Liberty Dycus, 23, who was adopted from Ethiopia as a child, ended up in foster care after being abused. She says that when she emancipated at 19, she “never felt more alone.”
Maria Perez’ mother Gema describes her family’s first years of living in the United States as “very frightening.” Undocumented, they didn’t speak the language and had no friends or relatives nearby.
Every third Saturday of the month, non-profit organization Urban Tilth invites the public to volunteer and learn urban agriculture while cultivating the community garden at AdamsCrest Farm in Richmond.
On January 11, a student was arrested at Richmond High School with an ounce of marijuana, a little bag of methamphetamine, and a small .32 caliber semi-automatic pistol.
New research by the University of Pittsburgh shows a strong connection between social media use, irregular sleep patterns and depression. The study, which focused on the sleeping and social media habits of almost 1,800 adults between the ages of 19 and 32, found that the more people use social media, the bigger the chance they’ll have significant sleep disruption.
I love Black History Month. I just believe we can do it better.
Richmond nonprofit Pogo Park, Iron Triangle residents and city officials celebrated the grand opening of the Yellow Brick Road Play Street last week, which includes a series of parks, walking paths and a roundabout that all intersect at Eighth Street and Elm Avenue. The celebration represented the official unveiling of the street, designed to be a “yellow brick”-guided safe zone for walking and playing.
Some waited months, some waited years. Finally, however, more than 100 high school students from the West Contra Costa Unified School District have now received their diplomas.
Community members brought their computers to the De Anza High School cafeteria earlier this month, hoping students could banish viruses, remove spyware and speed up their laptops and desktops, free of charge.
Six women on stage in the Vallejo High School auditorium belonged to a unique group: mothers who have lost their children to gun violence.