A special day for the Indian people, and the Hindu faith!

As a mayor of Richmond, I had the privilege of representing a large diaspora of Indians and Indian-Americans who choose to call Richmond their home. During my terms as Mayor, I was fortunate enough to be exposed to their rich culture and tradition.…


No LPG Storage in San Pedro!

Gayle's prepared remarks for the California State Lands Commission meeting, August 17 Members of the California State Lands Commission, I am Gayle McLaughlin. I am the former Mayor of Richmond, California. I am here to support the residents of San…


Lieutenant Governor Hopeful Gayle McLaughlin Wants to Take the East Bay’s Progressive Revolution to Sacramento

By Darwin BondGraham @Darwinbondgraha The former city of Richmond mayor and council member hopes that the idealistic brand of politics she championed in the Bay will attract statewide voters. Standing outside of Richmond City Hall, Gayle McLaughlin…


SF Chronicle: Richmond’s Gayle McLaughlin running for lieutenant governor

On Tuesday, Gayle McLaughlin will step down from the Richmond City Council. The next day, she and her husband, Paul Kilkenny, will leave for a 10-day road trip that will take them through Southern California and back. They’ll make stops in San…


Gayle McLaughlin: Richmond’s Grassroots Trailblazer Has Her Eye on State Capitol

by Keisa Reynolds Richmond City Council has entered a new era without Councilwoman Gayle McLaughlin. The former mayor stepped down on July 18 to focus on her campaign for lieutenant governor of California. McLaughlin, who says she wants to “take…