Thursday, June 4, 2020

Rich Life

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...
San Pablo Library seminar aims to curtail increase in scams on seniors

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...

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