The city of Richmond is home to many businesses founded and run by women. We interviewed three to learn about their experiences, challenges and successes: Cassandra Simmons, owner of Cassandra’s Wedding Cakes & Beyond; Nikki Villa and Sheila Grovhoug, the daughter and mother business partners behind the Station One Farmhouse store; and Jacqueline Majors of public relations firm J Majors & Associates, LLC.
Tideline Marine Group launched a new Richmond-to-San Francisco water taxi today. The commuter service will run Mondays through Fridays on three vessels that will transport passengers between Marina Bay and San Francisco’s Pier 1.5.
Election day is just around the corner. Before everything comes to a close, we walked around Richmond, stopping at Civic Center Plaza and Marina Bay, to ask residents what they thought about the upcoming vote.
After 42 years in business, brothers Robert and Patrick Eames’s hardware store on the corner of McBryde and San Pablo avenues is shutting its doors.
An event organized by the Contra Costa County Historical Society to commemorate Native American Day last month brought together historians, authors and community members to discuss Native American genealogies, sacred sites and their preservation.
The news that plans for the Berkeley Global Campus at Richmond Bay have been indefinitely suspended has elicited a mix of reactions across the city.