Sunday, March 7, 2021

Richmond

Bay Area Rescue Mission announces new president/CEO

Bay Area Rescue Mission announces new president/CEO

By Kathy Chouteau Rev. John M. Anderson has announced his retirement from the Bay Area Rescue Mission, a nonprofit serving people facing homelessness with daily essentials such as food, shelter, clothing and other critical care....
Richmond Museum of History and Culture launches educational film series

Richmond Museum of History and Culture launches must-see film series

By Kathy Chouteau Did you know Tupac Shakur recorded music at Richmond’s Starlight Recording Studio early in his career? Or how about that Henry J. Kaiser offered healthcare to his workers on the Richmond Home...
Chevron Corp.’s new diversity chief inspired by retired Chevron Richmond chemist

Chevron Corp.’s new diversity chief inspired by retired Chevron Richmond chemist

The new Chief Diversity & Inclusion (CDIO) Officer at Chevron Corp. credits a legendary former chemist at Chevron Richmond for helping to inspire her career path. Josetta Jones, an engineer and patent attorney who has...
Former Terrapin Crossroads chef launches new Richmond bistro

Former Terrapin Crossroads chef launches new Richmond bistro

By Kathy Chouteau Some might be daunted at the prospect of launching a new restaurant amid a pandemic. But backed by 20 years of culinary experience—much of which has been spent as the head chef...

Red Cross seeks student applicants for youth development conference

By Kathy Chouteau The American Red Cross Northern California Coastal Region is seeking students entering grades 9-12 as applicants for its Leadership Development Center (LDC), a four-day virtual youth development conference June 21-24, 2021 that...
Richmond Promise to honor fourth class of Scholars

Richmond Promise application deadline is March 14

By Kathy Chouteau The Richmond Promise Scholarship application deadline is March 14, 2021. By applying for a Richmond Promise Scholarship, students can receive $1,500—renewable for up to four years—toward a two-year or four-year college and/or a...
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Anonymous Beer Can Monolith creator builds ‘Beeramid’

By Kathy Chouteau The mysterious BCM creator—who built the Beer Can Monolith that now sits atop Point Potrero in Richmond as an ode to local craft beer—is back at it again. Following the debut of...
Solo crash sends car into Bay in Point Richmond

Solo crash sends car into Bay in Point Richmond

Drinking and driving apparently caused this vehicle to end up in the Bay in Point Richmond, but alcohol doesn't appear to be involved, according to police. At 12:55 p.m., officers responded to Waterline Place on...

Pandemic recovery plan would reduce Richmond ferry fares, double service

A COVID-19 pandemic recovery plan proposes to reduce the adult Clipper fare to ride the Richmond ferry to $4.50 while doubling service at the city's terminal. At its April 1 meeting, the Water Emergency Transportation...
San Pablo ensuring LifeLong can stay in planned sale of 2023 Vale Road

San Pablo ensuring LifeLong can stay at 2023 Vale Road in planned sale

A building across the street from the shuttered Doctor’s Medical Center that is currently leased to LifeLong Medical Care will continue to be used for medical offices and urgent care facilities for at least...

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Student-athlete advocates get the ‘W’ as California allows youth sports to resume

Both indoor and outdoor youth sports now able to resume in California

Student-athlete advocates who successfully lobbied to allow outdoor youth sports to resume in California have more reason to celebrate after health officials updated their...
Richmond Museum of History and Culture launches educational film series

Richmond Museum of History and Culture launches must-see film series

By Kathy Chouteau Did you know Tupac Shakur recorded music at Richmond’s Starlight Recording Studio early in his career? Or how about that Henry J....
Richmond Promise to honor fourth class of Scholars

Richmond Promise application deadline is March 14

By Kathy Chouteau The Richmond Promise Scholarship application deadline is March 14, 2021. By applying for a Richmond Promise Scholarship, students can receive $1,500—renewable for up...