Having found his pathway in the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics field, UC Berkeley Ph.D. student Robin D. Lopez is now teaching STEM courses to elementary school students during the weekend to bridge the educational gap between the opportunities given to Richmond youth and higher education.
Since Richmond established its sister city relationship with Shimada, Japan, local people have taken initiative to take the cities’ cooperation even further.
Faster-than-average warming is bringing changes to Richmond’s ecosystems. Temperatures and sea levels are rising. Fog patterns are shifting. Richmond’s plants and animals are facing a future of altered habitats. Anna’s hummingbird feeding on pallid manzanita nectar in a stand of maritime chaparral at Sobrante Ridge Regional Preserve To the west lies 32 miles of shoreline, the longest of any city in the Bay Area. To the east lie the hills: Sobrante Ridge and Wildcat Canyon. These open spaces contain salt…
Richmond voters flocked to the polls in what could be record-breaking numbers. Richmond Confidential reporters went to the polls and watch parties, here are their images from the day.
Meditation and breathing exercises are daily rituals at Grant Elementary School in Richmond. Principal Farnaz Heydari introduced these practices in an effort to reduce bad behavior, which had led to high numbers of student suspensions.