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Ted the Handychick breaks ground helping clients ‘from the studs up’

Ted the Handychick breaks ground helping clients ‘from the studs up’

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By Kathy Chouteau Ted the Handychick is known for repairing, remodeling and upgrading whatever is needed around the house, but she’s also broken the mold by being a successful woman in a traditionally male-dominated field. Since...
Monvera Glass Decoration innovates, expands at Richmond’s Ford Point

Monvera Glass Decoration innovates, expands at Richmond’s Ford Point

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By Mike Aldax The historic Ford Point has been a symbol of innovation on Richmond’s waterfront for nearly a century, and Monvera Glass Decoration, which has operated there since 2011, is keeping that tradition alive. Launched...

Brothers bring Thai-American fusion to former site of Mississippi Catfish

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By Mike Kinney Two brothers have brought a Thai restaurant to the former Richmond location of Mississippi Catfish. About a month ago, Max and Christopher Manonuek opened Pra Jam Thai Restaurant at 12440 San Pablo Ave. For...
Culinary trio invests in San Pablo

Trio of restaurant veterans invests in San Pablo

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By Mike Kinney After working in fine dining in San Francisco for many years, Javier Valdivia along with couple Juan and Mely Padilla decided to combine their skills and invest in a culinary home of...
MexiHibachi chef turns TikTok success into Richmond business 

MexiHibachi chef turns TikTok success into Richmond business 

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By Mike Kinney Chef Francisco Arce gets an idea, does a little dance, then he's off to the races creating delicious meals in front of thousands of his adoring TikTok fans from around the world.  With...
Weekly ‘Coffee Pop-Up’ coming to CoBiz

Weekly ‘Coffee Pop-Up’ coming to CoBiz

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By Kathy Chouteau Coffee, matcha, nitro cold brews and pastries…Whatever your pleasure, you can find it every Thursday at the “Coffee Pop-Up” from 9:30-11:30 a.m. at CoBiz Richmond. The downtown Richmond co-working site and business incubator...
R&R Cafe enjoys successful first year in business

R&R Cafe enjoys successful first year in business

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By Mike Kinney One year after opening, R&R Cafe in San Pablo is thriving, largely thanks to its welcoming menu and environment. Recently, the Standard stopped by the eatery at at 1260 Rumrill Blvd. to see...
The Grout Guys are about family, community and result

The Grout Guys are about family, community and results

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By Mike Kinney Mark Torres is well known for putting in long hours for his community as president of the Richmond Little League Baseball and Girl’s Softball for the last 17 years, and as a...
Sailing Goat Restaurant announces opening weekend with live music

Sailing Goat Restaurant announces opening weekend with live music

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By Kathy Chouteau An exciting new venture is sailing into Point San Pablo Harbor Fri., April 28, when the Sailing Goat Restaurant will swing open its doors to one and all. That same weekend will...
How local grocer became a natural wonder

How local grocer became a natural wonder

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By Mike Kinney Bob Gerner, founder of the popular El Cerrito Natural Grocery Company (which, in fact, is actually located within Richmond city limits), has been dedicated to the natural food business for more than...

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Phila Burger continues to draw crowds as it plans a few upgrades

Phila Burger continues to draw crowds as it plans a few upgrades

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By Kathy Chouteau When was the last time you ate at Phila Burger Station? The iconic eatery has been serving up hoagies, sandwiches, burgers, cheesesteaks and...
ARTSCCC selected as County’s official local arts agency

ARTSCCC selected as County’s official local arts agency

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By Kathy Chouteau The Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors recently recognized ARTSCCC (Arts Contra Costa County) as the county’s local arts agency and the...
Jaime Guzman honored as RPD's 2023 Detective of the Year

Jaime Guzman honored as RPD’s 2023 Detective of the Year

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For Detective Jaime Guzman, it's all come full circle.  Guzman grew up in Richmond, began his career as a police explorer, was hired as a...