After years of opposition by Richmond residents, a proposal to expand West County Detention Facility was approved by the County Board of Supervisors in a vote of 4-1. Supervisor John Gioia was the only opposing vote.
Richmond Increases Minimum Wage Sunday, Jan. 1 The next increase in Richmond’s minimum wage goes into effect on January 1, 2017. Richmond’s minimum wage will increase to $12.30/hour. The ordinance, which was approved by the Richmond City Council in 2014, applies to adult and minor employees who work two or more hours a week. In […]
Michael Malin, aka Mykee Ramen, is the owner and operator of Burnt Ramen, a live/work warehouse in Richmond that has housed a recording studio and hosted events and live shows, mostly for the underground punk rock scene. Richmond Pulse spoke with Ramen about how the Ghost Ship fire in Oakland could prompt authorities to crack down on Burnt Ramen and similar warehouses that are centers of the local music and art scene.
“Siento que fui puesto en este planeta para pelear”, dice Jonathan Pérez, de 23 años, entrenador de boxeo en Omni Movement en Richmond.
Pérez, mejor conocido como Jonny, también trabaja con Mindful Life Project, donde ayuda a enseñar el concepto de atención plena (mindfulness) a los estudiantes de primaria en Richmond. Pero su vida no siempre era tan prometedora como lo es ahora.