Monday, June 24, 2019

Richmond

Kaleidoscope Coffee set to open renovated backyard next month

Kaleidoscope Coffee to open renovated backyard next month

The hip, art-infused Kaleidoscope Coffee in Point Richmond is set to become even more fun with the opening next month of its renovated backyard. The spacious, comfy coffee shop that opened over three years ago...
Republic Services to launch West County compost giveaway program

Compost giveaway in Richmond set for Wednesday

The next monthly compost giveaway for West County residents is set for Wednesday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., at 101 Pittsburg Ave. in Richmond.   Every first Wednesday of the month, West County households can pick up...
Richmond McDonald's facelift nears completion

Armed robber climbs through McDonald’s drive-thru window

Richmond police are investigating an armed robbery early Friday where the gun-toting suspect climbed through the drive-thru window of a McDonald's restaurant and stole cash from the registers. The robbery occurred at 2:42 a.m. at...
East Brother Beer to hold 2nd Annual Summer Classic this Sunday

East Brother Beer Co. brew earns gold at Cal State Fair

East Brother Beer Company's Oatmeal Stout won gold at the 2019 California State Fair in the "Foreign Export Stout" category, the brewery announced today. The professionally judged competition featured over 180 entries and recognizes the...

Bank of America names Richmond High senior ‘Student Leader’

Navigating high school isn't easy. But Richmond High senior Ryan Saechao has still found time to serve on student councils and volunteer at a soup kitchen, among other community advocacy efforts. The hard work has...
Richmond Promise expanding mentorship program; seeks mentors

Richmond Promise expanding mentorship program, seeks mentors

The Richmond Promise is expanding its mentorship program and seeking individuals who can support its Scholars in their academic, personal, and career success.  Building on the success of our 2018 mentor pilot program, the Promise...

Red Bay Coffee celebrates grand opening

By Kathy Chouteau Red Bay Coffee Roasters, the first coffee shop to swing open its doors in downtown Richmond in two decades, has officially opened for business. The coffee shop, which makes its home in the...
Memorial banner to slain Richmond teen unveiled at Milo Foundation

Memorial banner to slain Richmond teen unveiled at Milo Foundation

Those driving past the Milo Foundation in Richmond now have a bright spirit helping to uplift their day. On what would have been his 21st birthday on Sunday, community members gathered to celebrate a new...

Juneteenth parade Grand Marshal heartened by youth participation

At 83 years old, Mel Davis knows he'll one day have to pass the baton. The longtime community advocate, currently treasurer of the Neighborhood Block Association (NBA) and formerly a member of the City of...
Mary and Deonte have been busy beautifying downtown

Mary and Deonte have been busy beautifying downtown

Now that the late rains in May have passed, Richmond residents and longtime Richmond Main Street Initiative (RMSI) neighborhood ambassadors Mary and Deonte have been hard at work on the downtown corridor. In recent weeks,...

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Richmond mayor seeks suggestions for naming ferry terminal

Richmond mayor: Weekend ferry service should begin in August

Weekend Richmond Ferry service should begin starting in August, Richmond Mayor Tom Butt announced today. The mayor, who long advocated for the new ferry terminal,...

Bank of America names Richmond High senior ‘Student Leader’

Navigating high school isn't easy. But Richmond High senior Ryan Saechao has still found time to serve on student councils and volunteer at a...

‘Where’s Pablo?’ off to a great start

Hannia (pictured above), an incoming sixth grader, was inspired to visit all 23 businesses in one day to collect Where’s Pablo playing cards. Her...