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Richmond Main Street Initiative has new executive director

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Vivian Wong is the new executive director of Richmond Main Street Initiative (RMSI), the organization working to revitalize the city's downtown corridor, RMSI announced on its website. Wong succeeds longtime ED Amanda Elliott, who accepted...
St. David School invites community to hearty breakfast fundraiser

Holy hotcakes! St. David School hosting $8 breakfast fundraiser

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The community is invited to a pancake breakfast fundraiser and open house at St. David School in Richmond. For $8, you'll get fluffy pancakes, sausage, eggs, fruit, orange juice, apple juice, and coffee on Sunday,...

San Francisco Conservatory of Music coming to Richmond

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The San Francisco Conservatory of Music is set to put on a free orchestra performance at the East Bay Center for the Performing Arts at 339 11th St. in Richmond on Sunday, Feb. 2,...

CoBiz Richmond gaining national attention

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A project aiming to bring Silicon Valley's network of investors, experts and deal-makers to Richmond in a way that doesn’t displace existing residents, but rather brings them into the fold, is gaining a national...
Chevron Black History Awareness scholarship application period extended

Deadline extended for Chevron’s black history awareness scholarship

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The deadline to apply for the Chevron Richmond Black History Awareness Scholarship program has been extended to Jan. 31. High school seniors in the West Contra Costa Unified District (WCCUSD) are encouraged to apply for...

Richmond park aims to preserve past and right past wrongs

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On Saturday, Jan. 11, in the Park Plaza neighborhood, nearly 60 volunteers from the nonprofit Groundwork Richmond, the Richmond Rotary Club and the community gathered on land just west of Interstate Highway 80 to...

Oakland van theft impacting Richmond youth BMX program

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A youth program that operates at Dirt World, Richmond’s popular new BMX track, has been impacted by the theft of a van in Oakland Tuesday morning. Howard Cato, founder of Bay Area BMXers and Flood...

Bands sought for Point Richmond Music summer concert series

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Ready to rock the summer of 2020? Point Richmond Music (PRM) is now accepting applications from local bands for its popular annual summer concert series. This series is truly original: no covers are allowed. Since...

De Anza High teacher wins Eukel Award

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De Anza High special education teacher Myrna Hadjirul was honored by the West Contra Costa Unified School District Board of Education last week for earning the Eukel Award. The award by the Warren W. Eukel...

Last call to play ball with Richmond Little League

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Richmond Little League Baseball and Girls Softball (RLLBB) has announced a "last call" for signups this season. Registration occurs Mondays through Fridays from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the Richmond Police Activities League, 2200...

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Mexican restaurant part of mixed-use development on 23rd St.

Mexican restaurant part of mixed-use development on 23rd St.

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A three-story, mixed use development being constructed at 761 23rd St. (between Garvin and Burbeck avenues) in Richmond will feature three dwelling units on...
Rosie the Riveter to receive Congressional Gold Medal

Rosie the Riveter to receive Congressional Gold Medal

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"Rosie the Riveter" will be awarded a Congressional Gold Medal in the United States Capitol on Wednesday, April 10.  Hundreds of Rosies travel from across...
Phila Burger continues to draw crowds as it plans a few upgrades

Phila Burger continues to draw crowds as it plans a few upgrades

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By Kathy Chouteau When was the last time you ate at Phila Burger Station? The iconic eatery has been serving up hoagies, sandwiches, burgers, cheesesteaks and...