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The pros and cons of uniforms continues to generate debate

The uniform debate periodically rears its head at the Richmond School district, but almost as soon as it emerges, it returns to its slumber once again. "We frequently have this discussion," said Richmond District superintendent Monica Pamer.

Hockey Tournament fundraiser best one yet

Family and friends came out in full force for the 8th annual Noah Yelizarov Memorial Hockey Tournament. "This one was the best one yet," said the late Noah's dad Michael Yelizarov. "What impressed me the most is the constant support of our friends.

You don't want to be perfect

Perfect is the last thing you want to be. Take my word for it. Perfect derives from the Latin "perficere," meaning to bring to an end, to finish. Once you're perfect, you've arrived at the end.

Mileage varies talking to gadgets

From Apple's iPhone to Microsoft's Xbox, we're talking more to the gadgets and devices that share our lives. Increasingly they're talking back. But here's the problem: Talking to your gadget can be a lot like talking to a well-trained dog.

Youth recommend summer reads

Princes, orphans, siblings and villagers populate young imaginations

Rare Chinese book donation tops $1.5 million mark

Wearing white gloves and gingerly picking up a book dating back to the early 1800s, Richmond Public Library's (RPL) Wendy Jang tells the crowd of journalists the rare, thread-bound book is the oldest one in the collection of more than 47,000 Chinese

Teacher talks climate change

Ever since Charlie Coleman's father gave him the book, Silent Spring by environmentalist/biologist Rachel Carson, he has been concerned about the environment.

Envisioning global leadership through business

Franco Ng comes into the News office poised, with a firm handshake and confidence that belies his age. The 17-year-old Richmond secondary student speaks like a seasoned businessman.

Envisioning global leadership through business

Franco Ng comes into the News office poised, with a firm handshake and confidence that belies his age. The 17-year-old Richmond secondary student speaks like a seasoned businessman.

Teacher talks climate change

Ever since Charlie Colemans father gave him the book, Silent Spring by environmentalist/biologist Rachel Carson, he has been concerned about the environment.