EDITOR’S NOTE: Jovanka Beckles is a Richmond city councilmember who also works full-time as a mental health specialist for Contra Costa County. She was born in Panama City, where she...

New America Media, News Report, Khalil Abdullah WASHINGTON – In a nation facing unprecedented levels of obesity, efforts by health advocates to make soda Public Enemy Number One are gaining traction....

News Report, Spencer Whitney | Richmond Confidential City council leaders In Richmond voted 5-2 on Tuesday night to put a special soda tax proposal on the November 6 ballot. The soda...

News Analysis, Taisa Grant Editor's note: Earlier this month, the Richmond City Council voted in favor of placing an inititiative on the November ballot for a citywide tax on sugar-sweetened beverages....

Enjoy our content?
SIGN UP FOR OUR NEWSLETTER
JOIN TODAY
close-image