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Richmond Line-Up Reshuffled for Fall Contest With Chevron – CounterPunch

Richmond Line-Up Reshuffled for Fall Contest With ChevronCounterPunchArkansas native Tom Butt, a 70-year-old architect, Vietnam veteran, and 41-year resident of Pt. Richmond seeks to replace Gayle McLaughlin, the well-known California Green and leader of the Richmond Progressive Alliance (RPA), who is subject to a …Richmond Progressive Alliance mayoral candidate Mike Parker withdraws …San Francisco Bay […]

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Richmond Progressive Alliance mayoral candidate Mike Parker withdraws … – San Francisco Bay View

Richmond Progressive Alliance mayoral candidate Mike Parker withdraws …San Francisco Bay ViewKPFA/Ann Garrison: Retired auto worker, labor activist and community college teacher Mike Parker was, until Friday, the mayoral candidate of the Richmond Progressive Alliance, also known as the RPA. The RPA includes Mayor Gayle Mclaughlin, who has … …read more Source: Richmond, California News […]

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Richmond mayoral and council candidates 2014 – San Jose Mercury News

Richmond mayoral and council candidates 2014San Jose Mercury NewsHenry Washington, 4-year. Jovanka Beckles, 4-year (incumbent). Dameion King, 4-year. Gayle McLaughlin, 4-year. Rebecca “Becky” Ross, 4-year. James “Jim” Rogers, 4-year. Courtland “Corky” Boozé, 2-year (incumbent). Jael Myrick, 2-year (incumbent). …read more Source: Richmond, California News Feed From Google News

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Richmond Councilmember Tom Butt to run for mayor; RPA’s Mike Parker pulls … – Richmond Standard

Richmond StandardWe decided my time is better spent campaigning for our team of progressive candidates for the Richmond City Council: Jovanka Beckles, Eduardo Martinez, and Gayle McLaughlin. Taken together Gayle, Eduardo, and Jovanka, and the many campaign …Breaking: Tom Butt to Run for Mayor of RichmondEast Bay Express all 3 news articles …read more Source: […]

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Richmond’s Goodwill Is Worth $2 Billion For Chevron Annually (CVX) – Seeking Alpha (registration)

Richmond’s Goodwill Is Worth $2 Billion For Chevron Annually (CVX)Seeking Alpha (registration)… to the shortcomings of the initial proposal five years ago, had two abstentions despite the 5-0 verdict in the company’s favor. Those two people happened to be Gayle McLaughlin and Jovanka Beckles, the mayor and vice mayor of Richmond respectively. …read more Source: […]

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Chevron’s Richmond Refinery expansion permitted with no funds for Doctors … – San Francisco Bay View

Chevron’s Richmond Refinery expansion permitted with no funds for Doctors …San Francisco Bay ViewKPFA/Ann Garrison: Jovanka Beckles, could you explain why you and Richmond Mayor Gayle McLaughlin abstained on the final vote to approve Chevron’s complex refinery expansion in Richmond. Jovanka Beckles: Well, initially, there was a unanimous … and more …read more Source: Richmond, […]

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Barnidge: A rare circus-free night at a Richmond City Council meeting – Contra Costa Times

Barnidge: A rare circus-free night at a Richmond City Council meetingContra Costa TimesMost times the Richmond City Council meets, it can’t get out of its own way. Spectators bellow at the council. Council members bicker among themselves. Everyone yammers, and Mayor Gayle McLaughlin pounds her gavel to declare a recess. Agenda items … …read more […]

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West Contra Costa officials trade blame for lack of hospital money in Chevron deal – Inside Bay Area

West Contra Costa officials trade blame for lack of hospital money in Chevron dealInside Bay AreaRICHMOND — City Council members, Chevron and the head of the governing board for West Contra Costa’s floundering public hospital traded blame this week about how a $90 million community benefits package agreed to by the oil giant to secure […]

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West Contra Costa officials trade blame for lack of hospital money in Chevron deal – Contra Costa Times

West Contra Costa officials trade blame for lack of hospital money in Chevron dealContra Costa TimesRICHMOND — City Council members, Chevron and the head of the governing board for West Contra Costa’s floundering public hospital traded blame this week about how a $90 million community benefits package agreed to by the oil giant to secure […]

