Richmond Main Street Initiative
1015 Nevin Avenue, Suite 105, Richmond, California 94801

510-236-4049

Save the Downtown Post Office!

The United States Postal Service (USPS) has publicly noticed the closure of the Post Office at 1025 Nevin Avenue.

Richmond Main Street strongly believes that the closure of this post office location would be detrimental to all residents and businesses. We are sending the following letter to advocate that this post office location remain open.

We encourage you to voice your concerns by submitting comments to:
Jody Lowe
Real Estate Specialist
USPS Facilities Office
PO Box 27497
Greensboro, NC 27498-1103

Comments must be received by February 8, 2017.

Download our letter here. Feel free to add your own thoughts/comments.


Please also consider making the following actions:
Calling the Richmond Postmaster
Ms. Gurpreet Sohal
District Operations Office
(510) 874-8252
Contact Congressman Mark DeSaulnier Call Richmond Office (510) 620-1000
Call Washington Office (202) 225-2095
Send an email

Family Chess Knight Winter Session
Want to learn a game that the whole family will enjoy? Well here is your chance. Everyone is invited to join in on an exciting and challenging evening of chess.    Where: Richmond Recreation Complex, 3230 Macdonald Avenue, Richmond, CA When: Friday Nights – 6pm to 7:30pm Dates: May:   12th, 19th   Everyone is invited. Free chess instruction available.  Chess sets are provided.   For more information contact: TC Ball (510) 439-6311 / info@thewcca.com / www.thewcca.org   The next move is yours, make it a good one
Save the Date for...Celebrate Downtown 2017! 4 fantastic family-friendly community events in Downtown Richmond: Healthy Village Festival Saturday, June 24 10am - 1pm Community Green Space, Harbour Way & Macdonald Avenue More details & info here Music on the Main Wednesdays, July 26 & August 23 5pm - 7:30pm Parking Lot @ Marina Way & Macdonald Avenue More details & info here Spirit & Soul Festival Saturday, September 16 1pm - 5pm Macdonald Avenue, from Harbour Way - 13th Street More details & info here DOWNLOAD THE FLYER
Plan Bay Area 2040 Open House
This May, residents from across the Bay Area will come together at a series of public open houses to discuss how to plan for our region’s future growth.   Will you be there?   After two years of public discussion and technical work, the draft Plan Bay Area 2040 is out for public comment. Lend your voice to the discussion on future actions and transportation funding priorities that the region can take to encourage more efficient and effective transportation and an adequate housing supply while meeting goals to protect the environment. The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) and the Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG) want to hear from you!   Please attend a workshop, where you can view displays, ask questions and offer comments on Draft Plan Bay Area 2040, Draft Environmental Impact Report (EIR), Draft Transportation-Air Quality Conformity Analysis for the Draft Plan Bay Area 2040 and the Amended 2017 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP).   Open House Workshops Downtown Richmond Monday, May 8 6pm – 7:30pm East Bay Center for the Performing Arts, 339 11th Street, Richmond, CA 94801 RSVP here (not required, but greatly appreciated)   View full schedule here. For directions to these open houses, including public transit access, please visit 511.org.   Check out the Draft Plans View the Draft Plan Bay Area 2040, the Draft EIR and the AQ Conformity Analysis at 2040.PlanBayArea.org.   For more information Visit www.PlanBayArea.org, email info@PlanBayArea.org, or call (415) 778-6757 To receive updates about Plan Bay Area 2040, sign up here: www.planbayarea.org/your-part/mailing-list.   Can’t attend an open house? Connect with Plan Bay Area on Facebook and Twitter.   Accessible Meetings Do you need an interpreter or any other assistance in order to participate? Please call us at 415.778.6757. We require three days’ notice in order to provide reasonable accommodation. 為了便於參加,您需要口譯員或其他任何協助嗎?請致電415.778.6757聯絡我們。我們需要提前3天通知才能提供合理的輔助服務。 ¿Necesitas un intérprete o cualquier otra asistencia para participar? Comunícate al 415.778.6757. Necesitamos aviso con tres días de anticipación para proporcionar asistencia razonable.
Freshest Cargo Mobile Farmers’ Market
Downtown Richmond Stop   When: Wednesdays, 4pm – 5:30pm Location: Marina Way & Macdonald Avenue Fresh Produce from Local California Farms Great, Low Prices CalFresh/EBT Welcome * Market Match Honored     More Info & Resources Get the flyer: English, Espanol, Bilingual Freshest Cargo: A “farmers’ market on wheels”. Sourcing produce directly from local farmers to sell at sites across the Bay Area. Increasing access to fresh, quality produce in areas where it is not otherwise easily accessible. More details & schedule available here. CalFresh/EBT: Monthly food benefit/nutritional assistance program for low-income households. Learn more and how to apply here. Market Match: Get extra cash to buy fruits & veggies! A dollar-for-dollar match when shoppers pay using CalFresh/EBT.  Up to $10 FREE. Learn more and how to participate here.