Former Richmond City Councilman John Ziesenhenne has filed his paperwork and will run to unseat Mayor Gayle McLaughlin in November’s general election.
During a marathon session Tuesday night, Richmond’s City Council voted 4-3 to adopt a medical marijuana ordinance that will not cap the number of dispensaries allowed within the city limits.
The City of Richmond will begin levying over $750,000 in property-tax liens next month against out-of-compliance owners of vacant, abandoned or blighted homes.
Contra Costa County has declared the next few months “Soda-Free Summer,” and is planning a campaign to fight childhood obesity rates by urging kids and teenagers to drink less sugary soda pop.
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.
The three candidates running for County District Attorney are hard at work raising money for their campaigns. But little of it is coming from Richmond. What implications does that have for the city that’s responsible for so much of the county’s crime?
In a move that could impact the city’s highly-anticipated campaign season, Chevron Corp. and city leaders on Tuesday brokered a tax deal that markedly eases tensions between the energy giant and the city.