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West Contra Costa officials trade blame for lack of hospital money in Chevron deal – San Jose Mercury News

West Contra Costa officials trade blame for lack of hospital money in Chevron dealSan Jose Mercury NewsRICHMOND — City Council members, Chevron and the head of the governing board for West Contra Costa’s floundering public hospital traded blame this week about how a $90 million community benefits package agreed to by the oil giant to […]

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Early candidates for Richmond’s mayoral race outline platforms – KQED

Early candidates for Richmond’s mayoral race outline platformsKQEDWith a new state-high minimum wage of $13 by 2018, and a controversial plan by Richmond’s current mayor, Gayle McLaughlin, to use eminent domain to seize underwater mortgages in order to help homeowners stay in their homes, we had a lot of questions … …read more Source: Richmond, […]

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Chevron Goes Another Round With Richmond – CounterPunch

Chevron Goes Another Round With RichmondCounterPunchTo register their continuing objections, the city’s mayor, Gayle McLaughlin, and its vice-mayor, Jovanka Beckles abstained. Both McLaughlin and Beckles are leaders of the RPA, a thorn in the side of Chevron for almost a decade now. The council action … …read more Source: Richmond, California News Feed From Google […]

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Community advocate Merrilie Mitchell files to run for City Council District 1 – Daily Californian

Community advocate Merrilie Mitchell files to run for City Council District 1Daily CalifornianHe has been endorsed by Anderson and Arreguin, as well as Richmond Mayor Gayle McLaughlin and former Berkeley mayor Gus Newport. For example, Soto-Vigil wants to organize with the community to get the city to adhere to a settlement agreement to … …read […]

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Chevron refinery project approved – SFGate

Chevron refinery project approvedSFGateChevron won approval from Richmond City Council to upgrade its Richmond refinery on Tuesday, bringing the controversial project one step closer to fruition after years of debate over its economic and environmental impact. Richmond City Council voted 5 … …read more Source: Richmond, California News Feed From Google News

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Council approves Chevron Richmond Modernization Project after increases in … – Richmond Standard

Richmond StandardMayor Gayle McLaughlin and Vice Mayor Jovanka Beckles abstained from the final vote after failing to win council support for a number of amendments endorsed by city Planning Commission, the Richmond Progressive Alliance and the environmental group … …read more Source: Richmond, California News Feed From Google News

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Richmond approves massive Chevron refinery project with $90 million in … – Contra Costa Times

Contra Costa TimesVice Mayor Jovanka Beckles floated a motion to give DMC $27 million and support the Planning Commission’s more stringent emission requirements, seconded by Mayor Gayle McLaughlin. Hernandez said there was no “legal nexus” to require the refinery to …Chevron refinery project approved by Richmond City CouncilSFGateOverhaul approved for troubled California refineryBradenton HeraldCouncil approves […]

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Overhaul approved for troubled California refinery – Bellingham Herald

Bellingham HeraldRichmond has poverty levels nearly twice those of the U.S. and California as a whole, and Chevron’s taxes make up about a third of the city’s budget. Two council members, including Mayor Gayle McLaughlin, abstained from the final vote, according to the …Chevron refinery project approved by Richmond City CouncilSFGateRichmond approves massive Chevron refinery […]

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Chevron Richmond refinery decision drags deep into night – SFGate

Chevron Richmond refinery decision drags deep into nightSFGateMayor Gayle McLaughlin repeatedly warned factions of the audience about outbursts and at one point sparred with Councilman Corky Boozé. The split at the meeting was most pronounced between residents who praised Chevron for its job opportunities and … and more …read more Source: Richmond, California News Feed […]

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Contra Costa Times Tom Barnidge column – Insurance News Net

Contra Costa Times Tom Barnidge columnInsurance News NetSounds perfect for Richmond Mayor Gayle McLaughlin and her fellow Green Party members: “Green burial allows humans, who have drawn sustenance throughout their lives from the bounty of the earth, to contribute their earthly remains to the continuation … and more …read more Source: Richmond, California News Feed […]

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Barnidge: Not to put too dark a spin on it, but are you prepared for the end? – San Jose Mercury News

