Tag Archives: economic development

Richmond’s city commissions trudge onward with limited participation and engagement

Twenty out of Richmond’s 25 city-based commissions and committees currently have empty seats, resulting in an approximately 30 percent vacancy rate. For these committees, this means more work and fewer opportunities to engage the public.

Community members turn up the heat on UC Berkeley Chancellor over Richmond Bay Campus

Community protests complement a new business report in looking for binding local agreements over the development of the Richmond Bay Campus.
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Sister cities, in name if not in deed, edge closer to a true financial kinship

Two weeks ago a Zhoushan business delegation visited the port, and this time they came to do more than shake hands. A new Chinese-based development, built in part with Richmond’s participation, is on the immediate...