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 [...]
Hollywood rolled out the red carpet to fight HIV/AIDS as the Black AIDS Institute celebrated its 15th anniversary. The gala, held in Hollywood at the Director’s Guild of America, included a reception, silent auction and [...]
Community members turned out last Saturday to celebrate the dedication ceremony of a new baseball field at the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Park. Funded by Pacific Gas & E Company and the Oakland A’s, [...]
Representing high schools from as far away as Pittsburgh and Pebble Beach, some 120 graduating high school students participated Tuesday night at the College Bound Brotherhood’s graduation celebration at the Kaiser Center in Oakland.
The Veterans Resource Program will host its 1st Annual Memorial Day Ceremony and BBQ lunch Monday May 26 at the Veterans Resource Program Office, 934 Maine St., Richmond.
Supporters of a ballot initiative to raise Oakland’s minimum wage of $12.25 an hour announced they will submit their signatures to qualify for the November ballot to the City Clerk’s office on Friday morning.