Founded in February 2014, Radio Free Richmond is a partnership by local resident activists Don Gosney and Felix Hunziker with BMWL, a regional public affairs firm with a long history of West County community engagement.

  • New Leader for West Contra Costa School District

    West Contra Costa School District Announced Matthew Duffy as its New Leader

  • 'Time With Tom'

    Richmond Mayor Tom Butt Hosts a ‘Time with Tom’ Gathering at Jered’s Pottery in the Heart of Richmond's Clayborhood

  • United Urban Warrior Society Hosts Walk

    United Urban Warrior Society of Central California Hosts Second Annual Native American Walk for Sobriety


    Local Spot Offers Some of the Most Celebrated Vietnamese Food in the Area


    Nearly 85% of West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) students in the Class of 2015 Earned Their High School Diploma, According to Data Released by the California Department of Education

  • 5 Faces of African American History in Richmond

    Richmond is a Bastion of Rich African American History

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    Fourth Annual Sobriety Walk

    As the chairperson for United Urban Warrior Society of Central California (U.U.W.S.), a National Native American organization devoted to more Human and Civil Rights for Native People, many people here in Richmond have asked me why U.U.W.S. will have a Native American Walk for Sobriety on Saturday - July 14th, 2018
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    Election Results ~ FINAL

    The long awaited election results from the June 5th Primary election have been finalized by Contra Costa and Alameda Counties.
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    Election Results ~ Update #6

    Since Radio Free Richmond’s Monday evening election results update, between Contra Costa and Alameda Counties, they’ve added 13,632 more votes to the tally for the race for the 15thAssembly District (which covers north Oakland to the Carquinez Bridge).
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    Election Results ~ 5th Round

    How can this be the fifth round?  What happened to Round 4?  There were several updates throughout the day and a flurry at the end of the day so the 4thround kind of got lost in the shuffle.
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    Election Results ~ Round 3

    As of Monday morning, Alameda County has added 21,995 votes to the count for the 15th Assembly District.  Contra Costa County has not updated since Friday evening.
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    Regional Measure 3

    Have you heard the news? Traffic in the 9 county Bay Area is getting out of control.  On some days, getting to work, going shopping, or any other trip from Point A to Point B can be the source of great exasperation, frustration and a lot of wasted time. To alleviate some of these problems, the Metropolitan Transportation Commission partnered with the State Legislature to place on the ballot Regional Measure 3.  With the exception of the Golden Gate Bridge, this measure will gradually increase the tolls paid on all seven bridges in the 9 county Bay Area.
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    '18 Preliminary Primary Election Results

    On Tuesday the 5th of June, there were regional and statewide elections to select candidates to run for election in November’s General Election.
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    Salute e Vita Ristorante to Close

    July 6, 2018, will be a sad day in Richmond for both the patrons and beneficiaries of Salute e Vita Ristorante and its iconic owner, Menbere (Menbe) Aklilu.
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    Point Molate Lawsuit Settled

    City Successfully Resolves Point Molate LDA Litigation: Guidiville Rancheria of California vs. The United States of America, Case No. CV12-1326 (N.D. Cal.).
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