Sunday, December 5, 2021

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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,"...
Heritage Park at Hilltop to host annual Community Yard Sale

Heritage Park at Hilltop to host annual Community Yard Sale

Heritage Park at Hilltop is inviting locals to its Community Yard Sale on Saturday, April 6. The senior housing complex at 3801 Lakeside Drive will run from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the community...
Agave Azul: a new Richmond spot to see and be seen

Agave Azul: a new Richmond spot to see and be seen

Agave Azul is a new, highly anticipated Mexican restaurant in Richmond that celebrated its soft opening last week and is inviting the community to its grand opening and ribbon cutting event on Thursday. The grand...
Planning Commission unanimously approves Armistice expansion

Planning Commission unanimously approves Armistice expansion

Armistice Brewing Company's proposed expansion of its Richmond brewery, taproom and beer garden was unanimously approved Thursday by the Richmond Planning Commission. The popular brewery, owned and operated by siblings Alex and Gregory Zobel, is...

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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...