Richmond Day

By Keisa Reynolds

It’s been a century since Richmond was honored at a world’s fair in San Francisco, and 110 years since the city was incorporated on August 7, 1905.

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Rosie la Remachadora – Aún Inspirando a las Mujeres en Richmond

Por Nancy DeVille | Fotos David Meza

Vinieron de todas partes del Área de la Bahía. Cientos de mujeres en overól azul marino, calcetines rojos hasta la rodilla, botas de trabajo negras y pañuelos rojos de lunares blancos. Todo para ser parte de la historia y rendir homenaje a la mujer conocida como Rosie la Remachadora.

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Rosie the Riveter – Still Inspiring Women in Richmond

Story, Nancy DeVille | Photos David Meza

They came from all over the Bay Area. Hundreds of women in navy blue coveralls, knee high red socks, black work boots and red and white polka dot bandannas. All to be a part of history and pay homage to the woman known as Rosie the Riveter.

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Mobile Mechanics Get Richmond Kids Back On Their Bikes

By Malcolm Marshall | Photos By David Meza

Angel Barrientos, 11, of San Pablo likes to ride his bike at least a couple times a week. His favorite part? “Just feeling the air going on my face,” he said. But he hasn’t been able to ride for a while now, because his bike has needed repairs — the tires have holes, the inner tubes damaged from sitting in the sun.

But today Angel will see his bike fixed for free, thanks to a program that puts kids and adults back on two wheels.

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