I think about potential violence every day. I think about how easy of targets we may be when there are dozens of us waiting in line at bars and nightclubs.
Former President Bill Clinton visited Richmond the day before the primary election to campaign in support of his wife and possible Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton
As Richmond Police attempted to evacuate all squatters from the Hacienda public housing building on May 18, Richmond Pulse interviewed two women, both homeless, who had been living inside.
Brittany Gandy is one step closer to getting her life back on track. For the past two years, the 23-year-old has been burdened by unpaid traffic fines and dealing with a suspended driver’s license.
Carrying signs, chanting and marching through Central Richmond, roughly 40 community members came out to support victims and survivors of sexual assault and gender-based violence at the annual Take Back The Night event on April 6.
When President Barack Obama left Havana last week, the one thing that was noticeably absent was any discussion of trade. There were many promises of “moving forward” on commercial deals, but promises are not negotiations. Why isn’t Cuba opening up?
More than 70 demonstrators gathered on the steps of Richmond City Hall to call for the proposed Berkeley Global Campus at Richmond Bay to benefit the city’s residents.
Richmond nonprofit Pogo Park, Iron Triangle residents and city officials celebrated the grand opening of the Yellow Brick Road Play Street last week, which includes a series of parks, walking paths and a roundabout that all intersect at Eighth Street and Elm Avenue. The celebration represented the official unveiling of the street, designed to be a “yellow brick”-guided safe zone for walking and playing.
Some waited months, some waited years. Finally, however, more than 100 high school students from the West Contra Costa Unified School District have now received their diplomas.
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.