As Richmond’s City Council considered whether or not to approve the Chevron Refinery Modernization Project, a group of community residents and Chevron workers expressed their support of the $1 billion project at a public hearing [...]
Former City Councilmember Donna Powers is considering a return to Richmond’s City Council. Powers first joined the local political fray in 1991 with a run for city council.Community members remember Powers as someone who shook [...]
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 [...]
The Black American Political Action Committee’s 7th Annual “Judge George D. Carroll Community Service Awards Reception and Fundraiser” will be held on Thursday, May 8, 2014, 5:30 – 8:00 p.m. Geor
By Spencer Whitney The City council voted 6-1 to raise the local minimum wage to $12.30 per hour, which will go into full effect by 2017 with adjustments for inflation. The increase could make Richmond’s [...]
Gary Bell, a longtime local community leader who was elected to Richmond’s City Council in November, died at John Muir Medical Center in Walnut Creek early Thursday morning. Bell was 54.