On Jan. 9, volunteers huddled together in the much-needed rain for the area’s second street-tree planting event of winter.
2016 marks Eduardo Martinez’s first year as a Richmond City Councilmember. The retired educator and community activist was elected in 2015 in a historic election in which the Richmond Progressive Alliance (RPA) defeated a $3 million dollar Chevron-backed campaign for opposition candidates, and in the process, claimed three of the seven seats on the council.
By Ronvel Sharper
Last year, during my sophomore year at Richmond High School, I joined a group that from the first meeting gave me hope that we could make a positive impact on the community. It felt safe and inclusive, a place where everyone can come together behind a goal and have fun working toward it
By Luis Cubas
Clouds couldn’t stop the annual Walk to Nature, hosted by local nonprofit YES Nature to Neighborhoods, on August 29. Nearly four hundred people came out to attend this year’s walk, designed to introduce residents of Richmond’s flatlands to the regional parks that line the city’s 32 miles of shoreline.
News Report, Nancy DeVille
As California’s record-breaking drought extends into its fourth year, small farmers are struggling. But you wouldn’t necessarily know it by a trip to the local farmers’ market.
That’s because small farmers are doing everything they can – from ancient techniques to high tech – to become more efficient.