Thursday, September 16, 2021

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Armistice Brewing Company plans to expand taproom, beer garden

Armistice Brewing Company plans to expand taproom, beer garden

Armistice Brewing Company plans to expand its taproom and outdoor beer garden in Richmond’s Marina Bay neighborhood. Currently, the popular micro-brewery, owned and operated by siblings Alex and Gregory Zobel, features on-site tastings and sales,...

Richmond history trivia night at East Brother to benefit mural restoration

Have you brushed up on your Richmond history? Either way, you'll love Richmond history trivia night, which is set to take place Thursday, March 28, at East Brother Beer Company. The event is a fun...
Caspers’ dogs still delight after seven decades

Caspers’ dogs still delight after seven decades

By Kathy Chouteau The first thing to know if you’re heading to Caspers Famous Hot Dogs on Macdonald Ave. in Richmond is the right lingo when ordering: it’s “dogs” not “hot dogs.” On a recent Saturday...

Authors to discuss unlikely romance at Richmond museum

How likely is it that a Jewish woman who grew up in the Bronx and whose parents were Eastern European immigrants would form a romantic relationship with a man whose father was a high-ranking...
Betty Reid Soskin event tonight in Richmond

Betty Reid Soskin event postponed due to laryngitis

National icon and Richmond resident Betty Reid Soskin was set to take part in a Women's History Month conversation tonight at Bridge Storage and Artspace in Richmond. That event has been postponed, however, because Soskin...
Richmond McDonald's facelift nears completion

Richmond McDonald’s renovation nearly done

The façade renovation of one of Richmond’s most visible restaurants – yes, the Mcdonald’s at 23rd Street and Macdonald Avenue – is set to be completed tomorrow, the construction crew told the Standard this...

Please feed the animals: El Sobrante Feed a West County staple

By Mike Kinney No matter the animal, Amy Loyd’s store probably has something yummy on the menu for them. The owner of El Sobrante Feed & Pet Supply at 501 Appian Way provides a rare...
3 new exhibitions coming to Richmond Art Center this month

3 new exhibitions coming to Richmond Art Center this month

Three new exhibitions are coming to the Richmond Art Center (RAC) this spring starting March 26. They include Here is the Sea, Faces Without Noses and the 54th Annual WCCUSD Student Art Show. Here is the...
The Study a lesson in fine wine, plates and provisions

The Study a lesson in fine wine, plates and provisions

Kathy Chouteau Richmond is HAPPENING. Want proof? Head on over to The Study, a wine bar that recently opened on Marina Way in Richmond, where The Rich Life spotted a full house of happy patrons...
Richmond Virtual Rec Center helps alleviate shelter-at-home doldrums

Maya’s Music to hold 30th annual spring festival in Richmond

“Thank you for the music.” That’s an ideal theme for the upcoming 30th Annual Maya’s Music Therapy Fund, an annual spring music festival set to be held on Sunday, March 24, at the Richmond Recreation...

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Classic car show revs up for Pinole return

Classic car show revs up for Pinole return

By Kathy Chouteau “Pinole’s Annual Classic Car Show” is cruising back into town Sun., Sept. 26 from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m., with downtown Pinole...
Moving Forward awards 7 local youth leaders with scholarships

Moving Forward awards 7 local youth leaders with scholarships

By Kathy Chouteau Moving Forward, an organization aiming to make a positive impact on the community through initiatives on health, academics and community service, hosted...
West Contra Costa communities might be just a little bit quieter after police in Pinole seized over a dozen M-1000 type illegal explosives during a bust involving a stolen vehicle early this morning. At 2:50 a.m., officers located a stolen vehicle in the 1400 block of Fitzgerald Drive and took the driver into custody without incident, police said. "Upon a search of the vehicle, officers located a clear plastic bag that contained what appeared to be at least a dozen M-1000 type illegal explosives," police said. "The area was cordoned off for safety and Walnut Creek PD's Bomb Squad responded to the scene. Bomb Squad Officers recovered the illegal explosives and verified they contained flash powder. [Fifteen] M-1000 type explosives were recovered from the vehicle."

Pinole police seize M-1000 fireworks from stolen vehicle

West Contra Costa communities might be just a little bit quieter after police in Pinole seized over a dozen M-1000 type illegal explosives during...