Amid health concerns, Richmond officials consider a ban on coal storage and transport

Amid health concerns, Richmond officials consider a ban on coal storage and transport

The Richmond City Council will soon consider an ordinance that would restrict the handling of coal and petcoke, a byproduct of oil refining, on port terminals in Richmond. A draft of the ordinance…

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Graduate tutors still threatened by school district budget cuts

Graduate tutors still threatened by school district budget cuts

On Wednesday, the tenuous position of school graduate tutors came no closer to resolution as the West Contra Costa Board of Education approved a second interim financial report for their budget th…

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City council votes to not annex North Richmond

City council votes to not annex North Richmond

On Tuesday, the Richmond City Council voted to not proceed with annexing the unincorporated area of North Richmond, with only Mayor Tom Butt voting in favor. Additionally, Butt removed three propo…

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