By D. Demond King, The Redemption Center Recent legislation in Colorado legalizing recreational marijuana use is being touted as a “springboard” by many supporters of the nation’s burgeoning pro-pot movement. Ma
By Ned MacKay If you’ve made a New Year’s resolution to get more fresh air and exercise in 2014, your East Bay Regional Park District stands ready to help.
By Jeff Wright Stop Investor Greed sponsored a Town Hall Meeting on Dec. 1 a plan approved by the mayor and a majority of city councilmembers that could result in the seizure of “underwater mortgages” [...]
WORLD AIDS Day on Dec. 1 is celebrated as a show of unity in the global fight against AIDS and to commemorate those who died from the disease. But after the day passes, many people [...]
The Drew Gooden Foundation in partnership with Maurice Braxton hosted the annual Winter Wonderland Toy Drive, Sunday, Dec. 22 at the Booker T. Anderson Community Center.
Lottie Russell celebrated her 90th birthday on Friday, Dec. 20 Lottie surrounded by five generations of family and close friends. Among those attending were three of her children, four grandchildren and spouses, nine great-grandchildren, two [...]
The Richmond Police Activities League (RPAL) has added one-on-one youth mentoring to its slate of activities. The program, started in April 2012, provided young people with life- skills building activities including workshops on a variety [...]
News headlines such as “Knockout Game Suspect Charged with Hate Crime” could prove detrimental to black urban youth. With the perception that ‘young black men in urban communities are inherently dangerous’ already prevalent, should the [...]
Funds for workforce training are now available from the Employment Training Panel (ETP). The funds originate through employer contributions into the Unemployment Insurance Fund, and are intended to address the training needs of private, for-profit [...]
By For Richmond staff As De Anza senior Destiny Howard found out last week, the 4th annual “Help a Brother Get to College” Day was not just about the boys.