Local Happenings July 2015

The City of Richmond will sponsor its annual 3rd of July Celebration from 6 to 10 p.m. on Friday, July 3 at Marina Bay Park. The (mostly) free event will include fireworks, food, live blues music and a pay-to-play youth area. The 20-minute fireworks display will start at 9:15 pm.



La Cultura Nativa Americana Se Celebra y Se Muestra en Richmond

Por Luis Cubas

Entre la gama de colores vibrantes, el tintineo de campanas sonaron mientras danzantes cerraron un círculo en el sexto anual Pow-Wow de Richmond, “Bailando por nuestra próxima generación”. El evento tuvo lugar el 20 de junio y reunió a cientos de personas, de todas las edades en el parque Wendell en Richmond.



Native American Culture Celebrated and Displayed in Richmond

Story and Photos by Luis Cubas

Among the vibrant array of colors, the jingling of bells rang out as dancers closed into a circle at this year’s sixth annual Richmond Pow-Wow, “Dancing for Our Next Generation.” The event took place on June 20 and brought hundreds of people, of all ages, together at Wendell Park in Richmond.



Richmond Seeks to Bridge the Digital Divide

News Report • Nancy Deville

The days when homework only required lined notebook paper, a No. 2 pencil and a bulky thick textbook are long gone. Now teachers assign homework that requires Internet access.



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Walking the Line: Reporting on Protests and Police Response

Video, Ann Bassette

EDITOR”S NOTE:The Bay Area Black Journalists Association hosted “Walking the Line: Reporting on Protests and Police Response,” on April 4 at the UC Berkeley Journalism School.

The conversation featured professional journalists, citizen journalists and law enforcement officials weighing in on the recent Black Lives Matter protests in the Bay Area and the media coverage surrounding the protests.