Monday, November 28, 2022

Richmond

'Vilansse by Cherry's Eye' creates beauty and community wellness

‘Vilansse by Cherry’s Eye’ creates beauty and community wellness

By Kathy Chouteau While the pandemic has caused many to pause, Cherry Tyler (“Miss Cherry”)—a Richmond business woman who has worked in the eye beauty space for 20 years—has instead been spurred by it to...
Holiday Boutique to help women ‘reach for the stars’ in education

Holiday Boutique to help women ‘reach for the stars’ in education

By Kathy Chouteau The Philanthropic Educational Organization (P.E.O.), a nonprofit that supports women in education, is ringing in the season of sharing with a Holiday Boutique fundraiser Sat., Dec. 3, from 11 a.m. to 2...
Fresh Approach brings healthy fruits and veggies to Richmond residents

Fresh Approach brings healthy fruits and veggies to Richmond residents

By Antonia Ehlers, PR and Media Relations, Kaiser Permanente Northern California Richmond resident Marsha Quick has more energy and has reached a healthy weight since she started visiting the Fresh Approach mobile farmers’ market at the...
Confident Catwalk set to return to CoBiz

Confident Catwalk set to return to CoBiz

By Kathy Chouteau The “4th Annual Confident Catwalk,” an event that encourages women to walk unapologetically in their purpose, will return to CoBiz Richmond Sat., Nov. 12 from 12-4 p.m. Included in the lineup for...
Richmond Half Steppers track club

Registration opens for Richmond Half Steppers track club

Registration is open for the Richmond Half Steppers track club. The long-running club has begun condition at 10 a.m. on Saturdays at Martin Luther King Jr. Park on Harbour Way. The season starts in the...
Rhythms of the Land film screening a ‘valentine’ to Black farmers

Rhythms of the Land film screening a ‘valentine’ to Black farmers

By Kathy Chouteau Urban Tilth’s Black Caucus is welcoming community members to the “Rhythms of the Land Screening & Q&A with Director Dr. Gail Myers” Nov. 16 from 5:30-8:30 p.m. at the Richmond Art Center. The...
Kid-run nonprofit aims to level playing field for youth sports in Richmond

Kid-run nonprofit aims to level playing field for youth sports in Richmond

By Mike Kinney A nonprofit is stepping up to support a high school sports program in Richmond after its teenage co-founder read about the team's equipment needs in the Richmond Standard. On Thursday, Nov. 3, a...
El Cerrito star selected for All-American bowl game at Dallas Cowboys’ stadium

McAdoo selected for All-American bowl game at Cowboys’ stadium

By Kathy Chouteau When the Blue-Grey All-American Bowl East vs. West football game gets underway at the Dallas Cowboys’ AT&T Stadium Dec. 12, El Cerrito High School varsity running back Tony McAdoo will be on...
Contra Costa to hold 'Operation Documentation' event for veterans

Contra Costa County veterans invited to ‘Operation Documentation’

A free Operation Documentation event for Contra Costa County veterans and their families will be held in Martinez on Thursday, Nov. 10. The event, which runs from 4-6 p.m. at the Contra Costa Clerk-Recorder-Elections Office,...
El Garage serves up ‘quesabirria & jokes’ at first comedy show

El Garage to serve up ‘quesabirria & jokes’ at first comedy show

By Kathy Chouteau If you’re ready to put turkey leftovers in the rearview mirror and embrace quesabirria tacos and a good laugh the Saturday after Thanksgiving, head over to El Garage Nov. 26 for a...

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By Kathy Chouteau Richmond Promise, an organization that aims to build a culture of degree and certificate attainment in Richmond, is looking to hire a...