Barnidge: Not to put too dark a spin on it, but are you prepared for the end?San Jose Mercury NewsSounds perfect for Richmond Mayor Gayle McLaughlin and her fellow Green Party members: “Green burial allows humans, who have drawn sustenance throughout their lives from the bounty of the earth, to contribute their earthly remains to […]

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Barnidge: Not to put too dark a spin on it, but are you prepared for the end? – Contra Costa Times

Barnidge: Not to put too dark a spin on it, but are you prepared for the end?Contra Costa TimesSounds perfect for Richmond Mayor Gayle McLaughlin and her fellow Green Party members: “Green burial allows humans, who have drawn sustenance throughout their lives from the bounty of the earth, to contribute their earthly remains to the […]

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United States: Working-class and left electoral politics back on the radar? – Links International Journal of Socialist Renewal

United States: Working-class and left electoral politics back on the radar?Links International Journal of Socialist RenewalFor eight years Richmond Mayor Gayle McLaughlin of the Green Party, and the Richmond Progressive Alliance that backed her, have fought the Chevron Company, to keep the company from dominating local politics and to improve the quality of life in […]

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Union will treat Crystal Palace friendly as a “real game” Friday night – Soccerly

SoccerlyFellow youngsters Jimmy McLaughlin and Richie Marquez will also be unavailable Friday night, as they travel to Richmond with Union affiliate club Harrisburg. … Crystal Palace 2014 American Tour Roster: Barry Bannan, Jerome Binnom-Williams, Hiram …Preview: Union vs Crystal PalaceThe Philly Soccer Page all 98 news articles …read more Source: Richmond, California News Feed From […]

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Chevron Richmond’s latest refinery modernization project proposal wins … – Richmond Standard

Richmond StandardThe commission’s members are appointed by Mayor Gayle McLaughlin, an RPA member. “The Planning Commission adopted amendments proposed by outside groups, some of whom have stated goals to stop the continuation of our business,” Judd said. and more …read more Source: Richmond, California News Feed From Google News

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Huge crowd turns out for Chevron Richmond project appeal – Contra Costa Times

Contra Costa TimesObservers expect Mayor Gayle McLaughlin and Vice Mayor Jovanka Beckles to support the Planning Commission’s more stringent requirements, while council members Nat Bates and Corky Booze are likely to side with Chevron. Councilmen Tom Butt, Jim …Chevron Richmond’s latest refinery modernization project proposal wins …Richmond Standard all 24 news articles …read more Source: […]

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Chevron Richmond touts economic impact to city, but skeptics wonder at what cost – San Jose Mercury News

San Jose Mercury NewsWhile some local leaders laud Chevron as a financial bulwark for a long-struggling city, others — most notably Green Party Mayor Gayle McLaughlin — portray the refinery as an albatross whose contributions are outweighed by chronic pollution and fires …Chevron running slick campaign to control RichmondSFGate all 2 news articles …read more […]

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Chevron Richmond touts economic impact to city, but skeptics wonder at what cost – Contra Costa Times

Contra Costa TimesWhile some local leaders laud Chevron as a financial bulwark for a long-struggling city, others — most notably Green Party Mayor Gayle McLaughlin — portray the refinery as an albatross whose contributions are outweighed by chronic pollution and fires …Chevron running slick campaign to control RichmondSFGate all 2 news articles …read more Source: […]

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Chevron running slick campaign to control Richmond – SFGate

Chevron running slick campaign to control RichmondSFGateRichmond Mayor Gayle McLaughlin didn’t mince her words, however. “We get all their pollution not only in the air, but they pollute our elections, too. If they’d reduce their emissions and withdraw from our elections, they’d be respecting our health and … …read more Source: Richmond, California News Feed […]

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Richmond City Council Okays Proposal to Consider Cracking Down on Meeting … – Patch.com

Richmond City Council Okays Proposal to Consider Cracking Down on Meeting …Patch.comDavis, who Mayor Gayle McLaughlin at one point had escorted from the meeting for being disruptive, twice played audio of the fight. Beckles has said Davis and another community member cornered her, while Davis said the councilwoman lashed out at him, … …read more […]