Friday, February 28, 2020

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Local Starbucks stores offering free wireless charging stations for smartphones

Local Starbucks stores offering free wireless charging stations for smartphones

About 200 Starbucks stores in the Bay Area are now offering patrons a place to charge their smartphones for free using wireless technology, including at West County locations such as Point Richmond and El...
Richmond born-and-raised rapper Erk Tha Jerk, aka Marcus Graham, released his latest project, 'Junk food and vegetables,' on Tuesday.

Richmond’s Erk Tha Jerk releases new album, ‘Junk food and vegetables’

Richmond born-and-raised rapper Erk Tha Jerk, aka Marcus Graham, released his latest project, 'Junk food and vegetables,' on Tuesday. The much-anticipated album, a collaboration with producer Fly Commons, was lauded by Erk Tha Jerk's ever...
Richmond firefighters featured in upcoming photo exhibit at Richmond's NIAD Art Center

Richmond firefighters featured in upcoming photo exhibit at Richmond’s NIAD Art Center

Richmond firefighters are the stars of an upcoming photo exhibit at the NIAD Art Center. Over the last four years, photographer Christian Wimmer snapped amazing shots of the men and women of the Richmond Fire...
The Grinch channels Michael Jackson in fun Hilltop Community Church performance

The Grinch channels Michael Jackson in fun Hilltop Community Church performance

Turns out the legendary Michael Jackson did not return from the dead, slip into a Grinch costume and perform at Richmond's Hilltop Community Church over the holidays. The costumed dancers who appear in a YouTube...
Temple Beth Hillel invites community to annual Hanukkah celebration and artisan fair

Richmond synagogue’s first event of year features choir performing songs of peace

Temple Beth Hillel, the only synagogue in West Contra Costa County, is ushering in the New Year with its first event: A performance from a popular Jewish choir on Jan. 25. Kol Truah, the Jewish...

San Pablo Cowboys players take part in Lou Diamond Phillips film

Five players with the San Pablo Cowboys youth football program can now call themselves film actors. The players, all between ages 11 and 13, were used as extras over the holiday break in the yet-to-be-released...
A new coffee roaster might soon open shop in Point Richmond and plans to host storytelling, open mic and other performance arts.

Will Point Richmond get a new super cool coffee roaster?

A new coffee roaster might soon open shop in Point Richmond and plans to host storytelling, open mic and other performance arts. At its July 17 hearing, the Richmond Planning Commission is scheduled to consider...

From NY to Richmond, skilled Christmas carolers continue heart-warming tradition

It began in the early 1980s when the late professional singer Margaret Imrie and her husband Gordon assembled semi-pro singers and some violists to serenade Manhattan's subway ticket-takers, police stations and other locales needing...
9-year-old Richmond rapper continues to evolve as artist; drops new track

Young rapper Mariah Sanaa among the great talent at RPAL summer concert Saturday

Remember the young rapper we told you about earlier this year who wowed us in a YouTube video? Turns out that smooth 8-year-old rhymer, Mariah Sanaa, will be among the performers at the Richmond Police...
RBC Bugzy's new mixtape, 'Richmen,' getting attention

RBC Bugzy’s new mixtape ‘Richmen’ getting attention

Richmond native RBC Bugzy is gaining attention for his latest mixtape, Richmen, which debuted last week. A writer with muziczoo.com praised the lyricist's latest effort, calling Bugzy "one of the most consistent and versatile rappers...

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WCCUSD superintendent addresses 'painful' decision impacting nearly 300 employees

WCCUSD supe addresses ‘painful’ decision on nearly 300 employees

The West Contra Costa Unified School District superintendent issued the following statement to the school district community following the Board of Education meeting Wednesday. By...
Chevron Black Employee Network scholarship recipients aren't waiting to make a difference

Chevron Black Employee Network scholarship recipients aren’t waiting to make a difference

Shreejal Luitel isn’t just hoping for greater minority representation in the tech industry. The senior at Middle College High is already moving the needle...
Richmond honors Jerrold Hatchett for retirement, community service

Richmond honors Jerrold Hatchett for retirement, community service

By Kathy Chouteau Richmond’s “godfather” was honored with a proclamation from the City Council on Tuesday for his decades of community service and his recent...