Cops Host Housing Tenants At Rec Center Fun Fete

Although last Saturday saw the city Recreation Center swarming with cops, there were no arrests. Instead, the city Police Department's Housing Authority Task Force was...

Childhood Passions Get Recycled Into Adult Careers

When Alban Riley was a boy growing up in Texas, he says he couldn't decide between being a forest ranger or a musician—as he...

Board of Supervisors Approves Sale of Community Garden Land

On Monday the city Board of Supervisors approved a plan to allow local homeowner Steven Lyons to buy city-owned land adjacent to his property. In...

Father of Three Killed In Shooting

"He was a real city person," said Donna Hodge Quinn of her son Eric. Michael Eric Quinn, Jr., 30, was shot and killed outside his...

Duo Organize Annual Ballet Treat for Kids

For Donna Matthews and Marion Gilmore, two long-time residents of the city, holidays come a few weeks earlier than it does for most people. Each...

Autobiog Video Project Wins Grant

An autobiographical video project about the development of female ethnic identity, partly produced by the city resident and newspaper reporter Elsie Roberts, has won...