Tag Archives: Jeff Ritterman

Man walking by Obama sign

In Richmond politics, the Obama family brand resonates with the community

Nat Bates was elected for a record seventh time in 2008 and one of his campaign signs featured his face next to the face of another man looking to make history in the same election....
“I guess you could look at [the original ordinance] as a Cadillac,” Councilmember Jim Rogers said. “And this one here, I guess you could look at it as a Ford.” (Photo by: Tawanda Kanhema)

Amendments to campaign disclosure law pass through first stage

Nearly a week after a judge criticized its campaign disclosure law, City Council considered making amendments Thursday to dial down what Councilmember Jim Rogers called the law’s aggressiveness. “I guess you could look at [the...
Councilman Jeff Ritterman during a Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory meeting about proposed research at the new Richmond Bay Campus.

Scientists announce research focus for LBNL

Researchers at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory’s Richmond Bay Campus will focus on biosciences that affect energy production, environment, and human health scientists from the lab and the University of California said Thursday. The scientists...
A billboard funded by the American Beverage Association is displayed at the intersection of Ripley and Harbor Way in Richmond. Photo credit: Rachel de Leon.

City defends campaign law in federal court

[Editor's note: this story has been corrected from a previous version to note that the the ordinance requires the text reading "major funding from out-of-city contributors" to take up one-third of the disclosure section of...
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Men and Women of Purpose draw Richmond leaders to open house event

More than 120 people crowded into the parking lot of the Neighborhood House of North Richmond around noon Friday for music and food. They also learned more about the Men and Women of Purpose, the...
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Ritterman to step aside, field open for candidates for Richmond City Council

Jeff Ritterman is out. Marilyn Langlois and Eduardo Martinez want in. The campaign kickoff event at the Richmond Progressive Alliance (RPA) downtown offices Sunday drew more than 120 people and featured speeches from this fall’s...