When Luz Gomez, the deputy chief of staff for County Supervisor John Gioia, tried to establish a small deli on a corner in North Richmond, even with help from the County, had to overcome more...
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When Fremont-based solar power company Solyndra LLC filed bankruptcy last week, “green job” supporters in Richmond shrugged their shoulders in indifference.
In the time since the renovation of Ford Point—originally the Ford Motor Company Assembly Plant—was completed in 2009, the site has won a string of awards that have helped return the historic landmark to its...
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Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar visited the SunPower plant in Richmond on Thursday.
Gov. Schwarzenegger, who held his Richmond news conference as part of a statewide push to tout his recently proposed jobs package, hailed a "clean tech" future while inside a hulking, aged former Ford Motor Company...
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