By Nancy DeVilleWhen Ron Shaw stood up to read the children's book, "Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People's Ears," his audience -- second-graders at North Richmond's Verde Elementary School -- stared,...

By Joanna PulidoIt was a chilly night in February at the North Coast Section Division II boys soccer championship, and there was Richmond High School computer graphics and animation teacher...

By Nancy DeVilleTwo new charter schools focusing on technology, high graduation rates and college readiness will open near Hilltop Mall this fall, and are taking applications now.Aspire Public Schools will...

by Monet Boyd I always wanted to travel the world, and this summer I got the chance.It was my junior year at El Cerrito High School, and a friend nominated me...

Commentary, Sean Shavers | Video, Ann BassetteWhen I was in high school in Oakland, I never really questioned the cafeteria menu, I just knew that I wasn’t eating it because...

Interview, Vernon Whitmore EDITOR'S NOTE: Richmond mayoral candidate Uche Uwahemu came to the Unites States 28 years ago from Nigeria. He grew up in Washington DC, before moving to the Bay Area...

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