Mice, mold, bedbugs, cockroaches, squatters and prostitutes are just a few of the problems in some units.
Facing questions about strict new regulations, Chemical Safety Board postpones decision for 120 days.
The county and city will no longer be at risk of having to pay more tax refunds for the years 2004-9.
A split City Council moves ahead with plan to seize underwater mortgages to force better loan terms.
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 […]
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 […]
Richmond police say they arrested 210 people during a protest at the massive Chevron refinery in the East Bay city. The arrests came at the end of a march called to protest the oil company’s environmental practices and to commemorate Tuesday’s first anniversary of a fire at the refinery that sent thousands of local residents […]
If you live downwind of Chevron’s Richmond refinery, you don’t need to be reminded of what happened there last Aug. 6: A huge fire started in a crude-oil processing unit at the facility, sending an immense plume of thick black smoke over adjacent neighborhoods and much of western Contra Costa County. In what seems like […]