The Power of Being Outside

On October 5, 2014 By

By Zaira Sierra

For over four years, I’ve worked with Richmond families. I’ve volunteered with Contra Costa Interfaith Supporting Community Organization assisting undocumented youth with their Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) applications and Building Blocks for Kids where I was part of the Community Engagement and Advocacy Team. Recently, I joined the Youth [...]

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Can You Trust That App?

On August 6, 2014 By


You’re on your smartphone, browsing through Facebook. In a fit of productivity, you search for, say, a project management app to help you use your non-Instagram and cat video time more effectively. You download and [...]

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By Nancy Deville

 

If you’re looking to learn more about Richmond’s storied past, an often overlooked historic building in the heart of the Iron Triangle may be a good place to start.

The Richmond Museum of History, adjacent to Nevin Park, boasts a collection that includes hundreds of pictures of the Kaiser Shipyard during [...]

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by Khalid Elahi

You are, what you say you are.

People are unconscious of their power. To be anything in life, you have to tell yourself what you are. It starts with saying,”I am____”

What you put after “I am” will propel you to become just that.

Every day you are working towards [...]

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Photo Essay, David Meza

Last week, Tempero Goiano Brazilian Restaurant in Richmond was full of people decked out in yellow and green—their hopes high for the Brazilian soccer team in its game against Germany. It would end up being a historic match.

Tempero Goiano was one of many local businesses that joined in the [...]

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Story and Photos by Jennifer Herrera

Starting at Cutting Boulevard and Marina Way South, in Richmond the Juneteenth Parade, held last month, wound through the city with car honks, ice cream vendors’ bell chimes and laughter ringing out along the way. Sistas-Wit-Style, a Caribbean performing folk dance Company, danced in the parade, decked [...]

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