By Vanessa Ochavillo, Sacramento Bee At Krazy Mary’s Boutique in midtown Sacramento, owner Mary Kawano is already accommodating the state’s new minimum wage of $9 a hour, which went into effect Tuesday.
Commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act that was signed by President Lyndon Johnson in 1964, faith leaders, elected officials, community members, and activists assembled together at the Beebee Memorial Cathedral in Oakland [...]
With Baby Boomers projected to more than double in California by 2050 – and many seniors struggling without savings or insurance to cover their long term health care needs – organizations like the Center for [...]
Families in North Richmond will now have access to vital health services for children and much needed home remediation services through a unique economic development project funded through a grant from Chevron.
Actress and recording artist Zendaya will be filling a new role this summer as the late songbird Aaliyah in a Lifetime biopic of the R&B singer’s life and rise to stardom before her untimely death [...]
An 89-year old woman who was among the Japanese Americans sent to internment camps during World War II spoke at the West Contra Costa Unified School District Board of Education Committee on Renaming Portola Middle [...]
Steven Parker, a native of Richmond, has witnessed the city in its prime when the government was functioning effectively for its residents. But he says that in recent years, Richmond has struggled, and the quality [...]
For 29 years, Larry Moore has been struggling to clear his record after a bureaucratic mistake attached another person’s criminal record to his name. In that time, he has endured what some may view as [...]
Christian Vassell, 20, is autistic but has not allowed his disability to define him. Now a student at the National Institute for Artist and Disabilities (NIAD), located at 551 23rd Street in Richmond, Christian has [...]
Former City Councilmember Donna Powers is considering a return to Richmond’s City Council. Powers first joined the local political fray in 1991 with a run for city council.Community members remember Powers as someone who shook [...]