Compiled By David Meza
At a recent town hall meeting, West Contra Costa Unified School District students had the chance to give their direct input into how educational money should be spent for the upcoming 2015-2016 school year.
The April 16 meeting at Helms Middle School in San Pablo, also gave students information about the […]Continue Reading →
By Malcolm Marshall and Dameion King | Photo, Dameion King
In California tens of thousands of children are part of the foster care system, and according to experts those who “age out” face an uphill struggle into adulthood. Without financial support or assistance from family many of these young adults fail quickly.
According to a […]Continue Reading →
News Report, Edgardo Cervano-Soto
The family of 24-year-old Richard Perez III marked the six-month anniversary of his death with a protest March 17 at a Richmond City Council meeting, demanding that prosecutors charge the police officer who shot him, despite a conclusion by the District Attorney’s office that the officer had acted in self-defense.
Perez, […]Continue Reading →
By Joanna Pulido
It was a chilly night in February at the North Coast Section Division II boys soccer championship, and there was Richmond High School computer graphics and animation teacher Mario Ferrari, cheering the home team loudly, clenching the rails of the stands and pacing back and forth with nerves and adrenaline.
His enthusiasm […]Continue Reading →
News Report, Viji Sundaram| New America Media
A new scam targeting immigrants has gotten the attention of Uncle Sam.
Health advocates are concerned that tax preparers have been misinforming, and some even outright scamming, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) beneficiaries by making them pay a penalty for not having health […]Continue Reading →
Photo Essay, Malcolm Marshall
Children and families explored their creative spirits together by seeing and making art at a bilingual art tour hosted by the Richmond Art Center March 7.
Lauren Ari, a teacher at the art center, led the group of about 10 on a guided tour of the center’s galleries, along with a hands-on […]Continue Reading →
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