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Hundreds expected on Richmond Greenway for MLK Jr. Day of Service

Hundreds of community volunteers are expected to band together Monday to help beautify the Richmond Greenway and help on the Unity Park Project. The popular annual event runs in conjunction with, and in honor of,...
The monthly Point to Point Richmond event continues to gain in popularity, as evidenced by the event's growing list of participants.

Healthy list of participants for Saturday’s third Point to Point Richmond event

The monthly Point to Point Richmond event continues to gain in popularity, as evidenced by the event's growing list of participants. In preparation for this Saturday's Point to Point Richmond, which runs from 2 p.m....
Richmond's Botto Bistro now offering 50-percent discounts for negative Yelp reviews

Richmond’s Botto Bistro now offering 50-percent pizza discount for diners who write negative Yelp...

Botto Bistro, the Richmond restaurant that gained national attention from its war against Yelp, has not let up in its attack. Last year, the Point Richmond Italian restaurant gained fame after we reported that its...
Local Starbucks stores offering free wireless charging stations for smartphones

Local Starbucks stores offering free wireless charging stations for smartphones

About 200 Starbucks stores in the Bay Area are now offering patrons a place to charge their smartphones for free using wireless technology, including at West County locations such as Point Richmond and El...
Richmond born-and-raised rapper Erk Tha Jerk, aka Marcus Graham, released his latest project, 'Junk food and vegetables,' on Tuesday.

Richmond’s Erk Tha Jerk releases new album, ‘Junk food and vegetables’

Richmond born-and-raised rapper Erk Tha Jerk, aka Marcus Graham, released his latest project, 'Junk food and vegetables,' on Tuesday. The much-anticipated album, a collaboration with producer Fly Commons, was lauded by Erk Tha Jerk's ever...
Richmond firefighters featured in upcoming photo exhibit at Richmond's NIAD Art Center

Richmond firefighters featured in upcoming photo exhibit at Richmond’s NIAD Art Center

Richmond firefighters are the stars of an upcoming photo exhibit at the NIAD Art Center. Over the last four years, photographer Christian Wimmer snapped amazing shots of the men and women of the Richmond Fire...
The Grinch channels Michael Jackson in fun Hilltop Community Church performance

The Grinch channels Michael Jackson in fun Hilltop Community Church performance

Turns out the legendary Michael Jackson did not return from the dead, slip into a Grinch costume and perform at Richmond's Hilltop Community Church over the holidays. The costumed dancers who appear in a YouTube...
Temple Beth Hillel invites community to annual Hanukkah celebration and artisan fair

Richmond synagogue’s first event of year features choir performing songs of peace

Temple Beth Hillel, the only synagogue in West Contra Costa County, is ushering in the New Year with its first event: A performance from a popular Jewish choir on Jan. 25. Kol Truah, the Jewish...

San Pablo Cowboys players take part in Lou Diamond Phillips film

Five players with the San Pablo Cowboys youth football program can now call themselves film actors. The players, all between ages 11 and 13, were used as extras over the holiday break in the yet-to-be-released...
A new coffee roaster might soon open shop in Point Richmond and plans to host storytelling, open mic and other performance arts.

Will Point Richmond get a new super cool coffee roaster?

A new coffee roaster might soon open shop in Point Richmond and plans to host storytelling, open mic and other performance arts. At its July 17 hearing, the Richmond Planning Commission is scheduled to consider...

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After Salute's closure, Thanksgiving charity event headed to GRIP

After Salute’s closure, Thanksgiving charity event headed to GRIP

The closure of Salute e Vita Ristorante in Marina Bay has not stopped charitable restaurateur Menbere Aklilu from wanting to continue her Thanksgiving tradition...

Where to get your turkey on around town

Thanksgiving is a-comin’ and with each passing nanosecond, the anticipation is growing for the great American feast. The Rich Life checked out some options available...
Richmond police investigate hit-and-run at Esmond/24th

Richmond police investigate hit-and-run at Esmond/24th

Richmond police are investigating a hit-and-run accident that occurred Wednesday morning. At 9:11 a.m., officers responded to a roll-over collision at 24th Street and Esmond...