Sunday, January 16, 2022

Richmond

Red Oak Victory to close for restoration work

Red Oak Victory offers shopping discounts, open during the holidays

By Kathy Chouteau Community members still checking off their holiday gift list have the chance to get a sweet discount while supporting a worthy Richmond cause. The S.S. Red Oak Victory, a restored World War II...

Richmond advises residents on ‘treecycling’ options

By Kathy Chouteau With the holiday season in the rearview mirror, the City of Richmond’s Environmental and Health Initiatives Division has released options for residents to properly dispose of their trees. Here are some of...

21-year-old man killed in hit-and-run collision in San Pablo; arrest made

A 21-year-old man was fatally struck by a car in San Pablo Friday night. The suspected driver has been arrested on charges of felony hit and run and vehicular manslaughter, according to the San...
Richmond Chamber set for first in-person mixer since start of pandemic

Stand-up comedy coming to The Factory

By Kathy Chouteau The Factory Bar is tickling Richmond’s funny bone via a new monthly live standup-comedy showcase called “Comedy at The Factory.” The first comedy night will kick off at The Factory Tues., March...
EBHQ's Voices in Cloth 2022. Pic courtesy of EBHQ

East Bay Heritage Quilters announce return to Craneway

By Kathy Chouteau East Bay Heritage Quilters (EBHQ) will host “Voices in Cloth (VIC) 2022,” the region’s largest nonprofit quilt show, at Richmond’s Craneway Pavilion Sat., March 26 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and...
Richmond apartment complexes get early visit from Santa’s helpers

Richmond apartment complexes get early visit from Santa’s helpers

By Mike Kinney SANTA CLAUS' helpers made an early visit at the St. John’s Apartments on Macdonald Avenue and the Crescent Park Apartments on Hartnett Avenue on Sunday. Residents of the Richmond apartment complexes received deliveries...

‘Winter Drive’ seeks coats and more for city’s unsheltered communities

By Kathy Chouteau Groundwork Richmond is appealing for community support this holiday season for its “Winter Drive” that will help “give the gift of warmth” to some of the city’s most vulnerable people. Starting today and...
Uniting Hearts brings people together for Community Toy Giveaway

Uniting Hearts brings people together for Community Toy Giveaway

By Kathy Chouteau Uniting Hearts, a Richmond nonprofit that provides essentials and basic needs items to families, children and day workers in need via donation events, is hosting a Community Toy Giveaway this weekend. Set for...
RYSE receives $500K Lewis Prize for Music Accelerator Award

RYSE receives $500K Lewis Prize for Music Accelerator Award

By Kathy Chouteau Richmond’s RYSE Youth Center has been named a recipient of The Lewis Prize for Music's 2022 Accelerator Award. RYSE joins three fellow recipients of the $500,000 awards, which are given to organizations...
AC Transit providing free masks, hand sanitizer to riders

AC Transit offering free rides after 8 p.m. on New Year’s Eve

All AC Transit local and transbay lines will operate on Sunday schedules on Friday, Dec. 31. On Saturday, Jan. 1, all AC Transit local and transbay lines will operate on regular Saturday schedules. Also, "enjoy free...

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Richmond Chamber set for first in-person mixer since start of pandemic

Stand-up comedy coming to The Factory

By Kathy Chouteau The Factory Bar is tickling Richmond’s funny bone via a new monthly live standup-comedy showcase called “Comedy at The Factory.” The first...
San Pablo police release body cam footage of fatal officer-involved shooting

San Pablo police release body cam footage of fatal officer-involved shooting

The San Pablo Police Department on Friday released body camera footage from a fatal officer-involved shooting involving an armed man Wednesday, Dec. 15.  The Police...
Richmond Art Center unveils trio of winter exhibitions

Richmond Art Center unveils trio of winter exhibitions

By Kathy Chouteau The Richmond Art Center (RAC) has announced its Winter Exhibitions will encompass the 25th Anniversary of Art of the African Diaspora, the...