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Small-scale, high-end Anaviv’s Table opens in Richmond

Small-scale, high-end Anaviv’s Table opens in Richmond

Anaviv Table -- a fine-dining farm-to-table restaurant at 600 Hoffman St. in Richmond -- was sold out in its opening week, and only a few reservations are available for this upcoming week, a restaurant...

Hospice care not slowing longtime community activist

Alone at a relative’s home in Oakland, Sims Thompson walked on his own to open the front door. He was a bit frail, but he moved around fine. He sat on a reclining chair...
Rescue Mission, Chevron to hold Back to School celebration on Sept. 12

Rescue Mission, Chevron to hold Back to School celebration on Sept. 12

Families, we know you're extra busy with schools resuming. But make sure to mark your calendars for Sept. 12, when the Bay Area Rescue Mission teams up again with sponsor Chevron Richmond to hold...
New Richmond nonprofit helps working adults gain a degree

New Richmond nonprofit helps working adults gain a degree

By Zach Chouteau Have you ever heard of a college program with no tests or required attendance that lets you gain a degree on your own time and in your own way? The Standard dropped...
Richmond Plunge to close for several months for repairs

Richmond Plunge to close for several months for repairs

The Richmond Plunge in Point Richmond will close for construction from Sept. 1 till at least the end of the year, according to city officials. The plaster on the bottom of the pool needs to...
3 forums set for WCCUSD board candidates

3 forums set for WCCUSD board candidates

The 11 candidates running for three seats on the West Contra Costa County Unified School District (WCCUSD) Board of Education in the Nov. 6 election have been invited to participate in a series of...
Shipt to offer same-day home deliveries from Target, CVS, Safeway, Foods Co.

BART gets $6.8M FEMA grant to boost security

BART is getting $6.8 million in federal emergency funding to address public safety on the system. The grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) follows several stabbings on the trains and in the stations. The...

Genre-bending bands at season’s final Point Richmond Music summer concert

By Zoe Jennings The last concert of the Point Richmond Music free summer concert series will feature two genre-bending bands, Achilles Wheel and Ruckatan Latin Tribe. The show is set for Friday, Sept. 14, on the...
Blighted magazine rack in Richmond becomes 'Little Free Library'

Blighted magazine rack becomes Richmond alley’s ‘Little Free Library’

by Mike Kinney A Richmond alleyway that has been rehabilitated with ample help from local community members now has its own Little Free Library. Community organizer Cesar Zepeda created and donated the library station. The city...
Annual Richdmond BBQ to honor local first responders, raise funds for fire victims

Richmond BBQ to honor first responders, raise funds for fire victims

The Richmond Chamber of Commerce is hosting the 12th Annual First Responders BBQ Appreciation Lunch on Tuesday, Sept. 11. The event honoring fire and police personnel will run from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at...

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Slow Burn Glass heats up Richmond art scene

Slow Burn Glass heats up Richmond art scene

By Kathy Chouteau A talented glass artist has recently fired up the Richmond art scene. Equipped with his glassblowing pipe, glass artist and instructor Bryan Goldenberg...

What you can do about ants in your home

By the Contra Costa County Integrated Pest Management Advisory Committee Where you see one ant you are bound to see more. Their small size allows...

Hercules police release images from damaging crash

"Seatbelts do save lives." That's part of the statement released by Hercules police following a damaging solo-vehicle crash early Monday on Willow Avenue near Palm...