Tuesday, February 18, 2020

Richmond

518 East Bay girls gather for Richmond STEM summit

Over 500 East Bay girls gather for Richmond STEM summit

By Kathy Chouteau Girl power was on full display in Richmond today. Over 500 young women from East Bay high schools gathered at a daylong summit at Richmond Memorial Auditorium to learn about STEM careers...
The powerful story behind Armistice Brewing in Richmond

The heartfelt story behind Armistice Brewing in Richmond

Ever wonder how the recently expanded Armistice Brewing Company in Richmond's Marina Bay neighborhood got started? SFGate.com recently set off to find out, and what it published on Monday was a heart-tugging profile about...
No confirmed cases of coronavirus in Contra Costa County

No confirmed cases of coronavirus in Contra Costa County

As of Tuesday, there were no confirmed cases of coronavirus in Contra Costa County, according to Contra Costa Health Services (CCHS). The virus that causes an outbreak of pneumonia illnesses began in the city of...
Richmond's East Brother unveils new beers, gears up for 3rd anniversary

Richmond’s East Brother unveils new beers, gears up for 3rd anniversary

By Kathy Chouteau Brace yourselves, beer fans. Like a golden trumpet hearkening the arrival of SF Beer Week (SFBW20), which runs Feb. 7 through Feb. 16, Richmond-based East Brother Beer Company is rolling out two...
California Arts Council chair to speak at Richmond Art Center

California Arts Council chairperson to speak at Richmond Art Center

Nashormeh Lindo, chair of the California Arts Council, the state agency that exists to advance California through the arts, will be one of two presenters at a free event at the Richmond Art Center...
North Richmond center will soon open early childhood reading room

North Richmond center will soon open early childhood reading room

By Kathy Chouteau A new early childhood reading room that aims to prepare infants through Kindergarten-aged children for elementary school is nearing completion at the Shields-Reid Community Center in North Richmond. The Shields-Reid Community Center Early...
Starting next month, BART service will begin one hour later

BART service changes include earlier departure for first Richmond train

BART has announced services changes beginning Feb. 10 that include an earlier weekday departure for the first train from Richmond Station. The first trip on the Orange Line from Richmond to Warm Springs will leave...
90 years ago: Richmond builders establish 5 day work week

90 years ago: Richmond builders establish 5 day work week

Did you know? Ninety years ago, Richmond tradesmen established a 5-day work schedule, replacing their former five days and a half schedule. The move was called "one of the most important steps ever taken...
Berkeley man arrested for robbing Mechanics Bank in Pinole

Berkeley man arrested for allegedly robbing Pinole Mechanics Bank

A Berkeley man was arrested Thursday on suspicion of robbing a Merchanics Bank in Pinole the previous day, police said. At about 9:20 a.m. Wednesday morning, a man entered the Mechanics Bank at 2690 Pinole...
Richmond-themed gift shop opens at BART Station

Richmond-themed gift shop opens at BART Station

Osaretin Ogbebor points to the T-shirt imprinted with an impressive and familiar building and says, "It's the Hotel Carquinez, of course."  Constructed in 1925, the building at 410 Harbour Way, once a center for civic...

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San Pablo: History in full Blume

San Pablo history in full Blume

By Mike Kinney The Standard recently caught up with Janet Pottier, president of the San Pablo Historical and Museum Society, for insight about the historic...
12 employers to attend San Pablo hiring fair

12 employers to attend San Pablo hiring fair

Twelve local employers will be looking to meet great candidates at the West County Hiring Fair at San Pablo Library this Wednesday.  Employers will conduct...
Local student’s artwork featured in national children's magazine

Local student’s artwork featured in national children’s magazine

By Kathy Chouteau Alice Dangler, 7,  a second-grader at Mira Vista Elementary in Richmond, had the purr-fect answer to Spider Magazine’s recent call for cat...