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A Year of Steps Forward, Steps Back and, Yes, Black Panther

2018 was a rough year for many people, and may have felt never-ending. Richmond Pulse’s Keisa Reynolds offers a way to reflect back and look ahead: “We have to use … Continue reading

January 7, 2019 · Leave a comment

Voters Approve Tax Aimed at Helping Kids

After tireless work by campaigners, especially teenagers who canvassed door-to-door, Richmond voters approved an increased real estate transfer tax whose funds will go to supporting the local government’s youth programs. … Continue reading

December 11, 2018 · Leave a comment

My Parents’ Love Survived the Desert, But Now It’s Fading Away

For one Bay Area teen’s family, the financial and social strains of raising a family while undocumented proved too much for their marriage. However, this teen is remaining positive about … Continue reading

November 27, 2018 · Leave a comment

Clean Slate Day Offers a Chance at a Fresh Start

For many people with any sort of criminal record, an infraction like a DUI or failure to pay child support can result in mountainous barriers that limit their abilities to … Continue reading

November 12, 2018 · Leave a comment

Scenes From a Midterm Election in Richmond

On Election Day 2018, Richmond Pulse reporters snapped photos at election sites across the city. Everyone from candidates to poll workers to voters gave their opinions on the voting process … Continue reading

November 9, 2018 · Leave a comment

Don’t Let the Unity and Energy of Halloween End Just Yet

To Denis Perez-Bravo, Halloween is about more than just dressing up and eating candy; it’s about celebrating the creativity, energy, and innocence that society suppresses throughout the year. Because of … Continue reading

November 2, 2018 · Leave a comment

Up in Smoke: My Stint at Vaping

E-cigarette usage among teens is on the rise, and some people are concerned about the addictive habit. In this anonymous commentary, one teen details their experience with e-cigarettes, specifically a … Continue reading

October 30, 2018 · Leave a comment

Richmond’s First BMX Bike Park

On September 1, hundreds of people poured into Dirt World, Richmond’s new bike skills park, for the grand opening event. Once there, novice and pro bikers alike have found a … Continue reading

October 26, 2018 · Leave a comment

Local Teens Weigh in on Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh

After the Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation to the Supreme Court, Richmond Pulse reporters talked to local high school students to get some of their reactions to the hearings, accusations, and confirmation. … Continue reading

October 15, 2018 · Leave a comment

Richmond’s Summer Ends with Spirit and Soul

Local bands sing out the season. Read more at Richmond Pulse

October 12, 2018 · Leave a comment

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