Thursday, January 23, 2020

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Locals hooked up at new Richmond barber shop

Locals hooked up at new Richmond barber shop

By Mike Kinney It's only been in business for about four months, but this Richmond barber shop is so far making the cut. One big reason is affordability: The Hook Up Barber and Braiding Shop at...

Prime Time Nutrition’s prime location in San Pablo

Last week, we told you about how Prime Time Nutrition and Joe’s Brew just opened at San Pablo Library. Today, the Standard visited the new business that is creating a buzz in the community. This is...
Huong Tra shines as communal gathering spot

Huong Tra shines as communal gathering spot

By Kathy Chouteau Huong Tra Vietnamese Restaurant & Deli’s busy location at 12221 San Pablo Ave. makes it both easily accessible and easy-to-miss. But venture inside the Richmond mainstay, and you’ll be greeted with a...
San Pablo's Blue Bay Thai holds successful local food tasting

San Pablo’s Blue Bay Thai holds local food tasting

Patty Sutantawong, owner of Blue Bay Thai in San Pablo, had a brilliant idea to help promote her restaurant. Within one week, she gathered seven food tasters from San Pablo and Richmond. Three doctors from...
What goes on inside your dog’s fuzzy head?

What goes on inside your dog’s fuzzy head?

Franz Kafka’s fictional short story, “Investigations of a Dog,” details the inner musings of a sentient canine who asks, “Where does food come from?” and other existential questions. Since Kafka’s days, man has made...
New Richmond gym invites community to grand opening party

New Richmond gym invites community to grand opening party

The recently-opened City Sports Club at 4100 Klose Way in Richmond is inviting the community to a grand-opening party on Saturday, Oct. 13. The club features all of the usual fitness amenities and more, including...
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...
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...
San Pablo pet care provider donates 10-percent of earnings to local nonprofits

San Pablo pet care provider donates 10-percent of earnings to local nonprofits

By Mike Kinney Rebecca Marlin, formerly an international Human Rights attorney in New York City, is now a San Pablo resident -- and our community, including its many beloved pets, is lucky for that. After moving...
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We dined at Xiang Xiang Noodle

The Standard joined friends at the San Pablo Economic Development Corporation last week in a visit to Xiang Xiang Noodle in El Sobrante. Remarkably delicious food kept coming, and coming, and coming at the restaurant...

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Chevron Black History Awareness scholarship application period extended

Deadline extended for Chevron’s black history awareness scholarship

The deadline to apply for the Chevron Richmond Black History Awareness Scholarship program has been extended to Jan. 31. High school seniors in the West...

Richmond park aims to preserve past and right past wrongs

On Saturday, Jan. 11, in the Park Plaza neighborhood, nearly 60 volunteers from the nonprofit Groundwork Richmond, the Richmond Rotary Club and the community...

Oakland van theft impacting Richmond youth BMX program

A youth program that operates at Dirt World, Richmond’s popular new BMX track, has been impacted by the theft of a van in Oakland...