New Hope for Undocumented Students with Deferred Action

News Feature, Iraida Santillan Alejandra was only nine years old when she left Jalisco, Mexico with her mother and younger sister to join their father in the United States. Alejandra’s father was already living in Richmond, CA along with three of her uncles. She crossed the border with a fake birth certificate and once she […]

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Richmond Residents Weigh In on Soda Tax

News Report, Malcolm Marshall Editor’s note: Richmond is now ground zero for the debate over how to reduce soda consumption, with a one-cent per-ounce tax increase to appear on the ballot in November. Residents are divided. Some contend the tax will contribute to lower rates of obesity, others that it is simply a means to raising […]

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Richmond Adopts Innovative General Plan to Promote Community Health and Sustainable Development

News From City Hall The Richmond City Council adopted a new General Plan 2030 to guide the City’s sustainable growth and development. The General Plan provides a comprehensive framework for developing a healthy city and healthy neighborhoods. While General Plans are required by the State of California to contain seven elements, the City of Richmond’s […]

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