Saturday, May 28, 2022

Richmond

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...
Overaa requesting bids for Wilson Elementary rebuild

Overaa requesting bids for Wilson Elementary rebuild

Richmond-based C. Overaa and Co. is seeking bids from qualified subcontractors and suppliers for the ongoing project to build a new Wilson Elementary School campus at 629 42nd St. The school has been operating this...

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...
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...
Stolen car driver fails to clear San Pablo Ave. median during getaway

Stolen car driver fails to clear San Pablo Ave. median during getaway

The driver of a stolen vehicle attempted to drive over street island in San Pablo this morning, taking down a small tree and blowing out three tires, according to the San Pablo Police Department. That...
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...
Richmond set to celebrate new EVgo fast-charging hubs

Richmond to celebrate new EVgo fast-charging hubs

Earlier this year, we told you about two new fast-charging hubs for electric vehicles being installed in Richmond. On Saturday, June 22, the new hubs will be celebrated at a family-friendly event at Richmond Civic...

No joke: comedy nights come to Richmond

Something funny is going on over at Bridge Storage and ArtSpace in Richmond. Local comedian JD Arandia is hosting Homegrown Comedy, a monthly event bringing comedians to the self-storage, art and community space at 23...

I crossed an animal in distress in Richmond…

By Mike Kinney Have you ever crossed an animal in distress in our community and wondered what to do? A quick call to Contra Costa Animal Services does the trick. Having a veterinary technician as...
Volunteers clean up downtown Richmond park ahead of summer

Volunteers clean up downtown Richmond park ahead of summer

By Rafael Lima Richmond's downtown park, called the Community Green Space, received a much-needed sprucing ahead of summer on Saturday thanks to volunteers and a collaboration between the Richmond Main Street Initiative and the West...

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Olympians ‘Make a Splash’ at The Plunge in support of swim lessons

Olympians ‘Make a Splash’ at Richmond Plunge to support swim lessons

By Kathy Chouteau Olympians Nathan Adrian, Elizabeth Beisel, and Cullen Jones took the Richmond Plunge on Monday to help coach local youth swimmers and to...
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Local actor to appear in Brad Pitt blockbuster, ‘Bullet Train’

By Kathy Chouteau Hercules resident Alonso Saravia credits a Richmond Standard Facebook post with sparking the launch of his acting career, which has included work...

14 couples to marry at John Muir House as ‘Destination Weddings’ returns

Fourteen couples will get married at the John Muir National Historic Site on Friday in Contra Costa County's first "Destination Weddings" event since before...