Alex Beltran, the lead organizer of the West Contra Costa Parents’ Council, says the coalition will bring more resources to schools in underserved communities and ensure that parents stay informed
Hold on to your children, brother, sister or family with all your might. Because once they’re gone, they’re gone!
Richmond boxing champion Jonny Perez works with the Mindful Life Project, where he helps teach the concept of mindfulness to elementary school students in Richmond. But his life did not always look as promising as it does now.
Thirty-six people died in the Ghost Ship warehouse fire in Oakland on December 5. Two members of the West Contra Costa Unified School District family, Sara Hoda and Travis Hough, were among those lost.
Five questions for Daniel Webster, owner of Cuts 1st Class in Richmond. The new barbershop with a vintage look and feel opened in October in the Point Richmond neighborhood.
A Richmond, Calif. African-American man who was shot and killed in El Sobrante on Nov. 12 was the victim of a hate crime, according to a spokesperson from the Contra Costa Sheriffs Department.
Richmond City Councilmember Gayle McLaughlin describes how the city is preparing to protect its immigrant residents under a Trump presidency
This month, Melvin Willis, 26, became the youngest person elected to the Richmond City Council. He spoke with the Pulse about his priorities for the council, which now has a majority of members backed by the RPA.
After serving six years on the Richmond Planning Commission, Ben Choi is vying for a seat on the City Council. An account manager at Marin Clean Energy, Choi’s campaign is supported by the Richmond Progressive Alliance.
Jim Rogers served on the Richmond City Council from 2002 to 2014. He is also a former member of the Board of Supervisors in Contra Costa County. He is currently working as a financial planner. He spoke with Richmond Pulse about the short-term and long-term ways to solve the city’s affordable housing problem.