Saturday, May 30, 2020

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Save the date! Temple Beth Hillel to host free Purim Carnival on March 1

Save the date! Temple Beth Hillel to host free Purim Carnival on March 1

Richmond's only synagogue, Temple Beth Hillel, is holding its Purim Carnival and Raffle on Sunday, March 1. The whole community is invited to the free event, which runs from 12:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. at...
Launch party for build-out of restaurant space at Richmond BART set for next week

Indiegogo campaign to prepare downtown Richmond space for restaurant launches

As expected, the group tasked with revitalizing downtown Richmond launched an online fundraising campaign Tuesday aimed at preparing a space for a new restaurant. The Richmond Main Street Initiative (RMSI) wants to fill part of...
Because of Oprah, thousands of delicious croissants are being produced per hour in Richmond

Because of Oprah, thousands of delicious croissants are being produced per hour in Richmond

As we all know, Oprah Winfrey simply has to say she likes something - even a little - for that something to become the most popular product in America. In 2002, 2005 and 2010, for...
Save the date! Author to discuss lives of Mexican American women on WWII home front in Richmond

Historian to discuss lives of Mexican American women on WWII home front at Richmond...

Elizabeth R. Escobedo, author of From Coveralls to Zoot Suits: The Lives of Mexican American Women on the World War II Home Front, is slated to speak Feb. 28 in Richmond. Escobedo's talk will take...
Launch party for build-out of restaurant space at Richmond BART set for next week

Video further explains fundraiser to bring Home of Chicken and Waffles to downtown Richmond

As we told you last week, the group tasked with revitalizing downtown Richmond is set to launch an Indegogo campaign to raise funds in order to bring family-style restaurant Home of Chicken and Waffles...

Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church to honor longtime pastor, musician and educator

The community is invited to Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church (BMBC) on Sunday to celebrate Pastor of Worship Dr. Donnell Thomas' 30 years as an educator, 35 years as minister of music, and 50th birthday. The...

New Richmond restaurant, Bubbaloo Cafe, set for grand opening Monday

A new restaurant down the street from Craneway Pavilion is about to have its grand opening on Monday. Bubbaloo Cafe at 1402 Marina Way South recently had a soft launch with a limited menu but...
Crestmont School to hold Magic Show & Mixer for parents of prospective students

Crestmont School to hold Magic Show & Mixer for parents of prospective students

Crestmont School in Richmond will hold a Magic Show & Mixer on Saturday to allow parents of prospective students an opportunity to chat with current parents at the school and board members. The free event...
Mark your calendar! First of free upcoming Music on the Main concerts July 23.

Don’t forget! Music on the Main, a free concert series, starts tonight with R&B...

The annual Music on the Main free concert series, brought to us by the Richmond Main Street Initiative (RMSI), is set to kick off Wednesday night with a performance from R&B diva Rhonda Benin. The...
Fans of one of Richmond's best known rappers, Kool John, are getting restless on Twitter as they await the release of his next album.

Richmond’s Kool John debuts ‘Wobble’ two days ahead of album release

The Twittersphere has mainly one word to describe Richmond rapper Kool John's new anthem, "Wobble," which debuted Tuesday: slappin'. The single features two members of Kool John's Richmond crew, The Heartbreak Gang: Skipper and Iamsu!,...

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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...