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Barrels of fun: Richmond has a new wine bar

Barrels of fun: Richmond has a new wine bar

A new wine bar has opened near the Richmond waterfront, not far from the Rosie the Riveter Visitor's Center. Since 2017, Noel Diaz, owner of Purity Wine, has operated a winemaking cooperative at 1401 Marina...
Pup Hut to change ownership in February

Pup Hut to change ownership in February

By Kathy Chouteau It’s been a Richmond institution for more than 40 years, and soon it will have new owners. Pup Hut, identifiable far and wide by its fab retro design and touch-the-sky sign of a...

After 5 years, Taste of Ethiopia hasn’t lost its kick

By Kathy Chouteau Taste of Ethiopia has been open for five years, but it sure hasn’t lost its kick—or its neighborhood appeal. The Rich Life recently stopped by the local eatery located at 11740 San Pablo...
Mashallah Food Truck spices up local scene

Mashallah Food Truck spices up local scene

By Kathy Chouteau The Mashallah Halal Food Indian and Pakistani Food Truck recently rolled onto the streets and if its flavorfully spicy Indian and Pakistani dishes are any indication, it’s the hottest thing happening...
Taqueria La Bamba spotlights Mexican-El Salvadoran delights

Taqueria La Bamba spotlights Mexican-El Salvadoran delights

By Kathy Chouteau With its freshly painted, bright orange exterior, Taqueria La Bamba shines like a Mayan sun on San Pablo Avenue in Richmond. On a recent lunchtime visit to the Mexican-El Salvadoran fusion eatery, The...

Assemble serves up superb brunch and scenery

By Kathy Chouteau You’ve got to love a restaurant location that’s so perfectly situated, you can run, walk, bike, drive or even sail to it. When it comes to assembling at Richmond’s Assemble restaurant, situated...
Richmond Native Wellness Center

Richmond Native Wellness Center shares culture with community

by Mike Kinney Many locals who drive by the Richmond Native Wellness Center can probably guess what occurs inside. They likely don't know how busy it can be at 2566 Macdonald Ave. A satellite clinic of...
Slow Burn Glass heats up Richmond art scene

Slow Burn Glass heats up Richmond art scene

By Kathy Chouteau A talented glass artist has recently fired up the Richmond art scene. Equipped with his glassblowing pipe, glass artist and instructor Bryan Goldenberg recently relocated his Slow Burn Glass shop to Richmond. Goldenberg,...

Mocha Moms’ Meetups Empower West County Women

By Kathy Chouteau What do you get when you mix moms, meetups and multicultural empowerment? The West Contra Costa Mocha Moms group, that’s what. The Rich Life recently got to know the moms to find out...

Maya Taqueria serves up kitchen table-style experience

There’s a new Taqueria in town, and if our recent meal from there is any indication, you should consider sampling its tasty selections pronto. Tucked away in a little spot at 130 Railroad Ave. in...

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Dr. Mayra Padilla of Contra Costa College (photo above) about the importance of college and life experiences. Padilla received her PhD in Neuroscience from U.C. Berkeley and was a lead researcher at Stanford for a time before becoming an educator.

Apply now for Chevron’s Somos Employee Network college scholarship

For an 11th consecutive year, the Somos Employee Network at Chevron Richmond is offering $1,000 scholarships to qualifying high school seniors.
Volunteers needed to clean up Richmond Little League fields

Volunteers needed to clean up Richmond Little League fields

As Richmond Little League preps for the 2019 season, its fields could use a bit of love and attention.

Payless to close all stores

By Mike Kinney Payless ShoeSource Inc. has announced plans to close all of its roughly 2,300 stores.