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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 [...]
Photo courtesy of Girls Inc.

Girls Inc. Kicks Off “College Bound Girls” Fall Program

By Mieasha Harris Continuing to make an impact on the lives of young women, Girls Inc. of West Contra Costa County (Girls Inc. WCCC) is set to resume the College Bound Girls program on Saturday, [...]

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 [...]