City leaders urge against Chevron tax measure

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.

The sinkhole seen ’round the Bay Area

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.

Former Obama official weighs in on Richmond

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.