Wednesday, May 12, 2021

Rich Life

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...

Raymond’s Pizzeria serves up the inventive and unexpected

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...
hat’s precisely the case with the Bubbaloo Café, where the owners Gio Gelera and Candice Nguyen named their cafe by combining the names of their beloved pooches Bubba (an English bulldog) and Lee Loo (a French bulldog)—and included a mural of them, to boot. Located at 1402 Marina Way South in Richmond

Rich Life: Bubbaloo Café

By Kathy Chouteau You’ve got to love a café that’s named after a couple of adorable dogs. That’s precisely the case with the Bubbaloo Café, where the owners Gio Gelera and Candice Nguyen named their cafe...
Richmond resident visits Andy’s Donuts for first time

Richmond resident visits Andy’s Donuts for first time

By Kathy Chouteau I am a Richmond resident, and, somehow, I'd never been to the famous Andy’s Donut Stop at 971 23rd St. in Richmond. Until last week. You can’t miss this iconic shop. With its...

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Wildcat Creek Restoration and Greenway Trail project opens to public

San Pablo completes Wildcat Creek restoration and trail project

The Wildcat Creek Restoration and Greenway Trail Project is completed and the trail is now open to the community, the City of San Pablo...

Richmond school campus closes after discovery of concerning graffiti

King Elementary in Richmond has been closed for in-person learning this week following the discovery on Friday of concerning graffiti spray-painted on an abandoned...
Join National Park Service ranger, Betty Reid Soskin for an hour long informal virtual chat, every Thursday, at 2 pm, beginning May 13. Betty will share her thoughts and insights and answer questions in this informal virtual gathering. For those who have met her, this will be another opportunity to connect and share. For those who have yet to meet her, this will be a chance to ask those questions you have always wanted to ask. The session will be moderated by Ranger Armand Johnson, and may vary in length depending on how Betty is feeling. This free program is open to all ages and no reservations are required. To view the virtual event or for more information, please visit the park website at www.nps.gov/rori. Or call the Rosie the Riveter/ WWII Home National Historical Park (NHP) Visitor Education Center at (510) 232-5050 x 0. At Rosie the Riveter/WWII Home Front NHP, Betty illuminates the invisible histories of African Americans and other people of color, and her efforts, demonstrate how her work has impacted the way the National Park Service conveys such history to audiences across the United States. Rosie the Riveter/WWII Home Front National Historical Park in Richmond, CA is the flagship National Park Service site selected to tell the story of Rosie the Riveter and WWII Home Front workers of all kinds. This unique park chronicles the explosive growth of wartime industry, the innovations fostered by visionaries like Henry J. Kaiser, and the extraordinary history of ordinary people who were challenged as never before and came together to overcome wartime odds. The Rosie the Riveter Visitor Education Center is open seven days a week from 10 AM to 5 PM and is located at 1414 Harbour Way South, suite 3000, Richmond, CA 94804. For more information and directions to the Visitor Education Center, please call (510) 232-5050 x0 or visit to http://www.nps.gov/rori/planyourvisit/directions.htm. Admission to the Visitor Center and programs is free.

National Park Service to host virtual chat with Betty Reid Soskin

Rosie the Riveter WWII Home Front National Historical Park is inviting the community to an informal virtual chat with the great Betty Reid Soskin...