It takes a matter of seconds to get in trouble and years to get out of it. I used to put my life in harm’s way countless times, expecting nothing to happen to me. I was lucky.
Tamales and Champurrado. That’s the typical Latino Thanksgiving, at least in my household. That is until three years ago. This was when my family became ‘Americanized,’ and my mom got into a turkey, mashed potatoes, and corn frenzy.
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.
Richmond isn’t known for a having a big nightlife or music scene. But there is one place in town where musicians go to jam: Tuesday nights at The Baltic Restaurant and Bar in Point Richmond.
The traditional Mexican holiday Día de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, was brought to life November 1 and 2 at the East Bay Center for the Performing Arts in Richmond
Closed for nearly a year and a half, the Richmond Swim Center at 4300 Cutting Blvd., next to Kennedy High School, has reopened. Classes will resume in 2016.
Flooding into the Craneway Pavilion, Marina Bay Park and the SS Red Oak Victory Ship, locals celebrated the ninth annual Richmond Homefront Festival this past Saturday, Oct. 10, recognizing the special role that the city’s shipyards played in World War II.
Marking a decade of community gardening, about 225 people came from across the Bay Area to the Craneway Pavilion on Saturday, Oct. 3 to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the non-profit Urban Tilth.
From the Pulse News Desk
Annual North Richmond Shoreline Festival
The North Richmond Shoreline Festival returns for its 12th year from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 3, at the Point Pinole Regional Shoreline park, featuring food, music, train rides, fire engine exploration, organized nature walks and bird watching led by the National Audubon Society.
The seventh annual Spirit & Soul Festival returns to downtown Richmond on Saturday, Sept. 19 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.