Sunday, January 19, 2020

Rich Life

We toured a luxury cat hotel in Richmond

Julie Pledger was born and raised in the North & East Neighborhood. She grew up playing at Nicholl Park and going to Moo's Ice Cream. And the cherry on top? She now runs a unique...

2207 numbers among Richmond’s top take-out spots

By Kathy Chouteau A block away from the hustle & bustle of 23rd Street lies Richmond’s hottest new takeout joint, known simply by its ultra-chic, minimalist moniker, “2207.” The Cal-Asian eatery, which opened its doors in...

Aerial acrobatics pinnacle of panoramic pig roast

By Kathy Chouteau The Blue Angels airshow, BBQ eats, bluegrass music, a batting cage and beautiful weather combined to create an all-around memorable day on the bay Sat., Oct. 12, during the Riggers Loft Annual...

Cazuelas Grill serves same favorites under new name

By Kathy Chouteau The Cazuelas Grill has a new home—and a new name to boot. As the Standard reported in June, Cazuelas Grill, which serves Mexican fare in the Jalisco tradition, relocated from the Hilltop Mall...

Richmond foodies’ fall flavors

By Kathy Chouteau All the signs are apparent: Leaves are falling all around, cool winds are blowing in from the east and longer lines can be seen at the Target Starbucks for the pumpkin spice...

‘Coach LT’ to celebrate fitness center grand opening

"Coach LT is doing big things within the community." That's how an El Sobrante woman described LaTona Whitaker, who has gained a reputation in the community for inspiring fitness and overall health. On Thursday, Oct. 3,...

Bakery takes healthier approach to making dough

By Kathy Chouteau Dan Gildor, owner and head baker at Marina Bay Bakery, is a man with a mission. In the case of the Richmond baker, who operates out of his home in—you guessed it—the city’s...

Richmond artist’s portraits challenge perceptions

By Mike Kinney Longtime Richmond resident and artist Rebeca Garcia-Gonzalez can paint stunning portraits in just four hours -- or less. It's a talent that is in part a courtesy to her subjects, but also a...
Popular Richmond eatery aims to serve alcohol, open Saturday evenings

Popular Richmond eatery aims to serve alcohol, open Saturday evenings

A popular eatery in Richmond's Marina Bay neighborhood is applying with the city to obtain a license to sell beer and wine to customers, and to also open Saturday evenings. The Artisan Kitchen & Café...

Leftside Printing: Small business, big community impact

By Mike Kinney In 15 years of business, including seven years at the current location at 979 23rd St.,  Leftside Printing has become well known and regarded in Richmond. Of course, like most businesses, it didn't...

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The West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) has put the brakes on a plan to phase out DeJean Middle School in Richmond and...

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Time for a game of ad lib. Fill in the blank: "San Pablo 2020: The Year of ____." At its meeting Monday, the San Pablo...
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Richmond brewery launches comedy show

Another opportunity for live comedy is coming to Richmond. Armistice Brewing Company announced today it is planning to host its first "Barrel of Laughs...