Young people of color reflect on what it means to be a patriot.
Over 80 West Contra Costa High School students recently got the chance to conduct mock trials at the Superior Courthouse in Martinez as they participated in the annual countywide mock trial competition.
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.
Pedestrian and bicycle improvements are headed to Carlson Boulevard.
President Obama’s announcement puts the spotlight on the state’s coast just when rising seas and development threaten to erode access for millions.
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 […]
When we look back 2016, many of us wonder how we survived. The year challenged us to take a deeper look at ourselves and where we are headed as a country.
North Richmond kids are using art to express themselves through a mural program sponsored by the Richmond Art Center.
In the wake of reports of two hate crimes in West Contra Costa County and hundreds throughout the country since the election of Donald Trump, West County residents came together to address the recent increase and discuss ways to deal with them locally.
I love North Richmond, my home. Diverse people. Churches and liquor stores. Project housing, empty lots, the Verde garden, the senior center. It’s taught me to be tough and to overcome through all of it. Just seeing people lose everything, over and over again.