Stephanie Hernández-Jarvis ~ In Her Own Words

On November 6th we will have a chance to use the full weight of the electoral process to determine who will be the next Governor of California and our representative in the US Senate.  There will be numerous state propositions, a race to serve in the State Assembly, three positions on the Richmond City Council, the Richmond Mayoral race as well as the State Superintendent of Education.  As important as these are, here in West County there is also a critical race being contested for three seats on the West Contra Costa Unified School District’s Board of Education. Radio Free Richmond has extended an offer to all eleven candidates for the Board to post their own words to let you, the voters, know their positions on what they believe to be the important issues. The candidates have also been invited to post guest editorials on the issues of importance. RFR will post a new candidate statement every couple of days. Continue reading

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 Continue reading

Election Results ~ FINAL

The long awaited election results from the June 5th Primary election have been finalized by Contra Costa and Alameda Counties. Continue reading

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). Continue reading

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. Continue reading

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. Continue reading

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
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