Richmond Confidential highlights some of the key points of Sanders' speech, and exclusive interview and photos from the event.
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An analysis of city documents, invoices, travel receipts and bank statements dating to 2010 shows that McLaughlin has traveled less, missed fewer meetings, and spent less money on the trips than City Councilman Nat Bates.
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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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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.
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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Starting with the rehabilitation of blighted houses in Richmond, the city will issue long-term low-interest-rate bonds that private investors can buy to fund social programs.
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Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vermont) will headline a Richmond campaign event Oct. 16 to rally the city’s progressive base ahead of the Nov. 4 election. The meeting is scheduled for 7 p.m. at the Richmond Memorial...
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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.
The fate of Doctors Medical Center remained in doubt after five hours of heated arguments at the Richmond City Council meeting Tuesday, which adjourned at 11:30 p.m. The council postponed until Oct. 21 any resolution...
While desalination is currently an approved option, the actual construction of a plant could be as far off as 2020.
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Nearly 70 people gathered at Harding Elementary School to listen to the ten WCCUSD school board candidates running for election this November.
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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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