Monday, September 16, 2019

Richmond

Prime picnic spots in Richmond

By Kathy Chouteau With summer surging full steam ahead, the time is right for an outdoor picnic. Fortunately, there are no shortage of prime picnic spots to choose from throughout Richmond, should you want to...

Beetle Box brings experimental compositions to the Point

By Kathy Chouteau Take one part kaleidoscope, another part experimental “Beetle,” and you have a musical act that sounds like it might have originated in the 1960s by some lads from Liverpool. Turns out, the aforementioned...

Affeldt joins Jr. Giants, Chevron for Science of Baseball clinic

A three-time World Series champion stopped by the baseball field at Nicholl Park in Richmond to meet the young talent on Monday, and he was certainly impressed. “This is a little different from what I...

RYSE Commons groundbreaking ceremony set for Friday

A highly anticipated groundbreaking ceremony for the Richmond RYSE Center's major renovation and expansion project is set for this Friday afternoon. The event will take place from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the RYSE...

Interim city manager pledges to be ‘open, honest, and direct’

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 will help the city find a permanent city manager, he...

Dog training offered at Jelly’s Place

Dog Training is being offered at Jelly's Place at 2905 San Pablo Dam Road in San Pablo, featuring a free 30-minute Dog Ownership 101 lesson for those who adopted a dog from the animal...

Tiny LIVING festival coming to Richmond

A big event involving tiny houses is coming to Richmond this fall. The Tiny LIVING Festival California is set to bring tiny homes, vintage campers, converted buses (skoolies), teardrop trailers and more, along with live...

RYSE celebrates groundbreaking for expansion

By Rafael Lima Before Abel Pineda began participating in programs at the RYSE Youth Center in Richmond, he says he was a teenager who had lost his friend to gang violence, and who, at a time...

Volunteers sought for Coastal Cleanup Day

It's that time of year when we all pitch in to beautify our coasts, creeks and trails.  Community volunteers are invited to join their neighbors in celebrating International Coastal Cleanup Day on Saturday, Sept. 21,...
Driver flees after fatally striking pedestrian at 20th and Barrett

Richmond High teacher arrested over relationship with underage student

A Richmond High teacher was arrested Monday night on suspicion of having an inappropriate relationship with an underage student, police said. The Richmond Police Department is not releasing many details about the active, ongoing investigation,...

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North & East neighborhood’s picnic extravaganza

By Mike Kinney The Richmond event that has been in billed as a “free picnic extravaganza” again lived up to the description Saturday. Live performances, family-friendly...

RPAL mural shines in the spirit of collaboration

By Kathy Chouteau The Richmond Police Activities League (RPAL) on Friday unveiled a vibrant new mural on its building that bears testimony to the incredible...

Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center workshops benefit local retailers

The Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center is offering a free, five-week Retail Business Series, which are weekly workshops aimed at helping local retailers get their businesses...