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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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2 hrs ago | Contra Costa Times

Police nab murder suspect after freeway chase from Richmond to Emeryville

A San Francisco murder suspect and his three female companions led police on a freeway chase during the Friday evening commute before they were taken into custody, police said.

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3 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

West Contra Costa officials trade blame for lack of hospital money in Chevron deal

City Council members, Chevron and the head of the governing board for West Contra Costa's floundering public hospital traded blame this week about how a $90 million community benefits package agreed to by the oil giant to secure city approval of its $1 billion Richmond refinery upgrade included nothing for the hospital, which is on the verge of ... (more)

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8 hrs ago | Contra Costa Times

"Smart" sign installations start on I-80 in Richmond to improve traffic flows

Construction crews on Tuesday will start the highly visible installation of new "smart" electronic signs along Interstate 80 from the Bay Bridge to Carquinez Bridge.

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11 hrs ago | KTVU Oakland

Richmond woman sentenced for role in beating death of man

A Richmond woman will spend seven years in prison in connection with a 2011 assault that led to a man's death.

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14 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

Berlin to Broadway Opens 8/22 at Masquers Playhouse

Berlin to Broadway with Kurt Weill , a revue celebrating the life and work of Kurt Weill , opens August 22 at Masquers Playhouse in Point Richmond.

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Yesterday | Grower Talks

June's GCA Summer Tour hit the West Coast for a peek at some of the...

June's GCA Summer Tour hit the West Coast for a peek at some of the San Francisco area's best-known garden centers and nurseries.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

KRON 4

Two Critically Injured In Shooting After Answering Knock At Door

A man in his 20s and a teenage boy were shot after answering the door of their apartment in Richmond this morning, a police spokeswoman said.

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Halfway To Concord

$90M Shake down: Richmond Council approves Chevron Modernization Plan

After years of contentious claims, unsubstantiated research, court orders, demonstrations, and legal fees, Richmond City Council didn't get the shake down it wanted, but did get $90M and other costly guarantees it extorted from Chevron in quid pro quo before it approved the Chevron Richmond Refinery Modernization Project.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Oakland Post

New Hope Church Anniversary Celebration Throughout August

The Church Anniversary Celebration programs will be held Aug. 3, Aug. 10, Aug. 17, Aug. 24 and Aug. 31st, beginning at 3:30 p.m. each Sunday.

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Contra Costa Times

Contra Costa County: Volunteers still needed for Project Homeless Connect in Richmond

The annual, daylong event routinely draws more than 1,000 homeless people who receive food, medical and dental care, haircuts, pet care, shelter and many other services.

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SFGate

Overhaul approved for troubled California refinery

This March 9, 2010 file photo shows a tanker truck passing the Chevron oil refinery in Richmond, Calif.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

KRON 4

VIDEO: 87-Year-Old Woman Attacked, Robbed at Point Richmond ATM

KRON 4 News' Scott Rates talked with the 87-year-old victim who was attacked and robbed while using an ATM in Point Richmond.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Inside Bay Area

West Contra Costa hospital losing workers amid uncertain future

As Contra Costa County officials scramble for options to save Doctors Medical Center in some form, skilled workers are leaving in droves amid the continuing uncertainty.

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Inside Bay Area

Richmond: Wanted woman accused of robbing 87 year-old, breaking her hip

A woman suspected of robbing an elderly woman and breaking her hip at a Point Richmond bank earlier this month remains on the loose, and police are asking the public's help identifying her.

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Contra Costa Times

Richmond: Wanted woman accused of robbing 87 year-old, breaking her hip

A woman suspected of robbing an elderly woman and breaking her hip at a Point Richmond bank earlier this month remains on the loose, and police are asking the public's help identifying her.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Inside Bay Area

Three people injured in Richmond residential apartment complex fire

Three people were injured early Sunday morning after a one-alarm fire broke out at a Richmond residential apartment complex, fire officials said.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Inside Bay Area

East Bay Park It: Don't forget to bring water, especially now

I've mentioned it before, but in view of the recent hot and dry weather, it's worth repeating -- take plenty of water with you when you hike in the regional parks and other open spaces.

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Contra Costa Times

State watchdog commission probes Richmond councilman

The state's political watchdog commission has been probing alleged campaign finance faux pas made by City Councilman Corky Booze for more than a year, an agency spokesman revealed this week.

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Contra Costa Times

West Contra Costa half-brothers get life for kidnap, rape

In an emotionally charged courtroom that heard from a father who said his daughter no longer hugs him and a mother who said she did the best she could in raising her boys, a Contra Costa judge on Friday sentenced West County half-brothers to life sentences in prison for the kidnap and brutal rape of an East Bay woman on Valentine's Day 2010.

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SFGate

Street Style: LinkedIn recruiter proves comfort can be stylish

Angel Au-Yeung says she likes to be "really, really comfortable," which often translates into loose, shapeless clothing and a preference for breathing room and mobility.

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