Monday, June 24, 2019

Richmond

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...
Alan Krakauer has lived in Richmond for over 17 years, but Alan Krakauer Photography

Alan Krakauer Photography draws connections to nearby nature

By Mike Kinney   Alan Krakauer has lived in Richmond for over 17 years, but Alan Krakauer Photography was started only last year at the East Richmond Heights Arts & Music Festival.   Krakauer has quite an interesting...
Cheers on the Bay poised to move into former Salute's spot

Cheers by the Bay poised to move into former Salute’s spot

The gorgeous waterfront property that formerly housed Salute e Vita Ristorante is set to feature new restaurant Cheers by the Bay. Lara Choe, owner of Hotel Mac Restaurant in Point Richmond, aims to open a...
Help beauty Richmond's downtown park on Saturday

Help beauty Richmond’s downtown park on Saturday

The time of year has come again to spruce up Richmond's downtown park in preparation for summer. The 3rd annual Spring Clean-Up and Chess in the Park is set for Saturday, June 8, at the...

18 Atchison Village homes go solar at Solarthon

Over 100 volunteers descended upon Atchison Village in Richmond on Saturday to install solar electric systems on 18 homes as part of GRID Alternatives’ 14th Annual Solarthon block party and fundraiser. The volunteers represented individual...
Richmond resident visits Andy’s Donuts for first time

Richmond resident visits Andy’s Donuts for first time

By Kathy Chouteau I am a Richmond resident, and, somehow, I'd never been to the famous Andy’s Donut Stop at 971 23rd St. in Richmond. Until last week. You can’t miss this iconic shop. With its...
Native American Walk for Sobriety returns to Richmond July 15

5th Annual Indigenous People’s Walk for Sobriety set for July 20

You ready to walk with our community's Native Americans? The 5th Annual Indigenous People's Walk for Sobriety is set to take place Saturday, July 20, organizer Mike "Raccoon Eyes" Kinney announced during open forum at...
Richmond Cannabis Forum plans for Green Rush

Richmond Cannabis Forum plans for Green Rush

Ready or not, the Green Rush has struck Richmond. Eight cannabis cultivators and two cannabis manufacturers have begun operating in Richmond since the City Council lifted a ban on such activities in 2016. Another 10...
Mary and Deonte have been busy beautifying downtown

Mary and Deonte have been busy beautifying downtown

Now that the late rains in May have passed, Richmond residents and longtime Richmond Main Street Initiative (RMSI) neighborhood ambassadors Mary and Deonte have been hard at work on the downtown corridor. In recent weeks,...

Stolen puppy returned to San Pablo rescue shelter

We recently told you about Jelly's Place Animal Rescue of San Pablo holding adoption events for dogs at Pet Food Express locations in Pinole and Lafayette. Turns out that ended in a whirlwind after a...

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Weekend Richmond Ferry service should begin starting in August, Richmond Mayor Tom Butt announced today. The mayor, who long advocated for the new ferry terminal,...

Bank of America names Richmond High senior ‘Student Leader’

Navigating high school isn't easy. But Richmond High senior Ryan Saechao has still found time to serve on student councils and volunteer at a...

‘Where’s Pablo?’ off to a great start

Hannia (pictured above), an incoming sixth grader, was inspired to visit all 23 businesses in one day to collect Where’s Pablo playing cards. Her...