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Beyond Richmond

State pledges funds for cameras on highways from Richmond to Antioch

State pledges funds for cameras on highways from Richmond to Antioch

The East Bay Times came out with this story today: The California State Transportation Agency has set aside funds to install surveillance cameras and related equipment along Interstate Highway 80 and Highway 4 --...
Congressman DeSaulnier calls 'Trumpcare' passage 'shocking, sad'

Congressman DeSaulnier calls ‘Trumpcare’ passage ‘shocking, sad’

After the U.S. House of Representatives passed the American Health Care Act (H.R. 1628) by a vote of 217-213 on Thursday -- legislation that repeals and replaces the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare --...

Richmond native to Trump: leave our national monuments alone

Teresa Baker, a Richmond native, founder of African American Nature and Parks Experience and author of the blog, African American Explorations, penned this opinion piece in response to President Donald Trump’s move to review...
JetSuiteX, Richmond nonprofit launch 'LA for a Day' flights for local kids

JetSuiteX, Richmond nonprofit to launch ‘LA for a Day’ youth flights

Next month, 20 Richmond youth from grades 5 through 8 will head to the airport in Concord and board a JetSuiteX flight to Los Angeles for a full day of fun and adventure --...
Innovative biz ideas can win college students Hong Kong trip

Innovative biz ideas can win college students Hong Kong trip

Local college students are encouraged to submit innovative business ideas for a competition that can earn them a week-long, all-expenses paid trip to Hong Kong. The Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office in San Francisco...
Congressman DeSaulnier: Trump brazenly attacks planet

Your congressman’s take on the Republican healthcare plan: ‘damaging’

Congressman Mark DeSaulnier, who represents Richmond and surrounding cities, released a statement Tuesday providing his opinion on the newly released Republican plan to repeal the Affordable Healthcare Act. For background, a Washington Post article published...

Meet Mary Frazier, Director of Northern California Breathmobile

Project Director Northern California Breathmobile® Years: Prescott Joseph Center, 2000; BreathMobile®, 2009-present Educational: BSN and Masters in Community Health Nursing, Holy Names University, Oakland What is the Breathmobile®? The BreathMobile® is a mobile asthma...
Richmond commission condemns Trump’s use of force statements

Richmond Mayor Tom Butt: Trump presidency recalls ‘Dark Ages’

by Mayor Tom Butt I think the following press release for  the League of California Cities pretty well echoes my position on Trump’s attack on cities, particularly sanctuary cities, and immigration. Every day, the Trump...

ACG East Bay Panel Discussion

The ACG is hosting an East Bay panel discussion “Carve Outs: Identifying Spin-Off Opportunities.” Hosted in association with the Financial Executives International – Northern California, this panel will be held at the Claremont Country...

Richmond football star signs pro deal in France

Richmond native Carvonte Hill has signed a contract to play professional football in France. The former star safety for the University of La Verne, who graduated this year with a Bachelors degree in Kinesiology, is...

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State of the City: Richmond faces difficult financial road

Mayor to explore dissolving Richmond Housing Authority

By Richmond Mayor Tom Butt While the longstanding and increasingly acrimonious issues between the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the Richmond...
Map points out Richmond's many new and old attractions

Map points out Richmond’s many new and old attractions

Melinda McCrary, the executive director of the Richmond Museum of History, was touted in City Manager Bill Lindsay's newsletter for attracting attention to her...
4 teens arrested following gunpoint robbery in Pinole

4 teens arrested following gunpoint robbery in Pinole

Four teenagers -- three from Richmond and one from El Sobrante -- were arrested on suspicion of robbing a person at gunpoint in Pinole,...