Sunday, April 21, 2019

Rich Life

The Watershed Nursery takes native plant approach to Bay Area habitats

The Watershed Nursery takes native plant approach to Bay Area habitats

By Kathy Chouteau It all started with a dream. Local ecologist Laura Hanson dreamt one night that she had lost her current job and was wondering what to do next. In her dream, she decided to...

R&R Coffee Meet & Greet unveils caffeinated cultural oasis

By Kathy Chouteau Tucked away in the Santa Fe neighborhood, a new little oasis has taken root — and it comes complete with an ample supply of caffeine, culture, croissants and warm hospitality. R&R Coffee’s recent...
Richmond’s Nobilis Restaurant well worth the wild ride

Richmond’s Nobilis Restaurant well worth the wild ride

By Zach Chouteau The road to Nobilis—a new Richmond restaurant in Point San Pablo Harbor—is bumpy and filled with its fair share of twists and turns. But the payoff for weathering the wild ride is...
Seasoned Richmond potter launches artsy open house

Seasoned Richmond potter launches artsy open house

By Zach Chouteau There’s nothing the ‘Rich Life’ segment enjoys more than discovering the city’s hidden, off-the-beaten-path treasures—and that certainly applies to artist Paula Ross’ backyard studio. The seasoned potter began opening up the rustic, vine-covered...

Point Richmond Music’s next free summer concert is this Friday

Last month, the famous Maria Muldaur successfully kicked off the annual free summer concert series by Point Richmond Music -- but the fun is only beginning. The second concert of the summer in Point Richmond's...
Sip and Paint part of Riggers Loft’s events medley

Sip and Paint part of Riggers Loft’s events medley

By Zach Chouteau The hidden wonders of Canal Boulevard—namely East Brothers Beer Co., the Red Oak Victory ship and Riggers Loft Wine Company—have become some of the ‘Rich Life’ segment’s favorite Richmond gems.  We stopped by...
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...
Free seminar on how 2018 tax reform may change how you file taxes

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...

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County hiring teaching staff for Head Start Program

County hiring teaching staff for Head Start Program

Interested in a career in early education? The Community Services Bureau (CSB) of Contra Costa County Employment and Human Services Department invites you to apply...
Point Richmond Social Club has opened at 401 S. Garrard Blvd.

Point Richmond Social Club opens

The wait is over. You can now access a fresh cup of Catahoula Coffee daily in Point Richmond -- and also delicious beer and locally-sourced...

The Richmond history of the actor who lit up Lady Liberty

In 1886, a colorful man with a colorful past that included managing the Richmond Opera House used his fortune to light the Statue of...