In a deeply personal essay, a Richmond teen describes the harrowing effects of violence and gang culture on his childhood, and his key to breaking free from the cycle.
After a long and sometimes contentious public debate, the Council voted 5-1 to declare the city in recognition of a lower standard of carbon dioxide levels in the air.
Gov. Schwarzenegger, who held his Richmond news conference as part of a statewide push to tout his recently proposed jobs package, hailed a “clean tech” future while inside a hulking, aged former Ford Motor Company Assembly Plant.
Groundwork Richmond becomes one of the newest members of a national network of independent local community ventures aimed at improving urban environments through local action.
Many fish that swim in the bay contain high levels of mercury and other contaminants, but because of persistent pesticide contamination, eating fish from the Richmond Harbor area may be particularly risky.
Laotian Organizing Project has been working on supporting the Laotian community in Richmond to voice their opinions and fight against environmental injustice.
The environmental group that sued to stop the development of a casino at Point Molate is looking to settle. But the deal may be dead in the water if other environmental organizations don’t drop their opposition.