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Off the Grid to stay in El Cerrito after city's planning commission signs five-year extension

Off the Grid to remain in El Cerrito after city’s planning commission approves five-year...

The Off the Grid food truck market in El Cerrito will remain at its Fairmount Avenue location after the city's planning commission unanimously approved a five-year permit, city staff told us Tuesday. Off the Grid...

‘Real Richmond Vs. Everybody’ album available on iTunes

On the same week gun violence rocked Richmond, an album featuring various local hip hop artists was released on iTunes July 13 as part of an effort to unify long-warring factions of the city. “Real...
Richmond Museum of History to hold back-to-school family free day

Museum celebrating centennial of ‘Richmond Day’ at Panama-Pacific International Exposition of 1915

With Aug. 7 marking 100 years since the city of Richmond was celebrated at the Panama-Pacific International Exposition (PPIE) of 1915, the Richmond Museum of History has become the place to be this summer. On...
Launch party for Menbe's Way Fund on Aug. 23 to kick-start expansion of Salute owner's charitable efforts

Salute E Vita Ristorante to host wine event benefiting veterans on Thanksgiving

Menbere Aklilu, owner of well-known Richmond restaurant Salute E Vita Ristorante, is inviting the community to wine and dine at her eatery next week in the first of three fundraisers for her annual Thanksgiving...
Your guide to Independence Day events in Richmond

Independence Eve Celebration at Craneway Pavilion to Feature Fireworks and Oakland Symphony Concert

Richmond residents are in for a treat on Friday, July 3, when the Oakland Symphony descends on the Craneway Pavilion for a free concert and “Independence Eve” celebration complete with fireworks over the bay. For...
Richmond's Catahoula Coffee to host 6th annual customer appreciation day on Sunday

Catahoula Coffee to host 6th annual customer appreciation day in Richmond on Sunday

It'll be easy to stay awake in Richmond on Sunday, when Catahoula Coffee is set to host its annual customer appreciation day festival featuring free coffee, a car meet, petting zoo and live music. The...

NBC Bay Area Shines Light on Richmond’s Shoreline

Thanks to NBC Bay Area's Open Road program and veteran reporter Doug McConnell for this great story about one of Richmond's best kept secrets -- our 30+ miles of protected shoreline. Click on the photo below...
El Sobrante church to host musical tribute to gospel great Walter Hawkins

El Sobrante church to host musical tribute to gospel great Walter Hawkins

Saint James Community Church is set to host a musical tribute to influential Oakland gospel singer and pastor Walker Hawkins. The whole community is invited to the July 10 event at Saint James, located at...
Building & Construction Trades Career Fair geared toward high school students

New documentary features local artists working with ESL students at DeJean Middle School

A new documentary set for release this summer follows local artists as they work with DeJean Middle School students who are learning English as a second language. "Merging Cultures Through Art" will premiere Aug. 6...
Community chips in to send 10 North Richmond youth to rodeo

Community chips in to send 10 North Richmond youth to rodeo

Local community members' charitable donations sent 10 North Richmond youth to the rodeo on Sunday. Community advocates Rodney Alamo Brown, Andre Bean, Andreena Richardson and The Sons of Issachar raised funds to offer youth from...

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Hercules police release images from damaging crash

"Seatbelts do save lives." That's part of the statement released by Hercules police following a damaging solo-vehicle crash early Monday on Willow Avenue near Palm...
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27th Annual North & East Neighborhood Picnic draws locals

By Mike Kinney "Come and meet your neighbors" was this year's theme for the 27th Annual North & East Neighborhood Picnic. The potluck picnic took place...
The Factory Bar received unanimous approval from the Richmond Planning Commission earlier this month to launch at 12513 San Pablo Ave., near Clinton Ave.

The Factory Bar gets planning commission nod

The Factory Bar received unanimous approval from the Richmond Planning Commission earlier this month to launch at 12513 San Pablo Ave., near Clinton Ave. The...