As Californians, along with the rest of the nation, brace for a possible repeal of the Affordable Care Act, Marshawn Harris, an Oakland-based health care insurance broker, had been trying to sign up as many...
The city of Richmond is considering a redevelopment plan for a brownfield located between Marina Bay and Point Isabel known as the Zeneca site.
Before starting a green business, Elva Aguilar worked as a maid for corporate cleaning companies in the Bay Area. Aguilar worked with the common cleaning agents, but like some cleaning workers she began to notice...
A growing number of scientific studies show that racism experienced by women of color, particularly black women, can affect the health of their future children in many ways. Racism can lead to an increased likelihood...
For the first time in their lives, hundreds of kids in Contra Costa County have health insurance thanks to SB 75.
Welcome back to the Tales of Two Cities podcast. This week is all about the ladies—stories of women doing incredible things in their communities.
Rates of sexually transmitted diseases, or STDs, are on the rise in Contra Costa County according to new data from Contra Costa Health Services.
Contra Costa County health care benefits for undocumented and low-income residents may be threatened, given President-elect Donald Trump’s promises to wholly or partly dismantle the Affordable Care Act.
Contra Costa health care professionals worry about what a Trump presidency will mean for those with federally funded health insurance.
Polls had predicted a tight race, but in the end the the drug price-control measure Proposition 61 was defeated statewide—although in Contra Costa County 51 percent of voters approved it.
Proposition 61 would prohibit state agencies from paying more for prescription drugs than the lowest price paid by the Department of Veterans Affairs. Drug companies are spending heavily to defeat the proposition.
The Richmond Police Department beat the Richmond Fire Department with a score of 51-41 on the basketball court at Sylvester Greenwood Academy last Sunday.
Passionate, strict, dedicated and humble were a few of the words used to describe the late Dr. William Jenkins at the opening of a new health center named for him.