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Oficiales de Richmond mezclan negocio y placer en China

Cuando representantes de Richmond visitaron China y Japón ellos lo convirtieron un viaje de 15 días. Esa expedición fue, en las palabras del Concejal Corky Booze, “estrictamente negocios.”

City’s rule to accommodate developers questioned

Residents of Point Richmond are questioning a decision from the city’s planning department that gives a green light for developers to build multi-million dollar projects that they say violate the city’s rules.

Centro ofrece grupo de apoyo para hombres con VIH/SIDA

Contra este antecedente una organización no lucrativa con sede en Concord, la cual provee servicios a lesbianas, homosexuales, bisexuales y transgéneros, ha expandido sus servicios a Richmond ofreciendo un grupo de apoyo para hombres viviendo con VIH o SIDA en la ciudad.

Richmond officials mix business and pleasure in China

Richmond representatives recently visited China and Japan. The expedition was, in the words of Councilman Corky Booze, “strictly business,” but photos and records from the trip make it clear that for at least five days the delegation was sightseeing.

Councilman Booze refrains from dismissing contentious property fines

Richmond city council member Corky Booze was pressured to withdraw a request to waive fines on a property his ex-girlfriend owns at last Thursday’s Public Safety Committee meeting. Booze decided to pull the item off the agenda after receiving an email from City Attorney Bruce Miller.

Citywide free Internet unlikely soon, but planners hopeful

A plan to provide free Internet access to all neighborhoods in Richmond is unlikely to happen soon, but both city planners and Internet service providers are optimistic about making it happen eventually.

Center offers support group for men with HIV/AIDS

Rainbow Community Center, a non-profit organization that provides services to the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community, has expanded its outreach to Richmond by offering a support group for men living with HIV or AIDS in the city.

Southeast Asian community holds remembrance vigil

Ten years ago, Chan Bounkeut, a 15-year-old girl from Middle College High was shot at her front door and died. In memory of Chan and other South East Asian community members who lost their lives in recent years, people gathered at Richmond Public Library Saturday to hold a candle lit vigil.

Early education center strives to attract more families

First 5, a program that offers classes for parents and their kids under 5, held a Raising a Reader class Saturday morning in its satellite center in Richmond. The center served over 1,700 families last year, predominantly Latinos. The director hopes that more African American and Asian families will participate in the class.

Equipo para asistir deshabilitados mentales en Richmond

Profesionales del sector médico se han aliado con oficiales de la ley y organizaciones comunitarias para localizar y asistir los enfermos mentales. El nuevo equipo, llamado el Equipo Forense Multidisciplinario, trabajará para intervenir y proveer tratamiento y referir esos en nesecidad a servicios que incluye comida, vestimenta o alojamiento temporal, dijo Ericka Barrow, una analista…

Team to assist mentally disabled in Richmond

Health-care professionals have partnered with law enforcement officers and community organizations to locate and assist the mentally ill. The newly formed joint team, called the Forensic Multidisciplinary Team, will work together to intervene and provide treatment and refer those in need to services that include food, clothing or temporary housing, said Erika Barrow, an administrative…