Wednesday, September 28, 2022

Richmond

A Few of My Favorite Things: The Artisan Café’s Fried Chicken Breast Sandwich

A Few of My Favorite Things: The Artisan Café’s Fried Chicken Breast Sandwich

By Kathy Chouteau The Standard’s recently launched series, “A Few of My Favorite Things” takes a quick look at some of this reporter’s top local treasures—be they food, drink, places or faces—from Richmond and beyond....
Happy 101st birthday to Betty Reid Soskin

Happy 101st birthday to Betty Reid Soskin

The nationally beloved Betty Reid Soskin turned 101 years old today, and the "happy birthdays" have been widespread. As noted in a happy birthday note from the National Park Service, Soskin retired at age 100...
New all-girl's baseball team in San Pablo seeks players

New all-girl’s baseball team forms in San Pablo

A new baseball team in San Pablo is unique in that it is girls-only, a first for the city, according to Andre Williams Sr., president of the San Pablo Baseball Association. Players ages 8 to...
Greater El Bethel Missionary Baptist Church to host October Revival

Greater El Bethel Missionary Baptist Church to host October Revival

By Kathy Chouteau Parchester Village’s Greater El Bethel Missionary Baptist Church is hosting a multiday “Church Revival” Wed.-Fri., Oct. 26-28 from 7 p.m. to 8:35 p.m. at its location at 813 Williams Dr. in Richmond. The...
Richmond native Sande French inducted into Black Tennis Hall of Fame

Richmond native Sande French inducted into Black Tennis Hall of Fame

By Mike Kinney When she was 8 years old, Sande French’s little brother Don gave her a globe for Christmas. Every night, she would spin it, then dream about the place where her finger would...
Richmond preschool set for ‘Grand Opening’ of expanded new location

Richmond preschool set for ‘Grand Opening’ of expanded new location

By Kathy Chouteau Curious Explorers Academy (CEA), a Richmond preschool serving three-and-four-year-old children, is celebrating the “Grand Opening” of its new location Sat., Oct. 22 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The preschool, which has been...
'Black Vines' event coming to CoBiz Richmond

‘Black Vines’ event coming to CoBiz Richmond

Black Vines, a unique networking organization that showcases and celebrates African American winemakers and culture, is inviting the community to its unique networking event at CoBiz Richmond this Saturday, Sept. 24.   The Black Vines' free...
Live poetry & open mic event to honor Latinx Heritage Month

Live poetry & open mic event to honor Latinx Heritage Month

By Kathy Chouteau De La Tierra, a live poetry and open mic event honoring Latinx Heritage Month, will take place Wed., Sept. 28 from 6:30-8 p.m. at the East Bay Center for the Performing Arts. The...
‘Fields of Study, The Art of Doug Wittnebel’ coming to Point Richmond Gallery

‘Fields of Study, The Art of Doug Wittnebel’ coming to Point Richmond Gallery

By Kathy Chouteau The Point Richmond Gallery is gearing up to present its latest artist exhibition, “Fields of Study, The Art of Doug Wittnebel,” with opening receptions slated for Oct. 8-9 from 2-6 p.m. The...
Hercules actor dishes on working on Hollywood movie Father Stu

Hercules actor dishes on working on Hollywood movie Father Stu

By Kathy Chouteau Hercules actor Alonso Saravia recently checked in with the Standard to announce his latest movie, Father Stu, featuring Mark Wahlberg and Mel Gibson, has been released on Netflix. The film debuted in...

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Pinole Valley High homecoming parade to prompt road closures

Pinole Valley High homecoming parade to prompt road closures

The Pinole Valley High School Homecoming Parade will prompt road closures Friday afternoon. The parade will start at about 2 p.m. at Pinole Valley Park...
Richmond launches electric vehicle car share program

Richmond launches electric vehicle car share program

By Kathy Chouteau The City of Richmond Transportation Department and Charge Up Contra Costa launched an electric vehicle (EV) car share program operated by Miocar...
Richmond Little League sign-ups happening at RPAL Saturday

Richmond Little League & Girls Softball welcomes sign-ups for 2023

By Kathy Chouteau Richmond Little League Baseball & Girls Softball is welcoming sign-ups for the 2023 season at an event Sat., Oct. 1 from 1-3...