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Point Richmond holiday tree lighting set for Saturday

The traditional downtown Point Richmond Holiday Tree Lighting will take place at triangle park Saturday at 5 p.m. Local businesses in the historic square are being encouraged to light up their storefronts to make the...

Where to get your turkey on around town

Thanksgiving is a-comin’ and with each passing nanosecond, the anticipation is growing for the great American feast. The Rich Life checked out some options available for getting your turkey on around town, whether it’s in...
NIAD Art Center board appoints new executive director

NIAD Art Center board appoints new executive director

The NIAD Art Center's Board of Directors appointed Amanda Eicher as the Richmond art studio's new executive director effective Dec. 3.   Eicher has more than two decades of experience in the nonprofit and arts fields...
Arts in Point Richmond announces restaurant exhibition

Arts in Point Richmond announces restaurant exhibition

Diners at El Sol Mexican Restaurant in Point Richmond are being treated to both food and an art exhibition. Through Feb. 5, Arts of Point Richmond is presenting paintings by Shelby Sampson at the restaurant...

Video! Time-lapse of mural created at Richmond Senior Center

The Create Peace Project, an organization founded by Ross Holzman in 2008 that aims to promote peace through the creative arts, shared a neat time-lapse video of its project this year to create the...

9th Annual Native American Pow-Wow set for RPAL gym

The community is invited to attend the always fun 9th Annual Richmond Native American Pow-Wow Saturday, Nov. 17. Sponsored by the City of Richmond and Nunez Tattoo, the event is set to occur from 10...
San Pablo's Blue Bay Thai holds successful local food tasting

San Pablo’s Blue Bay Thai holds local food tasting

Patty Sutantawong, owner of Blue Bay Thai in San Pablo, had a brilliant idea to help promote her restaurant. Within one week, she gathered seven food tasters from San Pablo and Richmond. Three doctors from...

Halloween parade sweeps through Point Richmond

"This is easily the best day of the year, by far," said one student from Washington Elementary. If you were in Point Richmond Wednesday morning, you'd have understood his position. As part of an annual tradition...

Parks Galore

October 29, 2018 Parks Galore West County residents benefiting from evolving open spaces By Staff ↓ Richmond is a busy urban center, packed daily with breaking news stories and events. The...
Richmond's Salute to Veterans Day set for Craneway Pavilion on Nov. 9

Richmond’s Salute to Veterans Day set for Craneway Pavilion on Nov. 9

One of the most patriotic and purposeful Veterans Day events in the Bay Area happens, fittingly, on Richmond's historic waterfront, where more ships were built than any other shipyard during WWII. On Friday, Nov. 9,...

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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.