Photo Essay • Leah Andritsch, New America Media

Last weekend’s San Francisco Pride Parade came days after a Supreme Court decision striking down the Defense of Marriage Act, which denied benefits of marriage to same-sex couples. The court also dealt a blow to proponents of California’s Proposition 8, the voter-approved initiative that banned same-sex marriage. [...]

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News Feature, Tania Pulido

What do you like to do on a Saturday? On June 15th about 40 Richmond High school students, community members, and Bay Area residents chose to gather, ready to work, on an unproductive lot of land on the corner of Market St. and 23rd St in San Pablo. The group broke [...]

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Video • Edgardo Cervano-Soto

Richmond Pulse took to the streets of San Pablo to ask residents their opinion of the city’s new police surveillance program. The program includes installing cameras, license plate readers, and gun shot detectors along the the borders between San Pablo and Richmond. The San Pablo City Council recently approved a [...]

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Interview, Malcolm Marshall

Editors Note: Jeff Ritterman, 64, is a retired cardiologist and former Richmond City Council member. Ritterman was a driving force behind Measure N, which would have imposed a city tax on sugar-sweetened beverages. Otherwise known as the “soda tax,” the measure was voted down in last November’s election.

Richmond Pulse: Where is [...]

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News Report • Donny Lumpkins and Peter Schurmann

For years Gregory Greer has gotten up in the early morning hours to make the 15-mile trip from his home in Vallejo to his job as a property manager in nearby Richmond. A renter, Greer and his wife, Wynona, say owning a home in Richmond would be [...]

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