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Dr. Desmond Carson Rallies Community to Save Doctors Medical Center

Dr. Desmond Carson, coach of the Richmond Steelers, physician at Doctors Medical Center and chair of For Richmond’s Health Committee, took the microphone at For Richmond’s Jan. 16 community reception to talk about why the [...]
From left to right: Taelon Hill, Sylvia Montgomery, Larry Lewis, Mark Torres. Photos by Joe L. Fisher, BAPAC.

Police Activities League Mentors Richmond Youth

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 [...]
Photo courtesy of Richmond Confidential.

College Fair Offers Opportunities for Richmond Students

By For Richmond staff As De Anza senior Destiny Howard found out last week, the 4th annual “Help a Brother Get to College” Day was not just about the boys.
Residents live close to heavy industry in a number of Richmond neighborhoods.

UC Berkeley Students Tackle Climate Change in Richmond

By Kathleen McClay, UC Berkeley News Residents of Richmond on the northeastern edge of San Francisco Bay expect climate change to present their city with major challenges –- from rising sea levels to higher temperatures, [...]
Chevron Richmond held a press conference Tuesday morning to announce a $15.5 million community development grant. Photo taken by Tasion Kwamilele.

Chevron Richmond Announces $15.5 Million Community Revitalization Initiative

Chevron Richmond announced the start of a $15.5 million Community Revitalization Initiative, a five-year plan to stimulate the city’s economy by creating jobs, encouraging small business development and expanding job training opportunities. Speaking at held [...]