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 [...]
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.
The Greater Richmond Interfaith Program (GRIP) has launched its First Annual Countdown to End Hunger in Richmond—a campaign to raise $20,000 in support of its emergency shelter and soup kitchen.
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, [...]
“You do not have to live the rest of your life feeling unqualified. Liberate Yourself.” D. Demond King lives by these words, and he is passionate about spreading the message. A native of Richmond, he [...]
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 [...]
Quito, Ecuador – Richmond Mayor Gayle McLaughlin is in Ecuador this week to meet with President Rafael Correa to make common cause in their ongoing disputes with Chevron, one of the world’s six “supermajor” oil [...]
For the past five years, the Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church has sponsored a citywide health Fair. This year the church jointed with other organizations to host the first Richmond Faith Initiative Collaborative Community Health Fair.Over [...]
Homeowners and local officials in Richmond are considering a radical idea to keep people facing foreclosure in their homes. Eminent Domain, traditionally used by cities and states to seize property from homeowners for the “common [...]
Gary Bell, a longtime local community leader who was elected to Richmond’s City Council in November, died at John Muir Medical Center in Walnut Creek early Thursday morning. Bell was 54.