Tag Archives: City of Richmond

Residents live close to heavy industry in a number of Richmond neighborhoods.

UC Berkeley Students Tackle Climate Change in Richmond

By Kathleen McClay, UC Berkeley News Residents of Richmond on the northeastern edge of San Francisco Bay expect climate change to present their city with major challenges –- from rising sea levels to higher temperatures, [...]
Chevron Richmond held a press conference Tuesday morning to announce a $15.5 million community development grant. Photo taken by Tasion Kwamilele.

Chevron Richmond Announces $15.5 Million Community Revitalization Initiative

Chevron Richmond announced the start of a $15.5 million Community Revitalization Initiative, a five-year plan to stimulate the city’s economy by creating jobs, encouraging small business development and expanding job training opportunities. Speaking at held [...]
Richmond Mayor Gayle McLaughlin was shown here on Monday shaking hands with President of Ecuador Rafael Correa on a balcony of the national palace, el Palacio de Carondelet. Courtesy of El Telégrafo, Quito, Ecuador.

President of Ecuador Welcomes Richmond Mayor Gayle McLaughlin

Quito, Ecuador – Richmond Mayor Gayle McLaughlin is in Ecuador this week to meet with President Rafael Correa to make common cause in their ongoing disputes with Chevron, one of the world’s six “supermajor” oil [...]

Richmond Hosts Collaborative Community Health Fair

For the past five years, the Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church has sponsored a citywide health Fair. This year the church jointed with other organizations to host the first Richmond Faith Initiative Collaborative Community Health Fair.Over [...]
Marquita Ealy. Rchmond Resident

City of Richmond Invokes Eminent Domain to Save Homes

Homeowners and local officials in Richmond are considering a radical idea to keep people facing foreclosure in their homes. Eminent Domain, traditionally used by cities and states to seize property from homeowners for the “common [...]