Sunday, April 18, 2021

Rich Life

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...

Mira Vista hosts cultural celebration

By Zach Chouteau The ‘rich life’ segment savored a cultural potluck and celebration at Mira Vista Elementary on Wednesday, March 28 that reveled in cuisine, attire and live performances from all over the world—and from...

One-of-a-kind Richmond baking company celebrates fifth year

By Zach Chouteau We recently caught up with a Richmonder hailing the fifth-year hallmark of her baked-goods company, which was a dream come true—literally. You see, Rosa Robinson was inspired to open her Sweet Dreams Bake...
Richmond’s escape room venue offers unique challenges

Richmond’s escape room venue offers unique challenges

By Zach Chouteau While the ‘Rich Life’ segment usually aims to uncover cool local venues to escape to, we thought we’d shake things up this time by sharing a Richmond spot you can actually escape...
Richmond offers eventful slate of holiday fun

Richmond offers eventful slate of holiday fun

By Zach Chouteau With December upon us, it’s time to plot out your holiday season plans. Richmond has a gamut of festive doings of all kinds, and we’ve put together a holiday sampler of lively...
Vincent Park a waterfront gem in Richmond

Vincent Park a waterfront gem

By Zach Chouteau Every Richmond resident has their own special favorite slice of local waterfront. For this reporter, it’s without a doubt Barbara & Jay Vincent Park at the end of Marina Bay Parkway. It’s not...

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AC Transit reducing service due to COVID-19 pandemic

AC Transit reactivates certain bus lines for WCCUSD’s return

By Kathy Chouteau As the West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) readies to reopen Mon., April 19, the Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District (AC Transit)...
De Anza Asian Student Union launches GoFundMe for graduation sashes

De Anza Asian Student Union launches GoFundMe for graduation sashes

By Kathy Chouteau As the De Anza High School's Asian Student Union readies to host its third annual Asian American Native Hawaiian Pacific Islander (AANHPI)...
Safeway Shopping Center in Hercules celebrates grand opening

Safeway Shopping Center in Hercules celebrates grand opening

The Safeway Shopping Center in Hercules celebrated its grand opening on Wednesday. The new grocery store, along with a Chase Bank, Peet's Coffee and a...