Posts Tagged ‘local business’

Around the Way: I want more moles

Los Moles and beer garden, a new restaurant in Contra Costa County, serves unique homestyle Mexican foods for the local. True to its name, the restaurant specializes in eight types of moles made of natural organic ingredients.

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Tales of Two Cities #2: All about the Benjamins

Howdy Listeners, This week on Tales of Two Cities we take a look at four unique businesses and how they reflect what’s happening in Richmond and Oakland’s economies. From a legendary deli in the heart of Temescal on the brink of shutting down because of rising rents, to a local factory that hires an unexpected workforce;…

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First community briefing for the Berkeley Global Campus

UC Berkeley and the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory are planning the new Berkeley Global Campus at Richmond Bay. The committee wants the university to sign a legally binding agreement aiding those such as disadvantaged workers, emancipated foster youth, homeless people and individuals with criminal records, and requesting the university pay a fee to the city, to improve affordable housing and displacement issues, among other suggestions.

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Locally Richmond: Guillermina Asian Art and Antiques

The inventory in Guillermina LaFever’s self-named store is not all she owns. She constantly rotates pieces between the store, storage and her home. (Photo by Brittany Kirstin)

Guillermina Emy LaFever is the owner of Guillermina Asian Art and Antiques, an antique shop specializing in Japanese items, but with a growing collection of pieces from all over the world. She began the business in 1981, managing shops in throughout the Bay Area, before finding a home for the shop in Point Richmond 18 years ago.

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