Sunday, December 5, 2021

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Contra Costa County clerk’s office to officiate ‘scaremonies’ in costume

Contra Costa County clerk’s office to officiate ‘scaremonies’ in costume

By Kathy Chouteau Couples getting married by the Contra Costa County Clerk’s Office Fri., Oct. 29 will have a little Halloween scare added to their wedding ceremonies as staff members don costumes to officiate “scaremonies”...
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Alvarado’s Flowers Shop a familiar new addition to Richmond

By Mike Kinney Alvarado's Flowers Shop is one of the newest additions to San Pablo Avenue, but there's a reason the family who opened the lovely and quaint floral shop are familiar in the community. "Our...
Woodworker Dave Earls transforms felled trees into exquisite art

Woodworker Dave Earls transforms felled trees into exquisite art

By Kathy Chouteau Growing up in Illinois, artist Dave Earls used to help his dad make kitchen cabinets in his wood shop. The experience ignited within the younger Earls a lifelong interest in woodworking that...
RAC to host Fall Family Day with Día de los Muertos celebration

Richmond Art Center seeks artists of African descent for upcoming exhibition

By Kathy Chouteau The Richmond Art Center (RAC) is calling for artists to be a part of its non-juried group exhibition “Art of the African Diaspora,” featuring works by those of African descent. The registration...
Trick-or-Treat on 23rd Street canceled again this year

Trick-or-Treat on 23rd Street canceled again this year

The popular Trick-or-Treat on 23rd Street event has been canceled for a second straight year due to concerns over COVID-19 safety, organizers announced. The community event, part of an effort to revitalize the 23rd Street...
Point Richmond Haunted Halloween History Hike set for Saturday

Point Richmond Haunted Halloween History Hike set for Saturday

The 5th Annual Point Richmond Haunted Halloween History Hike is set to take place Saturday, Oct. 30, from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Led by Karen Buchanan, the 1.2-mile, family-friendly hike will start in downtown Point Richmond in...
‘Trunk or Treat’ rolling into Hilltop Mall parking lot Halloween night

‘Trunk or Treat’ rolling into Hilltop Mall parking lot Halloween night

By Kathy Chouteau Richmond’s Hilltop Community Church is scaring up some Halloween night fun with a “Trunk or Treat” Sun., Oct. 31. The free event welcomes families to visit from 5:30-8:30 p.m. for a drive-through...
Richmond High drumline takes first place in Santa Cruz competition

Richmond High drumline takes first place in Santa Cruz competition

By Kathy Chouteau Marching to the beat of their own drummers is working out just fine for the Richmond High School drumline, which took first place in the 50th Santa Cruz Band Review Marching Band...
'Halloween Land' coming to Unity Park in Richmond

‘Halloween Land’ coming to Unity Park in Richmond

Richmond families are invited to have a spooky time at Halloween Land at a Richmond park on Saturday. The free event will run from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the park at Ohio Avenue...
Red Oak Victory to screen horror classic ahead of Halloween

Red Oak Victory to screen horror classic ahead of Halloween

Just in time for Halloween, The Wolfman is set to be screened aboard the SS Red Oak Victory in Richmond on Thursday, Oct. 28. Admission is free to see the 1941 horror classic starring Lon...

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Book Sale coming to El Sobrante Saturday

Book Sale coming to El Sobrante Saturday

By Kathy Chouteau The Friends of the El Sobrante Library will hold a Book Sale Sat., Dec. 4 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in...
Seven Bay Area bridge tolls set to rise in January

Seven Bay Area bridge tolls set to rise in January

By Kathy Chouteau The Bay Area Toll Authority (BATA) will mark the New Year by raising tolls at state-owned toll bridges throughout the region. Two-axle...
Photography exhibits hit the walls at El Sol in Point Richmond

Photography exhibits hit the walls at El Sol in Point Richmond

By Kathy Chouteau Arts of Point Richmond (AOPR), a volunteer association that promotes support, appreciation and exposure for the arts, has unveiled the art exhibition...