How John Muir Health Got Vaccines Across Laotian Language Divide

John Muir Health isn’t letting language barriers prevent the provider from getting COVID vaccinations to Laotian residents in Richmond, California. The clinic has set aside specific hours for the Laotian community, and retained an interpreter on site to ensure no language issues arise. “In January, the vaccine supply was rather limited, and there were trends […]

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As Football Season Winds Down, Kennedy Players And Coaches Look To The Future

At Kennedy High School in Richmond, California, senior football players are looking forward to heading to college and starting the next phase of their careers. Despite the COVID setbacks, all four graduating students have received full ride scholarships to colleges across the country. “These kids came in with a different mentality and they handled their […]

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Testing And Limited Seating Continues As High School Football Reaches Midseason

Weekly COVID-19 testing and limited spectators have become the norm for varsity high school football teams in California’s West Contra Costa Unified School District. Every Monday, student athletes playing football must be tested before they can go on the field to practice. “I feel safer. It is for myself and others,” said athlete Manuel Guillen. […]

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In ‘Close Caskets,’ Donté Clark Opens Up About North Richmond

Artist, activist, and former Poet Laureate Donté Clark shares his experiences growing up in North Richmond in his new book “Close Caskets.” “In ‘Close Caskets,’ you’ll read my prayers, stories about the last moments I spent with loved ones, times that I’ve laughed hard, and all the tears that won’t go away,” says Clark. “It’s […]

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Council Reverses Hilltop Decision, Picks New Location For Safe Parking Program

In February, the Richmond, California city council voted to change the site of their year-long safe parking program that will provide services to homeless people with vehicles. The city had initially planned on using the Hilltop Mall parking lot, but after pushback from the neighborhood, moved to change the location to Civic Center. However, the […]

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