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‘International Chess Day’ makes its move at the Richmond Public Library

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By Kathy Chouteau Chess players and their families can try their hand at gaining an advantage at a celebration of “International Chess Day” on Saturday, July 20 from 1-4 p.m. at the main Richmond Public...
Richmond sees reduction in fireworks reports during July 4 holiday

Richmond sees reduction in fireworks reports during July 4 holiday

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By Mike Kinney It might not have sounded this way to some Richmond residents, but reports of illegal fireworks and explosives in the city were significantly reduced during the July 4 holiday than last year,...

Richmond Promise ‘Scholar Celebration’ coming to Civic Center Plaza

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By Kathy Chouteau Nearly 500 student dreams for the future will become a higher education reality when the Richmond Promise celebrates its annual ‘Scholar Celebration’ on Saturday, August 3 from 1-4 p.m. at Richmond’s Civic...

Blues Foundation to host ‘North Richmond Music Festival’

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By Kathy Chouteau The blues will be heard ‘out north’ when Shields-Reid Park becomes the scene of the North & Greater Richmond Blues Foundation’s “13th Annual North Richmond Music Festival” on Saturday, July 13 from...

San Pablo City Council approves name for new pocket park

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By Kathy Chouteau At its July 1 meeting, the San Pablo City Council unanimously approved “Happy Friday Park (In Honor of Jorge Rueda)” as the name for the city’s new neighborhood pocket park at 17th...
Rivertown Skifflers shake it up with backyard ‘Jamboree’ in the Point

Rivertown Skifflers hosting backyard ‘Jamboree’ in the Point

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By Kathy Chouteau The Rivertown Skifflers, an informal jug band, will be having a “Summertime Jamboree” Saturday, July 6, from 3-8 p.m. at a backyard in the Point. The jug band, which can often be found...
Richmond imposes regulations on sidewalk vendors

Richmond imposes regulations on sidewalk vendors

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The Richmond City Council on Tuesday approved new regulations requiring sidewalk vendors to obtain permits and to face administrative fines if they violate city rules.  In 2018, Senate Bill 946 decriminalized sidewalk vending but enabled...
Red Rock Island pic courtesy of SFARMLS

Red Rock Island for sale at $25M

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By Kathy Chouteau Fancy purchasing your own private island? It only costs $25 million and, chances are, you’ve probably spied Red Rock Island countless times while crossing the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge. The 5.8 acre property, uninhabited...
San Pablo officers commended for saving young man's life

San Pablo officers commended for saving young man’s life

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Two San Pablo police officers received the prestigious Life Saving Medal for their heroic actions in saving the life of a man suffering from an opioid overdose emergency. The incident occurred the morning of May...
Mural, mosaic tabletops proposed for Allen Brothers facility in Richmond

Mural, mosaic tabletops proposed for Allen Brothers facility in Richmond

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A mural and mosaic tabletops are proposed for the Allen Brothers Steak and Seafood Facility at 211 West Cutting Blvd. in Richmond. Prologis purchased the property and leases it to Allen Brothers. Private developers must...

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Neighbors help find dog that fled from fireworks

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By Kathy Chouteau Like many of his ilk, Max the Terrier mix went for a little excursion in Richmond amid the many fireworks exploding around...

Bay Area artists focus of ‘Summer Picnic’ in Gallery Garden

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By Kathy Chouteau A “Summer Picnic” Sunday, July 14 from 1-3 p.m. in the Point Richmond Gallery’s lush Gallery Garden will treat attendees to a...

Kiwanis Club sets date for school supplies giveaway at San Pablo Library

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By Mike Kinney With local schools set to resume in August, the Kiwanis Club of San Pablo is letting the public know about its annual...