Dogs of North Richmond

On November 25, 2014 By

Photo Essay, David Meza

 

On rides around North Richmond I pass dogs in the streets.

Some bark and give chase as I cycle by;

Others just watch as I roll pass.

Some guard small businesses, some live in homes.

Some are abandoned, or run loose

German Shepherds, Pit Bulls, Huskies, all hang by the […]

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Greening North Richmond

On November 25, 2014 By

Story , Tania Pulido | Photos, David Meza

It was cold, cloudy day last month and I was standing outside of the Multicultural Senior Center in Richmond waiting for volunteers and staff to arrive for this year’s “Beautification Project” ahead of the 5th Annual North Richmond Green Festival.

As I waited a burst of rain […]

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Remembering Rodney

On November 14, 2014 By

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, […]

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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 […]

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Brightening Richmond Streets

On October 27, 2014 By

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 […]

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A New Vision for Rumrill

On October 26, 2014 By

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 […]

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