Photo Essay, David MezaVerde Elementary School in North Richmond hosted an anti-bullying rally on April 16th. The "Anti Bully Machine" event was organized by second grade teacher Lola Sims, with...

News from the Mayor's Office | Written by Nicole ValentinoOn Saturday, April 19, while many adults and families from the Richmond community were gathering at Point Molate Beach for the grand re-opening,...

New America Media, News Report, Peter Schurmann,SAN FRANCISCO – There are a quarter million Muslims living in the Bay Area, and nearly half of them are under the age of...

by Asani ShakurEditor’s Note: Asani Shakur, from Richmond, spent four years in prison. He wrote this letter to the youth while incarcerated.Dear young kings and queens,You do not know me...

Story • Chanelle Ignant | Photos • David MezaThe skate park at Richmond’s Nicholl Park became a physics classroom on a Wednesday in March, when an event called “The Science...

Photo Essay • Zaira SierraOne place in Richmond that I appreciate is Point Pinole Regional Shoreline. It has been a great place for me to relax, be inspired, and stay...

Ed. Note: With emotional trauma afflicting an estimated 75 percent of children in the U.S. juvenile justice system, the Sierra Health Foundation recently launched the Positive Youth Justice Initiative (PYJI),...

Commentary, Valerie KlinkerA recent study conducted by Melissa Kearney at University of Maryland suggests that the MTV reality show, 16 and Pregnant, has led to fewer teen births. The research contends...

News Feature, Edgardo Cervano-SotoEarly in February, the State Department opened a public comment period on the controversial Keystone XL Pipeline, part of a pipeline that would carry unrefined petroleum from Canada...

Story • Monet Boyd/Photos • David MezaRichmond celebrated “Unity Day” on February 8th with a “Behind the Curtain Gala,” held at the Craneway Pavilion.  The fundraiser brought together individuals and...

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