The Advocate

Reducing crime penalties

By Marlene Rivas, Staff Writer

October 29, 2014

Proposition 47 may allow for reduced penalties for those who have committed and been sentenced for misdemeanor crimes, if approved by voters in the upcoming Nov. 4 state elections. If this proposition were to receive sufficient votes in its favor, then those serving sentences for non-serious and nonviolent...

Shoreline undergoes revival

By Christian Urrutia, Photo Editor

October 29, 2014

RICHMOND — A former U.S. Navy fuel depot and home to Winehaven winery and town, the expansive shoreline named Point Molate, has a new cleanup underway for an 11-acre contamination area. Point Molate and Point Molate Beach Park are located on the San Pablo Peninsula, 1.5 miles north of the Richmond-San...

Rally to end police brutality highlights nationwide activism

By Rodney Woodson, Associate Editor

October 24, 2014

OAKLAND — Resident Joey Johnson was arrested for his participation in a peaceful protest with city residents in objection to the murder of 18-year-old Michael Brown by a police officer in Ferguson, Mo. “It can’t be the case that black people have to go through this alone,” Johnson said refe...

Program offers aid, guidance

By Mayra Garcia, staff writer/ illustrator

October 22, 2014

The Disabled Students Programs and Services Office provides the extra support needed for students with physical and psychological disabilities. DSPS helps increase opportunities for students throughout the semester by providing guidance through programs and an array of support services. Though DSPS o...

A garden of education

A garden of education

By Manning Peterson, Staff Writer

October 7, 2014

“Literacy is the most basic currency of the knowledge economy we’re living today.” — Barack Obama Education is a reciprocal progressive process which involves the student cautiously cultivating, developing and refining every level of life for an entire lifetime. The more you learn, the...

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