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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...
Richmond Pizza House a welcome additional to local food scene

Richmond Pizza House a welcome addition to local food scene

By Zach Chouteau Everyone’s a VIP at Richmond Pizza House. The new eatery, which owner Issa Abuhayja opened up last month at 12343 San Pablo Ave. in Richmond, has already earned a five-star rating on Yelp...
Valley Nails & Spa in El Sobrante set for grand opening

Valley Nails & Spa in El Sobrante set for grand opening

A San Pablo nail salon that opened in May is set to have an official grand opening event on Wednesday, June 27, in partnership with the San Pablo Economic Development Corp. Valley Nails & Spa...

Revamped Cafe McBryde ready for relaunch

By Zach Chouteau Fans of fantastic breakfast fare can officially rejoice; Cafe McBryde, the popular little establishment that underwent a forced closure about a year ago, seems ready for relaunch this Saturday. Shuttered by the Contra...

Jersey Mike’s Subs opens in San Pablo

Jersey Mike’s Subs, a popular sandwich maker with 1,500 franchises nationwide, opened in San Pablo early this month.  The new franchise owned by Indy and Meet Pahwa is located at 30 D San Pablo Towne...
The intriguing Xiang Xiang Noodle of El Sobrante

The intriguing Xiang Xiang Noodle of El Sobrante

After celebrating its grand opening last year, Xiang Xiang Noodle remains an intriguing new dining option in El Sobrante. The restaurant at 454 Appian Way is known for its authentic knife-cut noodles, long stretched noodles...
El Cuscatlán Restaurant celebrates San Pablo grand opening

El Cuscatlán Restaurant celebrates San Pablo grand opening

By Mike Kinney The El Cuscatlán Restaurant enjoyed its grand opening today at 14350 Laurie Lane in San Pablo. Dozens of well-wishers from the community, including family members, representatives of elected officials and the San Pablo...
San Pablo EDC's tattoo removal program aims to remove job barrier

San Pablo EDC’s tattoo removal program aims to remove job barrier

By Mike Kinney On the third Saturday of every month, dozens of inked-up local residents stream into the San Pablo Economic Development Corporation offices at San Pablo Avenue and Church Lane in order to take...
Blush on 23rd Street to hold 1st anniversary celebration

Blush on 23rd St. to hold 1st anniversary celebration

Earlier this year, we had a fun time visiting Blush, a hip new store on 23rd Street opened by Richmond native and El Cerrito High graduate Viridiana Rodriguez. After enjoying a successful first year, Blush...

Martha Zamora’s Richmond business does it all

by Mike Kinney Martha Zamora is a jack of all trades and qualified to be by your side during both the best and worst of times -- we're not just talking about tax season, but...

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Toyota partners with Contra Costa College on career training program

Toyota partners with Contra Costa College on career training program

Toyota is installing its national automotive technician training program at Contra Costa College (CCC). Starting in Fall 2020, Contra Costa College​ will offer Toyota's Technician...
Richmond Tire set to give away 350 backpacks, supplies on Sunday

Richmond Tire set to give away 350 backpacks, supplies on Sunday

Richmond Tire of San Pablo is holding a backpack and supplies giveaway event on Sunday. Owners Jeff Rubin, and his son, Kalani, purchased 350 backpacks...
Temple Beth Hillel’s Religious School - Beit Midrash Hillel begins Sunday, August 19, 2018

Temple Beth Hillel’s religious school begins Sunday

Temple Beth Hillel’s Religious School -- Beit Midrash Hillel -- begins this Sunday. Kindergarten through post B’nai Mitzvah Religious School classes offer an exploration into Jewish...