Assemblymember Buffy Wicks

Buffy Wicks is a community organizer, an advocate for kids, and a grassroots activist with experience at the local, state and federal level. She was born in a small town in rural California and grew up in a trailer, raised by working class parents who pushed her to work hard and think big.

Bay Front Chamber

The mission of the Bay Front Chamber of Commerce is to lead the Pinole, Hercules & Rodeo communities towards sustainable economic growth, to advocate a pro-businesses climate for members, and to honor the community’s history while embracing the future promise of our shared economic vision.

Bay Planning Coalition
1970 Broadway, Suite 940, Oakland, California
Bay Planning Coalition (BPC) is a broad coalition providing expert advocacy and facilitation to advance a strong economy that supports a sustainable environment within the San Francisco Bay and its watershed.

City of El Cerrito
10890 San Pablo Avenue, El Cerrito, CA 94530
Whether you’re a resident, business owner, concerned community member, or just curious as to what’s happening in El Cerrito, their website is a great resource hub. There is a full event calendar, staff & services directory, list of recreational activities, job applications, and you can even pay various business licenses online.

City of Hercules
111 Civic Drive, Hercules, CA 94547
The website for the City of Hercules is a great resource hub for businesses and residents. Their easy-to-use navigation makes finding what you’re looking for as simple as a few clicks, including accessing building permits, meeting agendas, registering for classes, reporting crimes, and finding bid requests.

City of Richmond
450 Civic Center Plaza, Richmond, CA 94804
The City of Richmond’s site has an abundance of resources and information, from how to help your business thrive to open data on finances, safe communities, sustainability, building planning, infrastructure improvements, governance, and much more. Take advantage of these great resources to help your business and community grow.

City of Rodeo

Rodeo, California is an unincorporated area within Contra Costa County and is located adjacent to Highway 80 and between Hercules and Crockett. The United States Census Bureau recorded a population of 8,679 during the 2010 census. The population data will be updated following the 2020 census.

City of San Pablo
13831 San Pablo Avenue, San Pablo, CA 94806
Looking for local laws, important upcoming events, government bid requests, reporting concerns, or wanting to learn about what the local government plans are? The City of San Pablo website has a plethora of information to help you learn what you need.

Congressman Mark DeSaulnier

Congressman Mark DeSaulnier was elected to Congress in 2014 and proudly represents California’s 11th Congressional District, which includes the majority of Contra Costa County. For more than 30 years, Mark has been a leader on issues of importance to working families including guaranteeing a livable wage, ensuring education is affordable and accessible, making investments in job training, and keeping good paying jobs here at home.

Contra Costa County Planning & Applications
The Application and Permit Center strives to make permit processing easier for applicant seeking land use or building permits by providing clear information, a solid understanding of the development process, and excellent customer service.

County Supervisor John Gioia

John Gioia is Chair of the Contra Costa Board of Supervisors. First elected in 1998, John has been overwhelmingly re-elected five times and represents 210,000 residents in the western most urban and diverse area of the county. He previously served for 10 years on the East Bay Municipal Utility District Board, serving as President in 1995 and 1996.

Richmond Main Street Initiative
1600 Nevin Plaza, Richmond, CA 94801
The Richmond Main Street Initiative, Inc. is a community-based nonprofit corporation dedicated to revitalizing historic Downtown Richmond as a pedestrian-friendly urban village, offering products, services, arts, and entertainment that reflect the community’s rich and diverse heritage.

State Senator Nancy Skinner

Elected in November 2016, state Sen. Nancy Skinner represents California’s 9th Senate District, which includes the cities of Alameda, Albany, Berkeley, El Cerrito, Emeryville, El Sobrante, Hercules, Kensington, Oakland, Piedmont, Pinole, Richmond, Rodeo, San Leandro, and San Pablo. A social justice advocate, energy and climate change trailblazer, and accomplished legislator, Skinner completed three terms in the state Assembly.

Transparent Richmond

Check out Transparent Richmond (, the City of Richmond’s city-wide open data and performance reporting system. The open data platform currently spans 11 city departments and contains over 300 datasets, visualizations, and performance measures, many of which feature monthly, weekly or daily updates.