A push to change the way City Council members are elected appears to have resurfaced in Richmond. If successful, the initiative would draw six new districts in the city, each with an elected representative.
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Kelly Fimbres' students were thrilled with Stomper, the Oakland A's mascot who arrived in an oversized Chevron car to help deliver the goods.
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When former Staff Sergeant Starlyn Lara joined the Army fresh out of high school in Roswell, New Mexico, it was a time of peace for those who were serving in the military. Then came September...
A month after the election, the departing Councilmember Jeff Ritterman can see the end of his term on the council, if not an end to the debate about public health.
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An aging and leaky system is responsible for the sewer rate hike for residents within the Richmond Municipal Sewer District.
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De Anza High School's football team lost every game they played this season, but that didn't stop them from giving their fans a gutsy effort on homecoming night.