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In the News
Octorber 2, 2015: Richmond Standard -Don’t miss 12th annual North Richmond Shoreline Festival - Read the full story >> Richmond Standard
September 15th, 2015: Richmond Standard - North Richmond Shoreline Festival offers fun for everyone - Read the full story >> Richmond Standard
October 7, 2014: Richmond Confidential - 11th Annual North Richmond Shoreline Festival draws big crowd to parkland - Read the full story >> Richmond Confidential
April 14, 2014: East Bay Times - Richmond: Major restoration of Breuner Marsh wetlands begins - Read the full story >> East Bay Times
October 7, 2013: Richmond Confidential - 10th Annual North Richmond Shoreline Festival - Read the full story >> Richmond Confidential
September 10, 2012: Richmond Confidential - Wildcat Marsh Trail combines nature and industry - Read the full story >> Richmond Confidential
September 9, 2012: Richmond Confidential - From the Dirt Hotel to Point Pinole - Read the full story >> Richmond Confidential
June 5, 2012: Scientific American - Pollution, Poverty and People of Color: Can Multiculturalism Create Evnvironmental Justice - Read the full story >> Scientific American
April 5, 2012: Bay Nature - Reclaiming the Richmond Shoreline - The Rebirth of Breuner Marsh - Read the full story >> Bay Nature
October 7, 2011: Richmond Confidential - North-shore zoning dispute hits crux at Planning Commission hearing - Read the full story >> Richmond Confidential
Aug 24, 2011: Sierra Club Yodeler - Shoreline Festival in West Contra Costa County   - Saturday, October 8 - Read the full story >> Sierra Club Yodeler
July 9, 2011: CC Times - Soccer complex developer heading elsewhere as fight over vacant land continues - Read the full story >>
Contra Costa Times
June 16, 2011: Wall Street Journal - Land Battle Stirs Richmond - Read the full story >> Wall Street Journal
January 19, 2011: CC Times - Breuner Marsh restoration will turn old dumping ground into ecological gem -  Read the full story >> Contra Costa Times
December 27, 2010: CC Times - $1 million grant will help to restore Breuner Marsh in Point Pinole Regional Shoreline - Read the full story >> Contra Costa Times
September - October , 2010 - Citizens for East Shore Parks: North Richmond rezoning could bring development to shoreline open space . . .
Read the full story >>
Citizens for East Shore Parks
August 28, 2010 - Tom Butt E-Forum:
"Who is the Northshore Coalition and What Do They Want?"
Read the full story >>
Tom Butt E-Forum
September 19, 2009: Our Neighbors: Festival promotes overlooked gem of Point Pinole Regional Shoreline - "Conservation and celebration will converge at the fourth annual North Richmond Shoreline Festival, an event that has grown from a small gathering of like-minded activists into a community event...."   Read the full story in the CC Times >> Contra Costa Times
June 29, 2009 - East Bay Parks: "Tentative Arrangement Reached...that would provide $3,000,000 for tidal wetland restoration on the 218-acre Breuner Property in North Richmond... for Wetland Restoration at Breuner Marsh." . . .Read the full story >> East Bay Regional Park District
June 1, 2009 - High Country News: "Rebooting Urban Watersheds Activists restore blighted Bay Area creeks -- and impoverished communities" - We have just crossed Rumrill Boulevard from North Richmond into San Pablo . . .Read the full story >> High Country News
Urban Creeks 2.0 - Video of the North Richmond Shoreline
            Urban Creeks 2.0 - Video of the North Richmond Shoreline from High Country News - Watch the Video >>
March 2, 2009 - SF Chronicle: "Richmond Hopes to Protect 5 Miles of Wetlands" - The north Richmond shoreline has seen its share of blasts and explosions - from the dynamite factory, shooting range, oil refinery and a century of political fireworks . . .
Read the Full Story in the Tom Butt E-Forum >>
SF Gate
Jan 24, 2009: North Richmond Shoreline Tour and Visioning Meeting
Download the Tour Packet >>
North Richmond Shoreline Tour and Visioning Meeting
Dec 5 , 2008: Megaplex a gamble for Richmond
It is a plan that alternately stirs dreams of a more prosperous Richmond and fears of gambling.. . . . Read the full story >>
Contra Costa Times
Aug 21, 2008: Richmond Casino Pact Illegal, Declares Judge
A Contra Costa County judge dealt a blow to plans for a North Richmond casino Wednesday, saying she intends to strike down an agreement . . .  Read the full story >>
Berkeley Daily Planet
Spring, 2008: "The fate of Richmond's Shoreline lies with the City's general plan" Shore Lines, by Patricia Jones - Read the ful story >>
Citizens for East Shore Parks

View the wonderful article, "Post Card from Parchester Village - Saving the Marsh" on local activist Whitney Dotson in the LA Times magazine!  Article page 1  2  3  4 "

Los Angeles Times
Sunday, Aug 6, 2006: Los Angeles Times ~ Saving the Marsh ~ Whitney Dotson was 5 years old when he moved into the brand-new house his father bought on Jenkins Way in Parchester Village. It was the early 1950s . . . Read the full story >>
Los Angeles Times
Environmental Justice Coalition for Water ~ The fight to save open space in North Richmond: Parchester Village, the predominantly African American community that is next to the Breuner property, was developed in 1950 by Fred Parr . . . Read the full story >>
Environmental Justice Coalition for Water
Video blog of 2007 North Richmond Shoreline Festival
July 22, 2007: "RECLAIMING RICHMOND - The city's Green Party Mayor Gayle McLaughlin and a cadre of residents fight to take back the shoreline for public use," - Read the full story >>
SF Gate
November 12, 2004: "Parchester Village Residents Fight to Preserve Breuner Marsh, Open Space," Berkeley Daily Planet, By Tomio Geron; Read the full story >>
Berkeley Daily Planet
May-June, 2008: "Environmental Justice and Habit," 
Sierra Club Yodeler, - Read the full story >>
Sierra Club Yodeler
Video: Whitney Dotson, Citizens for East Shore Parks, Richmond, CA on YouTube
YouTube
Spring, 2007: "Battling for Bay Shore; Richmond Activists Won't Give Up, "  Ecology Center's Terrain Magazine, - Read the full story >>
Ecology Center's Terrain Magazine

"Parchester's Marsh," Ecology Center's Terrain Magazine,
by Kathryn Gillick - Read the full story >>

Ecology Center's Terrain Magazine
August 14, 2002: Psst! Wanna Buy a Bay Ecosystem? Company's plan to sell 'wetland credits' to East Bay developers pits open-space advocates against federal agencies - " Read the full story >>
East Bay Express
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