Tag Archive: Richmond

Sep 27

Three cheers for the mayor

[Translate] Three cheers for Gayle McLaughlin, the mayor of neighboring Richmond, CA, the site of a leaky, creaky Chevron petroleum refinery.  Last year she brought suit against Chevron on account of its failure to maintain the plant, which led to a huge fire that sent thousands to hospitals.  This month she traveled to Ecuador to …

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Nov 24

Singing at Walmart on Black Friday

[Translate] My favorite singing group Occupella was at it again on Black Friday, singing up a storm in support of Walmart workers at the retail giant’s store at the Hilltop Mall in Richmond. We had a healthy turnout of about 30 at the lower level side entrance.  I took a side trip up to the …

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