By Alison Ehara-BrownIn the early morning of July 11th, I joined a group walk along the “blast zones” – the mile-wide sacrifice zones along the rail lines that would...

Photo Essay • David MezaDid you know that Russia has its own special tomato? How about Japan? Kentucky?If you attended the Great Tomato Plant Sale, "Heirlooms Of The World," at...

By Chanelle IgnantA national campaign to make environmental groups more racially diverse is asking Bay Area non-profits to share their diversity data with the public.It’s the first step in addressing...

Photo Essay, David MezaNearly twenty organizations working under the umbrella group “Friends of the Richmond Greenway,” and hundreds of participants came together on January 19 for the 8th annual Martin...

Photo Essay, Luis CubasRichmond is a city plagued with blight. While some areas are revitalized, too many lots are left empty throughout neighborhoods—standing out like gaps in a crooked smile.While...

News Report, Jenny Manrique,  New America Media Posted: Dec 06, 2014SAN FRANCISCO – As government officials and climate experts from around the world meet this week in Lima, Peru for a U.N. climate...

Story, Malcolm Marshall | Photos, David MezaIt was a warm fall day, with temperatures near 70 degrees, when Iron Triangle residents and community members gathered to celebrate the grand opening...

Story , Tania Pulido | Photos, David MezaIt was a cold, cloudy day and I was standing outside of the Multicultural Senior Center in Richmond waiting for volunteers and staff...

By Zaira SierraFor over four years, I’ve worked with Richmond families. I’ve volunteered with Contra Costa Interfaith Supporting Community Organization assisting undocumented youth with their Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals...

Photo Essay, David Meza David Batiste says he loves the job he describes as “a little dangerous” and “never the same routine.”Baptiste is an equipment operator with Richmond’s Code...

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