Posts Tagged as "Richmond Pulse"

In Asthma Plagued County, a Move Toward Prevention

Sep. 4, 2013 / By

News Report, Malcolm Marshall

Richmond High School senior Maribel Navarro remembers what it felt like to have to go to the emergency room every time she had an asthma attack, which was often...

New School Year Brings New Academic Standards

Aug. 18, 2013 / By


By Antoinette J. Evans

If all goes according to plan, Richmond public schools — and the students they serve — will have something positive to look forward to, this fall and beyond...

Staying Off Probation, and Teaching Others How

Aug. 14, 2013 / By

Profile, Pendarvis Harshaw

In 2008, Reinaldi Gilder promised himself that he would never go back to jail...

For The Colored Boys in The Black Hoodies

Jul. 27, 2013 / By

By Monet Boyd, 16, Richmond Pulse

The first time I found out that “justice” was just a word was about three days ago...

Community Hero: Corey Mason, a Teacher Who Changed My Life

Jul. 18, 2013 / By


Profile, Monet Boyd

On the outside, Corey Mason is a regular fellow with long thick hair, which he wears pulled back in a ponytail...

Q&A: A Year After Refinery Fire, No “Culture of Safety” at Chevron”

Jul. 12, 2013 / By


Question & Answer, Nicole Hudley

Editor’s Note: Last August, an explosion and fire at the Chevron refinery in Richmond, Calif...

Fruitvale Station the Movie: Will the World Feel it Like We Do in Oakland?

Jul. 12, 2013 / By
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Commentary • Pendarvis Harshaw

OAKLAND, Calif. — The crowd let out a monstrous applause just before the private screening of Fruitvale Station began inside Oakland’s Grand Lake Theatre...

Richmond Pulse Magazine Now Available

Jul. 8, 2013 / By


The July issue of the Richmond Pulse is now available on

Q&A: Jeff Ritterman On the Soda Tax’s Future, Income Inequality and Health in Richmond

Jun. 28, 2013 / By
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Interview, Malcolm Marshall

Editors Note: Jeff Ritterman, 64, is a retired cardiologist and former Richmond City Council member...

Turning ‘Baby Daddies’ Into Fathers

Jun. 21, 2013 / By

News Feature • Donny Lumpkins

This week, grateful sons and daughters will be hitting retailers around the country in search of that perfect gift for dad – a tie, some socks, a Hallmark card, or maybe just a hug...

Why I Observe Juneteenth

Jun. 10, 2013 / By

Commentary • Asani Shakur

I write this in the spirit and honor of my ancestors…

I recently asked a group of school kids in Richmond to tell me what they knew about Juneteenth and the Fourth of July...

School Health Centers, Where Students Can Let Out Their Worries

May. 25, 2013 / By

From the Richmond Pulse

by Keyannie Norford

Being a young person from Richmond, California, I face a lot on a day-to-day basis and I am thankful and grateful that we have a wonderful and useful health center at De Anza High School...