Legal Services Plans Help Small Businesses Afford Protection

by David Schoenthal An astonishing number of small business owners face legal challenges, largely on their own, according to a 2013 survey by Decision Analyst, one of the largest privately owned research firms in North America, but those that subscribe to a legal-services plan report 100 percent satisfaction with the...

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7th Annual Summit to Prepare Students for Tech Careers

by Stacey Street Businesses and schools in Northern California will be coming together in Richmond on May 17th from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. at the Craneway Pavilion to help prepare students for careers in science, technology, engineering, and math fields. The 7th Annual Northern California Summit on Children and...

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Creating Healthy Business Climate

By Tom Butt, Mayor of Richmond As a Richmond business owner for more than 40 years, I understand that a healthy business climate in Richmond is essential to increase jobs, municipal revenue, and economic diversity and opportunity. That is why I have worked with civic and business leaders throughout my...

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Go Solar and Become a Powerhouse

by Gene Manalo   You can take control of your energy costs by generating your own clean, more affordable solar energy with SolarCity. It’s a simple way to protect against rising energy bills. Utility rates can rise unpredictably. But with a SolarLease from SolarCity, you can have a solar energy system...

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Enjoy a Day at Kaleidoscope Coffee

Whimsical, studious, invigorating. There are many adjectives to describe an experience at Kaleidoscope Coffee, Richmond’s newest neighborhood business located at 109 Park Place in the quaint downtown triangle of Point Richmond. With its plethora of coffee, baked goods, nightly public events, and it’s wondrous open study space;  Kaleidoscope Coffee provides...

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De Anza Students Tackle Computer Woes at Free Fix Day

Story by Richmond Pulse Community members brought their computers to the De Anza High School cafeteria earlier this month, hoping students could banish viruses, remove spyware and speed up their laptops and desktops, free of charge. At the school’s Free Fix Day Jan. 16, where 20 tech academy students put...

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Local Business Owners Mingle at Richmond Trade Show

About 200 local business owners and managers networked with peers in West Contra Costa County at the Richmond Chamber of Commerce’s sixth annual Super Mixer Trade Show Jan. 20 at the Craneway Pavilion. “This is the event that businesses look forward to, to kick off the business year,” said chamber...

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