As the Bay Area prepares for the 50th Anniversary of the Black Arts Movement (BAM), the most radical artistic and literary movement in American history, Paul Cobb gave fellow writer and festival producer Marvin X [...]
Tom Butt was elected Richmond Mayor Tuesday despite a multimillion-dollar campaign by the Chevron Corporation which failed to defeat him or elect candidates the oil company had supported.
In a race between two Democrats, Tony Thurmond beat Elizabeth Echols with 54 percent of the vote for the 15th District of the California Assembly. District 15 includes 11 cities between the southern edges of [...]
In keeping with its commitment to supporting Richmond community-based agencies, Laconia Development LLC has donated $5,000 to the Richmond Steelers.
The League of Women Voters of West Contra Costa County in partnership with BART present “Building a Better BART”—A Presentation Thursday, Nov. 13 at the Richmond City Council Chambers, 440 Civic Center Plaza, Richmond, 5:30 [...]
Mister Phillips’ father, retired Richmond police Lieutenant Tommie Phillips, inspired him to public service at a young age.Phillips, now aged 36, is running for the governing board of the West Contra Costa Unified School District.Phillips’ [...]
West Contra Costa Unified School District’s Full Services Community Schools has earned a prestigious 2014 Golden Bell Award in the School Climate category from the California School Boards Association (CSBA), it was recently announced.
I have watched with intense interest our national, state, and local politics. As Richmond prepares to vote for a new mayor and city council, a few things have stood out as insults to Richmond voters.
The Coronado Neighborhood Council held it’s 37th Annual Scholarship Banquet Friday, Oct. 24 at the Galileo Club in Richmond. Three hundred people attended the event. Nine students received scholarships for a total of $18,000.
The San Francisco Foundation’s Program Director for Environment, Public Policy and Civic Engagement, Francesca Vietor, recently attended the White House Green Infrastructure Leadership Roundtable to discuss sustainability with senior officials from agencies such as the [...]