In July of 1944, the largest explosion on the mainland of the United States jolted the Bay Area, instantly killing 320 sailors, the majority of whom were young African Americans. The subsequent refusal of fifty [...]
The Young Scholars Program (YSP) held its 12th Annual “Celebrating Success Banquet” Sunday, June 29 at the Mira Vista Golf & Country Club in El Cerrito.
Steven Parker, a native of Richmond, has witnessed the city in its prime when the government was functioning effectively for its residents. But he says that in recent years, Richmond has struggled, and the quality [...]
Christian Vassell, 20, is autistic but has not allowed his disability to define him. Now a student at the National Institute for Artist and Disabilities (NIAD), located at 551 23rd Street in Richmond, Christian has [...]
Former City Councilmember Donna Powers is considering a return to Richmond’s City Council. Powers first joined the local political fray in 1991 with a run for city council.Community members remember Powers as someone who shook [...]
Community members turned out last Saturday to celebrate the dedication ceremony of a new baseball field at the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Park. Funded by Pacific Gas & E Company and the Oakland A’s, [...]
The Veterans Resource Program will host its 1st Annual Memorial Day Ceremony and BBQ lunch Monday May 26 at the Veterans Resource Program Office, 934 Maine St., Richmond.
The first smartphone audio tour for the Bay Trail will be released during the Rosie the Riveter Visitor Education Center Rededication and San Francisco Bay Trail 25th Anniversary celebration at the Rosie the Riveter WWII/Home [...]
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 [...]
Richmond’s Linda Jackson-Whitmore has successfully worked in the creative aspects of the entertainment industry as a producer, director, choreographer, dancer, actor and costumer. Whitmore started teaching in secondary education and community college in 1975 in [...]