The Rosie the Riveter/World War II Home Front National Historical Park opened in Richmond in 2000. Five of Richmond’s original “Rosies,” now all in their nineties, volunteer in the park. This is their story.
In just a few days, five of Richmond’s original “Rosie the Riveters”—women who worked in the city’s renowned shipyards during the second World War—will travel to Hawaii to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the bombing of Pearl Harbor.
More photos from the scenes of Richmond’s elections.
Election day is just around the corner. Before everything comes to a close, we walked around Richmond, stopping at Civic Center Plaza and Marina Bay, to ask residents what they thought about the upcoming vote.
Campaign contributions totaling hundreds of thousands of dollars have been poured into this year’s race for two seats on the West Contra Costa Unified School District Board of Education, and over half of this money has come from organizations connected to charter schools.
In a meeting at Lovonya DeJean Middle School last Wednesday, the West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) Board of Education voted against a petition from Caliber Schools to open a high school in the district.
More than two hundred parents attended the 11th annual Parents as Partners and Leaders Conference held at Lovonya DeJean Middle School last Saturday. The annual conference offers parents a range of guidance, information and advice.
On Saturday, a World War II shipyard reenactment was held on the SS Red Oak Victory docked off of Richmond’s Canal Boulevard.
Two weeks after WCCUSD stops sale of Adams School to Caliber Schools, it submits a petition to open a high school for the 2017 to 2018 academic year.
The Board of Education of the West Contra Costa Unified School District has stopped the sale of Adams Middle School to Caliber Schools for $60,000.
8th Spirit and Soul Festival brings live music, food and shop to Downtown Richmond residents.