Monday, September 27, 2021

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Pacific Sail & Power Boat Show docks in Richmond

Pacific Sail & Power Boat Show docks in Richmond

The Pacific Sail & Power Boat Show is back in Richmond. The annual, four-day event began today and runs daily through Sunday at the Craneway Pavilion and Marina Bay Yacht Harbor. Boat enthusiasts throughout the country...
Forget the trip to San Francisco -- watch a musical right here in Richmond.

Salesian invites community to The All Night Strut

Don't have to head to San Francisco -- catch a good musical right here in Richmond. The talented Salesian College Preparatory drama department is inviting the community to its Spring musical: The All Night Strut. Shows...
Registration opens for 15th Annual Bringing Back the Natives Garden Tour

Registration opens for Bringing Back the Natives Garden Tour

Local residents are encouraged to sign up for the 15th Annual Bringing Back the Natives Garden Tour, which features 35 gardens in Alameda and Contra Costa counties, including six in Richmond. The award-winning tour takes...
Life size whale artwork makes big splash at Richmond Art Center

Life size whale artwork makes big splash at Richmond Art Center

By Kathy Chouteau A current work of art is making a big splash at the Richmond Art Center (RAC) and we recommend you RUN to go see it. The piece in question, Jos Sances’ “Or, the...

El Sobrante Cyclery on a roll since 1957

By Mike Kinney If you want to "go local," you should consider getting there on one of El Sobrante Cyclery's two-wheelers. El Sobrante Cyclery at 5057 El Portal Drive first opened in 1957. Its owner, Kenneth...
Café Gran Milan a little slice of Italy in Richmond

Café Gran Milan a little slice of Italy in Richmond

By Kathy Chouteau Upon entering Richmond’s Café Gran Milan, the first thing that grabs your attention are the beautiful pastries artfully arranged in glass cases along the perimeter of the front counter. After that eye-popping display...
Author to tell Holocaust survival story of Moo's Ice Cream owner

Author to tell Holocaust survival story of Moo’s Ice Cream owner

Joseph Pell, owner of the former Richmond Moo's Ice Cream who would become a prominent local real estate developer, was a Holocaust survivor with a story equal parts harrowing and inspiring. As a teenager, Pell,...
WCCUSD Student Art Show wows at Richmond Art Center

WCCUSD Student Art Show wows at Richmond Art Center

By Kathy Chouteau It’s been a vibrant partnership for more than five decades and its coloring Richmond’s canvas once again. The West Contra Costa Unified School District’s “54th Annual West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD)...

Interactive dining: Anaviv’s Table to host ‘Italian sensory experience’

Anaviv's Table, the unique new fine-dining, farm-to-table restaurant in Richmond where guests get an inside look into what happens in the kitchen, is set to host an Italian sensory experience of food and drink...
New music surfaces from the late Johnny Ca$h, thanks to his mom

New music surfaces from the late Johnny Ca$h, thanks to his mom

By Rafael Lima For years, a mourning Troy Castaneda said she wouldn't go near her son's music. But she couldn't ignore his legacy. "I woke up one day and I decided to just bring him back,"...

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Fast-acting park visitors were lauded Friday for their help in dousing an arson fire at Wildcat Canyon Regional Park and for assisting police in...
Free EMS training available to qualified high school graduates

Free EMT training available to qualified high school graduates

By Kathy Chouteau Locals between the ages of 18-26 years old can receive free training as an emergency medical technician (EMT) as part of a...
Richmond Main Street Initiative names new executive director

Richmond Main Street Initiative names new executive director

By Kathy Chouteau Richmond Main Street Initiative (RMSI), a nonprofit that aims to revitalize downtown Richmond, has announced Andrea Portillo-Knowles as its new executive director....