For Jarschire Dennis, launching the Black Student Union at Kennedy High School was long overdue.
48 guns were exchanged for gift cards — no questions asked — during a gun buyback event on Dec. 17.
‘Holiday in the Point’ will be an easy excuse to wander about downtown, greet your neighbors, take your picture with Santa, grab a quick dinner and get your shopping done.
Now that I am a teacher, I connect with my underserved students the most. I know the struggles they face and how far my encouraging words can go. I support all my students, but the conversations that make the biggest difference are centered around how they can best be model citizens.
For the majority of my life, I stayed quiet and listened to others’ opinions, which is still my greatest strength as a communicator. Now, as a leader — editor-in-chief of The Advocate — I’m directly in charge of a student’s growth, so I must embrace both sides of the exchange.
Brezo Restaurant is hosting a benefit dinner and donating all proceeds to the North Bay fire victims on Friday, November 4.
The California Endowment commends Governor Jerry Brown and the legislature for enacting AB 1008, also known as the “Ban the Box” law.
The conversation about annexing North Richmond has many residents divided. I grew up in Richmond, but North Richmond is my home.
On the same day that marked 11 years since my best friend Camaron Walker was murdered, my house was raided by the Richmond Police Department at 7:00 in the morning.
EDITOR’S NOTE: With news of the purchase of Hilltop Mall by LBG Real Estate Companies and Aviva Investors, longtime Richmond residents reflect on their memories of the mall and their hopes for the future of the location.