Saturday, December 14, 2019

Biz Boost

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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RPD proposes increase in security presence at Main Library

By Mike Kinney Responding to increased public safety problems in and around the Richmond Public Library's main branch, the city is set to require its...

Chevron takes Richmond schools to Chabot Space & Science Center

The Oakland Chabot Space & Science Center is particularly effective at inspiring an intrigue in science among young people. For some, like Stanley Cheng,...

A Richmond veteran in more ways than one

By Mike Kinney We've barely entered Veterans Memorial Hall in Richmond before its longtime president, Art Hall, proudly points out a plaque on the...