On April 15, Black Women Organized for Political Action and the Training Institute for Leadership Enrichment (BWOPA/TILE) introduced over 100 attendees to the halls where California legislation is created.
By Todd Groves For each of the last eight years, Dr. Bruce Harter, superintendent of the West Contra Costa Unified School District, has been evaluated by the Board of Education and his performance has been [...]
YMCA of the East Bay, at its Hilltop location in Richmond on Sunday, April 26 from 10 a.m.-3 p.m., will celebrate Healthy Kids Day with a community fair and health festival while debuting Hilltop’s new [...]
By Brenda McCuistion Two police officers, Officer Savannah Stewart and Officer Virgil Thomas accompanied Richmond Police Activities League (RPAL) to travel on the FIRST Southern California College Campus Tour with mentorship program participants.
The Richmond Main Street Initiative (RMSI) recently launched an Indiegogo fundraiser campaign to create a retail and restaurant space at the Richmond Transit Retail space, located at 1600 MacDonald Ave. (adjacent to the BART parking [...]
Richmond Writes! Poetry Contest winners have been selected! The contest, conceived of by the Richmond Arts & Culture Commission (RACC) as a way to celebrate National Poetry Month, is in its fifth year.
By Jovanka Beckles A quarter of a million people in Richmond and West Contra Costa County, a majority people of color community, will be without a community hospital as a result of a recent [...]
The Contra Costa Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. recently celebrated 25 years of service to the community with a luncheon in honor of chapter members past and present.
Hack the Hood is expanding its program to five new locations this year to bring a unique tech training model where low-income youth of color learn technology skills by building websites for small businesses during [...]
In the Bay Area, Bike to Work Day will celebrate its 21st birthday on May 14 with a nine-county-wide party on wheels. On Bike to Work Day, tens of thousands of new and seasoned riders [...]