Underdog candidate Harry Singh hopes to bring fresh ideas to city government.
Losing a federal program that funded 288 jobs in West County has a deep impact.
Congress adjourned without funding a jobs program that paid $5 million in wages countywide.
Mayoral and city council candidates appeared before voters Thursday. One dominant theme emerged: the economy.
With the city's unemployment rate hovering around 18 percent, one thing is clear—Richmond residents need jobs. RichmondWORKS, an employment and training center, offers clients classes, guidance and hope for a new paycheck.
A brochure titled “The battle for the bay” turned up in the mailboxes of Richmond residents. Among other information, it states that the Point Molate casino project would create 12,000 jobs. Opponents of the building...
Opposition to a Las Vegas-style casino resort in Richmond is collapsing as casino backers hand over promises for millions of dollars, thousands of jobs and major environmental concessions.
Richmond's YouthWORKS, a city-run youth-employment program, employed 705 local teens and young adults ages 16-21 last summer at 140 Bay Area public and private work sites. The civic youth jobs program is one the nation's...