Menbe Aklilu, owner of the celebrated Saluté e Vita Ristorante in Richmond, made a donation of over $13,000 on behalf of the Richmond community towards Hurricane Harvey relief efforts.
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Old opinions about Richmond often seem set in stone, but at least some of the worst may be on the way out. That’s what we tried to document in “Agents of Change,” a series of...
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Menbere Aklilu has come a long way. From a struggling single mother, she is now a restaurant owner in Richmond, after moving from her native Ethiopia and a time in Italy. Aklilu hosts an annual...
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Salute e Vita's annual Thanksgiving Day Celebration has grown into an event expected to host more than 1,000 veterans and other homeless men, women and children from around the Bay Area.
Eight Marina Bay retail businesses have reported sales losses because of the Officer Bradley A. Moody Memorial Underpass construction road closure of Marina Bay Parkway and are looking to the city for help.
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