Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Richmond

Richmond ‘block party’ a one-stop spot for city, county services

Need to sign up CalFresh, Medi-Cal or Veterans benefits? Perhaps you need copies of vital records, a library card, or information on college scholarships, employment opportunities, voter registration, energy efficiency rebates, animal vaccination vouchers...pretty much...

Summer camp inspires new generation of Rosie the Riveters

Think you had a busy summer? Perhaps you haven't met Rosie's Girls, a fearless group of 30 sixth, seventh and eighth graders from Richmond and San Pablo. Just reading through their six-week summer itinerary is exhausting....
Point Richmond Social Club has opened at 401 S. Garrard Blvd.

Point Richmond Reggae Jam set for two Sundays this month

An afternoon of reggae music in Richmond? We say 'Yeah mon.' The Point Richmond Social Club at 401 S Garrard Blvd. is hosting several DJs spinning strictly reggae vinyl from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m....

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...

Photos! Richmond comes together for National Night Out

By Mike Kinney Dozens of community block parties were held Tuesday evening throughout West Contra Costa County to celebrate National Night Out. The annual event aims to form bonds between law enforcement and neighbors aimed at...

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...

Rosie Rally revs up for Richmond return

By Kathy Chouteau Time to bust out your polka-dots! The Rosie the Riveter Trust has announced that this year’s Rosie Rally Home Front Festival—commonly known as the “Rosie Rally”—will be held Sat., Aug. 10, 2019,...
Temple Beth Hillel invites community to Purim Carnival

Temple Beth Hillel’s Religious School starts Sunday, Aug. 25

Beit Midrash Hillel: Temple Beth Hillel’s Religious School begins Sunday, Aug. 25 at 9:30 a.m.   Kindergarten through post B’nai Mitzvah Religious School classes offer an exploration into Jewish history, culture, holidays, customs and Hebrew for Kindergarten...

Where to celebrate National Night Out

Dozens of locations throughout West Contra Costa County are set to celebrate National Night Out on Tuesday, the annual event that aims to forms bonds between law enforcement and neighbors aimed at crime prevention. In...

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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ADA compliance: How to make your business welcoming to all

The ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) was created to ensure all customers, regardless of physical ability, have access at brick-and-mortar stores. However, many business owners,...

Richmond’s newly appointed interim city manager addresses city

Richmond's newly appointed interim City Manager Steve Falk expects to serve in his role through the end of the year, and during that time...

Video! 8 criminal complaints forwarded to DA after sideshows

Criminal complaints against eight individuals were forwarded to the Contra Costa County District Attorney's Office following three separate sideshows that occurred Sunday, Aug. 11,...