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San Pablo Reservoir a bastion of summertime fun

San Pablo Reservoir a bastion of summertime fun

By Zach Chouteau The ‘Rich Life’ segment loves exploring our region’s wealth of outdoor oases, and the San Pablo Reservoir in El Sobrante deserves a place near the top of that list. Attending the birthday party...
San Pablo Library Community Chess Tourney set for this Saturday Aug. 4

San Pablo Library goes beyond the books

By Zach Chouteau If the mention of a city library conjures to your mind a lifeless alcove of old books and quiet shadows, you likely haven’t stopped by the San Pablo Library, a stylish facility...
Ship-shape swing dance rocks the Red Oak Victory

Swing dance rocks the Red Oak Victory

By Zach Chouteau The ‘Rich Life’ segment clambered up the gangplank of the Red Oak Victory on Saturday night, and experienced a tune-filled trip back to Richmond’s glory years of the 1940s. Folks in vintage fashions...
Red Oak Victory to close for restoration work

Watch ‘Das Boot’ on, well, das boot

What better way to watch the German film "Das Boot" -- German for "The Boat" -- than while on board the SS Red Oak Victory. A special screening of the director's cut of the 1981...

Farm field trip enriches Richmond Kindergarteners

By Zach Chouteau The ‘Rich Life’ segment recently set aside its focus on our fair city for a farming foray that won’t soon be forgotten. The first year attending Richmond’s Mira Vista Elementary School has had...

Kids get creative at Richmond Art Center’s Spring Family Day

By Zach Chouteau The ‘Rich Life’ segment always enjoys dropping by the Richmond Art Center (RAC) on Barrett Avenue, particularly when the vital venue is hosting one of their free family fiestas. That was the case...
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San Pablo’s Cinco de Mayo fest draws big crowd

By Zach Chouteau The ‘Rich Life’ segment dropped by the grounds of San Pablo’s St. Paul Church on Saturday, and was quickly caught up in the spirit of Cinco de Mayo.  The big festival there drew...

Richmond’s New Soul Cafe is friendly and flavorful

By Zach Chouteau The ‘Rich Life’ segment dropped by the recently opened New Soul Cafe on Wednesday and discovered a casual and compelling eatery focused on tasty Southern flavors. The cozy new café at 1305 Carlson...

New NIAD exhibits include Disney element

By Zach Chouteau The ‘Rich Life’ segment dropped by the always-intriguing NIAD art center on Friday, and discovered a gamut of special new exhibits that include an interesting Walt Disney angle. The visit was also made...

Spring Party at Annie’s Annuals welcomes the season

By Zach Chouteau The ‘rich life’ segment dropped by Richmond’s Annie’s Annuals nursery this past weekend for a Spring Party that took full advantage of the balmy weather. In addition to the fabulous flowers and...

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Local girls and Chevron Richmond mentors team up to make ice cream

Here's one thing that will inspire anyone to want to be a scientist: learning to make ice cream. Eighteen members of Girls Inc. of West...
Richmond rapper celebrates birthday by holding school backpack drive

Richmond rapper celebrates birthday by holding school backpack drive

An emerging 13-year-old rap artist from Richmond decided to celebrate his birthday last weekend by giving back to his community. One5mani, known to his teachers...
Sandy Hook Promise program coming to Contra Costa County schools

Sandy Hook Promise program coming to Contra Costa County schools

Programs from the Sandy Hook Promise initiative are coming to Contra Costa County middle and high schools aimed at preventing gun violence on school...