Sunday, July 12, 2020

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Graphic art by Kaiser Shipyards worker during WWII to star in Richmond exhibit next month

Graphic art by Kaiser Shipyards worker during WWII featured in new Richmond exhibit

The graphic art by Emma Lou Packard (1914-1998) is the subject of a new exhibit at the Rosie the Riveter Visitor Education Center. On Sept. 5 at 11 a.m., Kaiser Permanente historian Lincoln Cushing will...
Shopping at Whole Foods in Berkeley on Wednesday to benefit Rosie the Riveter programs

Shopping at Whole Foods in Berkeley on Wednesday will benefit Rosie the Riveter programs

Hold off on your grocery shopping until Wednesday, if possible. The Whole Foods Market at 1025 Gilman St. in Berkeley has pledged to donate 5-percent of the store's net proceeds for Wednesday to help...

Supervisor Gioia: West County jam-packed with summer-ending events

by Contra Costa County Supervisor John Gioia, The coming weeks are loaded with great events in West County, from celebrating fashion for a worthy cause and playing soulful softball to build community, to learning new...
Richmond's Juganot Da Beast juggling multiple projects aimed at keeping young people alive

Richmond’s Juganot Da Beast juggling multiple projects aimed at keeping young people alive

Iron Triangle-raised artist and director Juganot Da Beast has been quite busy these days, trying to cram in working on his debut album while juggling contributions to a film, collaborative music video with some...
Little Caesars’ 'big-rig pizza kitchen' rolls up to Richmond's Bay Area Rescue Mission Tuesday

Little Caesars’ ‘big-rig pizza kitchen’ rolls up to Richmond’s Bay Area Rescue Mission

Little Caesars’ “big-rig pizza kitchen” rolled up to the Bay Area Rescue Mission on Macdonald Avenue Tuesday in order to feed about 300 people in need. Since 1985, the pizza chain’s “Love Kitchen” program has...
Inaugural Native American Walk for Sobriety event set for Saturday in Richmond

Inaugural Native American Walk for Sobriety event set for Saturday in Richmond

The United Urban Warriors Society is hosting its first annual Native American Walk for Sobriety in Richmond on Saturday. The two-hour long event begins promptly at 11 a.m. from the intersection of San Pablo and...
Supervisor Gioia does us all a favor by listing more than a dozen great summer-ending events in West County

Reminder! Richmond’s free ‘Music on the Main’ summer concert set for Wednesday

The first of two annual Music on the Main summer concerts is scheduled for Wednesday night. Michael Jeffries, former singer of the popular R&B group Tower of Power, will join 6-piece New Orleans-style funk and...

Barbers set to battle at ‘Catch a Fade 3’ in Richmond this weekend

Who will be a cut above the rest? On Sunday, the Western Barber Conference is set to host the Catch a Fade Barber Battle, a one-on-one barber competition at the Hilltop Courtyard Marriott in Richmond,...
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...

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Bay Area extended shelter-in-place order eases some restrictions

Contra Costa prohibits indoor worship, tightens mask mandate amid COVID-19 case uptick

Contra Costa County health officials are tightening face-covering requirements and temporarily prohibiting indoor worship in response to an 8.04 percent rise in the percentage...
Richmond YouthBUILD program seeks applicants for Aug. 3 cohort

Richmond YouthBUILD program seeks applicants for Aug. 3 cohort

Learn and earn. That's the basic truth behind RichmondBUILD's YouthBUILD program that provides free training for youth in construction careers. YouthBUILD, which assists low-income young...
Richmond Art Center exhibit examines shipping containers as metaphors

Richmond Art Center launches online classes

The Richmond Art Center (RAC) is now offering an online art program that includes workshops, classes, demos, and visual meets ups. Called RAC UPLOADED, the...