Saturday, September 19, 2020

Richmond

Multicultural Children’s Bookstore announces new Richmond location

Multicultural Children’s Bookstore has new Richmond location

By Kathy Chouteau After closing its retail space in Richmond’s Hilltop Mall at the start of the COVID-19 shelter in place order, the Multicultural Children’s Bookstore has reemerged to announce it will open in a...
Fresh Approach launches Market Match program at Richmond Farmers' Market

Fresh Approach launches Market Match at Richmond Farmers’ Market

By Kathy Chouteau Shopping at the Richmond Farmers’ Market on Fridays has just gotten more affordable for CalFresh/EBT users thanks to Fresh Approach, which has launched a Market Match program there. As part of the program,...

Thanksgiving charity effort to honor David Patrick Underwood

By Kathy Chouteau Richmond community organizer and activist, Antwon Cloird, will be celebrating the life of his slain friend this November when he hosts the First Annual David Patrick Underwood Thanksgiving Memorial Sun., Nov. 22, 2020 from...
‘Bike to Wherever Days’ off and rolling in September

‘Bike to Wherever Days’ off and rolling in September

By Kathy Chouteau Bike to Work Day in Richmond and beyond has been rescheduled with a twist. The annual event, which was cancelled in May due to the pandemic, has been reimagined by Bike East...
Fairfield residents arrested in connection with Kevin Santisteban's murder

Fairfield residents connected to Kevin Santisteban’s murder

Two Fairfield residents have been arrested in connection with the fatal shooting of Kevin Santisteban on Interstate Highway 80 in San Pablo, according to the San Pablo Police Department. Santisteban, 20, of Richmond was fatally...
Moving Forward provides Richmond kids with school supplies, desks and headphones

Moving Forward preps Richmond students for distance learning

Over 100 bags full of school supplies, 40 desks and headphones were provided to Richmond families in need on Sunday, Sept 6. They were part of the fourth annual back-to-school program by Moving Forward, a...
Online fundraiser launched for victim of I-80 car crash

Online fundraiser launched for victim of I-80 car crash

An online fundraiser has been launched for the victim of a car crash on Interstate Highway 80 in Richmond Friday night. The victim, identified by family members by her first name Alyssa, is a high...
Online fundraiser launched for family of fatal I-80 shooting victim

I-80 fatal shooting victim identified; fundraiser launched

The victim of a fatal shooting on Interstate Highway 80 near San Pablo Dam Road early Saturday has been identified as Kevin Santisteban, 20, of Richmond, according to the Contra Costa County coroner's office. Santisteban...

Bay Area Rescue Mission to give 1,000 backpacks to WCCUSD students

By Kathy Chouteau This local backpack giveaway has grown from 20 backpacks donated 20 years ago, to 1,000 in 2020. The Bay Area Rescue Mission (BARM) and Chevron are teaming up to give away 1,000 backpacks...
Cigar boxes serve as musical muse for local artist

Cigar boxes serve as musical muse for local artist

By Kathy Chouteau While the pandemic has been unkind to many local businesses, it has inspired the creativity of local artist Steve Zwetsch of Cigar Box Kitchen Guitars. A baker by trade, Zwetsch has been...

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Richmond Art Center fundraising amid COVID-19

Richmond Art Center expands online offerings for fall session

By Kathy Chouteau Amid a pandemic rendering in-person classes unsafe, the Richmond Art Center (RAC) has expanded its online art class lineup to unveil a...

Triple shooting under investigation in Richmond

One man was killed and two other people were injured in a shooting just before noon today in the area of 4th Street and...