Tag Archives: independent expenditures

The three Team Richmond candidates, McLaughlin, Beckles and Martinez, sharing a joke on a victorious election night. (Photo by Tom Goulding)

Crude politics: Chevron lost expensive election, but still has plenty of power

Harriet Rowan and Jimmy Tobias, Richmond Confidential reporters and students at the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism, published an article for The Nation website that explores Chevron's continuing influence in Richmond after losing big...

Anti-beverage tax coalitions have spent $3.5 million in Richmond, El Monte

Committees backed by the American Beverage Association have spent $3.5 million total to defeat measures proposing one cent per ounce taxes on sugar-sweetened beverages in Richmond and El Monte, CA.