Several hundred nurses and patients, including many in wheelchairs, as well as religious and community leaders and elected officials marched Wednesday from Doctors Medical Center in San Pablo to West Contra Costa Health Clinic, where [...]
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.