Bea Roberson: Mayor Leaves Community in the Lurch at DMC Discussion

I recognize that many mayors have very crowded and busy schedules that they must try their best to keep, to further the interests of their respective cities. Continue reading

Steven W. Ramm: Minimum Wage is Garnered by Good Intentions, But Does the City Council Know What It’s Doing?

Economic stimulus is great, but raising the minimum wage in Richmond may not be the way to get it there. Continue reading

Richmond Tax Dollars at Work

Despite new rules to shorten meetings and bring a modicum of respect to the Council chamber, Tuesday night’s meeting seemed anything but cordial. Continue reading

Contra Costa Times: Richmond Freezes Hiring, Stares at Gaping Budget Hole

Reposted from the Contra Costa Times: Robert Rogers. Continue reading

Richmond Housing Advisory Commission Has Not Held a Meeting Since January

Where does the monthly meeting of Richmond’s Housing Advisory Commission take place?  The answer to that question will probably surprise many of Richmond’s citizens. Continue reading

Dr. Sharon Drager: The End of Doctors Medical Center

Doctors Medical Center in San Pablo is slated to close in July. Continue reading

Contra Costa Times: Political Theater Rules Richmond City Council Meetings

Reposted from the Contra Costa Times: Robert Rogers Continue reading

Richmond Planning Commission Extends Final EIR Review; Thumbs Nose at Council Threats

The Richmond Planning Commission decided unanimously last night to extend its mandatory review period for the final Chevron modernization project EIR from ten days to 30 days.  Continue reading
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