Candidates’ strategies for development across Richmond—and especially downtown—varied greatly.
When local nonprofit Urban Tilth broke ground at its new farm in North Richmond on Saturday, it signaled the beginning of something new—and a chance for the community to reconcile with its past, said executive...
People young and old gathered at Hilltop Mall Saturday to celebrate National Chess Day as participants in a speed chess tournament organized by the West Coast Chess Alliance (WCCA).
Charter schools and district finances dominated the West Contra Costa Unified School District school board candidates forum held earlier this month at the Hilltop Community Church.
El Sobrante Valley residents and activists hope to keep residential development out of the historically landslide-prone area with the soon-to-be-submitted Richmond Hills Initiative, which they’re currently working to put on the 2018 ballot.
An event organized by the Contra Costa County Historical Society to commemorate Native American Day last month brought together historians, authors and community members to discuss Native American genealogies, sacred sites and their preservation.
All nine candidates for the Richmond City Council weighed in at a question-and-answer style forum at the Hilltop Community Church last Thursday night, where jobs, health care, and above all rent control dominated the discussion.
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...
Most major cities in the East Bay have raised their minimum wage in recent years, and more increases are on the way. With the minimums varying from one place to the next, some workers say...
A Wednesday night panel discussion on the state of health care in Richmond and West Contra Costa county underscored the community’s anxiety over access to medical treatment.
On April 17, the Oakland Ballet Company hosts the second annual East Bay Dances Showcase.
As part of the zSharp program at Peres Elementary School, teacher Sonia Hardway instructs her students in the fundamentals of music while also instilling teamwork and compassion in them.
"Ghost Town to Havana," filmed by Richmond director Eugene Corr, tells the stories behind the youth baseball team the Oakland Royals and its visit to Cuba’s capital.