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.
Back in 2004, Richmond voters saw local election posters encouraging them to “Reach for a better Richmond” and promising them “New Leadership, New Ideas, New Ethics.” Now, six elections later, the up-and-coming political faction behind...
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Nancy DeVille of Richmond Pulse interviews City Council hopeful Ben Choi about the importance of bringing affordable housing and a full-service hospital to Richmond.
Candidates’ strategies for development across Richmond—and especially downtown—varied greatly.
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When homeowners first moved to the Marina Bay area, they say, it was a country-like neighborhood. Birds nested on the trees in the gated community. Nights were dark and tranquil. But, they say, everything changed...
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Richmond’s City Council failed to appoint a new member to the Council’s vacant seat Tuesday night, deciding after a series of deadlocked nominations to instead to move the decision to next week’s council meeting.
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Before the Tuesday night deadline, 18 candidates from diverse backgrounds filed applications to fill the empty seat. The council majority will only choose one of them.
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