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    Founded in February 2014, Radio Free Richmond is a partnership by local resident activists Don Gosney and Felix Hunziker.

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

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

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

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

  • SCHOOLS’ GRADUATION RATE SURPASSES STATE AVERAGE

    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

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    Richmond is a Bastion of Rich African American History

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    HILCO DONATES 1,000 TURKEYS TO RICHMONDERS IN NEED

    With all of the problems surrounding communities these days, there are angels amongst us that step forward to provide aid and assistance. On Monday November 21st, staff from Richmond Mayor Tom Butt’s office partnered with several local nonprofits to distribute 1,000 turkeys to churches, community kitchens and families so they can provide a traditional Thanksgiving dinner on Thursday. Peruse the photo gallery at: https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.5641576475956289&type=3
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    SHAWN DUNNING ~ IN HIS OWN WORDS

    On November 8th we will have a chance to use the full weight of the electoral process to determine who will be the next President of the United States.  As important as this is, here in Richmond there is also a critical race being contested for three seats on the Richmond City Council. Radio Free Richmond has extended an offer to all nine candidates to post their own words to let you, the voters, know their positions on what they believe to be the important issues. Radio Free Richmond’s policy is to post these candidate provided articles unedited.  What is posted is what is provided by the candidates. RFR will post a new candidate statement every couple of days.  
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    LESLIE RECKLER ~ IN HER OWN WORDS

    On November 8th we will have a chance to use the full weight of the electoral process to determine who will be the next Mayor of Richmond As important as this is, here in Richmond there are also three critical races being contested for three seats on the Richmond City Council. As an added bonus, there are two seats open on the West Contra Costa Unified School District’s Board of Education. Radio Free Richmond has extended an offer to all fourteen candidates to post their own words to let you, the voters, know their positions on what they believe to be the important issues. Radio Free Richmond’s policy is to post these candidate provided articles unedited.  What is posted is what is provided by the candidates. RFR will post a new candidate statement as frequently as they are provided.
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    HOW TO VOTE IN 2022

    The General Election for 2022 will be conducted on Tuesday November 8th. In many years past, voters went to their local polling places to vote on Election Day. Today, however, most voters vote by mail.  Things have changed over the years but understanding these changes may require a little guidance. The following explanations are taken largely from: https://www.cocovote.us/registration-and-voting-options/  
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    PATRICIO DUJAN ~ 2022 ~ IN HIS OWN WORDS

    On November 8th we will have a chance to use the full weight of the electoral process to determine who will be the next Mayor of Richmond As important as this is, here in Richmond there are also three critical races being contested for three seats on the Richmond City Council. As an added bonus, there are two seats open on the West Contra Costa Unified School District’s Board of Education. Radio Free Richmond has extended an offer to all fourteen candidates to post their own words to let you, the voters, know their positions on what they believe to be the important issues. Radio Free Richmond’s policy is to post these candidate provided articles unedited.  What is posted is what is provided by the candidates. RFR will post a new candidate statement as frequently as they are provided.  
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    MARK WASSBERG ~ IN HIS OWN WORDS

    On November 8th we will have a chance to use the full weight of the electoral process to determine who will be the next Mayor of Richmond As important as this is, here in Richmond there are also three critical races being contested for three seats on the Richmond City Council. As an added bonus, there are two seats open on the West Contra Costa Unified School District’s Board of Education. Radio Free Richmond has extended an offer to all fourteen candidates to post their own words to let you, the voters, know their positions on what they believe to be the important issues. Radio Free Richmond’s policy is to post these candidate provided articles unedited.  What is posted is what is provided by the candidates. RFR will post a new candidate statement as frequently as they are provided.
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    CORKY BOOZE ~ IN HIS OWN WORDS

    On November 8th we will have a chance to use the full weight of the electoral process to determine who will be the next Mayor of Richmond As important as this is, here in Richmond there are also three critical races being contested for three seats on the Richmond City Council. As an added bonus, there are two seats open on the West Contra Costa Unified School District’s Board of Education. Radio Free Richmond has extended an offer to all fourteen candidates to post their own words to let you, the voters, know their positions on what they believe to be the important issues. Radio Free Richmond’s policy is to post these candidate provided articles unedited.  What is posted is what is provided by the candidates. RFR will post a new candidate statement as frequently as they are provided.
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    VOTING ON TUESDAY

    The Primary Election for 2022 will be conducted on Tuesday June 7th.  In many years past, voters went to their local polling places to vote on Election Day.  Today, however, most voters vote by mail.  Things have changed over the years but understanding these changes may require a little guidance. The following explanations are taken largely from: https://www.cocovote.us/registration-and-voting-options/
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