Local Happenings: January 2017

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 […]

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Good People, Bad Rap: A Day in North Richmond

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.

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