Senator Bernie Sanders (VT-I), a potential 2016 presidential candidate, delivered a rousing speech to an overflowing audience in Richmond on Thursday.
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A $7.7 million reconstruction project, slated to begin in March, will revitalize the downtown corridor along Nevin Avenue.
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Amid a growing debate about the location of medical marijuana collectives in Richmond, the City Council plans to hold talks on expanding zones where dispensaries are allowed to operate.
Tucked in a corner on Washington Avenue in Point Richmond, Ali Amaro's studio and gallery space creates harmony between art, fashion, and business.
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The WCCUSD Board of Education will make a recommendation on Nov. 12 whether to support a proposal to start two new charters that would enroll 312 students in grades K-5 and 420 students in grades...
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Revenues from the little-discussed Measure U tax would be split between street improvements, public safety and health, and wellness and youth services, proponents say. But it is not possible to be certain of how the...
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Should the project break ground, the estimated 18 months of construction would require between 100 and 300 workers, according to the proposal.
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Despite its reputation as an oil town, solar power in Richmond is growing. And it looks like it’s here to stay.
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Chevron has funneled $3 million into a trio of campaign committees to influence the Nov. 4 Richmond city election, including a nearly $1.3 million contribution on Aug. 8.
While desalination is currently an approved option, the actual construction of a plant could be as far off as 2020.
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A panel of judges unanimously found Chevron guilty Sunday of operating its Richmond refinery “in violation of the principles of environmental justice and the rights of nature.” But the judges didn’t represent a state or...
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Two weeks ago a Zhoushan business delegation visited the port, and this time they came to do more than shake hands. A new Chinese-based development, built in part with Richmond’s participation, is on the immediate...
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The troubles at the Hacienda housing project were made public in February. The Richmond Housing Authority promised a tenant relocation in April. The initial application was sent in May. It’s now October—and mice still crawl...
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