Tag Archives: Planning Commission

UC Berkeley’s Richmond Global Campus expected to spur housing construction

During a City Council meeting Tuesday, Mayor Butt’s office and a number of development experts gave a presentation on public policy initiatives to improve the availability, quality and development of affordable housing. The presentation centered...
Eduardo Martinez gives a speech at the Richmond Progressive Alliance office while waiting for the election results to come in. (Photo by Tom Goulding)

Eduardo Martinez: Shy person turned into powerful city councilman

Three minutes past midnight, Eduardo Martinez walks out of the Richmond Progressive Alliance office. He turns around and stares back in. Still no final result. He waves goodnight to his supporters. It’s Martinez’s third time...
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North-shore zoning dispute hits crux at Planning Commission hearing

Richmond residents, business owners and conservationists showed up in droves at the City Council chambers Thursday night to give the Planning Commission an earful regarding the fourth draft of the city’s major planning document and...