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Historic buildings of Richmond forgotten but not gone

Standing at the intersection of Harbour Way and Nevin Avenue sits the famed New Hotel Carquinez. Most of the people passing through the ornate entryway these days are senior residents of the subsidized apartments inside....

Small efforts help library accessibility widen in Richmond

Sixth grader Clemon Brown loves reading books, but he has a hard time finding books outside of school. “Two weeks ago, I was sitting in my room [and] I want to read a book,” Brown...

Richmond program encourages a summer with books

Nine months of school, homework and studying are soon to be over, and Richmond’s young citizens can’t wait to start their holiday. But the summer break also brings some problems. One of them is so...

Richmond leads the Bay Area in solar power wattage per capita

Richmond was recently awarded for installing in 2009 more solar watts per capita than any other large city in California.

Richmond now has its own seed-lending library

The Richmond Grows Seed Lending Library opened just a couple months ago and it's another community effort to grow food locally.