Commentary, Danny McLane Jr.

Richmond is a city ridden with violence, drug abuse and robbery, among other things, including low high school graduation rates. In 2009, only 72 percent of the senior class actually graduated from Richmond High School as reported by An even worse fact is that the graduation rates for African Americans […]

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Video,  Jose Esquivel, Min Lee

North Richmond’s Sunnyside Organic Seedlings is a certified organic, wholesale nusery supplying the greater Bay Area with high quality vegetable, herb and flower starts. Owner Pilar Reber gives us a glimpse into their methods and innovative practices.

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Commentary, Megael “Junior” Johnson

Most people at some point in their lives are confronted with making a decision that will cause them hardship, but that will also help a loved one in the long run. I have been taking care of my grandmother at our home in Richmond since I was about 9 or 10 […]

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Video, Jose Esquivel & Min Lee

Richmond, California hosted the first ever West County Urban Agriculture Summit, where farming organizations, residents, and city officials met to develop a shared vision of the role of community health, and economic development. The event was the result of collaboration between the City of Richmond, Contra Costa County, Sunnyside […]

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Video, Alicia Marie & Sean Shavers

Richmond’s RYSE Center hosted the “Love to Love Yourself Blackout Party.” The event was in support of Pride month and young people from the LGBTQ community.

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