Catahoula Coffee in Richmond. (Photo by Martin Totland)

Meet Richmond’s espresso maestro: Catahoula Coffee

“'People will not support high-end coffee in Richmond.' Well, they're dead wrong.” We spoke with Catahoula's founder and owner, Timothy "Timber" Manhart, about his foray into the coffee roasting business, the origin of his business's...
Participants in an environmental protest in Richmond, CA with "bomb train" sign.

Lawsuit seeking to stop rail shipments of Bakken crude oil dismissed

A San Francisco Superior Court judge on Friday dismissed a lawsuit brought by environmental groups that sought to halt rail shipments of volatile Bakken crude oil into Richmond. Judge Peter J. Busch ruled that the...
A packed house at Miracle Temple Church. Residents bowed their heads in prayer at the end of a meeting about the impacts and possibilities of the Lawrence Berkeley National Lab's proposed Richmond Bay Campus. (Photo by: Sukey Lewis)

Residents urge Berkeley lab to consider impacts of Richmond campus

Richmond residents, unions, and community groups are keeping a close eye on the Lawrence Berkeley National Lab and its plans for a Richmond Bay Campus: a development that is projected to take shape over the...