Saturday, May 30, 2020

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Richmond teen wins congressional art competition for self-portrait

Richmond teen wins congressional art competition for self-portrait

Congressman Mark DeSaulnier announced Tuesday that Charles Alston of Richmond won the grand prize of the 2015 11th Congressional District High School Art Competition. Alston's impressive oil-based painting entitled "Self-Portrait" (shown above) will be showcased...
Golden State Warriors success leads to flurry of tribute songs from Bay Area artists

Golden State Warriors playoff run leads to flurry of tribute songs from Bay Area...

The biggest celebrity to drop a tribute song for the Golden State Warriors' magical playoff run and season is Vallejo's E-40, but several other artists, including two Richmond rappers, have put out tracks honoring...
Richmond's Botto Bistro now offering 50-percent discounts for negative Yelp reviews

Richmond Italian restaurant waging awesome war on Yelp

In its recent review of Botto Bistro, the Italian restaurant in Richmond with wonderfully snarky owners, Radio Free Richmond tipped us off to a refreshing strategy aimed at battling negative, and often unwarranted, Yelp...
Police describe local Cinco de Mayo festivities as positive and peaceful

Well-attended Cinco de Mayo festivities in Richmond described as positive and peaceful

The Cinco de Mayo festivities over the weekend attracted thousands of revelers to Richmond and San Pablo and were described by police as positive and peaceful. The weekend began Saturday morning with the 10th annual...
After Saturday parade, Cinco de Mayo fun continues with 23rd Street festival on Sunday

After Saturday parade, Cinco de Mayo fun continues with 23rd Street festival on Sunday

Don't have too much fun at the Cinco de Mayo parade on Saturday from Richmond to San Pablo, because the party is set to continue all weekend. On Sunday, the 9th Annual Cinco de Mayo...
UC professor to discuss Chinese American women's WWII experience at Rosie the Riveter museum

UC professor to discuss Chinese American women’s WWII experience at Rosie the Riveter museum

UC Santa Cruz professor emerita of American Studies Judy Yung is coming to Richmond on May 16 to discuss the experiences of Chinese American women during World War II. Her talk begins at 3 p.m....
Saturday's Cinco de Mayo parade ends with festival in San Pablo

Saturday’s Cinco de Mayo parade ends with festivals in San Pablo

The 10th annual Peace & Unity Cinco de Mayo Parade begins in Richmond Saturday morning and includes festivals in San Pablo and Richmond. The parade starts at 10 a.m. at 24th Street and Barrett Avenue in...

Richmond Art Center assists in community effort to build floats for Saturday’s Cinco de...

The famous Cinco de Mayo Peace & Unity Parade in Richmond and San Pablo, which attracts tens of thousands of spectators to the cities and unites the community, is set for this Saturday, but...
The Richmond Art Center's fall programs include an exhibit of the works of world famous artist Richard Diebenkorn and extended hours to view the artwork.

Richmond Art Center to open fall exhibitions with world renowned artist, expanded hours

The Richmond Art Center's highly-anticipated fall programs include an exhibit of the works of world famous artist Richard Diebenkorn and extended hours to view the artwork. Fall's main exhibition, Closely Considered - Diebenkorn in Berkeley,...
Richmond-raised Lil Dmac's rise as artist fueled by creative honesty, smarts

Richmond-raised Lil Dmac’s rise as artist fueled by creative honesty, smarts

Many folks in Richmond need no introduction to Lil Dmac, the budding young lyricist who is developing a reputation for his hustle as much as his memorable rhymes. An unsigned, relative newcomer with only initial...

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CVS in Pinole offering no-cost drive-thru COVID-19 testing

CVS in Pinole offering no-cost drive-thru COVID-19 testing

CVS today expanded its COVID-19 test sites at CVS Pharmacy drive-thru locations, including at the location at 1617 Canyon Drive in Pinole. The self-swab tests...
$12.7M in state grants awarded to enhance two Richmond parks

Pogo Park presents park expansion plan to Richmond City Council

By Kathy Chouteau The Richmond City Council received a presentation May 26 from Pogo Park Executive Director Toody Maher about the organization’s plans for using...
Richmond man, 20, drowns in Lake Berryessa

Richmond man, 20, drowns in Lake Berryessa

A 20-year-old Richmond man drowned in Lake Berryessa Wednesday evening, according to the Napa Valley Register. The body of Christopher Ricardo Terlesky was found shortly...