Crisis Is Hitting Black Californians the Hardest By Manny Otiko and Tanu Henry  | California Black Media Last week, Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a $214.8 billion state spending plan he and legislative leaders are calling “the Affordability Budget” for the 2019-20 fiscal year. It took effect July 1 after the governor hashed out...

The Richmond Police Department’s contract with an automated license plate reader and face-recognition software company will expire after residents concerned about the company’s relationship with immigration authorities urged the city council to vote against a possible extension....

The gathering at Richmond City Hall Saturday, June 22 was electric. More specifically it was all about unveiling and celebrating the city's new fast-charging hub for electric vehicles at the Civic Center....

While it can be a memorable night, is prom really worth the hundreds of dollars it typically costs?...

Twenty minutes. That, Richmond resident Daryle Mason says, was how long it took for people at Clean Slate Day to scan his record and have it wiped out. He waited in line for an hour, but it was worth it in the end. ...

The plaza outside Richmond City Hall on the evening of June 4 was filled with city employees and local union members protesting the city manager’s new budget proposal that four local unions say is “balanced on the backs of workers and public services”....

The smoke Richmond residents might see June 25 and June 28 from Point Pinole Regional Park will likely be coming controlled burns and firefighter training - not a wildfire....

The floor-to-ceiling windows provided natural light into the new Richmond Food Hall as chefs and food artisans served up soul food, Mexican cuisine, vegan and vegetarian dishes, deserts and more for the first Juneteenth Food Showcase on June 15. ...

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