Bay Area residents will have a brief opportunity this week to view the highly anticipated documentary, “Nas: Time is Illmatic,” which delves into the roots of rapper Nasir Jones’ 1994 debut album “Illmatic” that is [...]
Singer Eban Brown, lead vocalist of the 70s soul music group The Stylistics, knows a thing or two about jazz and clubhouse music. A renowned guitarist, composer, singer and songwriter, he recently released a solo [...]
Like many people, Yolanda Jones has undergone a fair share of personal tragedy. She was a victim of domestic violence for 14 years while also working to raise her disabled son who was has cerebral [...]
“Operation Smart” met “Operation Fix Up” on Tuesday, Sept. 9 at Richmond-based Girls Inc. of West Contra Costa. “Operation Smart” is the program that Girls Inc. runs as part of its 39 years of helping [...]
Tony Thurmond, leading candidate for State Assembly District 15 and former school board member and Richmond city council member, opened his official campaign headquarters this weekend in El Cerrito.
The daytime television show The Talk kicked off its fifth season this month on CBS with hosts Sara Gilbert, Aisha Tyler, Sharon Osbourne, Sheryl Underwood, and Julie Chen.
Fisher Realtors has expanded to include a commercial realty division headed up by Cory Lawrence, formerly of Cushman & Wakefield of California. Lawrence is widely known for handling and high-dollar commercial real estate developments in [...]
For years Tom Butt and Corky Booze had a nurturing and respectable relationship. But the Butt/Booze bond has bottomed-out. BAPAC vividly remembers a fundraiser held in support of Corky’s campaign for City Council in 2010 [...]
In 2007 Richmond California was ranked America’s ninth most dangerous city. In 2013 Richmond was ranked America’s 69th dangerous city. Homicide rates are dropping nationally, but not steep enough. The homicide crisis in the black [...]
Over 150 people gathered at Salute’s Restaurant on Thursday, August 27th for a reception hosted by Black American Political Action Committee of Contra Costa County (BAPAC), Richmond Police Officers Association (RPOA) Richmond Firefighters Local 188, [...]