On January 25, President Donald Trump signed an executive order denying federal funds to sanctuary cities, such as Oakland and Richmond. But Bay Area officials are pushing back and affirming the status of sanctuary cities.
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 comics-format examination of the power dynamics of Education Matters–a West Contra Costa County nonprofit funded by a local philanthropist–and its ability to influence school board elections and bring in charter schools.
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...
Representatives from the Black Women Organized for Political Action Richmond chapter have plans to attend the Women’s March on Washington on Donald Trump’s first day in the office of the presidency.
Tideline Marine Group launched a new Richmond-to-San Francisco water taxi today. The commuter service will run Mondays through Fridays on three vessels that will transport passengers between Marina Bay and San Francisco’s Pier 1.5.
Scenes from the Richmond Progressive Alliance's campaign party on November 8 as they celebrated their massive wins on the city council and rent control.
To predict how Contra Costa County residents might vote in the presidential race, we created a map based on how Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump fared in the county during the 2016 primaries.
On a sweltering November day, Richmond voters stood on line to cast their ballots—deciding on divisive races from the national to local levels.
The real estate industry has so far spent about $188,000 in opposition to Richmond’s rent control measure—over triple the amount spent in support.
Who’s your money on for the Richmond City Council election? And where are you from? A local election doesn’t necessarily mean local money.
Women have run in every Richmond City Council election since at least 1997. But this year, Richmond residents will have an all-male ballot of council candidates to choose from on November 8.