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Contra Costa supes place moratorium on certain criminal justice fees

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The Contra Costa County Board of Supervisor voted Tuesday to halt the County’s practice of collecting administrative fees from people leaving jail or on probation, aiming to remove the financial burden on low-income individuals...

Bakery takes healthier approach to making dough

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By Kathy Chouteau Dan Gildor, owner and head baker at Marina Bay Bakery, is a man with a mission. In the case of the Richmond baker, who operates out of his home in—you guessed it—the city’s...
Armistice Brewing Company plans to expand taproom, beer garden

Richmond brewery gets cease-and-desist order from British baking legend Mary Berry

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The agency representing Mary Berry, former legendary host of the British show “The Great Holiday Bake Off,” was reportedly none-too-happy that a Richmond brewery used her name for one of its beers. As reported in SFGate,...
East Brother Beer to hold 2nd Annual Summer Classic this Sunday

East Brother Beer Co. wins gold at California Craft Brewers Cup

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East Brother Beer Co. just won another big award for its beer. At the California Craft Brewers Cup in Long Beach, part of the California Craft Brewers Association’s annual conference, the Richmond-based brewery’s Bo Pils...

Harbour-8 Park improvements coming along

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A ribbon-cutting ceremony for significant enhancements to Harbour-8 Park in Richmond’s Iron Triangle neighborhood is just weeks away. Today, the Standard drove past the developing park located on the Richmond Greenway at Harbour Way South,...

Chevron Richmond takes 150 community members to A’s game

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The Richmond community was taken out to the ball game on Saturday, Sept. 7, part of an annual tradition that’s sponsored by Chevron Richmond in partnership with the Oakland Athletics. Chevron invited 150 community members,...

Tenants’ opportunity to purchase ordinance pitched for Richmond

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Two Richmond councilmembers are exploring a city ordinance that would require owners of rental units to offer their tenants the first opportunity to purchase the facility before it is demolished, discontinued or sold on...

Public invited to see final plans for Yellow Brick Road

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Ten years in the making, final plans have been developed for the Yellow Brick Road Project in Richmond’s Iron Triangle neighborhood. The public is invited to learn more about the proposals this week. Every day...

North & East neighborhood’s picnic extravaganza

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By Mike Kinney The Richmond event that has been in billed as a “free picnic extravaganza” again lived up to the description Saturday. Live performances, family-friendly activities, a free barbecue and a local nonprofit fair all...

RPAL mural shines in the spirit of collaboration

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By Kathy Chouteau The Richmond Police Activities League (RPAL) on Friday unveiled a vibrant new mural on its building that bears testimony to the incredible spirit of collaboration among its creators. Named “Beyond Mentoring” and powered...

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Tacos El Tucan sizzles it up Tijuana style on San Pablo Ave.

Tacos El Tucan sizzles it up Tijuana style on San Pablo Ave.

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By Kathy Chouteau When was the last time you had some Tijuana-style tacos at Tacos El Tucan? If you pass by Tacos El Tucan on San...
The Factory Bar makes down-time rewarding for local teachers

The Factory Bar makes down-time rewarding for local teachers

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By Kathy Chouteau The Factory Bar in Richmond is ringing in its “Second Annual Teacher’s Attendance Contest” this week, much to the anticipated delight of...
Richmond couple's heartwarming story of senior dog earns Petco rescue grant

Richmond couple’s heartwarming story of senior dog earns Petco rescue grant

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A Richmond couple's heartwarming story about their adopted senior dog Maya won Petco’s annual ‘Love Stories” contest, leading to a $10,000 grant for a...