City council is expected to choose among final contenders to fill the soon-to-be-vacant city manager position during a special meeting this Saturday.
A steady drumbeat sounded through the doors of the Bridge FilmSpace studio as the band members of “2morrows June” prepared for their performance. Hip Hop Artist Markee “Kee Beez” Webb, entered in his gray Under Armour tracksuit and black shades, hyped to perform his latest single, “Turnt Up.” Richmond-based filmmaker Joaquin Xavier queued his films in a browser to be displayed on the projector screen. After mic checks, quick video playbacks and soundchecks, the Rich City Talent Show got under…
After more than six hours of hot debate Tuesday night on a proposed ban of coal and petroleum coke in Richmond, the city council acceded to Mayor Tom Butt’s wishes and decided in a split vote to postpone the item until its January 14 meeting.
Having found his pathway in the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics field, UC Berkeley Ph.D. student Robin D. Lopez is now teaching STEM courses to elementary school students during the weekend to bridge the educational gap between the opportunities given to Richmond youth and higher education.
Richmond’s city council received a report on Tuesday about discretionary pay increases for city workers, and honored Michael Davenport as well as the Point Molate Friends group for their contributions to the city. The Rent Program presented its annual report.
In a supermajority vote, the West Contra Costa County School Board on Wednesday night approved a $575 million school construction bond to be placed on the March 2020 election ballot.
Seventeen sailboats with female-led crews raced across choppy seas of the San Francisco Bay in the Third Annual Amazing Grace Cheney Cup hosted by the Richmond Yacht Club this month. The November 4 race, or regatta as it’s known in sailing, honors Grace Cheney, a club member who passed away in 2016, as a way to help female sailors get together. Sporting a red cap, life jacket, and black coastal trousers, was Cinde Lou Delmas, a lifelong sailor, who…
Richmond’s City Council on Tuesday halted the drafting of a rule that would have required landlords to offer local tenants the first opportunity to buy their homes before they are put on the market or demolished.