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Willie Shannon, LaSonda Robinson, Mark Holmes, Carol Macon and local youth work in the Davis Chapel A. Moore Community Garden.

Davis Chapel A. Moore Community Garden Beautification Project

By Marena Brown   Volunteers, community partners and members of the Davis Chapel CME Church collaborated on Saturday, May 23 to rebuild the Davis Chapel A. Moore Community Garden, located at 369 Chesley Ave. in [...]
Filmmaker Gloria Rolando at work. Photo courtesy of Tarnel Abbott.

Screening of Cuban Film on Assata Shakur

The Richmond, California, Regla Cuba Friendship Committee will present two feature films, including one on former Black Panther Assata Shakur, by prize-winning Cuban filmmaker Gloria Rolando, Saturday, June 13, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at [...]

BAPAC Hosts 5th Annual Carroll Community Service Awards

The Black American Political Action Committee (BAPAC) honored five outstanding community members at the Eighth Annual “Judge George D. Carroll Community Service Awards Reception and Fundraiser” Thursday, May 14, at the Richmond Civic Memorial Auditorium.
Attendees at the Richmond City Center groundbreaking event included: Ann Silverberg, EVP, BRIDGE Housing; David Gray, Director of Projects and Programs, Office of Richmond Mayor Tom Butt; Peggy Jen, Board Treasurer, East Bay Housing Organizations; Jim Becker, President & CEO, Richmond Community Foundation (SparkPoint Lead Agency); Eric McDonnell, COO, United Way of the Bay Area; Andrea Bailey, Community Engagement Manager, Chevron; Tim Jones, Executive Director, Richmond Housing Authority; Lisa Gutierrez, Relationship Manager, Vice President, U.S. Bank; Ali Gaylord, BRIDGE Housing. Photo courtesy of BRIDGE Housing.

Richmond Celebrates Rededication of City Center Apartments

BRIDGE Housing and SparkPoint Contra Costa celebrated their new partnership this week with the rededication of Richmond City Center Apartments at 1000 MacDonald Ave.   The event, part of East Bay Housing Organizations’ Affordable Housing [...]
A thinned eucalyptus stand.

Park District Board Receives Federal Grant for Fire Prevention

The East Bay Regional Park District took a major step forward this week in its long-term public safety efforts to reduce fire hazards in the East Bay Hills by accepting $4.65 million in federal grants [...]
De Anza High School senior Jessica Gill.

De Anza HS Senior Named Gates Millennium Scholar

For the third year in a row, a De Anza High School senior has been named a Gates Millennium Scholar, earning recognition as one of the nation’s top high school seniors, the United Negro College [...]