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Richmond, California is located in Contra Costa County. Zip codes in Richmond, CA include 94807, 94802, and 94808. The median home price in Richmond is $299,000 which is roughly $264/per square foot. More Richmond information.

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7 hrs ago | Contra Costa Times

Chris Treadway: Program will look at origins of regional parks district

The notion of preserving open space in the hills above Oakland and Berkeley dates back to early in the 20th century.

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12 hrs ago | Contra Costa Times

Chevron money already influencing Richmond mayoral race

A councilman for nearly two decades and arguably the most powerful and popular man in the affluent Point Richmond neighborhood -- a local eatery has a sandwich named after him -- Tom Butt is not accustomed to playing the role of underdog.

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13 hrs ago | CBS Local

Police Credit Operation Ceasefire For Record Low Violent Crime Rates In Richmond

Richmond is on track for another year of record low crime rates. It's a significant step for a city once plagued with crime using a strategy that's turned into a Bay Area success story.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Vallejo Times-Herald

New Vallejo High School principal excited about her job

New Vallejo High School principal Roxanne Brown-Garcia shows an enthusiasm for the academy-based education model at Vallejo High School, and a certainty about her ability to increase the educational competence of all of her students.

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Contra Costa Times

Richmond: Explore adult school classes at open house

School is back in for adults as well as the young. Learn about classes being offered at the new West Contra Costa Adult Education session at the annual open house from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aug. 23 at the Serra Campus, 6028 Ralston Ave. in Richmond.

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San Francisco Bay View

Richmond unites to fight hospital closure by filing federal lawsuit...

Civil rights attorney Pamela Y. Price announced today that her firm has been retained by the DMC Closure Aversion Committee to take legal action to stop the closure of DMC, Doctor's Medical Center.

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East Bay Express

Waste Management Sues Oakland Over Garbage Contract Fight

The dirty fight for Oakland's trash just got a lot messier. Waste Management, the Texas-based corporation that currently collects the city's trash, filed a lawsuit this morning against the City of Oakland, weeks after the City Council awarded the entire $1 billion waste contract to a different company, California Waste Solutions .

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

San Francisco Bay View

Richmond unites to fight hospital closure by filing federal lawsuit...

Civil rights attorney Pamela Y. Price announced today that her firm has been retained by the DMC Closure Aversion Committee to take legal action to stop the closure of DMC, Doctor's Medical Center.

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East Bay Express

Waste Management Sues Oakland Over Garbage Contract Fight

The dirty fight for Oakland's trash just got a lot messier. Waste Management, the Texas-based corporation that currently collects the city's trash, filed a lawsuit this morning against the City of Oakland, weeks after the City Council awarded the entire $1 billion waste contract to a different company, California Waste Solutions .

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

Examiner.com

Great food ideas in the Bay Area for date night

The Bay Area has some of the best food you can find. The options are endless when it comes to the kind of food you can find and the prices.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

KRON 4

Dog Rescued After Getting Stuck In Sewage Water Plant Vault

A dog was rescued from a sewage water treatment plant in North Richmond this morning after a worker spotted it stuck in a vault, fire officials said.

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Contra Costa Times

Kaiser Permanente: Diversion of emergency ambulances burdens its Richmond emergency department

Kaiser Permanente warned Friday that the diversion of emergency ambulance traffic from Doctors Medical Center that started last week is burdening its Richmond emergency department and threatens to compromise patient care.

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Contra Costa Times

Kaiser Permanente: Diversion of emergency ambulances burdening its Richmond emergency department

Kaiser Permanente warned Friday that the diversion of emergency ambulance traffic from Doctors Medical Center that started last week is burdening its Richmond emergency department and threatens to compromise patient care.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

Inside Bay Area

Antioch decides not to raise minimum wage

After looking this week at raising its minimum wage above the state and federal levels, the city passed on the idea.

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Inside Bay Area

San Leandro: Police release video surveillance of mall shooting suspects

San Leandro police are seeking four suspects in a shooting at Bayfair mall on Aug. 11, including the people captured in this surveillance camera footage.

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Inside Bay Area

West Contra Costa school district sets tax rates for bonds

Tax rates on five of the West Contra Costa school district's six bond measures will hit their maximum targeted rates for the second consecutive year, the school board decided Wednesday.

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Inside Bay Area

Richmond mayoral hopefuls trade accusations that the other is disliked by staff

Despite saying when he declared his run for mayor last week that he didn't want to push a "negative" political campaign, candidate Tom Butt has floated the notion that a victory for his longtime rival could prompt an exodus of top-level managers from the city.

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Amtrak investigates cause of damage to train window

RICHMOND, Calif. - Amtrak is investigating an incident that damaged one of its train cars.

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SFGate

Golden Gate Park plagued by mysterious vandals

There are no witnesses. There is no surveillance video. There are no fingerprints.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

Contra Costa Times

Richmond: Man arrested after shooting at woman inside home

A 32-year-old man was arrested Wednesday after he allegedly shot at a woman inside a home in the 3700 block of Esmond Avenue, according to Richmond police.

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