Friday, August 7, 2020

Richmond

Crestmont School to hold Magic Show & Mixer for parents of prospective students

Crestmont School to hold Magic Show & Mixer for parents of prospective students

Crestmont School in Richmond will hold a Magic Show & Mixer on Saturday to allow parents of prospective students an opportunity to chat with current parents at the school and board members. The free event...
Mark your calendar! First of free upcoming Music on the Main concerts July 23.

Don’t forget! Music on the Main, a free concert series, starts tonight with R&B...

The annual Music on the Main free concert series, brought to us by the Richmond Main Street Initiative (RMSI), is set to kick off Wednesday night with a performance from R&B diva Rhonda Benin. The...
After doing doughnuts on Richmond street, driver allegedly gets violent with broomstick

After performing doughnuts on Richmond street, man allegedly attacks cop with broomstick

He was apparently swept up in the moment. A driver who was pulled over for performing doughnuts on a Richmond street over the weekend was arrested on DUI charges -- but not until after he...
Fans of one of Richmond's best known rappers, Kool John, are getting restless on Twitter as they await the release of his next album.

Richmond’s Kool John debuts ‘Wobble’ two days ahead of album release

The Twittersphere has mainly one word to describe Richmond rapper Kool John's new anthem, "Wobble," which debuted Tuesday: slappin'. The single features two members of Kool John's Richmond crew, The Heartbreak Gang: Skipper and Iamsu!,...
Plans to add extra lane and ped/bike path on Richmond-San Rafael Bridge move forward

Plan in works to add third eastbound lane and bike path on Richmond-San Rafael...

A $74 million project undergoing environmental review would add a third eastbound lane on the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge and a bike/pedestrian path on the span's upper deck. On Friday, Richmond Mayor Tom Butt forwarded a...
Water Emergency Transportation Authority

Richmond ferry proposal clears another hurdle

A plan to build a ferry terminal near Craneway Pavilion that would offer weekday service to and from San Francisco took a step forward Friday, after the West Contra Costa Transportation Advisory (WCCTAC) board...
Live mortar-type explosive found in Richmond home; military bomb squad got rid of it.

Live mortar-type explosive found in Richmond home; military bomb squad summoned

Residents living within a two-block area near Richmond's Annex neighborhood were evacuated late Monday afternoon after a live mortar-type explosive was discovered in a home, police said. A Travis Air Force Base bomb squad was...
Opinion: Enough Already, Let’s Keep BART Running

BART directors vote to ban e-cigarettes in trains and stations

The BART Board of Directors on Thursday moved to ban the use of e-cigarettes and similar vaporizing devices in trains and stations. Thursday's vote to update the transit agency's no-smoking policy is the first of...
How a popular Richmond baker without formal training went on to make a cake for Justin Timberlake

How a popular Richmond baker without formal training went on to make a cake...

Richmond resident and entrepreneur Rosa Robinson, owner of Sweet Dreams Bake Shop, was the star of a great write-up on the For Richmond blog Tuesday. After being laid off from her fifth job in three...
Sandy Hook Promise program coming to Contra Costa County schools

St. David School to hold open house Sunday, financial aid session Wednesday

St. David School is holding an open house for prospective students and their families on Sunday. The open house will take place from noon to 2 p.m. at the school, located at at 871 Sonoma...

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Kennedy teacher’s art works set for de Young exhibition

Kennedy High teacher’s artworks set for de Young exhibition

By Kathy Chouteau A Richmond teacher is “on the edge” of fulfilling his lifelong dream. Steve Mainini, who has worked as a visual arts teacher...
County no longer eyeing purchase of Hilltop Marriott to serve homeless

County no longer eyeing purchase of Hilltop Marriott to serve homeless

By Mike Kinney Contra Costa County is no longer looking to purchase the 190-unit Hilltop Courtyard by Marriott in Richmond for the purpose of developing...
Boteco serves up authentic Brazilian cuisine in Richmond

Boteco serves up authentic Brazilian cuisine in Richmond

By Mike Kinney Since age 10, Katia Kuhnhausen has had a passion for cooking, in large part inspired by her late father, a Portuguese immigrant...