Reportaje, Malcolm Marshall A partir del 1° de diciembre, Richmond se convertirá en la primera ciudad de California en décadas – y la primera en el Condado de Contra Costa jamás – de promulgar una ordenanza de control de renta, después de una aprobación de 4-1 por el Ayuntamiento de Richmond....

By Ronvel Sharper, age 16 ­ On July 17, 2015, I joined about a hundred other people taking to Richmond’s streets for a Ceasefire night walk through neighborhoods impacted by gun violence. The weekly walks are the community’s attempt to lessen shootings in the city...

By Alison Ehara-Brown In 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 be destroyed in any kind of an oil railway explosion. ...

Photo Essay, David Meza Catahoula Coffee, a local go-to caffeine spot in Richmond since 2008, opened its doors last Sunday to say, “thanks,” to its many loyal patrons with a customer appreciation day. ...

By Corey Monroe When I heard that Fontino Jr. Hardy was shot and killed in Richmond on July 15, at 29 years old, I cried, big time. Losing this cool, young brother hurts....

by Khalid Elahi Why does letting go of the hood seem like the hardest thing for some people to do? The attraction to SELF DESTRUCTION, the interest in the SHINE and the fascination with the ILLITERATE, is unbelievable to me...

Commentary, Andrew Lam, New America Media Since the Vietnam War ended 40 years ago, Vietnamese have shared much of their culture with the larger world. But many of us who fled as refugees could not have imagined that the Vietnamese sandwich, bánh mì, would one day become an international sandwich sensation,...

News Report • Nancy DeVille The killing of a beloved pastor and eight churchgoers in Charleston, S.C. last month and the recent arson investigations at black churches throughout the South have raised safety concerns among local pastors....

Commentary • Ronvel Sharper Many teachers helped me through my sophomore year at Richmond High, two of them especially: Mr. Angel Ponce-Larsen and Mr. Richard Seeber. They tried their best to prepare students for the future in different ways, though students don’t see that most of the time....

by Jacqueline Hernandez photo by Stephen Masker Ed Note: Jacqueline Hernandez is a 22 year old resident of South Merced. A member of the LGBTQA community and student at Merced College, Hernandez describes herself as an ‘intersectional feminist.’ She works to advocate locally around issues, like healthcare and youth engagement, that connect with...

News Report, Ann Bassette | Richmond Pulse Rosa Garay is a mother of 8-year-old twins and like tens of thousands of Contra Costa County residents she’s uninsured and worried about her health. “I’ve been struggling with losing weight and need to check my thyroid,” Garay said. “I’m a single mother of two...

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