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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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Richmond Officials Take Action Amid Outcry Over Public Housing Conditions

February 21, 2014 | 4:13 pm

Richmond Officials Take Action Amid Outcry Over Public Housing Conditions

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Moves prompted by disclosures that housing agency did not respond to complaints of filth, vermin, crime.

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Financial Abuse, Mismanagement Leave Richmond Housing Agency Near Takeover

February 18, 2014 | 12:01 am

Financial Abuse, Mismanagement Leave Richmond Housing Agency Near Takeover

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Executive director spent lavishly, including a $400 meal, as residents’ needs were continually ignored.

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Richmond Public Housing Residents Say They’re Plagued With Filth, Vermin, Mold and Raw Sewage

February 17, 2014 | 12:01 am

Richmond Public Housing Residents Say They’re Plagued With Filth, Vermin, Mold and Raw Sewage

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Mice, mold, bedbugs, cockroaches, squatters and prostitutes are just a few of the problems in some units.

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News Pix: MLK Day, Berkeley Time Capsule, and Dusty Old Dust

January 24, 2014 | 8:30 am

News Pix: MLK Day, Berkeley Time Capsule, and Dusty Old Dust

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The news this week around the Bay Area in photos.

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In Wake of Chevron Richmond Fire, Regulators Delay Vote on Refinery Safety Rules

January 16, 2014 | 10:14 am

In Wake of Chevron Richmond Fire, Regulators Delay Vote on Refinery Safety Rules

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Facing questions about strict new regulations, Chemical Safety Board postpones decision for 120 days.

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Federal Report on Chevron Fire Recommends Overhaul of Safety Regulations

December 16, 2013 | 5:35 pm

Federal Report on Chevron Fire Recommends Overhaul of Safety Regulations

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The US Chemical Safety Board released its report on the 2012 Chevron fire today, calling for massive overhaul and reform.

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Aviators Take to Bay Area Skies to Honor Mandela

December 16, 2013 | 3:43 pm

Aviators Take to Bay Area Skies to Honor Mandela

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Local pilots fly in memory of South Africa’s Nelson Mandela and his ties to the region.

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Six Ways the Bay Area Can Help Its Housing Affordability Problem

November 29, 2013 | 1:31 pm

Six Ways the Bay Area Can Help Its Housing Affordability Problem

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Creating affordable housing requires a multi-pronged, nuanced approach. Experts suggest some solutions.

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News Pix: Veterans Day, Greenpeace’s Rainbow Warrior and BatKid

November 15, 2013 | 1:52 pm

News Pix: Veterans Day, Greenpeace’s Rainbow Warrior and BatKid

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This week’s news around the Bay Area, in photos

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