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Richmond filmmaker readies to release one film and shoot the next

Richmond filmmaker readies to release one film and shoot the next

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By Mike Kinney and Kathy Chouteau You could say that Richmond resident and independent filmmaker, Jayson Johnson, is a triple threat: he not only directs his films, but also writes and produces them to boot....
Creative force behind hit PBS show ‘Miss Scarlet & The Duke’ is a former Richmond newsman

Creative force behind hit PBS show ‘Miss Scarlet & The Duke’ is a former...

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By Kathy Chouteau When it comes to Hollywood success stories, it’s hard to top the tale of a former Richmond newsman turned prominent executive producer of a current hit TV show. The critically acclaimed show...
New food truck coming to Rumrill Blvd. in San Pablo

La Korita food truck coming soon Rumrill Blvd. in San Pablo

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A mobile food vending truck called La Korita, is set to open soon at 1291 Rumrill Blvd., near Sanford Avenue. On Tuesday, the City of San Pablo Planning Commission approved a conditional use permit for...
Richmond native unveils first feature film, ‘I Can’t Sleep’

Richmond native unveils first feature film, ‘I Can’t Sleep’

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By Kathy Chouteau Ever since she was a little girl growing up in the Richmond View neighborhood, Gina Rose dreamed of making films. Next month, the rising African American and Chinese American filmmaker’s dream will...

Richmond Girl Scout Troop turns to ‘Digital Cookie’ sales amid pandemic

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By Kathy Chouteau Richmond Girl Scout Troop #33895 is appealing for community support as it revs up for sales of its scrumptious cookies online instead of in-person amid the pandemic. With 14 Kindergarten through fourth grade...
After holiday hiatus, El Garage reopens today with new offerings

After holiday hiatus, El Garage reopens today with new offerings

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By Mike Kinney and Kathy Chouteau Great news for fans of El Garage (a.k.a. everyone): after a one-month closure, the owners of Richmond’s ever-popular eatery are reopening for take-out and delivery service today. Those who...
Richmond author’s children’s book answers call of ADHD community

Richmond author’s children’s book answers call of ADHD community

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By Kathy Chouteau Richmond resident and author Rayna Best has written a children’s book called Animated Like Me with a resounding message about self-acceptance and inclusion. Best’s 36-page book, which was published in paperback this...
Spring exhibitions at Richmond Art Center examine climate crisis

Richmond Art Center calling for artists for African Diaspora exhibit

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By Kathy Chouteau The Richmond Art Center (RAC) is welcoming artist participants for its virtual “Art of the African Diaspora” exhibition, with the registration deadline being Sunday, Jan. 24, at 11:59 p.m. The exhibition will...
Grateful for its loyal customers, La Lupita keeps cooking amid pandemic

Grateful for its loyal customers, La Lupita keeps cooking amid pandemic

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By Mike Kinney Elder Hernandez, owner of La Lupita Mexican Eatery in Richmond's Marina Bay neighborhood, has a message for his customers: "Thank you." Many restaurants are either struggling or closing due to COVID-19 pandemic restrictions....
Bridge launches Community Kitchen incubator for budding chefs

Bridge launches Community Kitchen incubator for budding chefs

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By Kathy Chouteau Amid pandemic-driven restaurant closures devastating food businesses and the communities they serve, the Bridge Commissary Kitchen at Richmond’s Bridge Storage and ArtSpace is launching a new venture aimed at lending chefs a...

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Richmond police investigate homicide on Pullman Avenue

Richmond police investigate fatal shooting on Pullman Avenue

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Richmond police detectives are investigating a homicide after three people were shot, one fatally, in the 3100 block of Pullman Avenue on Saturday, May...

ROP grads prep for bright futures in fuels and petrochemicals industries

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By Mike Aldax Rumil Mitchell signed up for the Regional Occupational Program (ROP) because he wanted a change in his life and career trajectory. Eighteen...
Richmond's e-bikeshare program launches membership pricing, eyes new hubs

Richmond e-bikeshare program unveils membership pricing, eyes new hubs

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Richmond is rolling out a new membership pricing model for its recently relaunched electric bikeshare service and is also surveying residents on possible locations...