Stories about Richmond

OPINION: US policy forced people to leave their homes and immigrate here

The Civil Rights Movement reminds us that change is possible, even when it seems against all odds

The big right-wing money in key East Bay Assembly race

Govern for California, brought to you by charter-school lovers and Ron Conway, is a major player in the race for a Richmond-Berkeley-Oakland seat

Campaign trail: Kim ad attacks Wiener bill

Plus: How the ranked-choice voting will play out ... and why would Angela Alioto (or anyone else) want the POA endorsement?

Ed Lee’s development legacy and the end of ‘balanced growth’

A serious reflection on how the mayor presided over evictions, displacement, and the greatest economic inequality in modern history

Assault on local control equals deregulation of housing

Democrats in Sacramento guarantee that real-estate interests will trump affordability

Lessons from Stop the Draft Week 50 years ago

In 1967, protesters filled the streets of Oakland to stop the draft. Seven faced serious charges -- and their message still resonates today

Jerry Brown sides with polluters in key bill

The governor who is challenging Trump on climate change can't seem to challenge the fossil-fuel industry at home

OPINION: Alarming housing bill heading for approval

Senate Bill 35 is a huge game-changer about to hit SF and other gentrifying cities

Newsom’s lawyer says voters can’t be trusted

In stunning argument, Lite Gov's legal team says land use decisions should be taken away from voters -- and that the Port's future should be all about big-money development

Tenants protest Farrell’s move to block effective anti-eviction bill

Only one of two competing bills on owner move-in evictions gets a hearing. It's by far the less effective one