Fundraising Dinner Celebrate 1905 & the Founding of Richmond

Save the date of Friday January 29, 2016 for the Richmond Museum Association benefit dinner at the Historic Galileo Club! Tickets are $45 per person and all proceeds benefit the operating budget of the Richmond Museum of history and the SS Red Oak Victory. Tickets can be purchased in three...

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AC Transit Service Expansion Plan Nears Completion

  AC Transit is looking ahead to one of its largest service enhancements and most extensive service redesigns. Now in the final stages of review and refinement, the proposed Service Expansion Plan (SEP) would increase local service by up to 14 percent and significantly improve reliability and connections. The SEP...

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Coffee Meets Storytelling at New Café

By Chanelle Ignant | Richmond Pulse Cassie Cushing discovered her love for storytelling four years ago. She was a barista in Arizona at the time, and was learning how to roast her own coffee. A recommendation from friends inspired her to try something new – a storytelling class at a...

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Made in Richmond Foodie Gift Box

News from City Hall This holiday season, share Richmond’s new energy with family, friends and coworkers. The Richmond community has developed wonderful gift boxes beautifully assembled by California Delicious, a local business dedicated to creating gourmet selections from across California in spectacular gift boxes and celebration packages. The City of...

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AC Transit Announces Hire of New Chief Financial Officer

OAKLAND, Calif. – The Alameda-Contra Costa County Transit District announces the hiring of Claudia L. Allen as Chief Financial Officer effective December 7. Allen brings more than 30 years of senior management experience in finance, accounting and budget development in large-scale organizations including the Port Authority of Allegheny County in...

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Santa Claus is Coming to Downtown!

Richmond Main Street Initiative and East Bay Center for the Performing Arts invite the entire community to come Downtown to the historic Winter’s Building for an evening filled with memorable activities for the entire family. DOWNTOWN HOLIDAY FESTIVAL Wednesday, December 16 | 4pm – 8pm East Bay Center for the...

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Local Happenings: December 2015

From the Richmond Pulse News Desk Holiday Arts Festival Saturday, Dec. 5 The Richmond Art Center’s annual community event and fundraiser takes place Saturday, Dec. 5 at 2540 Barrett Ave. The Holiday Arts Festival, now in its 53rd year, kicks off with a free daytime family friendly event from 11:00 a.m....

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Richmond Chamber Honors Difference Makers of 2015

By Malcolm Marshall A woman who worked in the male-dominated construction industry and a man who introduced young people to nature were among the individuals honored by the Richmond Chamber Of Commerce this year. At its annual business meeting and “Thanks for Giving” luncheon, the Chamber Of Commerce recognized businesses,...

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Expo Showcases Richmond’s Latino Artists

Story • Tania Pulido | Photos • Katherine Rife  Richmond Pulse Nearly 100 people turned out for the Latina Center’s second Eco-Artisan Latin American Expo earlier this month, showcasing ecologically friendly products created by some of the top Latino craft artists in the Richmond area. Held at the Middle Lovonya...

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