Posts Tagged as "Richmond Pulse"

Resident Reactions to the Richmond Housing Authority Investigation

Mar. 15, 2014 / By
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Editor’s Note: The Richmond City Council convened a special meeting on March 12 to review the results of an independent investigation of  highly publicized accusations of neglect by the Richmond Housing Authority at the city’s public housing complexes...

Q & A: Former Gang Member Turns Life Around with Trauma-Informed Care

Mar. 12, 2014 / By
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Ed. Note: With emotional trauma afflicting an estimated 75 percent of children in the U.S. juvenile justice system, the Sierra Health Foundation recently launched the Positive Youth Justice Initiative (PYJI), a grant initiative that aims to encourage a “trauma-informed” approach to working with youth in custody...

What Do You Make of the New Chevron Billboards? Richmond Youth Weigh In

Mar. 7, 2014 / By
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Editor’s Note: Late last year, Chevron began unveiling a series of billboard advertisements in Richmond.  Broadly interpreted, the ads convey a theme of city pride and feature images of workers as well as city landmarks like the Rosie the Riveter museum and local parks. ..

Mayor Calls for Independent Investigation to Address Problems of the Richmond Housing Authority

Feb. 22, 2014 / By
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Richmond, CA. Earlier this week, the news media reflected some serious issues in regard to public housing of the Richmond Housing Authority...

Raw Talent’s Second Verse

Feb. 18, 2014 / By
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Growing up in North Richmond, Donte Clark, like many residents, relied on corner stores for groceries...

Chevron Joins News Publisher Wars in Richmond

Feb. 12, 2014 / By
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News Report, Sukey Lewis and Asha DuMonthier | New America Media
RICHMOND, Calif. — There’s a good old-fashioned muckraker’s war going on in Richmond, Calif., and Chevron’s “community-driven” news site Richmond Standard is the latest fighter to step into the ring...

Celebrate Black History Month

Feb. 7, 2014 / By
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Column, Vernon Whitmore

Celebrated in the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom, Black History Month is an important annual commemoration of African American history and people...

Local Youth Become Journalists With American Teenager Project

Jan. 31, 2014 / By
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By Luis Cubas

Robin Bowman, a New York-based photojournalist, set out on a quest in 2001 to capture and narrate the lives of teenagers all over the United States...

Q&A: Reverend Michael McBride on the Drop in Bay Area Homicides

Jan. 28, 2014 / By
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Dr. Joseph Marshall, Street Soldiers Radio

EDITOR’S NOTE: The following conversation took place on Street Soldiers Radio between Dr...

Richmond Residents React to New Fees for Paper Bags

Jan. 23, 2014 / By
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by Chanelle Ignant

Two weeks after its January 1 implementation, Richmond’s Single-Use Bag Ordinance is earning mixed reactions from residents...

What Our Schools Need — A Student’s Eye View

Jan. 15, 2014 / By
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Photo Essay, YouthWire

Editor’s Note: California’s recently enacted Local Control Funding Formula (LCFF), in effect since July 1, will continue to increase funding for school districts over the next eight years...

Transforming Richmond, One Park at a Time

Jan. 8, 2014 / By
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Photo Essay • David Meza

Last month, Pogo Park, a nonprofit community effort to improve parks in the Iron Triangle neighborhood, hosted a tour of its project sites in Richmond for park department board members, their families and friends...