Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Richmond

Tiny LIVING festival coming to Richmond

A big event involving tiny houses is coming to Richmond this fall. The Tiny LIVING Festival California is set to bring tiny homes, vintage campers, converted buses (skoolies), teardrop trailers and more, along with live...

Prime picnic spots in Richmond

By Kathy Chouteau With summer surging full steam ahead, the time is right for an outdoor picnic. Fortunately, there are no shortage of prime picnic spots to choose from throughout Richmond, should you want to...
City plans to install 4-way stop at 37th St., Center Avenue

Stop signs recommended at five Richmond intersections

Richmond city staff are proposing to install stop signs to enhance traffic safety at five city intersections. The proposals include adding two four-way stops at S. 2nd Street and Chanslor Avenue and at S. 2nd...

Raymond’s Pizzeria serves up the inventive and unexpected

By Kathy Chouteau From the moment you spot the “Free Time Travel Consultations” neon sign in Raymond’s Pizzeria’s front window, you know you’re in for a singularly unique experience. The new pizza place, which opened several...

Bay Area Rescue Mission plans expansion in Richmond

Amid a dramatic increase in the Bay Area homeless population, the Bay Area Rescue Mission (BARM) in Richmond is answering the call. The Iron Triangle-based nonprofit providing care for the Bay Area's homeless and impoverished...
Driver going 85 mph on Richmond Parkway arrested for DUI

Pedestrian struck, injured by vehicle at 33rd and Barrett

A pedestrian was in serious condition after being struck by a vehicle at a Richmond intersection Monday afternoon, police said. Richmond police responded to the intersection of 33rd Street and Barrett Avenue at 1:39 p.m....
Richmond Ferry ridership exceeds first month expectations

100,000th passenger boards Richmond Ferry

The 100,000th passenger boarded the Richmond ferry on Thursday, an impressive number given weekday service to San Francisco began in January, according to the San Francisco Bay Area Water Emergency Transportation Authority (WETA). The ferry...

Point Richmond Music summer concert series resumes Friday

By Kathy Chouteau With two concerts already under its wings, the Point Richmond Summer Music Festival will set a flight with its August offerings on Fri., Aug. 9, 2019, when musicians Maurice Tani & 77...
Richmond-raised Pumpsie Green, first black Boston Red Sox player, dies

Richmond-raised Pumpsie Green, first black Boston Red Sox player, remembered

The baseball community, and also the Richmond community, are paying tribute to Pumpsie Green, who died Wednesday at Kaiser San Leandro at the age of 85. Elijah Jerry Green was the first African-American player to...

Don’t forget to pick up your free compost this Wednesday

West County residents are invited to fetch free compost this Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 101 Pittsburg Ave. in Richmond. Compost giveaways occur the first Wednesday of every month as part of...

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Popular Richmond eatery aims to serve alcohol, open Saturday evenings

Popular Richmond eatery aims to serve alcohol, open Saturday evenings

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Richmond Chamber’s economic summit heads to Oakland Coliseum

The Richmond Chamber of Commerce is encouraging community members to purchase early-bird tickets to it's annual economic summit, which this year will be held...