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Gayle McLaughlin

A home for sale in Richmond. (CBS)

Judge Declines Banks’ Effort To Block Richmond Eminent Domain Plan On Underwater Mortgages

A federal judge in San Francisco sided with the City of Richmond in its effort to take over mortgages from hundreds of struggling homeowners by denying a request from banks for a preliminary injunction because it’s too premature to decide.

09/12/2013

A home for sale in Richmond. (CBS)

Richmond Moving Forward With Eminent Domain Plan For Underwater Mortgages

The Richmond City Council voted 4 to 3 early Wednesday morning to continue pursuing the controversial plan, which could use the city’s power of eminent domain to force bondholders to sell underwater loans.

09/11/2013

Foreclosed homes on Lucas Street in Richmond (CBS)

Richmond Demands Wells Fargo Drop Lawsuit Over Eminent Domain Mortgage Plan

The mayor of a financially struggling East Bay city and several supporters showed up unannounced Thursday at Wells Fargo Bank’s headquarters to demand it drop a lawsuit fighting a novel plan to refinance hundreds of “underwater” mortgages.

08/15/2013

Smoke rises from the Richmond Chevron refinery fire (CBS)

Richmond Council Calls On Chevron To Improve Safety After Refinery Fire

The resolution asks that Chevron make safety at the refinery its top priority, “pay its fair share” in taxes to the city and employ as many Richmond residents as possible.

10/03/2012

Demonstrators with the Occupy movement gather near Frank Ogawa Plaza in Oakland. (Eric Thayer/Getty Images)

Richmond Mayor Marches In Support Of Occupy Oakland Strike

Richmond Mayor Gayle McLaughlin showed her support for the Occupy Wall Street movement Wednesday morning by marching with a group of local residents en route to Occupy Oakland’s planned general strike.

11/02/2011

Ribbon Cutting for Newly Painted Mural at the Gompers Garden on the Richmond Greenway, June 30, 2011. (David Moore / Sincere Design)

Richmond Graffiti Artists Challenge City Hall, Mural Gets Re-Painted

Richmond high school graffiti artists are changing some adults’ perceptions about what may not normally be considered art as they prevailed in City Hall in their challenge of a violation.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–07/01/2011

Remembering Martin Luther King Jr.

Renovated Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Park Opens In Richmond

Richmond residents will celebrate the grand opening of the renovated Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Park in Richmond Saturday.

CBS San Francisco–05/07/2011

Opponents To Richmond Mayor Make Election Personal

Opponents To Richmond Mayor Make Election Personal

There is some mud slinging going on in Richmond politics as representatives of both police and firefighters unions made some strong accusations against the mayor as she runs for re-election.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–10/06/2010

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