Monday, June 17, 2019

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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...
Senior Helpers celebrating 10 years in East Bay

Senior Helpers celebrating 10 years in East Bay

Senior Helpers, a company that provides personalized in-home senior care, is celebrating 10 years of serving the East Bay, including Richmond, El Cerrito Berkeley and Oakland. The company, based at 712 El Cerrito Plaza, sends...

East Bay’s coolest gym? Ice Chamber

After the dot com crash of 2000, El Cerrito resident Steven Khuong and his wife Mayachela Garcia left behind the corporate world to pursue their first love: health and fitness. Launching the business in their...

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Point Richmond kicks off annual summer concert series

Point Richmond kicks off annual summer concert series

By Zach Chouteau When it comes to local warm-weather traditions the whole family can enjoy, the Point Richmond Summer Music Festival—now in its 18th year—is...

Dialing 1 a must for 510 area codes starting June 22

Residents and businesses with the 510 area code must dial 1 before dialing their phone number for all calls starting Saturday, June 22, according...