Thursday, July 9, 2020

Lifestyle

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...
Legendary Richmond artist Erase-E builds upon industry success with new album, anthem for San Jose Sabercats

Legendary Richmond artist Erase-E releases new album; collaborates on San Jose Sabercats anthem

Two decades since working on the legendary West Coast Bad Boyz compilation with Master P, veteran Richmond rapper Erase-E has not slowed down one bit, having recently released a new album and having also...
Get your wobble on: Juneteenth parade and festival is this Saturday

Get your wobble on: Juneteenth parade and festival is this Saturday

Blues legend Jesse James is slated to headline the always popular Juneteenth Family Day Parade & Festival at Nichol Park in Richmond on Saturday. The festival drawing tens of thousands of revelers annually has been...
Filming of 'Unleashed' in Point Richmond brings celebs to town

Filming of ‘Unleashed’ brings celebs to Point Richmond

Filming for the indie movie 'Unleashed,' set for release in 2016, brought celebrity actors to Point Richmond on Friday. Scenes of the romantic comedy were being shot outside Point Richmond Market at 160 Washington Ave.,...
Richmond R&B singer Garice Tate building steam with first EP

Richmond R&B singer Garice Tate building steam after first EP

Although R&B singer Garice Tate has lived all over the U.S. and in Germany with his military family, he says growing up in Richmond and attending local schools has provided more than enough inspiration...
Free family fun at 11th North Richmond Shoreline Festival on Saturday

Free family fun at 11th North Richmond Shoreline Festival on Saturday

The Richmond Standard encourages the community to attend Saturday's 11th annual North Richmond Shoreline Festival, which is free for all and filled with exciting family activities, several nature-oriented. The festival will run from 11 a.m....
SS Red Oak Victory to open boat deck for first time at Independence Day event

For first time, SS Red Oak Victory to open boat deck for VIP seating...

It's not too early to plan for the Independence Day festivities, as tickets for the July 3 dinner and fireworks event on the SS Red Oak Victory may sell out quickly, according to the...

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Masa Mexican taqueria in Point Richmond a dream realized

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By Kathy Chouteau A newly opened restaurant is a dream realized for the mother and son behind it. Owner Johnathan Bermudez opened his restaurant, Masa, June...
Protesters camp at Richmond Civic Center to demand justice for Vanessa Guillen

Protesters camping at Richmond City Hall demand justice for Vanessa Guillen

By Mike Kinney Protesters have set up tents in Richmond Civic Center Plaza, where nightly vigils are being held in memory of slain Army soldier...