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. Continue reading

'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. Continue reading

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. Continue reading

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.). Continue reading

SUPPORT YOUR YOUTH AND CATCH A FEW RAYS

Imagine sitting out on a beautiful Spring afternoon catching a few rays, watching your Oakland A’s whip the Texas Rangers AND you’re supporting local youth at the same time. Continue reading

FASTING IN SUPPORT OF BEARS EARS NATIONAL MONUMENT

I am a native man fasting for 3 months for Bears Ears National Monument My name is Mike ‘Raccoon Eyes’ Kinney,—a Native man living here in Richmond. I am the San Francisco Bay Area delegate to the Inter-Tribal Council of California and Chairperson of the California chapter of the United Urban Warriors Society—agencies dedicated to the advancement of our Native people and more human and civil rights for our Native people. Continue reading

Share With Us Your Story

It’s no accident that Richmond’s city hero is Rosie the Riveter — one of the most durable symbols of American resilience in the face of insurmountable odds. Continue reading

This Is What Immigration Enforcement Looks Like Under President Trump

In two consecutive SWAT-style raids, ICE and U.S. Marshals’ agents raid a family’s home without a warrant. Brittney Nystrom Executive Director ACLU of Utah MARCH 6, 2018 REPRINTED FROM ACLU.ORG Continue reading

Richmond City Manager to Retire

Long time City Manager Bill Lindsay announced on Wednesday that he plans to retire at the end of July. Below is the letter sent to the Mayor and members of the Council.  A search will be underway to solicit a replacement for a seamless transition. Continue reading

LEGALIZED EXTORTION UNDER THE GUISE OF DEMOCRACY Chapter 2

This editorial is lengthy. It has been broken up into two initial chapters with follow-up articles expected as things progress. Be sure to look at Chapter 1. Continue reading
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