By Tania Pulido
Rodney Frazier Jr. was 16 years-old, a teenager from North Richmond who loved basketball, his motorcycle, family and volunteering. On Fri., Nov. 7, his life was taken when he was shot dead in his front yard while trying to go home.
I had the gift of working with Rodney this year, […]Continue Reading →
Story and Photos by Chanelle Ignant
Lenora Walker grew up playing basketball near Martin Luther King Park in Richmond. But when the Martin Luther King Community Center closed a few years ago, the park’s run down outdoor courts became her only option.
“All we had left were the courts here that had cracks [and] the […]Continue Reading →
News Report, Nancy Deville
Richmond’s residential streets will soon look a whole lot brighter as the city’s plan to convert its streetlights to LED technology is nearing completion.
Joining a growing trend of cities switching to LED to save money and conserve energy, Richmond expects to save about $500,000 a year in maintenance and […]Continue Reading →
By Tania Pulido
Biking and walking on Rumrill Blvd. is a risk many residents in Richmond and San Pablo take daily.
On October 9th, San Pablo and Richmond, in collaboration with community and county organizations, hosted the first Community Design Workshop for the Rumrill Blvd. and 13th St. corridor redesign. Rumrill, which turns into […]Continue Reading →
by Nancy DeVille | Photo • Brett Murphy
On Saturday, October 18, hundreds gathered in Point Richmond’s Judge George Carroll Park to celebrate the return of Picnic in the Point with food, music and fun. Adults chatted and listened to live music by local groups as kids enjoyed a variety of activities including face painting, […]Continue Reading →
Photo Essay, David Meza
David Batiste says he loves the job he describes as “a little dangerous” and “never the same routine.”
Baptiste is an equipment operator with Richmond’s Code Enforcement Abatement crew.
On this day, he is helping demolish a burned down house at 24th and Maricopa Ave. He said this home has […]Continue Reading →
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