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Richmond Police Investigating Housing Authority Contracts

July 25, 2014 | 10:23 am

Richmond Police Investigating Housing Authority Contracts

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Probe centers on $340,000 in maintenance funds allegedly steered to firm linked to insider.

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Chevron: No Health Risk from Early-Morning Richmond Refinery Fire

July 16, 2014 | 10:31 am

Chevron: No Health Risk from Early-Morning Richmond Refinery Fire

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Small blaze is contained quickly as fire officials and company give conflicting accounts of the cause.

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Richmond Panel OKs Chevron Refinery Plan — With Conditions

July 11, 2014 | 10:15 am

Richmond Panel OKs Chevron Refinery Plan — With Conditions

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Company says it has ‘grave concerns’ about new environmental proposals attached to project.

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San Francisco Weighs Joining Richmond to Help ‘Underwater’ Homeowners

July 10, 2014 | 8:50 am

San Francisco Weighs Joining Richmond to Help ‘Underwater’ Homeowners

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East Bay city needs partner to go ahead with plan to use eminent domain to get mortgage relief.

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Richmond Soccer League’s Young Players Dream of the World Cup

June 14, 2014 | 1:00 am

Richmond Soccer League’s Young Players Dream of the World Cup

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Kids from primarily poor families learn about sports, education and life choices on and off the pitch.

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Richmond Public Housing Workers Reap Thousands in Dubious Overtime Pay

May 8, 2014 | 8:00 am

Richmond Public Housing Workers Reap Thousands in Dubious Overtime Pay

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Two maintenance workers in agency charge extra hours for tasks like locking and unlocking one door.

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Richmond City Council Approves Increase in City’s Minimum Wage

May 7, 2014 | 3:30 pm

Richmond City Council Approves Increase in City’s Minimum Wage

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Berkeley also acts,, with City Council voting for more gradual hike and further study of the issue.

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Berkeley Mayor Proposes East Bay Regional Minimum Wage

April 24, 2014 | 11:29 am

Berkeley Mayor Proposes East Bay Regional Minimum Wage

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In the proposal, East Bay cities would join together to gradually increase minimum wage to $12.25.

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News Pix: Quirky Berkeley, Physics of Skateboarding and Coding in Salinas

March 21, 2014 | 1:28 pm

News Pix: Quirky Berkeley, Physics of Skateboarding and Coding in Salinas

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The week’s news in photos from around the bay.

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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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