Ride of Silence raises awareness for Richmond bicyclists

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A version of this story first appeared in the Contra Costa Times. David Meza was the victim of a hit-and-run incident in March. A white sedan struck him as he rode his bicycle near Pennsylvania Avenue and Harbour Way, then sped away. The incident left him with abrasions on his face, palms and knees, and…

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Richmond needs a Buddhist: Urban Tilth’s Doria Robinson

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Eighteen years ago, Doria Robinson, a third generation Richmond native, was studying Buddhism philosophy, and Tibetan language and culture in a monastery in Dharamsala, India. She was as far away from her hometown as she could be. Now she’s back in Richmond, helping residents gain access to healthy food and urban gardens.

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