Monday, June 17, 2019

Richmond

PHOTOS! 2019 Richmond Juneteenth celebration

By Mike Aldax and Mike Kinney Community members came out in droves Saturday for yet another colorful Juneteenth Parade and Festival in Richmond. The annual community festival, presented by the Neighborhood Block Association, Chevron Richmond and...

Red Bay Coffee celebrates grand opening

By Kathy Chouteau Red Bay Coffee Roasters, the first coffee shop to swing open its doors in downtown Richmond in two decades, has officially opened for business. The coffee shop, which makes its home in the...
Overaa requesting bids for Wilson Elementary rebuild

Overaa requesting bids for Wilson Elementary rebuild

Richmond-based C. Overaa and Co. is seeking bids from qualified subcontractors and suppliers for the ongoing project to build a new Wilson Elementary School campus at 629 42nd St. The school has been operating this...

Juneteenth parade Grand Marshal heartened by youth participation

At 83 years old, Mel Davis knows he'll one day have to pass the baton. The longtime community advocate, currently treasurer of the Neighborhood Block Association (NBA) and formerly a member of the City of...
East Brother Beer to hold 2nd Annual Summer Classic this Sunday

East Brother Beer Co. brew earns gold at Cal State Fair

East Brother Beer Company's Oatmeal Stout won gold at the 2019 California State Fair in the "Foreign Export Stout" category, the brewery announced today. The professionally judged competition featured over 180 entries and recognizes the...
Stolen car driver fails to clear San Pablo Ave. median during getaway

Stolen car driver fails to clear San Pablo Ave. median during getaway

The driver of a stolen vehicle attempted to drive over street island in San Pablo this morning, taking down a small tree and blowing out three tires, according to the San Pablo Police Department. That...
Kaleidoscope Coffee set to open renovated backyard next month

Kaleidoscope Coffee to open renovated backyard next month

The hip, art-infused Kaleidoscope Coffee in Point Richmond is set to become even more fun with the opening next month of its renovated backyard. The spacious, comfy coffee shop that opened over three years ago...
Richmond set to celebrate new EVgo fast-charging hubs

Richmond to celebrate new EVgo fast-charging hubs

Earlier this year, we told you about two new fast-charging hubs for electric vehicles being installed in Richmond. On Saturday, June 22, the new hubs will be celebrated at a family-friendly event at Richmond Civic...

No joke: comedy nights come to Richmond

Something funny is going on over at Bridge Storage and ArtSpace in Richmond. Local comedian JD Arandia is hosting Homegrown Comedy, a monthly event bringing comedians to the self-storage, art and community space at 23...

I crossed an animal in distress in Richmond…

By Mike Kinney Have you ever crossed an animal in distress in our community and wondered what to do? A quick call to Contra Costa Animal Services does the trick. Having a veterinary technician as...

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Custom-painted model train cars stolen in Pt. Richmond auto burglary

Have you seen these beautiful model trains? Eleven custom-painted model railroad freight cars were among items stolen during an auto burglary in Point Richmond...
Point Richmond kicks off annual summer concert series

Point Richmond kicks off annual summer concert series

By Zach Chouteau When it comes to local warm-weather traditions the whole family can enjoy, the Point Richmond Summer Music Festival—now in its 18th year—is...

Dialing 1 a must for 510 area codes starting June 22

Residents and businesses with the 510 area code must dial 1 before dialing their phone number for all calls starting Saturday, June 22, according...