In the San Francisco Bay, conservation and scientific groups are working to restore crucial habitat. Oysters and eelgrass may play a large role in protecting Richmond’s shoreline from sea level rise.
A scathing new report from the International Transport Workers’ Federation deals with Chevron’s tax and campaign finance activities in California.
The Richmond City Council approved funding for construction of the Richmond-Ohlone Greenway Gap closure, further bolstering pedestrian and cyclist access in Richmond.
The Richmond City Council clashed over funding for body cameras and tasers at Tuesday’s meeting. Other initiatives related to cannabis, carbon tax and school budget were approved with little conflict.
The San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission (BCDC) recently took a step toward changing many Richmond commuters’ lives, whether their mode of transportation runs on four wheels or two.
When it comes to shipping coal from California ports, many lawmakers have thrown their support overboard, citing the need to halt climate change by reducing reliance on the fossil fuel. A new statewide regulation prohibits funding for new bulk-coal terminals, and Oakland recently rejected one such terminal in its port.
Residents opposed to a large-scale development project at Terminal One filed a lawsuit against the City of Richmond last month to halt the project.
The news that plans for the Berkeley Global Campus at Richmond Bay have been indefinitely suspended has elicited a mix of reactions across the city.