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Diversity in California State Senate Matters

Forty Members currently serve in the California State Senate, and only two Senators are African-American. Both African-American State Senators are from Southern California.   The question is: does diversity still matter in 2016?
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West County Transportation Officials Abandon Discussion of BART Extension

Special to the Post   Local elected officials who make up the West Contra Costa Transportation Committee recently decided to not study a possible BART extension along the I-80 Corridor from the El Cerrito Del [...]
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CyberTran Means Transit, Housing and Jobs for Richmond

  Special to the Post   The Richmond City Council voted unanimously in 2011 to explore a public-private partnership city transit technology startup company CyberTran International, Inc. (CTI), seeking to incorporate a Ultra Light Rail [...]
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Post Salon June 19 on Common Enrollment

The Post Salon will host a discussion Sunday June 19, of an Oakland Unified School District (OUSD) proposal to incorporate charter schools in the enrollment system for public schools in the city.
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Nate Miley Wins Reelection; Swanson Will Face Skinner in November Election

In the battle for the open 9th district seat in the State Senate, Democrats Sandré Swanson and Nancy Skinner will face a rematch in November. Skinner won 47 percent of the vote while Swanson received [...]
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Grants Available for Summer Family Reading Celebrations

In partnership with the Hellman Foundation and the Thomas J. Long Foundation, the Richmond Community Foundation is offering grants for Summer Family Reading Celebrations that support the West Contra Costa Literacy Coalition’s comprehensive plan to [...]