Working students are the fastest growing part of the student population in the country because most people realize they need advanced credentials to create the life they want but cannot afford a traditional undergraduate or [...]
Community members chose to celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s holiday in Richmond by teaming up with the “Watershed Project” to help clean the Point Pinole Shoreline. On
Nearly half of black males and almost 40 percent of white males in the U.S. are arrested by age 23, according to a new report. The study released in the journal Crime & Delinquency analyzed [...]
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 [...]