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Saturday Local Volkssport club is hosting a non-competitive 5K/10K walk in Terra Nova area on Saturday, Feb. 8. Free for new participants. For more info, contact Verni at 604-682-8390. Upcoming Mini book sale at Brighouse Library on Saturday, Feb.
Zooming into the city

Zooming into the city

National club for the over 45s kicks off new Richmond chapter with fun-filled Valentine's night

A friend by many other names

What forges a bond between two people? Admiration? Kinship? Something shared? The word for a person linked to another by a bond is friend.

Time to think up new ideas for Imperial Landing

Every evening I walk past the unoccupied behemoth that Onni developed at Imperial Landing in Steveston. A few lights flicker in the apartment windows above.

The entrepreneur's 'must do' list

Everyone has a "bottom left hand drawer" of sorts. You know what I mean, don't you? It's that special place where we put things that we need to do "one day.

Grain of history boils dry

Last week I received a text: "Closing party at Pender Jan. 31, 9-midnight. DJ, canap├ęs, old friends.
Oval aims to recapture spirit

Oval aims to recapture spirit

The upcoming 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia are set to hit the headlines once again and the Richmond Olympic Oval is trying to recapture the Olympic spirit with its Family Day Event and Feel #LikeAnOlympian contest.

Balancing your omega-3s with mercury intake

It's that time of year again, the gyms are more crowded and people seem to be focused on adopting healthier lifestyle habits after indulging over the holidays. For many of us, our New Year's resolutions involve eating healthier.

Tech that made my life (a bit) better in 2013

Tech won't change your life. But it might make it a little bit better. Here are three pieces of tech I acquired this year that made my life just that more comfortable, interesting or tolerable.

Make estate planning your resolution for 2014

New Year's resolutions invariably gravitate toward things like losing weight, exercising more, starting a budget, quitting smoking and other very worthy goals.