Monday, March 1, 2021

Richmond

50-year Richmond resident Antwon Cloird reflects upon Black History Month

50-year Richmond resident Antwon Cloird on Black History Month

By Kathy Chouteau When Richmond community members need a helping hand, they know just who to call: Antwon Cloird. At age 57, Cloird has lived in every part of Richmond in a timeframe spanning five...
Drive thru mobile clinics to offer COVID vaccines in Richmond and San Pablo

Drive thru mobile clinics offer COVID vaccines in Richmond and San Pablo

By Kathy Chouteau John Muir Health and Contra Costa Health Services (CCHS) are providing free, drive thru Mobile Clinics to administer COVID-19 vaccinations in Richmond and San Pablo over the next two Saturdays. The vaccines...
Richmond council selects Civic Center over Hilltop Mall for Safe Parking program

Richmond council picks Civic Center over Hilltop Mall for Safe Parking pilot

Following opposition by Hilltop neighbors, Richmond City Council on Tuesday voted 4-3 to no longer locate the city's upcoming Safe Parking Pilot Program at Hilltop Mall and to instead locate the program in one...
Richmond principal returns to The Ellen DeGeneres Show to play 'What's In The Box'

Richmond principal returns to The Ellen DeGeneres Show to play ‘What’s In The Box’

By Kathy Chouteau Kenneth Farr II—the Richmond ‘TikTok principal’ from St. David School whose video of him dancing with his students on Zoom went viral—will return to The Ellen DeGeneres Show today. Farr previously appeared...
New Richmond café serves people their daily nutritional fix

New Richmond café serves people their daily nutritional fix

By Kathy Chouteau Richmond native Veronica Ornelas is on a mission to give her hometown a host of healthier nutritional options with the launch of her healthy café, The Daily Fix Nutrition. The new business,...
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Costco Richmond now offering Impossible Burger

Buying an Impossible Burger at Costco is now possible. Costco is currently testing a two-pound package of the popular plant-based Impossible Burger at 47 locations on the West Coast, including the one in Richmond at...
Car and truck clubs give love to Richmond flower shop for Valentine's Day

Truck and car clubs give love to Richmond flower shop

By Mike Kinney The day before Valentine's Day, dozens of eye-catching trucks and cars parked up and down MacDonald Avenue near DeJean Middle School as part of a heartfelt effort to give love to a...
Grants available to swap out old cars for e-bikes

Eligible residents can receive e-bike grant

By Kathy Chouteau Fancy a free new e-bike? The Bay Area Air Quality Management District (BAAQMD) can make this dream a reality via its Clean Cars for All program, which is offering $7,500 grants to...
Gunman who injured first responders in Antioch arrested in Richmond

Gunman who injured first responders in Antioch captured in Richmond

A gunman who opened fire on first responders tending to a medical emergency in Antioch on Saturday night, injuring a firefighter and a medic, was arrested following a pursuit that ended in Richmond and...
Stockton woman's '100 Tent Challenge' visits Richmond and San Pablo encampments

Stockton woman’s ‘100 Tent Challenge’ visits Richmond and San Pablo encampments

By Mike Kinney One hundred tents were distributed to people suffering from homelessness in  Richmond and San Pablo on Saturday thanks to a Stockton woman's "100 Tent Challenge." Keisha Johnson and fellow volunteers visited homeless encampments...

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Richmond art hubs offer escape during shelter-at-home period

Submissions sought for Art in Windows in Richmond

The NIAD Art Center​ (NIAD) and ​Richmond Main Street Initiative​ (RMSI) are collaborating on an effort to raise visibility for Richmond-based artists while enlivening...
Antoine Whittley search party aims to inspire community participation

Antoine Whittley search party aims to inspire community participation

By Mike Kinney For Shurston McElroy, the disappearance of Antoine Whittley triggered a childhood trauma from when a friend and classmate went missing. For her...
Ban on indoor high school sports taken to court

Ban on indoor high school sports taken to court

Fresh off a legal victory in San Diego County last week that removed all restrictions on indoor and outdoor sports in that county, a...