited to John F. Kennedy Park in...
San Pablo nonprofit saving pets from the meat trade

San Pablo nonprofit a sanctuary for meat trade survivors

By Mike Kinney When we recently showed up at Jelly's Place in San Pablo to interview its founder Julia Bainbridge, she had just returned from the airport to pick up five dogs rescued from...

Folk guitarist, harpist to perform at Kaleidoscope Coffee

Maryland-based folk guitarist and harpist Kristin Rebecca is set to perform at Kaleidoscope Coffee from 6-8 p.m. on Sunday, April 28. Rebecca weaves traditional folk instruments with unique and quirky songwriting and has performed at...
Point Richmond Social Club has opened at 401 S. Garrard Blvd.

Point Richmond Social Club opens

The wait is over. You can now access a fresh cup of Catahoula Coffee daily in Point Richmond -- and also delicious beer and locally-sourced foods. The highly anticipated Point Richmond Social Club has opened at...

The Richmond history of the actor who lit up Lady Liberty

In 1886, a colorful man with a colorful past that included managing the Richmond Opera House used his fortune to light the Statue of Liberty, which was something U.S. Congress declined at the time...

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Custom-painted model train cars stolen in Pt. Richmond auto burglary

Custom-painted model train cars stolen in Pt. Richmond auto burglary

Eleven custom-painted model railroad freight cars were among items stolen during an auto burglary in Point Richmond on Saturday. Butch Eyler of Biglerville, PA., was...
Point Richmond kicks off annual summer concert series

Point Richmond kicks off annual summer concert series

By Zach Chouteau When it comes to local warm-weather traditions the whole family can enjoy, the Point Richmond Summer Music Festival—now in its 18th year—is...

Dialing 1 a must for 510 area codes starting June 22

Residents and businesses using the 510 area code must dial 1 before dialing their phone number for all calls starting Saturday, June 22, according...