On the Streets of Richmond: Sex Trafficking vs. Sex Work

A social media image sparked a national conversation earlier this year with the claim that there had been a spike in black girls going missing from Washington, D.C. The claim turned out to be untrue. But it led to a real conversation in the media about the prevalence of human trafficking, specifically sex trafficking, in communities across the country.

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There’s No Such Thing as ‘Mental Health Jails’

I live in Contra Costa County where our sheriff is proposing a “mental health” jail expansion. If the Sheriff were sincere about his intentions, instead of spending state and county money on a jail expansion that will only repeat past failures, he’d follow the lead of Pima County in Arizona.

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Dogs and Their Owners Love Point Isabel Dog Park

If you have yet to visit Point Isabel Regional Shoreline in Richmond, it is a sight to see. Point Isabel, a 23-acre dog park with an additional 20 acres right alongside a stunning view of the San Francisco Bay Area, is the one of the largest off-leash dog parks in the United States.

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