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From Richmond Pulse | Contra Costa County Suspends Criminal Justice Admin Fees | 09/19/2019

Contra Costa County Suspends Criminal Justice Admin Fees

September 19, 2019 By Michael J. Fitzgerald  | Photo credit • Salfalko Via FLICKR People going through the criminal justice system in Contra Costa County will no longer have ...
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From Richmond Pulse | Contra Costa County Suspends Criminal Justice Admin Fees | 09/19/2019

Public Invited To See Final Yellow Brick Road Plans

September 19, 2019 By Michael J. Fitzgerald | Image via Pogo Park The nearly final plans for the Yellow Brick Road – a safe walking and bike route through ...
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From Richmond Pulse | Contra Costa County Suspends Criminal Justice Admin Fees | 09/18/2019

Richmond Council Backs Plan to Let Renters Buy First

September 18, 2019 By Edward Booth The Richmond City Council has approved the drafting of an ordinance meant to give renters the first opportunity to purchase a property they’re ...
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From Richmond Pulse | Contra Costa County Suspends Criminal Justice Admin Fees | 09/18/2019

Gov’s Wife: Stop Paying Women Less Than Men for Doing the Same Jobs

September 18, 2019 Above: First Partner Jennifer Seibel Newsom moderates a panel with the youngest editor-and-chief of Teen Vogue Elaine Welteroth and Legislative Black Caucus Chair, Assemblymember Shirley ...
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From Richmond Pulse | Contra Costa County Suspends Criminal Justice Admin Fees | 09/17/2019

Lawyer Alleges Citywide Voting in Richmond is Racially Unfair

September 17, 2019 By Edward Booth A Walnut Creek attorney has accused the city of Richmond of having a voting system that results in racially biased voting. In a 32-page ...
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From Richmond Pulse | Contra Costa County Suspends Criminal Justice Admin Fees | 09/17/2019

RYSE Breaks Ground on Expansion of Youth Center

September 17, 2019   By Joel Umanzor Jr. | Photo by Luis Cubas More than 10 years after it opened amid skepticism and resistance, the RYSE Youth Center took a ...
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From Richmond Pulse | Contra Costa County Suspends Criminal Justice Admin Fees | 09/16/2019

Phrases on City Hall Spark Reflection

September 16, 2019 Photo Essay, Denis Perez –Bravo The people of Richmond’s inner thoughts were projected onto Richmond City Hall’s 60-foot exterior wall as part of a public art ...
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From Richmond Pulse | Contra Costa County Suspends Criminal Justice Admin Fees | 09/13/2019

WCCUSD Board Addresses Bond Program With Its Oversight Committee

September 13, 2019 By Edward Booth The West Contra Costa Unified school board met with its Citizens Bond Oversight Committee (CBOC) on Wednesday to discuss ways to shape up ...
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From Richmond Pulse | Contra Costa County Suspends Criminal Justice Admin Fees | 09/13/2019

Kennedy Caves to John Swett’s Pressure

September 13, 2019 By Denis Perez-Bravo Under the pressure of John Swett High’s offense and the energy of the crowd the Warriors brought with them, Kennedy High’s volleyball team ...
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From Richmond Pulse | Contra Costa County Suspends Criminal Justice Admin Fees | 09/11/2019

City Council Bans E-cigarettes Sales in Richmond

September 11, 2019 By Edward Booth The Richmond City Council on Tuesday voted to ban the sale of electronic cigarettes and vaping products until they’re reviewed by the U.S. ...
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From Richmond Pulse | Contra Costa County Suspends Criminal Justice Admin Fees | 09/11/2019

Social Club Hopes to Be a Destination in Point Richmond

September 11, 2019 By Ilana Sawyer Tim Manhart describes the Point Richmond Social Club as a destination, a place to see people and be seen. Despite the name, it’s not ...
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From Richmond Pulse | Contra Costa County Suspends Criminal Justice Admin Fees | 09/10/2019

From ‘Reasonable’ to ‘Necessary’: California’s New Use of Force Laws Explained

September 10, 2019 Above: Governor Gavin Newsom signs AB 392 “California Act to Save Lives” with family members and advocates standing by his side along with the author ...
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From Richmond Pulse | Contra Costa County Suspends Criminal Justice Admin Fees | 09/10/2019

Urban Tilth Wins Food Sovereignty Prize

September 10, 2019     By Michael J. Fitzgerald Richmond’s Urban Tilth has been named winner of the 2019 Food Sovereignty Prize, the Food Sovereignty Alliance announced this week. Urban Tilth was ...
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From Richmond Pulse | Contra Costa County Suspends Criminal Justice Admin Fees | 09/09/2019

New UCLA Study – State Makes Progress On Goal To Guarantee Water As a Human Right

September 9, 2019 Above: Residents of East Porterville (Tulare County), lived with severe drinking water problems for years until a connection to the city of Porterville was finally ...
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From Richmond Pulse | Contra Costa County Suspends Criminal Justice Admin Fees | 09/08/2019

Uncertainty Looms as ‘Public Charge’ Rule Nears

September 8, 2019 By Michael J. Fitzgerald Immigrant rights advocates joined a U.S. Congresswoman from California in sending a reassuring message to people worried about a controversial rule change ...
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