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Raymond’s Pizzeria serves up the inventive and unexpected

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By Kathy Chouteau From the moment you spot the “Free Time Travel Consultations” neon sign in Raymond’s Pizzeria’s front window, you know you’re in for a singularly unique experience. The new pizza place, which opened several...
Rosie Rally goes virtual, welcomes tribute videos

Rosie Rally revs up for Richmond return

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By Kathy Chouteau Time to bust out your polka-dots! The Rosie the Riveter Trust has announced that this year’s Rosie Rally Home Front Festival—commonly known as the “Rosie Rally”—will be held Sat., Aug. 10, 2019,...
Richmond Police Department going virtual for National Night Out

Where to celebrate National Night Out

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Dozens of locations throughout West Contra Costa County are set to celebrate National Night Out on Tuesday, the annual event that aims to forms bonds between law enforcement and neighbors aimed at crime prevention. In...

Newest ‘Chopped’ champion to open BBQ pop-up at Shops at Hilltop

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Oakland chef and restaurateur Rashad Armstead, who last week was crowned the Food Network’s newest Chopped Champion, is set to open a pop-up BBQ shop at the The Shops at Hilltop in Richmond starting...

Restored wig wags prompt Point Richmond festival Sunday

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A festival in Point Richmond this Sunday will celebrate the restoration and reactivation of two historic wig wags at the BNSF Railway crossing on Railroad Avenue. The free festival will occur from 1 p.m. to...

Nunez Tattoo’s art & music fest set for Saturday

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By Kathy Chouteau Sketch this one into your smartphone for a good time Saturday! Nunez Tattoo, a tattoo and piecing business located at 12724-12718 San Pablo Ave. in Richmond, is marking its 18th anniversary. To celebrate, the...

Richmond parties downtown

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By Mike Kinney Hundreds of community members came out for the lively Music on the Main concert in downtown Richmond on Wednesday, the first of two free concerts as part of the 18th annual summer...

Music on the Main to enliven Richmond’s downtown Wednesday

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The first of two free-admission summer concerts in downtown Richmond takes place Wednesday, July 24, with Richmond's own Zydeco King Andre Thierry and Soul and R&B band BeauFunk with Michael Jeffries taking the stage. The...

Made in Richmond: local fashion gurus exhibit T-shirt designs

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By Kathy Chouteau Richmond’s best fashion design talent was on full display Saturday, when the T-Shirt Con Fashion Show took over Bridge Storage and Art Space’s film space on Maine Avenue and transformed it into...

Lucky Lloyd to perform at North Richmond Music Fest

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The 10th Annual North Richmond Music Festival is set to once again enliven the historic Shields Reid Park with a healthy lineup of live music and activities for the whole family on Saturday, July...

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Richmond to plant 500 pollution-shielding trees along parkway

Richmond to plant 500 pollution-shielding trees along parkway

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By Kathy Chouteau Richmond is about to get a lot greener thanks to $1 million in funding from the California Natural Resources Agency supporting the...
San Pablo appoints Capt. Brian Bubar as next police chief

San Pablo appoints city’s first Asian-American police chief

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Capt. Brian Bubar, a 21-year veteran of the San Pablo Police Deparment, will become the city's first Asian-American police chief since the city's incorporation...
Sailing Goat to celebrate one year at Point San Pablo Harbor

Sailing Goat to celebrate one year at Point San Pablo Harbor

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By Kathy Chouteau Sailing Goat, an outdoor eatery featuring wood fired pizzas and coastal cuisine at Point San Pablo Harbor, is celebrating its “One Year...