Hazel Hawkins Russell, the first African American teacher in Riverside Unified, died Friday. She was 93. File photo by Kurt Miller, The Press-Enterprise/SCNG

Riverside Unified’s First Black Teacher, Hazel Hawkins Russell, Dies at 93

By Ryan Hagen Press-Enterprise Photo by Kurt Miller RIVERSIDE – Hazel Hawkins Russell, the first African American teacher in Riverside Unified, died Friday. She was 93. Click here for full article.

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Take a First Look at Riverside’s ‘Striking’ New $40 Million Downtown Library

By Alicia Robinson The Press-Enterprise Photo: City of Riverside Created by architects at Johnson Favaro, Riverside’s proposed new Main Library would be a two-story, 35,000-square-foot, building that would be elevated on a 30-foot pedestal to create a plaza and pedestrian walkway underneath. Click here for full article

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