Richmond

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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12 Apr 2021

Broke-Ass Stuart is Looking for a New Arts & Events Editor

Broke-Ass Stuart has been at the center of the events and arts scene in the Bay Area for over 15 years. And right now we are looking to bring on a new editor to focus on events as the world begins to open back up. This is a cool opportunity since events will be taking

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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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27 Sep 2019

To Understand the East Bay, You Must First Understand San Pablo Avenue

The East Bay is nearly impossible to define as a whole. It’s a sprawling, urban area that includes two counties, two area codes and a population of over 2.7 million people. There is no one neighborhood or city that truly can encompass everything that the East Bay is. But there

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20 Feb 2019

Richmond Has Hella Culture

By Haley Pollock The Bay Area is well known for some its larger urban centers. San Francisco, San Jose, Oakland and Berkeley often steal the spotlight and have global name recognition. Tucked in here and there are dozens of tiny cities that completely fall under the radar. Most locals don’t

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05 Dec 2018

The Best Cheap Eats in Richmond

By Haley Pollock If you don’t know, you better ask somebody: Richmond isn’t just coming up, it’s always been. Those of you who think Richmond is something out of Law & Order need to come correct. Richmond is hella brown, hella progressive and hella cool. There’s a thriving art community

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17 Oct 2018

Best Dates for Plant Nerds in the East Bay

Since we live in California, we have TWO prime planting seasons – Spring (duh) and the second right after the first rain in the Fall…which is now! This means that every nursery is booming with autumnal cuteness – and it’s the best time for you to ask out that cute plant nerd you know and adore.

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02 Jul 2018

Families Belong Together: Protesters Outnumbered Inmates at Richmond Jail

Guest Post by Nevin Long Between 1,500 and 2,000 demonstrators amassed outside the West County Detention Facility in Richmond, California, Saturday as part of a national day of resistance against the Trump administration’s immigration policy. Their message was clear: families belong together. The rally capped off two weeks of intense

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