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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...
Meal delivery startup HelloFresh Inc. leases large warehouse space in Richmond

Meal delivery startup HelloFresh Inc. leases large warehouse space in Richmond

Another food business has moved into Richmond. The San Francisco Business Times has reported that startup HelloFresh Inc. has leased "the entire 109,594-square-foot freezer storage warehouse at 2041 Factory St." The company, which was founded in...
National Public Radio aired a great segment Thursday about Betty Reid Soskin, who at age 92 is the oldest national park ranger.

Film Documents Lives of Bay Area Children During World War II

A new film documenting the lives of Bay Area children during World War II will be previewed at the Visitor Education Center of the Rosie the Riveter National Historical Park on July 11. The film...
Guinness World Record attempt underway to gather 1,000 Rosie the Riveter lookalikes in Richmond

Guinness World Record attempt in Richmond hopes to gather 1,000 Rosie lookalikes

Local girls and women who can put together a Rosie the Riveter costume by Aug. 15 have a chance to set a Guinness World Record in Richmond. On that date, the Rosie the Riveter/WWII Home...
Former Tower of Power singer to perform in first of two free summer concerts in downtown Richmond

Former Tower of Power singer to perform in first of two free summer concerts...

Michael Jeffries, former singer of the popular R&B group Tower of Power, will join 6-piece New Orleans-style funk and R&B group BeauFunk in headlining the first concert of the 2015 Music on the Main...
Rev up for classic car show and community health fair at Richmond Civic Center Saturday

Rev up for classic car show, live music at Richmond Civic Center Saturday

The Recreation and Parks Commission is set to hold a free health and community fair and classic car show at Richmond Civic Center Saturday. The event, called FestivaLL, will run from 10 a.m. to 4...

Highlights From Richmond’s Juneteenth Festival and Parade

Another successful Juneteenth has come and gone, and we’ve got pictures to prove it. The Neighborhood Block Association, City of Richmond and the Chevron Richmond Refinery were the event's presenting sponsors. Juneteenth commemorates the emancipation of...
Richmond's Home Front Festival Saturday includes tons of fun activities at three waterfront sites

Richmond’s Home Front Festival Saturday includes tons of fun activities at three waterfront sites

The 8th Annual Home Front Festival is scheduled for this Saturday and will include a slew of fun activities at three coastal sites in Richmond, including a 5K and 10K fun run and a...
Award-winning gospel artist Andre Bean, aka Simply Dre, among star performers at Juneteenth today

Award-winning gospel artist Andre Bean, aka Simply Dre, among star performers at Juneteenth today

A commemoration of the end of slavery in the U.S. is enough reason to attend today's Juneteenth celebration in Richmond, but the impressive musical lineup at this year's festivities could on its own draw...

San Pablo Farmers’ Market opens Saturday at new location in City Hall parking lot

The San Pablo Farmers' Market will hold its summer Opening Day on Saturday in its new location in the City Hall parking lot at 13831 San Pablo Ave. The farmers market opens Saturdays from 10...

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Slow Burn Glass heats up Richmond art scene

Slow Burn Glass heats up Richmond art scene

By Kathy Chouteau A talented glass artist has recently fired up the Richmond art scene. Equipped with his glassblowing pipe, glass artist and instructor Bryan Goldenberg...

What you can do about ants in your home

By the Contra Costa County Integrated Pest Management Advisory Committee Where you see one ant you are bound to see more. Their small size allows...

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...