Interview  + Photo • David Meza

Editor’s Note: Tanya Rovira is a Health Education Specialist and Food Security Coordinator for Contra Costa Health Services Community Wellness and Prevention Program.  She is also co-chair of the Richmond Food Policy Council, a collaboration of community organizations, government agencies and individual community members whose mission is to create a local, equitable, [...]

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By  Zaira Sierra

YES Nature to Neighborhoods, a local nonprofit that creates opportunities for Richmond residents to connect with nature, held its second annual Walk to Nature event on March 29. The walk was meant to bring community members out to enjoy public spaces like Miller Knox, a local park that is easily accessible to residents [...]

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Entrevista por Vernon Whitmore

Nota del Editor: El veterano editor de periódicos del Área de la Bahía y colaborador de Richmond Pulse, Vernon Whitmore recientemente se sentó con el supervisor del Condado de Contra Costa John Gioia para discutir los esfuerzos en marcha para evitar el cierre del centro médico Doctors (también conocido como el [...]

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Interview by Vernon Whitmore

Editor’s Note: Longtime Bay Area newspaper publisher and Richmond Pulse contributor Vernon Whitmore recently sat down with Contra Costa County Supervisor John Gioia to discuss efforts underway to avoid the closure of Doctors Medical Center (also known as Doctors Hospital), a full-service non-profit medical facility in San Pablo. The hospital has [...]

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News from the Mayor’s Office | Written by Nicole Valentino

On Saturday, April 19, while many adults and families from the Richmond community were gathering at Point Molate Beach for the grand re-opening, young people of the city gathered for the 2014 Richmond Youth Summit. Mayor Gayle McLaughlin hosted the summit, at the Richmond Memorial Auditorium, to [...]

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Interview by Edgardo Cervano-Soto

Ed. Note: Charles Ramsey, 52, is currently Board President of the West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD). He spoke to Richmond Pulse reporter Edgardo Cervano-Soto about why he decided to enter the mayoral race, what kind of leadership he thinks the City of Richmond needs, and his vision of turning [...]

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