College In-Person Classes Likely To Shut Down Through Fall Semester

Many Sacramento colleges plan to continue online classes into the fall semester. However, this presents problems in communities that lack the technology to continue a virtual education. “I’m hoping that we as a city could do something really creative in terms of providing students virtual access… I would love for the universities to think about, […]

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My New Neighbor Will Be An Immigration Detention Facility, And We Won’t Get Along

Plans to build an immigrant detention facility in McFarland, California have already been approved by the city’s leaders. Now, residents are pushing back. “How am I and the members of my neighborhood supposed to enjoy going outside and relishing our freedom knowing that just a few yards away is a building dedicated to imprisoning many […]

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My Quarantine Life

Quarantine looks a little different for every person. That’s why Richmond resident Christian Mendizabal started documenting his through photography. In this photo essay, Christian takes us through his day, from hiking by Miller Knox Regional Park to shopping for necessities at Mom & Pop shops. See more at Richmond Pulse.

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When Life Gets Canceled

As the coronavirus grew into a global pandemic, it quickly uprooted each of our definitions of what it meant to live a normal life. To be confined to our spaces watching the nation ultimately come to a jolting stop, we were forced to face the overwhelming and uncertain truth that life as we knew it […]

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Community Leaders Address Coronavirus Concerns in Richmond Pulse Forum

On the 14th, Richmond, Calif. leaders gathered to host a virtual forum about the impacts of coronavirus on the community. One major focus was on the lack of financial aid available for many Richmond residents. “The majority of [Richmond residents] don’t have the opportunity to get financial support from the government,” said Rosa Menjivar, program […]

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Children Of Essential Farmworkers Worry About Their Parents’ Health And Safety During Pandemic

While some essential workers are receiving preferential treatment for risking their lives, farmworkers are largely being forgotten, leaving many of their children concerned about their health. “I think my parents feel terrified because they might end up getting sick or having a terrible disease, and they’re just not ready for that,” said McFarland Junior High […]

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