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Not just a pretty face

In many ways, Richmond is the face of Canadian multiculturalism - and whatever its imperfections, it's a face we can be rightfully proud of.

Students try on United Nation hats

An event taking place this Saturday at Richmond City Hall is being aimed at fostering young people's "awareness of political and social science.

Escape to Haida Gwaii

If you think a lighthouse issues a bright beam, you should see David Dixon's huge smile shining from the shore of Skedans, a ruined village in a remote part of Haida Gwaii in B.C.

Brewing up a culture shock

Coffee company workers' eyes opened after moving

MLA Reid celebrates 20 years

Linda Reid, Richmond East MLA and deputy speaker of the Legislative Assembly, was a 31-year-old elementary school teacher when she first ran for public office.

Arrive with more than a smile

In our last column, Eileen, a seasoned visitor, gave us some mighty fine tips on how to spend time with our elderly relatives, friends and loved ones. Here she goes again with more of her secrets.

Volunteer puts in hours to brighten up seniors' lives

It appears that Gilmore Gardens Seniors Residence is home to more than one "unsung hero.

You're not alone: Survivor

When Richmond's Jennifer Luce was diagnosed with a rare and aggressive form of cancer in 2006, little did she know just how much her life would change. The News first met Luce in April 2007. At the time, she was 29 and on the road to recovery.

Good gardens = good neighbours

Riding my bike down Westminster Highway to the Sharing Farm at Terra Nova for the garlic festival on 14 August, I passed Gibbons Drive.

Choose wisely

Choosing a financial advisor is as important as choosing investments for your portfolio. In either case, taking time to make the right decision can make a big difference in how well you do over the long term.