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*Richmond Pulse Launches First Print Edition*

*Richmond Pulse Launches First Print Edition*

*Richmond Pulse Launches First Print Edition* by RP Editors Richmond Pulse, an online youth-led media outlet launched last year by New America Media to report on community health issues in the city of Richmond, is today celebrating the publication of it’s first print edition, which you will find inserted in this very issue of The Globe Newspaper. New … Read entire article »

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Final Music on the Main Concert Honors Community, Celebrates Success

Final Music on the Main Concert Honors Community, Celebrates Success

Final Music on the Main Concert Honors Community, Celebrates Success Richmond, Aug. 9, 2011 – Richmond Main Street Initiative (RMSI) is proud to present the final Music on the Main concert of the season on August 24 from 5 – 7:30 pm in the FoodsCo lot at 12th and Macdonald. The concert will feature performances by LAVA, a Latin rhythms band, and East Bay Center’s BLOCO steel pan band. Mexican … Read entire article »

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Miller: S&P Downgrade Result of GOP Legislative Hostage Taking

Miller: S&P Downgrade Result of GOP Legislative Hostage Taking

Miller: S&P Downgrade Result of GOP Legislative Hostage Taking WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. George Miller (D-CA), the senior Democrat on the House Education and the Workforce Committee, issued the following statement after Standard and Poor’s downgraded the United States’ credit rating, citing the recent budget battle where some Republicans leaders pushed the country to the brink of default. “The downgrade reflects our view that the effectiveness, stability, … Read entire article »

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Legislature Addresses Status of Boys and Men of Color on August 17, 2011, at State Capitol

Legislature Addresses Status of Boys and Men of Color on August 17, 2011, at State Capitol

Legislature Addresses Status of Boys and Men of Color on August 17, 2011, at State Capitol Swanson’s Select Committee on the Status of Boys and Men of Color meets to improve the educational, economic, and health outcomes for minority youth (Sacramento, CA) – Assemblymember Swanson’s Select Committee on the Status of Boys and Men of Color in California will hold its first hearing on Claiming the Promise of Health … Read entire article »

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Hip Replacement Recall

Hip Replacement Recall

On August 26, 2010, DePuy Orthopaedics, Inc., a division of Johnson & Johnson, finally announced a formal recall of its ASR hip implant device, an untested and flawed hip replacement product that had been implanted in over 93,000 people. This recall came after years of pressure from suffering patients, concerned physicians and hospitals, and pressure mounting from the United States government another other countries abroad. The … Read entire article »

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Half-Steppers return home, give their best effort in New Orleans

Half-Steppers return home, give their best effort in New Orleans

Romell Jordan, 5, left, and Josh Johnson, 8, both of Richmond, run around Martin Luther King track in Richmond last week. (Photo by Tyler Orsburn) All good things must come to an end. That’s what happened Friday at the Junior Olympics in New Orleans for the Richmond Half-Steppers. After a two-hour weather delay that saw heavy lightning, thunder and rain, the young Richmond squad ran faster than they ever had before—it’s just that there … Read entire article »

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Stepping Up in Times of Change: The Role of an Interim Executive Director – a three part series…

Stepping Up in Times of Change: The Role of an Interim Executive Director – a three part series…

Stepping Up in Times of Change: The Role of an Interim Executive Director – a three part series… Part three. In part one of this series we discussed when an organization might need to hire an interim executive director. Part two continued with a discussion of how an interim director can serve as a caretaker for an organization and at other times as a change agent. This column completes the series with … Read entire article »

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Council approves money, ‘Half-Steppers’ ready to run in New Orleans

Council approves money, ‘Half-Steppers’ ready to run in New Orleans

By: Robert Rogers, Richmond Confidential After a lengthy debate Tuesday, the City Council voted to come up with $17,000 out of the current year’s budget to send a squad of Richmond kids to a national track meet in New Orleans next week. Richmond is sending a track team to the competition, but it almost didn’t happen. Coaches for the team, called the “Richmond Half-Steppers,” appealed to an initially skeptical council for the money, pleading that … Read entire article »

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UC Berkeley Selects SKS Investments as Richmond Field Station Developer in Competition for Lawrence Berkeley National Lab Proposed Second Campus Project SKS’s Success in Developing and Master Planning Research Facilities in the Bay Area Were Key Attributes that Contributed to Selection By Richmond City Staff Officials from the City of Richmond announced that the San Francisco firm, SKS Investments, has been selected by the University of California, Berkeley as developer for … Read entire article »

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What would you do if your executive director unexpectedly left? – A Three Part Series Part one. This three part series discusses the important role of an interim executive director during a time of organizational transition. We asked Chiquita Tuttle, our west coast director of fund development services, and an experienced interim director, for her thoughts and guidance. Whether the transition is planned or unexpected it is … Read entire article »

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