Assemblymember Tony Thurmond (D-Richmond) recently honored Toody Maher, an artist, inventor and entrepreneur, of Richmond as the 15th Assembly District Woman of the Year. “I had the pleasure of presenting this award to Toody [...]
Community members, local businesses, faith and public agencies held a rally Thursday, March 17 in front of Richmond City Hall, calling on the university Chancellor Nicholas Dirks to signa legally binding community benefits agreement.
Courtesy of the Richmond Standard Five teachers were recently named by the West Contra Costa Public Education Fund as 2016 Teaching Excellence Award winners for their daily commitment to excellence in the classroom.
By Lynda Carson “Fair and Affordable Richmond” on Saturday kicked off a signature gathering campaign to place a Rent Control and Just Cause Eviction Protection ballot measure http://tinyurl.com/h7o2lxe on the November ballot.
Courtesy of Richmond Standard Starting Wednesday, March 16, nonprofits serving Richmond and North Richmond can apply for grants ranging from $5,000 to $75,000. It’s part of a new grant program providing $6 million [...]
As part of their ongoing effort to bring attention to the injustice suffered by the Port Chicago 50, Representatives Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) and Barbara Lee (CA-13) introduced House Resolution (H. Res. 616) calling for the [...]
The Richmond Art Center, which is celebrating its 80th Anniversary, “The Human Spirit: Contemporary Figuration as an Expression of Humanism.” The autobiographical work of Joan Brown and Viola Frey stand as beacons to the [...]
A budding Richmond artist and illustrator who created the children’s book, “I Can’t,” has launched a project at a local elementary school where she teaches young people how to produce — and publish — their [...]
Special to the Richmond Post Ruby Lee Howard, the tenth of 13 children in her family, and everyone admits she was the one with the firecracker personality.
The San Francisco Business Times has reported on a new plan to build up to 800 units near Richmond BART Station as part of the Richmond Transit Village-Metro Walk project.