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.
The Rosie the Riveter/World War II Home Front National Historical Park opened in Richmond in 2000. Five of Richmond’s original “Rosies,” now all in their nineties, volunteer in the park. This is their story.
In the San Francisco Bay, conservation and scientific groups are working to restore crucial habitat. Oysters and eelgrass may play a large role in protecting Richmond's shoreline from sea level rise.
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...
A 2016 eviction schedule obtained from the Contra Costa County Sheriff Department’s Civil Unit revealed that Richmond has had more sheriff-enforced evictions than any other city in Contra Costa County this year.
For the first time in their lives, hundreds of kids in Contra Costa County have health insurance thanks to SB 75.
Like paper, pencils and books, electronic tablets have become a routine part of classrooms across Richmond.
In just a few days, five of Richmond’s original “Rosie the Riveters”—women who worked in the city’s renowned shipyards during the second World War—will travel to Hawaii to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the bombing...
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.
Mayor Tom Butt’s office released a statement last week in response to immigrants and undocumented individuals living in Richmond, a self-declared sanctuary city, following Donald Trump’s presidential win.
A scathing new report from the International Transport Workers' Federation deals with Chevron's tax and campaign finance activities in California.
Court documents submitted in an ongoing case indicate that Richmond Police Department Sergeant Michael Rood sent “numerous inappropriate and sexually suggestive” text messages to the head of a medical marijuana dispensary he was tasked with...
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.
A coalition of advocacy groups is challenging the legal right of the California Department of Motor Vehicles to suspend the driver’s licenses of those who cannot afford to pay traffic fines.
Rates of sexually transmitted diseases, or STDs, are on the rise in Contra Costa County according to new data from Contra Costa Health Services.
City Council had a packed agenda for this week’s meeting but spent most of the evening in conversation with community organizations and the Richmond police about preventing further violence in the city.