Friday, May 27, 2022

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Love in the air at ukulele meet-up

Love in the air at Point Richmond ukulele jam

By Kathy Chouteau Love was in the air Wednesday at Kaleidoscope Coffee, courtesy of local ukulele musicians strumming away at a back table. It was a musical tip of...

Options still on the table for Valentine’s Day

By Kathy Chouteau Did you leave your Valentine’s Day planning to the last minute? Have no fear, Richmond restaurants are here, ready and willing to take your dinner reservation...
A go-to spot for tasty street tacos in Richmond

A go-to spot for tasty street tacos in Richmond

By Kathy Chouteau Even amidst the throng of Mexican eateries on Richmond’s 23rd Street, the Tacos Los Primos food truck stands out, drawing passersby with the wafting smell of authentic food and a good online...
Attorney, author inspiring girls to be lawyers, critical thinkers

Attorney, author inspiring girls to be lawyers-in-training

Brittany Armstrong Whittington isn’t just the author of a book about a girl who wants to be a lawyer. She was that girl. And now the Deputy District Attorney hopes to inspire future generations of...
Catahoula Coffee pop up in Point Richmond this weekend

Catahoula Coffee pop up in Point Richmond this weekend

If you're in Point Richmond this weekend, you'll have access to Catahoula Coffee. Tim "Timber" Manhard, owner of the popular coffee company operating on San Pablo Avenue near Interstate 80, is hosting a pop up...
The Study wine bar readies for ‘Between the Barrels’ comedy show

Barrels of fun: Richmond has a new wine bar

A new wine bar has opened near the Richmond waterfront, not far from the Rosie the Riveter Visitor's Center. Since 2017, Noel Diaz, owner of Purity Wine, has operated a winemaking cooperative at 1401 Marina...
Arts of Point Richmond unveils new exhibits

Arts of Point Richmond unveils new exhibits

To visit Point Richmond’s historic square is to walk through an art gallery. Not only will you find artwork in artist shops, they are also displayed in cafes, restaurants and even the Post Office. Arts...
NIAD art exhibition evokes Richmond and its environs

NIAD art exhibition evokes Richmond and its environs

By Kathy Chouteau A new collaborative exhibition went up at NIAD Art Center’s gallery this past weekend and it vibrantly evokes the participating artists’ memories of Richmond and its surrounding environs. The Collective Memory: NIAD exhibition...
Pizzeria extends tasty offer to frontline COVID-19 workers

El Sobrante Indian-style pizzeria to celebrate grand opening Monday

A family-owned restaurant that serves pizza (with a twist) opened last year in El Sobrante, and on Monday it is inviting the community to a grand opening and ribbon cutting celebration. Chicago's Pizza With a...
Armistice Brewing Company plans to expand taproom, beer garden

Where to get your Super Bowl party on in Richmond

By Kathy Chouteau The Bay Area’s NFL teams may not have made it to the Super Bowl this year, but you can still get your game day party on in Richmond. With California’s Los Angeles...

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Olympians ‘Make a Splash’ at The Plunge in support of swim lessons

Olympians ‘Make a Splash’ at Richmond Plunge to support swim lessons

By Kathy Chouteau Olympians Nathan Adrian, Elizabeth Beisel, and Cullen Jones took the Richmond Plunge on Monday to help coach local youth swimmers and to...
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Local actor to appear in Brad Pitt blockbuster, ‘Bullet Train’

By Kathy Chouteau Hercules resident Alonso Saravia credits a Richmond Standard Facebook post with sparking the launch of his acting career, which has included work...

14 couples to marry at John Muir House as ‘Destination Weddings’ returns

Fourteen couples will get married at the John Muir National Historic Site on Friday in Contra Costa County's first "Destination Weddings" event since before...