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Supporters of $12.25/hr. Minimum Wage Submit Signatures for Fall Ballot

Supporters of a ballot initiative to raise Oakland’s minimum wage of $12.25 an hour announced they will submit their signatures to qualify for the November ballot to the City Clerk’s office on Friday morning.
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Kids and Coaches Needed for Richmond PAL Youth Baseball Program

The Richmond Police Activities League (RPAL) is hosting the Junior Giants Program—a free, non-competitive baseball program for girls and boys aged 5-18. Each year, the program benefits more than 200 children and youth teaching them [...]
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Assembly Candidate Pamela Price Speaks in San Rafael

Pamela Price, a candidate for the open seat in 15th Assembly District, recently spoke with members of the Marin African-American Professional Network (MAAPN). The talk was earlier this month at the Embassy Suite Hotel in [...]
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Richmond Citizens Want In on LBNL Expansion Project

Contra Costa Interfaith Supporting Community Organization (CCISCO) in partnership with the Alliance of Californians for Community Empowerment (ACCE) hosted a town hall meeting allowing Richmond residents weighed in on plans for the forthcoming Lawrence Berkeley [...]
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Dirty Energy / Clean Solutions: Climate Conference 2014 Kicks Off in San Francisco 

Professor Mark Jacobson of Stanford, author of a science-based plan to get to 100 percent renewable energy by 2050, opens “Dirty Energy/Clean Solutions,” a three-day Bay Area conference that looks at regional and statewide impacts [...]
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Business Owners Weigh-in on Richmond Minimum Wage Debate

The Richmond City Manager’s office, at the request of the City Council is disseminating a web-based survey to solicit feedback from local business owners regarding the impacts of the proposed ordinance to increase the minimum [...]
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BWOPA Leader Linda Jackson-Whitmore Combines Theater with Social Activism

Richmond’s Linda Jackson-Whitmore has successfully worked in the creative aspects of the entertainment industry as a producer, director, choreographer, dancer, actor and costumer. Whitmore started teaching in secondary education and community college in 1975 in [...]