Friday, November 27, 2020

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Bay Area Rescue Mission gives ‘boxes of hope’ to people in need

Bay Area Rescue Mission gives ‘boxes of hope’ to people in need

By Kathy Chouteau They’re called “boxes of hope,” and by the looks on the faces of the people receiving them, they deliver precisely what they promise. Today in the Bay Area Rescue Mission’s Richmond parking lot,...
East Bay ‘Battle of the Mayors’ aims to garner Census responses

Oakland edges Richmond in Census challenge, but really both cities win

Oakland may have edged Richmond in a friendly competition to see which city could get more residents to complete the 2020 Census. But in the end, both cities won. Oakland ended the challenge with a...
JMac Frazier to be remembered on Thanksgiving with balloon, dove release

‘JMac’ to be remembered on Thanksgiving with balloon, dove release

By Kathy Chouteau Family, friends, teammates and other loved ones of Jammerrei’a “JMac” Frazier will come together on Thanksgiving to release balloons and doves in remembrance of the teen basketball enthusiast on the one year...
Univision set to film commercial at Richmond's El Agave Azul

Richmond businesses face double whammy with COVID, new tax

A nationwide surge of COVID-19 cases is once again tightening restrictions on businesses that have been struggling to stay afloat since the pandemic began in March. But in Richmond, where many businesses are additionally...

Hundreds served at Thanksgiving gift card giveaway at Hilltop Mall

By Mike Kinney A Thanksgiving drive-thru giveaway of gift cards summoned an extensively long line of vehicles at Hilltop Mall on Sunday. About 400 gift cards were distributed on a first-come, first-served basis starting at 11...
Richmond Art Center exhibit examines shipping containers as metaphors

Richmond Art Center’s Holiday Arts Fest a hybrid in-person, virtual event

By Kathy Chouteau Holiday shoppers readying their gift-giving game plan ought to check out the Richmond Art Center’s 58th Annual Holiday Arts Festival, an online and in-person event featuring arts and crafts from Bay Area...

Students get immunizations and turkeys at drive-thru event

By Kathy Chouteau The West Contra Costa Unified School District’s (WCCUSD) “Free Drive-Thru School Immunization Drive and Turkey Giveaway” at the District Administration Building today saw more than 200 students receive immunizations aimed at protecting...
Red Oak Victory to reopen Independence Day

COVID-19 case spike forces Red Oak Victory to nix reopening again

The Red Oak Victory's plan to reopen Saturday has been cancelled after the state moved Contra Costa County back into the "purple" tier for new COVID-19 cases. The purple tier requires a number of new...

Pinole annual tree lighting to become drive-thru event this year

The City of Pinole is modifying its annual tree lighting event into a drive-through event due to the COVID-19 pandemic. On Saturday, Dec. 5, from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m., the city's Recreation Department will...
Richmond's Quiche & Carry rolls out holiday pies

Richmond’s Quiche & Carry rolls out holiday pies

Accessing delicious pies in Richmond this holiday season is hardly a pie-in-the-sky concept. Just ask Deborah Moss, owner of Quiche & Carry Catering, who's letting the public know she's offering up delicious artisan pies. The...

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License plate reader technology pitched for Richmond BART parking areas

BART: Track replacement project ongoing near Richmond Station

BART has begun work on replacing nearly 50-year-old trackway components next to Richmond Station, a project that will lead to track closures at the...
Museum Educator Tatiana Ortiz

Museum art program takes students on virtual trip around the world

By Kathy Chouteu This December, local students can take a virtual trip around the world to experience how different cultures celebrate the holidays, followed by...
Fire Wings to open soon in Pinole

Fire Wings to open soon in Pinole

By Mike Kinney Fire Wings restaurants are popping up all over Northern California and beyond. One is soon coming to Pinole. The COVID-19 pandemic has pushed...