Richmond's Small Businesses series continues with a look inside "Annie's", a refreshing garden nursery in North Richmond.
Thanks to an electronic waste recycling service, electronic gadgets that have reached the end of their lives will no longer end up in a landfill. Richmond residents came to drop off their end-of-life or unwanted...
Tucked away in the back corner of Richmond’s Community Health for Asian Americans (CHAA) center sits a hand-painted poster that reads “SEAYL IS IN.”
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The graduation concludes a 10-week leadership program led by the Safe Return Project, a community organization geared at the reintegration of formerly incarcerated Richmond residents.
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San Francisco Bay Keeper, an environmental group, reached an agreement on Friday with a storage company it sued two years ago for allegedly polluting San Francisco Bay, violating the Clean Water Act, and endangering the...
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The law degree that hangs in a frame on the bright yellow wall in Veronica Granillo’s office tells a story. To her clients, many of whom come to this office on the second floor of...
The Kennedy Eagles use a late interception to break open a heated contest against cross-town rivals Richmond High for a 35-6 victory.
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Amid a growing debate about the location of medical marijuana collectives in Richmond, the City Council plans to hold talks on expanding zones where dispensaries are allowed to operate.
Tucked in a corner on Washington Avenue in Point Richmond, Ali Amaro's studio and gallery space creates harmony between art, fashion, and business.
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The Little Ladies and Little Gents Program in North Richmond provides boys and girls in the 4th, 5th and 6th grade a safe haven to learn and develop in the comforts of their own community.
The WCCUSD Board of Education will make a recommendation on Nov. 12 whether to support a proposal to start two new charters that would enroll 312 students in grades K-5 and 420 students in grades...
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Revenues from the little-discussed Measure U tax would be split between street improvements, public safety and health, and wellness and youth services, proponents say. But it is not possible to be certain of how the...
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Starting with the rehabilitation of blighted houses in Richmond, the city will issue long-term low-interest-rate bonds that private investors can buy to fund social programs.
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Should the project break ground, the estimated 18 months of construction would require between 100 and 300 workers, according to the proposal.
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Despite its reputation as an oil town, solar power in Richmond is growing. And it looks like it’s here to stay.
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Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vermont) will headline a Richmond campaign event Oct. 16 to rally the city’s progressive base ahead of the Nov. 4 election. The meeting is scheduled for 7 p.m. at the Richmond Memorial...
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