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Business Owners Weigh-in on Richmond Minimum Wage Debate

The Richmond City Manager’s office, at the request of the City Council is disseminating a web-based survey to solicit feedback from local business owners regarding the impacts of the proposed ordinance to increase the minimum [...]
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“Behind the Curtain” Gala at Craneway Pavilion

Hundreds of people attended the “Behind the Curtain” Gala Saturday night at the Craneway Pavillion hosted by Mario Lopez featuring a fashion show and concert. The event was sponsored by the non-profit organization Unite4:Good, featuring [...]
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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 [...]
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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.