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News Pix: Berkeley’s Indigenous People’s Day, Beautiful Alameda Sunset, Protests

October 11, 2013 | 2:29 pm

News Pix: Berkeley’s Indigenous People’s Day, Beautiful Alameda Sunset, Protests

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News photos from events all around the Bay Area this past week.

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North Richmond Residents Look for Ways to Stop Violence

October 4, 2013 | 7:00 am

North Richmond Residents Look for Ways to Stop Violence

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Community searches for answers in the wake of two recent killings, the first there this year.

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News Pix: Oracle Wins America’s Cup, A’s Head to Playoffs and Albany Bulb Sees Change

September 27, 2013 | 12:47 pm

News Pix: Oracle Wins America’s Cup, A’s Head to Playoffs and Albany Bulb Sees Change

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A review of some of this week’s top stories, told in pictures.

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Richmond Cuts Down on Illegal Dumping With Video Cameras

September 25, 2013 | 3:09 pm

Richmond Cuts Down on Illegal Dumping With Video Cameras

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Illegal dumping stopped at littering hot spots in the city after state-of-the-art cameras were installed.

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Team to Assist Mentally Disabled in Richmond

September 24, 2013 | 1:07 pm

Team to Assist Mentally Disabled in Richmond

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Health professionals, law enforcement and community organizations partner to assist the mentally ill.

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How Mortgages Were Picked for Richmond’s Eminent Domain List

September 14, 2013 | 4:54 pm

How Mortgages Were Picked for Richmond’s Eminent Domain List

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The city targeted the owner-occupied properties of its most vulnerable residents.

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Long Prison Sentences In Richmond Rape Case As Victim Forgives

August 15, 2013 | 4:28 pm

Long Prison Sentences In Richmond Rape Case As Victim Forgives

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Two men received long prison sentences for their roles in a brutal 2009 gang rape in Richmond. The victim, who was 16 at the time, was robbed, beaten, raped and abused for more than two hours in a dark courtyard of Richmond High School during a homecoming dance. Jose Montano, 22, of Richmond, received a maximum prison […]

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News Pix: Hundreds Protest at Chevron Refinery, Berkeley Bluebirds Get Aggressive

August 9, 2013 | 10:00 am

News Pix: Hundreds Protest at Chevron Refinery, Berkeley Bluebirds Get Aggressive

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Richmond police arrested 209 people who crossed onto Chevron refinery property and refused to leave during a protest on Saturday, Aug. 3. (Anna Vignet / San Francisco Public Press)   More than 1,000 people marched from the Richmond BART station to the gates of the Chevron refinery holding sunflowers to protest the refinery’s practices. (Anna […]

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City of Richmond to Fight Lawsuit Over Eminent Domain Plans

August 9, 2013 | 9:52 am

City of Richmond to Fight Lawsuit Over Eminent Domain Plans

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The City of Richmond is preparing to fight a lawsuit over its plans to save more than 600 homes with troubled mortgages by taking them through eminent domain. The law firm Ropes & Gray filed the suit in federal court in San Francisco Wednesday on behalf of Wells Fargo and Deutsche Bank, calling the city’s […]

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On Anniversary of Richmond Fire, Activists to Remember; Chevron Pays

August 6, 2013 | 9:07 am

On Anniversary of Richmond Fire, Activists to Remember; Chevron Pays

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At 6:25 Tuesday night, activists in Richmond will gather at the city’s Civic Center. They will ring a bell 15 times to commemorate the 15,000 Richmond residents who went to the hospital one year ago following the refinery fire. Activist Andres Soto says the ceremony will have a different tone from Saturday’s protest, when more […]

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