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    Racist Remarks Put Obscure Elected Official Under Spotlight

    Oct 25, 2013

    Malcolm Marshall (Photo by San Jose Mercury News)

    Racist statements about African and Asian Americans made by West County Wastewater District director Leonard Battaglia, who was quoted in a news report, have led some Richmond city officials to call for his resignation.
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    Racist Remarks Put Obscure Elected Official Under Spotlight

    Oct 25, 2013

    Malcolm Marshall (Photo by San Jose Mercury News)

    Racist statements about African and Asian Americans made by West County Wastewater District director Leonard Battaglia, who was quoted in a news report, have led some Richmond city officials to call for his resignation.
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    Why I’ll Practice Safe Texting

    Oct 22, 2013

    Poojan Dave

    From the spoken word, to written letters to dial-up phones, humans have always sought new ways to communicate with one another. Today, it seems that texting is the mode of choice, especially when it comes to teenagers. But statistics are showing that texting among teens is not only growing in popularity, it’s also a growing threat to public safe...
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    Why I’ll Practice Safe Texting

    Oct 22, 2013

    Poojan Dave

    From the spoken word, to written letters to dial-up phones, humans have always sought new ways to communicate with one another. Today, it seems that texting is the mode of choice, especially when it comes to teenagers. But statistics are showing that texting among teens is not only growing in popularity, it’s also a growing threat to public safe...
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    Q&A: Richmond Police Balance Carrot with Stick

    Oct 20, 2013

    Edgardo Cervano-Soto

    With thefts declining and a recent drive-by thwarted, the Richmond Pulse asks the police chief about the story behind the new policing strategies of the force.
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    Q&A: Richmond Police Balance Carrot with Stick

    Oct 20, 2013

    Edgardo Cervano-Soto

    With thefts declining and a recent drive-by thwarted, the Richmond Pulse asks the police chief about the story behind the new policing strategies of the force.
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    3 San Jose Activists Changing the Criminal Justice System

    Oct 17, 2013

    Charisse Domingo

    Six years ago, Noreen Salinas's father Steve Salinas was tased to death by San Jose police officers, even though he was unarmed. Despite her heartbreak, she vowed to fight for justice and led marches, rallies, and press events to bring awareness to issues of excessive force and the lethality of Tasers. Noreen, is "debugging" the system.
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    3 San Jose Activists Changing the Criminal Justice System

    Oct 17, 2013

    Charisse Domingo

    Six years ago, Noreen Salinas's father Steve Salinas was tased to death by San Jose police officers, even though he was unarmed. Despite her heartbreak, she vowed to fight for justice and led marches, rallies, and press events to bring awareness to issues of excessive force and the lethality of Tasers. Noreen, is "debugging" the system.
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    Progressive Policies Put Richmond, Calif. In National Spotlight

    Oct 02, 2013

    RP Editors

    Seven years ago, Richmond, Calif., became the largest city in the U.S. with a Green Party mayor, with the election of Gayle McLaughlin. The mayor has since led Richmond into the national spotlight by taking on the banks on foreclosures, pushing for a soda tax, and fighting to hold big oil accountable for its environmental impact on residents.
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    Progressive Policies Put Richmond, Calif. In National Spotlight

    Oct 02, 2013

    RP Editors

    Seven years ago, Richmond, Calif., became the largest city in the U.S. with a Green Party mayor, with the election of Gayle McLaughlin. The mayor has since led Richmond into the national spotlight by taking on the banks on foreclosures, pushing for a soda tax, and fighting to hold big oil accountable for its environmental impact on residents.
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