Candidates’ strategies for development across Richmond—and especially downtown—varied greatly.
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Tagged Ben Choi, Cesar Zepeda, charter schools, city council, Corky Booze, Don Gosney, election 2016, Jael Myrick, jim rogers, Measure L, Melvin Willis, Nat Bates, Richmand Progressive Alliance, rpa, school board, Uche Uwahemu, Vinay Pimple, Zeneca site
People young and old gathered at Hilltop Mall Saturday to celebrate National Chess Day as participants in a speed chess tournament organized by the West Coast Chess Alliance (WCCA).
Frustration was the headliner at Tuesday night’s city council meeting, at which the council heard from a mourning family and unanimously elected a new vice mayor.
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Tagged city council, Eduardo Martinez, Gayle McLauglin, Jael Myrick, Jovanka Beckles, Nat Bates, Oscar Grant, Oscar Grant Committee, Richard "Pedie" Perez, Richmond City Council, Vinay Pimple
Advocates for veterans held a resource fair Wednesday in Richmond, arguing that the men and women who served their country sometimes aren’t being given the services they need to resume civilian life.
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Tagged Jovanka Beckles, Nat Bates, Tom Butt, veterans, veterans day, Veterans Resource Program, Vinay Pimple
Sitting patiently in the front row, Vinay Pimple waited to be sworn into office as Richmond’s newest city councilmember at the council's March 3 meeting. “I, Vinay Pimple, do solemnly swear that I will support...
A divided Richmond City Council has rejected a zoning amendment that would allow a digital advertising billboard on the I-80 corridor for the troubled Hilltop business district. Leaders in the Hilltop district have urged the...
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Tagged Cesar Zepeda, Eduardo Martinez, gayle mclaughlin, Hilltop, Hilltop District Neighborhood Council, Jael Myrick, Jovanka Beckles, kieron slaughter, macdonald avenue, Nat Bates, Pacific East Mall, Richmond City Council, Tom Butt, Vinay Pimple
In what many are calling a surprise move, the Richmond City Council voted Tuesday night to appoint Vinay Pimple, a blind attorney and volunteer tutor, to fill the vacant seat on the council that was...
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Tagged claudia jimenez, Eduardo Martinez, gayle mclaughlin, Jael Myrick, Jovanka Beckles, LEAP, Nat Bates, Richmond City Council, Richmond Trees, RPAL, Sheryl E. Lane, Tom Butt, vacant Richmond City Council seat, vacant seat, Vinay Pimple, WriterCoach Connection
Following motions to appoint Sheryl E. Lane and Vinay Pimple, neither of which passed, Mayor Tom Butt postponed the decision to next week.
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Before the Tuesday night deadline, 18 candidates from diverse backgrounds filed applications to fill the empty seat. The council majority will only choose one of them.
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Tagged Anthony Creer, Ben Choi, Bruce Reed Goodmiller, Charles Smith, claudia jimenez, Dameion King, David Schoenthal, Eduardo Martinez, Gary Bell, gayle mclaughlin, Jael Myrick, Jeff Lee, jim rogers, Jovanka Beckles, Kathryn Sibley, Marilyn Langlois, Nat Bates, Oscar Garcia, otheree christian, Pam Christian, Raquel Donoso, Rhonda Harris, Richmond Progressive Alliance, rosemary corbin, Samuel L. Pooler, Sheryl E. Lane, special election, Tom Butt, Uche J. Uwahemu, vacant Richmond City Council seat, Vinay Pimple
Twelve people have submitted their names for consideration by the Richmond City Council to fill the vacant seat left open when councilmember-elect Gary Bell—who is in a coma after suffering a bacterial sinus infections—was unable...
10 Comments Filed under AP, Bay Citizen, Election 2012, Featured, Front, Government
Tagged 2013 vacancy, bea roberson, Corky Booze, Don Gosney, Eduardo Martinez, Eleanor Thompson, Gary Bel, Jael P. Myrick, jim rogers, John Marquez, Jovanka Beckles, kathleen sullivan, mark wassberg, Mayor Gayle McLaughlin, Mike Ali-Kinney, Nat Bates, Richmond City Council, Stann Cortez, Tom Butt, Tony Thurmond, Vinay Pimple