News Report, Kia Croom Last month, under increasing financial strain, the non-profit Opportunity West closed its doors. Housed in the Nevin Community Center, located in Richmond’s Iron Triangle, the closure left...

News Feature, Adrienne Chainey   “Smartphone” has been a household term since around the time of the Blackberry, which was the first phone to begin utilizing wireless email in 2002. Since then,...

 News Report, Peter Schurmann   California, and the Bay Area in particular, is blessed with some truly magnificent natural treasures. Still, while many of these outdoor wonders are often no more than...

Op-Ed, Sheryl Lane Richmond has reached a major milestone with the City Council hearing on the adoption of the General Plan scheduled for April 17th. The opportunities presented by Richmond’s General...

Commentary, Edagardo Cervano-Soto 19 year old David Castañeda is a graffiti artist and a member of LA TRIBE, an artist collective in Richmond, California. Yet like many Richmond street artists, his...

News Report, Adrienne Chainey   The Salesian High School boys basketball team capped off one of the best seasons by a prep sports program in Richmond in recent memory, when they knocked...

Photo Essay, Nick Moone   High wispy clouds floating underneath a clear blue sky created a pristine backdrop for the Solano Playlot Spring Celebration last Saturday, April 7, 2012. Ebullient children took...

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