Dalai Lama blesses Richmond’s Tibetan Center

The Dalai Lama was in Richmond to bless the Tibetan Association of Northern California’s offices and community center, where participants hope Tibetan cultural life can be sustained and passed on to the next generation. Many of the Tibetans in attendance said that it was a once-in-a-lifetime event.

For Richmond hosts community reception

Last night, the nonprofit For Richmond, hosted a community reception. Kyra Worthy, For Richmond’s executive director, explained the organization’s purpose like this, “I think we’re here to help the community help themselves.”

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.