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Richmond City Council Votes to Vacate Troubled Public Housing Complex

March 13, 2014 | 12:11 pm

Richmond City Council Votes to Vacate Troubled Public Housing Complex

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Officials still need to decide on when they’ll move about 130 senior and disabled residents.

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State, Cities Still Wrangling Over Billions in Redevelopment Money

February 19, 2014 | 6:30 am

State, Cities Still Wrangling Over Billions in Redevelopment Money

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Brentwood, 150 other cities wage court fight to hold on to cash that state seeks to divert to schools.

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Rep. George Miller Has Harsh Words for Intelligence Committees

January 24, 2014 | 7:00 am

Rep. George Miller Has Harsh Words for Intelligence Committees

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Retiring lawmaker says panels fail to provide oversight and that his successor ‘better be skeptical.’

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Make It Special: Where to Help Out on Christmas Day

December 24, 2013 | 5:00 pm

Make It Special: Where to Help Out on Christmas Day

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Nothing to do on Christmas Day? Here’s where you can volunteer a few hours of your time.

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Tech, Recovering Jobs Market Fuel Bay Area’s Population Growth

December 13, 2013 | 4:18 pm

Tech, Recovering Jobs Market Fuel Bay Area’s Population Growth

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Foreign immigration boosts region’s numbers, along with domestic migration from other areas.

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Bay Area ‘Super Zips’: Where the Educated and Wealthy Live

November 14, 2013 | 5:27 pm

Bay Area ‘Super Zips’: Where the Educated and Wealthy Live

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We already knew that we’re darn special here in the Bay Area. Two new reports say we’re right.

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Contra Costa County to Save Millions in Tax Settlement With Chevron

September 20, 2013 | 7:00 am

Contra Costa County to Save Millions in Tax Settlement With Chevron

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The county and city will no longer be at risk of having to pay more tax refunds for the years 2004-9.

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Morgan Fire Update: Acreage Shrinks, Containment Grows

September 11, 2013 | 10:00 am

Morgan Fire Update: Acreage Shrinks, Containment Grows

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Cal Fire says the blaze is 70 percent contained. Cooler weather is helping tame the fire.

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Richmond Takes Next Step in Eminent Domain Mortgage Plan

September 11, 2013 | 9:40 am

Richmond Takes Next Step in Eminent Domain Mortgage Plan

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A split City Council moves ahead with plan to seize underwater mortgages to force better loan terms.

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