Message in a bottle found, looking for author

Message in a bottle found at Shimada Friendship Park

Volunteers recorded all the trash they picked up at Shimada Friendship Park last Saturday into categories like Styrofoam, plastics, paper and for fun, oddest items. When the tally cards were gathered, the most interesting object found was clear — a message in a bottle.

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Bay Area Rescue Mission helps thousands


Every year, for the past 45 years the Bay Area Rescue Mission has rallied to help the homeless and hungry, said Steve Lee, 10-year program specialist for the charitable organization. “In this area of Richmond there is a huge need, and as long as there is a need we will be here,” said Lee. During…

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