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Learn tolerance, compassion

As a family physician, I've seen it many times. A mother brings in her once happy preteen daughter, now suffering from depression. The cause could be abuse or drugs, but most often it is bullying.

Reading club's final chapter

Richmond Public Library will be celebrating the end of the Summer Reading Club (SRC) with a special treasure hunt on Saturday, Aug. 20 from 9 a.m. to 9: 45 a.m. at the Brighouse (Main) branch.

Children need not be afraid of the dark any more

Debut author inspired to write after power outage
Photos: You can tango, too

Photos: You can tango, too

We need to say yes, instead of no

What do you have to write in a Richmond paper to get some flak? Mention an addictions recovery house for women and there's a flurry of letters, both pro and con.

Garlic festival biggest yet

Organizers took 'leap of faith' in event preparations

To tweet or not to tweet

Wow. I have a social media headache. Between all the Twitter tweets, Facebook posts, blog rolls, and page likes, I can't even remember what I was going to say anymore.

Dragons take scouting to the sea

Growing up in Hong Kong, Richmond's Stanley Leung remembers being fascinated by the Scouts' uniform. "I was 15 years old and home schooled at the time," said the eight-year veteran captain and leader of Richmond's Sea Dragon Sea Scout Group.

Exhibit explores sustainability

Sustainability - it's something we hear about often, but do we really know exactly what it means? The new exhibition at the Richmond Museum, sustainABILITY, which opens Tuesday, Aug. 23, explores the realm of sustainability.

Should I gift flowers or shoes?

As the old refrain goes, "Don't Bring Me Posies, It's Shoesies I Need." Although you might not be old enough to hum this tune, the message is the same today as long ago.