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Richmond Wholesale and Marina Bay residents meet to solve smoke and noise issues

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...

Backers of a flyer campaign and ballot initiative proposal criticize city manager’s salary

Two weeks ago, Richmond residents discovered in their mailboxes large flyers titled “Call the Mayor.” The mailers accused City Manager Bill Lindsay, who has served in that position since 2005, of receiving a salary higher...

Mayor highlights Hilltop Mall and Hacienda relocation in State of the City address

Richmond’s new mayor Tom Butt made his first State of the City address on Tuesday night, announcing that “Richmond is open for business” and saying that his office is checking on the Hacienda public housing...

Contra Costa County offers loan forgiveness to Doctors Medical Center

The Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors agreed to forgive about $9 million in repayment debt from struggling Doctors Medical Center (DMC) over the next three to five years. Supervisors John Gioia and Federal D....

Richmond votes yes on sales tax measure; California votes yes on sentencing reforms

Measure U, the ballot item to increase the retail sales taxes to 9.5%, passed yesterday with 53.7% of the vote. Another key ballot item, Proposition 47, also passed. The statewide proposition to reduce six types...

Richmond to spend $15,000 on information campaign for sales tax hike

The Richmond City Council on Tuesday authorized City Manager Bill Lindsay to spend up to $15,000 on mailing information to Richmond voters about Measure U, the half-cent sales tax measure voters will decide in November.

City Council addresses media reports of neglect and mismanagement by Richmond Housing Authority

The Richmond City Council responded to damning media reports of appalling public housing conditions and financial mismanagement by the Richmond Housing Authority.

Federal cuts slow Berkeley Laboratory’s proposed Richmond biosciences campus

A definitive construction timeline for the Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory’s proposed Richmond biosciences campus still remains unclear, but lab officials assured the City Council Tuesday night the project is still moving forward.