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SFMOMA acquires range of NIAD artworks 

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By Kathy Chouteau The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) is pioneering a partnership with Oakland’s Creative Growth Art Center, which not only brings glad tidings to the Richmond-based NIAD Art Center, but also...
Richmond High music director fundraising to send students to summer camp

Richmond High music director fundraising to send students to summer camp

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Andrew Wilke, devoted director of the Richmond High School Music Department, has launched a GoFundMe fundraiser aiming to send 10 student musicians to La Honda Music Camp in Hayward, which runs for one week...
Miss Richmond appeals for support heading into Miss California pageant

Miss Richmond appeals for support heading into Miss California pageant

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By Kathy Chouteau Alizè Johnson is representing her hometown as Miss Richmond USA 2024 in the Miss California USA pageant happening June 21-23 at the Hyatt Regency Orange County. If she emerges victorious, she’ll compete...
Chevron partners with Giants on ‘Science of Baseball’ event at Nicholl Park

Chevron, Giants team on ‘Science of Baseball’ event at Nicholl Park

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By Mike Kinney Retired San Francisco Giant leftfielder Jeffrey Leonard joined two Chevron Richmond Refinery engineers to help teach the science of baseball to youth at Nicholl Park on Wednesday. It's part of a partnership between...
Lifeguard Bootcamp begins Jan. 9 at City of Richmond pools

Lifeguard Bootcamp begins Jan. 9 at City of Richmond pools

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Interested in becoming a lifeguard for the City of Richmond? Lifeguard Bootcamp will be offered at City of Richmond pools, including the Richmond Swim Center and the Richmond Plunge, starting Jan. 9. Lifeguard Bootcamp is...
Richmond Art Center celebrates Indigenous Peoples' Day through artmarking

RAC celebrates Indigenous Peoples’ Day through artmaking

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By Mike Kinney Dozens of community members and their families celebrated Indigenous Peoples' Day through artmaking at the Richmond Art Center on Saturday. It was part of the art center's annual "Fall Family Day," a fun,...
Family Chess Day coming to Nicholl Park

Family Chess Day coming to Nicholl Park

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By Kathy Chouteau Nicholl Park will be “where it’s at” for Richmond’s first Family Chess Day in the Park this Sat., July 22 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., which also happens to be International...

Bay Area Rescue Mission invites community to ‘Heart of Rescue’ at Craneway Pavilion

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By Kathy Chouteau The Bay Area Rescue Mission (BARM) will host the “Heart of Rescue” event Sat., Sept. 16 from 2-4 p.m. at the Craneway Pavilion in Richmond. The event is free to attend, however...
Richmond's Doug Harris to host talk with sportswriter David Newhouse

Richmond’s Doug Harris to host talk with sportswriter David Newhouse

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By Mike Kinney Richmond resident and independent film director Doug Harris will host a book talk gathering with sportswriter and author David Newhouse at Barnes & Noble Bookstore at El Cerrito Plaza on Thursday, Oct....
FIERCE Advocates, collaborators to host free ‘Back to School Jumpoff’

FIERCE Advocates, collaborators to host free ‘Back to School Jumpoff’

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By Kathy Chouteau FIERCE Advocates, formerly known as Building Blocks for Kids (BBK), will help local kids get ready for the upcoming academic year by hosting “Ivan’s 3rd Annual Back to School Jumpoff” on Sat.,...

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‘San Pablo Shines’ community cleanup set for Saturday

‘San Pablo Shines’ community cleanup set for Saturday

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By Kathy Chouteau Neighborhood Champion Maria Alvarado will lead the community cleanup event, “San Pablo Shines,” Saturday, April 13 from 10 a.m. to noon in...
Richmond Memorial Auditorium to host Bay Area Derby games

Richmond Memorial Auditorium to host Bay Area Derby games

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The Bay Area Derby is kicking off its 20th Anniversary season at Richmond Memorial Auditorium. Games will be played June 1, Sept. 14 and Oct....
Great American Hamburger and Pie Co. closes after 38 years in business

Great American Hamburger and Pie Co. closes after 38 years in business

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A Point Richmond staple closed its doors today after 38 years. Great American Hamburger and Pie Co. co-owners George and Helen Koliavas permanently closed on...