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Jars of medical marijuana are on display at a Richmond dispensary. File photo by Natalie Jones.

Richmond dispensary sues over alleged monopoly on medical marijuana

After more than six years spent trying to open up shop, Richmond Compassionate Care Collective, a medical marijuana dispensary, has filed a lawsuit alleging that Richmond’s three existing dispensaries conspired with community organizers and a...
Kids First supporters join together to chant, “Our Voice, Our City.” Photograph by Abner Hauge.

With signatures approved, Kids First Initiative gets closer to the 2018 ballot

On Tuesday, City Council verified the signatures for putting the Richmond Kids First Initiative on the 2018 ballot. The embattled initiative, which supporters had worked to put on the 2016 ballot, would allocate up to...
Development on the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge is slated to begin this fall. Photo by Leah Bartos.

New bike lane to be built on the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge

The San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission (BCDC) recently took a step toward changing many Richmond commuters’ lives, whether their mode of transportation runs on four wheels or two.