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Hundreds of workers rally across the East Bay for the “Fight for $15”

Fast food and low-wage workers in Oakland, Richmond and Berkeley joined a workers’ strike dubbed “Fight for $15” on Wednesday, continuing a two-year-long campaign that calls on fast food chains to institute a $15 minimum...

UC Berkeley Chancellor meets with Richmond community about Global Campus

The Chancellor of the University of California, Berkeley, Nicholas Dirks, assured Richmond stakeholders yesterday that the economic benefits of the proposed Global Campus will be shared with the community. The project has raised concerns among...

Community members turn up the heat on UC Berkeley Chancellor over Richmond Bay Campus

Community protests complement a new business report in looking for binding local agreements over the development of the Richmond Bay Campus.

As school board considers two new charter schools, inconsistent results sound note of caution

The WCCUSD Board of Education will make a recommendation on Nov. 12 whether to support a proposal to start two new charters that would enroll 312 students in grades K-5 and 420 students in grades...

New UC Berkeley Richmond campus development put on hold due to funding decline

The development of the UC Berkeley Richmond Field Station, a future research facility, has been temporarily put on hold due to decline in federal and university funding.

Residents urge Berkeley lab to consider impacts of Richmond campus

Richmond residents, unions, and community groups are keeping a close eye on the Lawrence Berkeley National Lab and its plans for a Richmond Bay Campus: a development that is projected to take shape over the...

Tibetan community center in Richmond prepares to receive His Holiness the Dalai Lama

Richmond’s Tibetan community center on Huntington Avenue will receive His Holiness the Dalai Lama this Sunday. Last Saturday, members prepared the center for his arrival.

Federal cuts slow Berkeley Laboratory’s proposed Richmond biosciences campus

A definitive construction timeline for the Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory’s proposed Richmond biosciences campus still remains unclear, but lab officials assured the City Council Tuesday night the project is still moving forward.

Richmond Bay Campus faces delays

In forty years, a humble scattering of buildings along Richmond’s south shoreline could become an internationally recognized hub for scientific research. But presently the site remains just a small cluster of offices, warehouses, and labs,...