Tag Archives: San Francisco

For East Bay immigrants, notary fraud is a common legal threat

In 1996, an undocumented young man in the Easy Bay was tired of being paid under the table for his work, so he decided to do something about his legal status. Two friends recommended him...

Bay Bridge bike path on track—to be finished in 2025

Plans to build a bike/pedestrian path on the west span of the Bay Bridge—connecting San Francisco, Treasure Island and Oakland—are moving full-speed ahead.

District elections proposal heads to city, aims to give neighborhoods a voice

A push to change the way City Council members are elected appears to have resurfaced in Richmond. If successful, the initiative would draw six new districts in the city, each with an elected representative.

Police and demonstrators clash as Black Friday protests turn violent in San Francisco

An anti-Black Friday protest marched through San Francisco on Friday night, leading to a number of arrests and smashed storefronts throughout the Mission District. The march combined protestors from a wide range of causes, such...
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Community events honor Martin Luther King’s legacy

As the nation pauses to pay tribute to the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. Monday, the Bay Area will join the celebration with community service events, marches and musical tributes. Richmond organizers are encouraging residents...
San Leandro-based Aztec dance group Eztli Chicahua performs

Richmond hears El Grito de Dolores loud and clear

The Mexican flag, carried carefully without touching the floor, dwarfed Marco Negrete, a diplomatic attaché from the Mexican Consulate General in San Francisco, as he carried it onto the stage in Richmond’s Restaurante la Revolución....

Belles of the Bay (Watch)

Byron Wilkes gives a glimpse inside the world of Bay Area roller derby and the Richmond Wrecking Belles.

Innkeeping at the East Brother Lighthouse

The restored East Brother Light Station, turned into a unique bed and breakfast, is still standing and kept alive thanks to its dedicated innkeepers.