The city of Richmond is moving forward with two initiatives for composting beginning on July 1. The food scrap collection program for residents and the food ware ordinance for food providers.
In a marathon session, City Council voted to move ahead with plans to create an ordinance to regulate and tax the city’s underground pipeline operators.
Four years after her upset win vaulted Gayle McLaughlin to the pinnacle of local politics and into the national spotlight, the now more seasoned Green Party mayor says she still has what it takes to hold the reins of power.
Dueling visions for the city’s future could be heading for a day of reckoning with city voters in November. A Chevron Corp-backed measure to slash utility taxes for residents has paid hands fanning throughout the city on a mission to collect 4,000 signatures.
Earth Day in Richmond was cause not just to honor the environment, but recap the infusion of funds the city has received to help build a greener economy.
Ten days after a gaping yawn in the earth swallowed two cars and sent incredible images beaming around the world, Richmond’s ground has stabilized. Meanwhile, new footage of the massive terrain shift is available here.
Anthony “Van” Jones, a former special adviser in the Obama Administration’s White House Council on Environmental Quality, spoke to a crowd of about 200 at Mayor Gayle McLaughlin’s re-election campaign announcement party. Immigrant rights activist Nativo Lopez also spoke.