Wednesday, April 1, 2020

Richmond

Botto Bistro, famous for war against Yelp, sold to Mountain Mike's Pizza

Botto Bistro, famous for war against Yelp, sold to Mountain Mike’s Pizza

Chef Davide Cerretini of Botto Bistro in Richmond, internationally famous for waging a war against Yelp, announced this week that his eatery has been sold to Mountain Mike's Pizza. But Cerretini is making sure not...
Richmond coffee houses ready “to-go” serving caffeine-loving community

Richmond coffee houses ready ‘to-go’ serving community

By Kathy Chouteau If there’s one thing you can always rely on in Richmond, it’s that the city’s coffee purveyors will always find a way to serve their caffeine-loving public. During the coronavirus (COVID-19) shelter-at-home order,...
Richmond: Man's death after violent police encounter under investigation

Richmond: Man’s death after violent police encounter under investigation

A man's death two days after he was involved in a violent encounter with Richmond police officers is being jointly investigated by the Contra Costa County District Attorney’s Office and the Richmond Police Department. At...
The Mobile Farmers' Market is returning to its post-winter routes in Richmond and San Pablo.

Fresh Approach Mobile Farmers’ Market modifies service stops

By Kathy Chouteau The Fresh Approach Mobile Farmers’ Market has suspended its downtown and North Richmond stops at this time, but has continued its service at the Richmond Civic Center. The decision comes on the...
Richmond Ferry ridership exceeds first month expectations

Richmond Ferry service suspended during coronavirus lockdown

Richmond Ferry service has been suspended until at least April 7 due to the shelter-in-place order in the Bay Area that aims to reduce transmission of the coronavirus, or COVID-19. The Water Emergency Transportation Authority...
Richmond Chamber creates list of eateries still serving during coronavirus lockdown

Richmond Chamber creates list of eateries still serving during coronavirus lockdown

The Richmond Chamber of Commerce is answering the call of community members who want to know what local restaurants offering takeout and/or delivery services during the coronavirus lockdown. Today, the Chamber published a list of...
Shops at Hilltop announce upcoming Asian-inspired food/entertainment additions

The Shops at Hilltop closed, Walmart remains open

The Shops at Hilltop remains closed until further notice, including the 24-hour Fitness and also Macy's. Walmart, however, remains open, and it announced today a change of hours from 7 a.m. to 8:30 p.m....
Richmond: Commissary kitchen set to open for local foodpreneurs

Bridge Commissary Kitchen mobilizes to help local chefs, community

By Kathy Chouteau Bridge Commissary Kitchen has announced that it’s open to chefs to prepare to-go food during coronavirus (COVID-19) shelter-at-home orders. Available for rental by licensed caterers, the kitchen is located on the grounds...
RPAL invites college-bound students to apply for scholarship

RPAL invites college-bound students to apply for scholarship

By Colette Wright  College-bound local high school seniors are encouraged to apply for the Richmond Young Scholar Scholarship. The Richmond Police Activities League (RPAL) is offering scholarships from $500 to $3,000 to graduating seniors from Richmond,...
Richmond traffic stop leads to seizure of guns, ammunition and body armor

Richmond traffic stop leads to seizure of guns, bullets and body armor

A police traffic stop in Richmond on Sunday resulted in the seizure of the firearms, ammunition and illegal body armor. Richmond police K-9 Officer Brandon Hodges and Officer Alyssa Alvarado conducted the traffic stop for...

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Contra Costa stay-at-home order extension includes new directives

Contra Costa stay-at-home order extension has new restrictions

Contra Costa County and five other Bay Area counties extended a previous stay-at-home order through May 3 and added restrictions on activities in order...
Richmond's public safety heroes: Brandon Hodges

Richmond public safety heroes: Brandon Hodges

Day and night our public safety heroes answer the call, working tirelessly to prevent crime and save lives. When they’re not doing that, they’re...
Richmond Virtual Rec Center helps alleviate shelter-at-home doldrums

Richmond Virtual Rec Center a remedy for shelter-at-home doldrums

By Kathy Chouteau The Richmond Public Library and Community Services Department have an antidote for anyone suffering the COVID-19 shelter-at-home doldrums: A Virtual Recreation Center. The...