Richmond

11 Jul 2023

How Richmond Went From Murder Capital To Progressive Success Story

When you think of Richmond, California, what do you think of? Most people think of violent crime, poverty and pollution. But there’s a lot more to the City of ‘Pride and Purpose’ than negative headlines.  In the last 10 years, Richmond’s reduction in homicides and other violent crimes is nothing

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09 Dec 2022

10 Local Spots For Last-Minute Gifts Under $30

We’re sliding right into that awkward time of the year when you realize you forgot to buy (or make) a gift for someone this year and only have a couple more weeks to figure things out.  Below is a list of local shops that will have unique last-minute gifts perfect

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19 Jul 2023

The East Bay Beer Passport is Here!

Step into a world of adventure with the 2023-2024 East Bay Beer Passport! There’s no better way to explore the East Bay than to literally drink it in. Each passport contains 27 coupons to buy one beer, get a second beer FREE at 27 of the finest locally owned breweries,

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05 Jul 2022

Artist You Should Know: Brian Enright, Industrial Reuse Sculptor

Brian Enright is a working artist and sculptor who creates artwork out of unconventional recycled materials. He designs work that helps you see the connection between yourself and the natural world; objects that start a conversation. Through my interview with him, you’ll learn where he gets his materials (via an

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01 Apr 2022

A Permanent Home For Artists: Seaport Studios

This goes out to all the dreamers who have dreamt of permanent creative maker spaces in the Bay Area. While the fabric of The Bay Area’s artistic communities has repeatedly been at risk of being pushed out, a newly formed space called Seaport Studios in Richmond is here to stay.

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05 Aug 2021

The Best Beer Drinking Patios in the East Bay

One of my favorite jobs as a journalist is trying out bars and restaurants in order to write our Beer Passports. This past year nearly every weekend I explored 2-3 new drinkin’ patios in the Bay Area, while asking friends and patrons where their favorite spots to drink were. Oakland

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09 Feb 2021

Chevron Oil Spill Prompts East Bay Health Advisory

Parts of Richmond, North Richmond and San Pablo are under a public health advisory Tuesday afternoon due an “incident” at the Chevron Richmond Refinery. The Contra Costa County Community Warning System notified impacted residents just before 4 p.m., warning that individuals with respiratory sensitivities are at most risk of adverse

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29 Dec 2020

Richmond Incubator Program Pairs Would-Be Chefs With Shuttered Restaurants

The plight of struggling restaurants has been a devastating epidemic within the pandemic, forcing many to close doors for good. But as they say, when one door closes, another opens.  In a valiant effort to forge a silver lining in these dark days, one group in Richmond is transforming the

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15 Jul 2020

Reopening Schools: How Partisan Politics Put Our Children at Risk

The current battle over children and reopening schools in the throws of a growing pandemic is both complex and dangerous. There are valid concerns on both sides of the argument, but hyper-politicization is preventing the nation from having a productive debate, leaving our children hanging out there as pawns. In

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