Tag Archives: John Ziesenhenne

Limit on campaign contributions may be increasing the spending of outside groups

The City Council’s attempt earlier this year to limit campaign contributions to council candidates seems to be working, last Thursday’s campaign finance deadline shows. But the limits might also be increasing the spending of outside...
Richmond Senior Center

City Council candidates meet for candidate forum

For the first time this election season, all of the City Council candidates gathered for a public debate on Wednesday night. The debate, which was attended by roughly 80 people, gave many residents the opportunity...
Tuesday's summit will promote Richmond's diverse economy . Clockwise from left corner: RichmondBUILD prepares local youth for 'green' jobs (photo courtesy of the City of Richmond). Chevron is the city's largest company (photo by Robert Rogers). Cesar Segura is owner of Taqueria La Selva, one of many small businesses in the city (photo by Ian Stewart). Subaru is now shipping cars from the Port of Richmond (photo by Christina Lopez).

Economic summit to spotlight Richmond’s future

Business owners, investors and local leaders will gather to network and talk through local retail trends, marketing technologies, and the possibility of a game-changing lab coming to Richmond at the second annual Economic Summit on...
lois boyle and John Ziesenhenne

Richmond history exhibit glimpses what might have been – what may still be

The event, replete with showy performances, marked the 96th anniversary of “Richmond Day,” which was held Aug. 7, 1915 at the Panama Pacific International Exposition in San Francisco.
John Ziesenhenne, the CEO of M.A. Hays Co., poses for a photograph during a political mixer earlier this month. Ziesenhenne is the first person to formally declare their candidacy for the November mayor's race. Photo by Ian A. Stewart.

Ex-Councilman Ziesenhenne officially in mayor’s race

Former Richmond City Councilman John Ziesenhenne has filed his paperwork and will run to unseat Mayor Gayle McLaughlin in November's general election.
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Money flying for D.A. candidates, but not in Richmond

The three candidates running for County District Attorney are hard at work raising money for their campaigns. But little of it is coming from Richmond. What implications does that have for the city that's responsible...