Local Mom Starts Bay Area Mothers’ Group

In February, Carmella Martin decided to start a support group for mothers called The Ambitious Mom.” The group is open to mothers of all backgrounds and ages and aims to build community and eliminate barriers between women while promoting community outreach.

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Police Arrest Ex-Boyfriend in Killing of Richmond Mom

Richmond Police have arrested the suspect in the shooting death of Rashanda Franklin, a 29-year-old year mother who was shot and killed in front of her children on Tuesday. With help from the U.S. Marshals Task Force and tips form the public, Richmond authorities apprehended Lawyer Dushan McBride, 43, in Sacramento on Wednesday.

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Betty Reid Soskin: ‘Your Support Allowed Me to Reclaim My Space’

94-year-old Betty Reid Soskin was attacked and robbed in her Richmond home in late June. Reid Soskin, a ranger at the Rosie the Riveter WWII Home Front National Historical Park in Richmond, awoke to find a man standing in her bedroom. She struggled with the intruder before being dragged down a hallway, where the attacker struck here repeatedly. Since the attack, she has received an outpouring of support from the Richmond community as well as from around the country. She recently spoke with Richmond Pulse about the aftermath of the attack and reclaiming her space

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