Criss-cross applesauce?

That’s what a school in Encinitas, California, calls the padmasana or lotus position in its effort to make yoga sound more all-American.

It worked. A three-judge panel of the 4th district court of appeal has […]

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Local Happenings March 2015

On March 31, 2015 By

From the Pulse news desk

Richmond to Survey Residents

The City of Richmond is conducting its 2015 Community Survey. In the next few weeks questionnaires will be sent to a random sample of 3,000 Richmond residents, asking them to comment on the community’s pressing needs and city services.

The purpose of the survey is to […]

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By Leslie Basurto

Richmond Police Captain Bisa French was the keynote speaker at this year’s International Women’s Day celebration in Richmond.

As the Richmond Police Department’s first ever African-American woman to be captain, French discussed the importance of “planting seeds” in the minds of young people. She took those in attendance on a journey through […]

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Photo Essay, Malcolm Marshall

Children and families explored their creative spirits together by seeing and making art at a bilingual art tour hosted by the Richmond Art Center March 7.

Lauren Ari, a teacher at the art center, led the group of about 10 on a guided tour of the center’s galleries, along with a hands-on […]

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By David Meza

Some of the city’s and Bay Area’s finest performers—of all ages—showed off their singing, dancing and musical skills in the Richmond Memorial Auditorium on February 8.

Johnny Holmes, who has hosted talent shows in Richmond since 1968, presented the event, dubbed the “2015 Talent Show Reunion Old & New School.”

“I started […]

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By Ann Bassette

Miracle Temple Apostolic Church on the south side of Richmond was the site of the “Get the Hell Outta Richmond and Put More Love Into It,” peace summit on Feb. 7. The gathering, organized by community advocates Rodney “Alamo” Brown and Steven Parker, brought concerned residents together to talk about remedies to […]

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