How Would You Love Your Block?

Richmond, CA is one of seven cities nationwide to plan and implement Love Your Block, a three-year initiative to engage community members in revitalizing their neighborhoods one block at a time.

In January 2016, The City of Richmond will begin disbursing grant funds of up to $1,000 for winning projects from community members and organizations that create a vibrant, more livable Richmond.

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Nature Walk Draws Out Hundreds

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.

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The Great Tomato Sale

Photo Essay • David Meza

Did you know that Russia has its own special tomato? How about Japan? Kentucky?

If you attended the Great Tomato Plant Sale, “Heirlooms Of The World,” at the AdamsCrest Urban Farm in East Richmond Heights Apr. 11, you would have seen all of them and more. University of California Master Gardeners, along with city environmental officials and local agricultural advocates, all collaborated to host the annual event, now in its fourth year.

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