Sunday, July 5, 2020

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Hercules High's student-run company producing cookbook and reusable bags a recipe for success

Recipe for success: Hercules High’s award-winning student-run company sells cookbook, reusable bags

Final exams can be overwhelming for any student, especially the chief executive officer of a company with 120 workers. But the hard work is paying off for Hercules High senior Joseph Fortuna and fellow classmates...
Richmond's Botto Bistro now offering 50-percent discounts for negative Yelp reviews

Yelp adversary Botto Bistro seeking nation’s worst barista

Botto Bistro, the Point Richmond Italian restaurant that has received international fame since we reported that its owners have been battling Yelp by encouraging negative reviews, is trying to hire the "most unprofessional/unreliable/inexperienced barista/counter...

Pasta Pomodoro in El Cerrito to donate part of Wednesday receipts to Washington Elementary

A meal at Pasta Pomodoro in El Cerrito on Wednesday will benefit the Washington Elementary School of Point Richmond's parent-teachers association. The eatery is located at 5040 El Cerrito Plaza. The all-day fundraiser will have Pasta...
Richmond moms who have lost children to violence to be honored at San Ramon skate event

Richmond moms who have lost children to violence invited to San Ramon skate party

Richmond community advocate Rodney Alamo Brown is inviting local mothers who have lost children to violence to a skate party in San Ramon. The event will take place between 6 p.m. and 9 p.m. Sunday...
New lecture series aboard SS Red Oak Victory begins with talk on Sausalito shipbuilding project

New lecture series aboard SS Red Oak Victory begins with talk on Sausalito shipbuilding...

The Richmond Museum Association has announced a new lecture series aboard the SS Red Oak Victory that will focus on the San Francisco Bay. The series, entitled Above, Below and In the San Francisco Bay!,...
Four local chefs to battle at Culinary Clash fundraiser in Pinole on May 20

Four local chefs to battle at Culinary Clash fundraiser in Pinole on May 20

The knives are certain to come out later this month at Kitchen@812’s Culinary Clash, the popular cook-off involving four local chefs, but the goal is to cut a check for a good cause. On Wednesday,...
Two arrested after spotted on tracks at Richmond BART station

For Richmond partners with BART to offer paid summer internships for city students

The nonprofit For Richmond announced this week it has partnered with BART to offer internships this summer for students who live in Richmond and are enrolled at a West Contra Costa Unified School District...
Grand opening of 'Taste of Ethiopia' in El Cerrito set for Friday

Grand opening of ‘Taste of Ethiopia’ in El Cerrito set for Friday

The grand opening of an authentic Ethiopian restaurant in El Cerrito is set for Friday and is expected to be attended by Contra Costa County Supervisor John Gioia. "Taste of Ethiopia" at 11740 San Pablo...
In advance of the Bay Area premier of "The Addams Family" at Contra Costa Civic Theatre on Friday, a great video premiere was released on YouTube.

Video! Bay Area premiere of The Addams Family at Contra Costa Civic Centre Friday

In advance of the Bay Area premier of "The Addams Family" at Contra Costa Civic Theatre on Friday, a great preview video was released on YouTube. Set to the hit song "Happy" by Pharrell Williams,...
'Art in the Community' exhibit opens this week at Richmond Art Center

‘Art in the Community’ exhibit opens this week at Richmond Art Center

A free exhibit showing off art created by members of the local community has opened this week at the Richmond Art Center and runs through May 24. It is the third annual exhibition of the...

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An explosive July 4 in Contra Costa County

An explosive July 4 in Contra Costa County

By Mike Kinney Data isn't required to convince Richmond residents that illegal fireworks use ran rampant on July 4. They lit up the night sky...
El Sobrante: Body found decomposed; arrest made

One DUI arrest after nearly 800 cars screened at Richmond checkpoint

Of the nearly 800 vehicles screened during a sobriety checkpoint on Hillltop Drive on July 3, one arrest was made for driving while under...
Over a dozen fires across Contra Costa on July 3, at least three due to fireworks

Over a dozen fires in Contra Costa on July 3, at least 3 from...

A vegetation fire Friday in a vacant lot near Market Avenue and Harold Street in North Richmond grew "to the size of a house,"...