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.
In light of news reports of crimes and assaults taking place on BART trains and at stations, Richmond Pulse asked five East Bay residents, ages 19 to 66, what it’s really like to ride BART these days and what changes they’d like to see. Here’s what they had to say.
The sounds of drums, bass and laughter brought Richmond resident into the sun. And the positive energy at the eighth annual North Richmond Music Festival compelled people to stick around.
North Richmond native Donté Clark, 23, is an actor, rapper and spoken word artist who stars in the documentary film “Romeo is Bleeding,”(executive produced by Russell Simmons) which will be released on DVD and video on demand August 1.
Ten edible gardens in Richmond competed for the top spot at the second annual Richmond Urban Garden Contest on July 15.
Young people talk about their personal faith and what they believe in.
Richmond resident Andres Archila, 17, says he has a new perspective on policing. Archila was one of 25 graduates honored last week at the first-ever graduation ceremony of the Community Safety Academy, an eight-week program led by the Richmond Police Department.
Hundreds of Kern County residents filled Maya Theater on May 11 in Downtown Bakersfield to watch a screening of the eye-opening documentary “13th,” a film that looks at the racial inequalities that have existed for centuries in our nation’s prison system.