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Joshua Genser

Planning Commission deadlocks over north shore zoning recommendation

When Joshua Genser purchased 10 acres of industrial land on Richmond’s north shore in 1999, he had a vision: A Silicon-Valley-like park, complete with palm trees, gleaming glass, and a shoreline where employees and the...

Council approves municipal ID cards for Richmond

On Tuesday night by the Richmond City Council unanimously voted to approve the issuing of municipal ID cards. The cards are intended to improve public safety, increase civic participation and support local commerce.
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North Richmond activists rally outside county office

About 20 people gathered in front of the El Cerrito offices of Contra Costa County Supervisor John Gioia late Friday to protest a transfer of funds away from an urban ecology program.