Commentary, Leslie Basurto
It was 7 p.m. on a Friday night and I was attending my first Ceasefire night walk — a weekly trek where members of the community walk together through streets where gun violence has occurred in the hopes of putting an end to it. In recent years Ceasefire has received a lot […]Continue Reading →
News Report, Malcolm Marshall
During the first week of February, newly elected Mayor Tom Butt announced that residents of the dilapidated Hacienda public housing complex will receive federally funded Section 8 vouchers to move into new housing.
At a press conference at the 150-unit Hacienda complex at 1300 Roosevelt Ave, Butt—along with Richmond Housing […]Continue Reading →
By Nancy DeVille
When Matthew Schwartz moved to Richmond earlier this year, he noticed the city offered plenty of miles to bike, but no shop where he could take his bike parts and build a bicycle.
Buying a new bike didn’t quite fit into his budget, so he was forced to rely on public transportation.
[…]Continue Reading →
By Nancy DeVille
As open enrollment continues for benefits under the Affordable Care Act, Richmond health advocates are making an extra push to help residents learn what their options are.
Through February, Californians who currently don’t have access to health plans through an employer or private insurer can obtain coverage through Covered California, the […]Continue Reading →
Story, Malcolm Marshall | Photos, David Meza
It was a warm fall day, with temperatures near 70 degrees, when Iron Triangle residents and community members gathered to celebrate the grand opening of Harbour 8, Richmond’s newest park, designed and built by local residents.
“It takes a village to build a park,” said Toody Maher, executive […]Continue Reading →
News Report, Anna Challet | New America Media
Past experiences of childhood trauma are common among California adults, and those experiences correlate with harmful behaviors and chronic disease at a level that constitutes a “public health crisis,” according to a new study.
The report by the Center for Youth Wellness (CYW), a health […]Continue Reading →
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