Tuesday, July 16, 2019

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Return of Richmond Main St. Farmers’ Market to benefit drought-weary local farmers

Return of Richmond Main St. Farmers’ Market to benefit drought-weary local farmers

The Richmond Main St. Farmers’ Market will return on May 6, providing a boost for local farmers during the drought, the Pacific Coast Farmers’ Market Association announced Friday. The farmers' market at Nevin Plaza between...
West County green thumbs should not miss the Great Tomato Plant Sale on Saturday

West County green thumbs should not miss the Great Tomato Plant Sale on Saturday

All plants are $3 at Saturday's highly-anticipated Great Tomato Plant Sale, which will take place at Urban Tilth's AdamsCrest Urban Farm in Richmond. Also, thanks to compost donations from Republic Services, the city of Richmond...
Grammy winner Laurie Lewis brings her band, the Right Hands, to Point Richmond on Friday

Grammy winner Laurie Lewis brings her band, the Right Hands, to Point Richmond on...

Laurie Lewis, the bluegrass legend and Grammy Award winner, will perform with her band, the Right Hands, in Point Richmond on Friday at 7:30 p.m. The singer-songwriter will be performing alongside accomplished musicians including longtime...
Low-income families to get more free produce at Richmond farmers' market due to federal grant

Low-income families to get more free produce at Richmond farmers’ market due to federal...

Starting this summer, low-income families who shop at the Richmond Main St. Farmers' Market will get an additional batch of free produce thanks to a federal grant. Pacific Coast Farmers' Market Association (PCFMA), which operates...
This fall, the Contra Costa Civic Theatre (CCCT) in El Cerrito is offering a number of courses for youths and adults in acting and auditioning.

Contra Costa Civic Theatre offering acting and auditioning courses this fall

No need to act like you're acting. This fall, the Contra Costa Civic Theatre (CCCT) in El Cerrito is offering a number of courses for youths and adults in acting and auditioning. From Oct. 19 to...
WCCUSD's 23rd Nutrition, Health and Fitness Festival at Nystrom Elementary Friday

WCCUSD’s annual Nutrition, Health and Fitness Festival to be held in Richmond

An annual school district event that has for more than two decades tackled childhood obesity by promoting healthy lifestyles to local families will take place again Thursday at Highland Elementary School in Richmond, the...
Locals encouraged to see powerful 'Freedom Change' at East Bay Center for Performing Arts

Locals encouraged to see powerful ‘Freedom Change’ at East Bay Center for Performing Arts

There are two more opportunities to see "Freedom Change," the powerful performance crafted by talented local artists as part of the Iron Voices Project. Shows will take place Friday and Saturday at the East Bay Center...

Locally grown Green Day makes ‘triumphant’ return to stage before Rock Hall of Fame...

A couple of West Contra Costa Unified School District alums are in Cleveland to be officially crowned as rock legends on Saturday, and they proved Thursday they haven't lost a step. Green Day, whose singer...
Andre Thierry

Reminder! Andre Thierry and Zydeco Magic headlining free Richmond concert Wednesday

Andre Thierry and Zydeco Magic is set Wednesday to headline the second Music on the Main free concert in downtown Richmond. The concert, held by the Richmond Main Street Initiative (RMSI), will run from 5...
Richmond synagogue to host art talk examining Marc Chagall’s relationship to Judaism

Richmond synagogue to host art talk examining Marc Chagall’s relationship to Judaism

Richmond synagogue Temple Beth Hillel will host an art talk about famed 20th century painter Marc Chagall on April 12 as part of the Sunday Morning Bagel Brunch series. The event will take place from...

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CHP busts another dummy on Contra Costa County highway

The California Highway Patrol reported an unsettling exchange with the passenger of a vehicle pulled over on Highway 4 today. "She just oddly stared at...

Community invited to ‘build day’ at Parchester Village garden

A garden at Parchester Park dedicated to the late Mary "Peace" Head is set for sprucing with help of city leaders and community volunteers...

Bay Area Rescue Mission plans expansion in Richmond

Amid a dramatic increase in the Bay Area homeless population, the Bay Area Rescue Mission (BARM) in Richmond is answering the call. The Iron Triangle-based...