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Adam Boisvert, co-instructor of the Urban Agriculture Institute, waters carrots in one of the class’s 57 raised beds. Photo by Reis Thebault.

Richmond students learn to grow in urban agriculture program

Away from the bustling halls of Richmond High, behind the school and past the tennis courts, Claudia Ramirez and Alondra Torres gasped when they saw the sunflowers towering near the football field—the result of a...

What the drought means for the East Bay

California is in a drought. Though the Bay Area experienced a few showers this week, far more rain is needed to make a dent in the state’s water shortage. Last year was the driest on...

Series Cinematográficas de la Justicia de Comida promueven discusiones sobre Temas de la seguridad de comida en Richmond

A Place At The Table (Un Lugar En La Mesa), un filme documentando el creciente problema del hambre en América, fue la selección de Noviembre para las series Cinematográficas de la Justicia de Comida del...
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Richmond residents dig into Greenway and MLK celebration

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. would have been proud of Richmond Monday. Mother Nature would have been thrilled, too, as more than 400 people strolled several blocks of the Richmond Greenway and watched hundreds of...

Urban Tilth to host 6th Annual MLK Day of Service

Even though Martin Luther King is technically a holiday, Urban Tilth is asking residents to spend the day helping beautify the city to celebrate the accomplishments of the civil rights leader. On January 21, Urban...

At town hall meeting, questions and anger over Chevron refinery fire

Throngs of Richmond residents, upset and ready to be heard, gathered at a town hall meeting held by Chevron on Tuesday night, following the refinery fire that cloaked Richmond in a dark cloud of particulates...