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East Brother Beer to hold 2nd Annual Summer Classic this Sunday

East Brother Beer set to release Camp Fire relief IPA

As promised, Richmond-based East Brother Beer Co. is set to release the Resilience IPA on Thursday, Dec. 20, and will donate all money from its sales to the Camp Fire relief efforts. As we reported...
Chevron employee’s Knit for GRIP sets donation record

Chevron employee’s Knit for GRIP sets donation record

Longtime Chevron employee Ann Ciurczak is helping to keep dozens of local families warm this holiday season, all because she loves knitting and crocheting. It began about a decade ago, when Ciurczak, who had been...
Bay Area Rescue Mission seeks manager for Center for Women and Children

Bay Area Rescue Mission needs volunteers for local holiday efforts

The Richmond-based Bay Area Rescue Mission puts on a massive effort to bring holiday cheer to local community members in need, and needs hundreds of helping hands for the effort. Volunteers are being sought for...
The Craneway Craft Fair set for Dec. 22-23

The Craneway Craft Fair set for Dec. 22-23

The Craneway Craft Fair, a longtime benefit for Berkeley-based KPFA 94.1 public radio, is set to provide the local community with an opportunity to shop last-minute for unique gifts on Dec. 22 and 23. The...
De Anza High senior launches toy drive

De Anza High senior launches toy drive

De Anza High senior Yvette Findley's reason was pretty simple. "No child should go without a gift to open on Christmas morning," she told her parents. And so Yvette went ahead and put together a program...
8 local employers set to attend San Pablo Library job fair

Contra Costa County Library to eliminate overdue fines

Beginning Jan. 1, 2019, Contra Costa County Library will eliminate overdue fines on all library materials, becoming the first county library system in California and largest in the state to eliminate fines for everyone. The...

Rod Jones, El Cerrito High and NFL alum, dies by suicide

Rod Jones, former NFL tight end who was born in Richmond and was a hall of fame athlete at El Cerrito High and the University of Washington, fatally shot himself on Saturday at 54...
Richmond MetroPCS dealer set for annual Santa visit, gift giveway

Richmond MetroPCS dealer set for annual Santa visit, gift giveway

That's right, families. Unlimited Wireless, the MetroPCS dealer at 12800 San Pablo Ave. in Richmond, is set to return with its popular holiday event on Friday, Dec. 21. Free photos with Santa Claus, along...
Hug-a-Bear Dinner comforting for kids in crisis

Hug-a-Bear Dinner comforting for kids in crisis

By Kathy Chouteau Richmond’s Galileo Club offered a warm & fuzzy welcome Thursday, Dec. 6, when “Hug-a-Bear Holiday Dinner” guests gathered for the event’s 23rd annual edition. Hosted by the Santa Fe Neighborhood Council, the seasonal...

Family Volunteer Day helps beautify Nicholl Park

by Mike Kinney Nicholl Park and the nearby Richmond Recreation Complex received a sprucing on Saturday thanks to volunteers taking part in Family Volunteer Day. The event had been rescheduled a few weeks back due to...

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East Brother Beer to hold 2nd Annual Summer Classic this Sunday

East Brother Beer set to release Camp Fire relief IPA

As promised, Richmond-based East Brother Beer Co. is set to release the Resilience IPA on Thursday, Dec. 20, and will donate all money from...
Volunteers prep for massive Richmond toy/food drive

Volunteers prep for massive Richmond toy/food drive

It felt like a grand, secret toy store. But in reality, it was only a storage space at a Richmond fire station that was jam-packed...

Donut-spinning driver collides with car containing father and child

A man was injured, but thankfully his 11-year-old daughter wasn't, when a driver doing donuts in his car in Richmond collided into their vehicle...