Staying Safe This Summer

Video, Sean Shavers Summertime brings rising temperatures, but unfortunately it can also bring a tremendous rise in crime to urban communities. Reporter Sean Shavers talked to young people to find out how they plan to stay safe in Richmond this summer.

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Taqueria La Estrella

Video, Ann Bassette, Michael Jones, Karina Guadalupe EDITORS’ NOTE: Situated at 325 23rd Street between MacDonald Ave and Nevin Street is Taqueria La Estrella, a quaint little restaurant adjacent to a large parking lot which now accommodates their new taco truck. Since the city committed to beautifying this business district, via the 23rd Street Streetscape […]

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Danny McLane is College Bound

Video, Ann Bassette EDITORS’ NOTE: Danny McLane, 17, graduated from Richmond High School and will be attending San Jose State University to study biological engineering. He was honored at the College Bound Brotherhood Graduation Celebration. College Bound Brotherhood develops untapped and overlooked potential for broader community benefit.

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Advocates Pushing for Richmond Municipal ID Cards – UPDATED

News Report,  Erika Benton-Martin [Breaking News Update: Since this report was written, the City of Richmond has approved the use of municipal ID cards. You can read about this new development, here.] If community advocates have their way, city-issued identification cards may soon be made available to thousands of Richmond’s most vulnerable residents. The idea […]

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Community Hero: Gonzalo Rucobo

Video, Nancy Yabarra// Malcolm Marshall Gonzalo Rucobo went from being part of the problem to part of the solution when he changed his life and co-founded Bay Area Peacekeepers in 2005. BAP seeks to help save lives by bringing hope and change to those that society has discarded and that have been negatively impacted by […]

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