Richmond focuses “Love Your Block” grant to develop North Richmond and Parchester neighborhoods

Click here to view original post in Richmond Confidential. By Loi Almeron (Posted February 20, 2015 9:00 am) Richmond got a boost after it was named one of seven United States cities selected by Cities of Service’s new “City Hall AmeriCorps VISTA Love Your Block” program for a three-year, $30,000 grant to improve and develop neighborhoods. Cities of Service is a… Continue reading Richmond focuses “Love Your Block” grant to develop North Richmond and Parchester neighborhoods

Richmond Confidential looks back on 2014, year for the ages

Click here to view original post in Richmond Confidential.  By Knowles Adkisson, Loi Almeron, Bonnie Chan, Harriet Rowan, Elly Schmidt-Hopper and S. Parker Yesko (Posted December 29, 2014 8:00 am) Long after the billboards come down, the campaign mailers rest in landfills and the New Year's toasts come and go, 2014 may be remembered as Richmond's big election year. We are honored to have been in Richmond's streets and chambers,… Continue reading Richmond Confidential looks back on 2014, year for the ages