Richmond Councilmember Jovanka Beckles announces run for open 15th Assembly District

Richmond Councilmember Jovanka Becklessays her campaign for the 15th AssemblyDistrict will not accept corporate donations.15TH ASSEMBLY DISTRICTWith 15th District Assemblymember Tony Thurmond running for state superintendent next year, Richmond Councilmember Jovanka Beckles is the first to officially announce a campaign to be his replacement in the Richmond, Berkeley, and Oakland Hills assembly seat.In a primary … Continue reading Richmond Councilmember Jovanka Beckles announces run for open 15th Assembly District

Richmond progressives warn of fraudulent rent control petition

A Richmond resident and member of the Service Employees International Union describes her interaction with a petitioner seeking to repeal the city's rent control ordinance.RICHMOND CITY COUNCIL | The Richmond Progressive Alliance say a petition purporting to support the City Council’s recent rent control ordinance is actually a ruse aiming to undercut the position."This petition … Continue reading Richmond progressives warn of fraudulent rent control petition