ONS proponents discuss City Hall fist fight, moving forward

By: Lexi Pandell | October 25, 2011 – Richmond Confidential Office of Neighborhood Safety staff and supporters spoke publicly Monday night about the details of the fistfight that broke out among seven young men on October 14 in City Hall and what the altercation means for the future of ONS. In a nearly two-hour discussion […]

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Community members provide input on Richmond’s Climate Action Plan

By: Wendi Jonassen | October 25, 2011 – Richmond Confidential Richmond hosted its first public meeting on its Climate Action Plan Monday, asking for community input about environmental and community priorities and concerns before the city hires a consultant. The consultant firm will be in charge of drafting and implementing policies targeted to address greenhouse […]

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Youth Homelessness On The Rise In Richmond

News Feature, Kia Croom Continuously over the last four years, Jessica Comstock, 22, has been homeless, relying on a network of local emergency shelters for her survival. She is just one of a growing number of young people between the ages of 18-24 who are slipping into homelessness in the city of Richmond and throughout Contra […]

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Walking the Streets to Bring the Peace

News Feature, Kim MacDonald On a warm, Fall evening in the Bay Area’s North Richmond scores of residents came out to the Missionary Baptist Church for the first of what organizers hope will be a series of “night walks,” calling attention to street violence and proposing a ceasefire in the city of Richmond. The event, […]

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