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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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16 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

Chevron Richmond touts economic impact to city, but skeptics wonder at what cost

Chevron's mammoth refinery leaves a footprint in Richmond far beyond its 2,900 waterfront acres.

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21 hrs ago | Contra Costa Times

El Cerrito studies ways to add housing

Discussions have started on how the city can fulfill its fair share of affordable housing for the region, a process complicated by a shortage of developable sites and government funding mechanisms.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

AlertNet

ANALYSIS-Oil-by-rail fight in Washington threatens California ...

California's chance to keep a lid on some of the nation's highest gas prices and join in the spoils of a domestic oil production boom is threatened by quickly growing opposition to a rail terminal in Washington state.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

The Campbell Reporter

Richmond: Man shot while using free Wi-Fi outside house in Iron Triangle

A 28-year-old suspect was arrested Thursday after a noontime shooting that injured a man apparently using free Wi-Fi outside a home, authorities said.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

Oakland Post

Girls Inc. Offers Summer Fun for Girls Ages 5 to 14

Girls Inc. of West Contra Cost County is offering Summer Fun Experience for girls ages 5 to 14, which has six weeks left.

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Inside Bay Area

Chevron Richmond touts economic impact to city, but skeptics wonder at what cost

Chevron's mammoth refinery leaves a footprint in Richmond far beyond its 2,900 waterfront acres.

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Business Journal

Richmond incubator near Lawrence Berkeley Lab's future campus targets growing companies

Allan Young 's incubator in San Francisco, Runway, aims to help companies take off; now he has leased 40,000 square feet in Richmond for a new business accelerator to help them climb to cruising altitude.

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Contra Costa Times

Eye on the East Bay: Antioch and Richmond are stressed to the max

Stressed to the max: Antioch and Richmond. Two poles on opposite edges of Contra Costa County that share a great deal in common, including persistent problems in crime and higher poverty levels than most other area cities.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

A-Infos Radio Project

Taylor Report: Common Struggles Bond, Segment 1

Canadian and US cities unite to fight for environmental, economic and social justice against the oil companies and the railroads that haul increasing dangerous types of crude.

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Reuters

Chevron puts out fire at Richmond, California refinery

Chevron Corp CVX.N extinguished a fire early on Wednesday at its 245,000 barrel-per-day refinery in Richmond, California, the company said in a statement.

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City of Richmond

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Contra Costa Times

Walnut Creek: Gregory Popovich enjoys bringing the animals onstage with him

After stints as a juggler and clown with two major circuses -- the Moscow Circus and Ringling Brothers Barnum and Bailey -- Gregory Popovich was looking for a change.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

Contra Costa Times

Richmond: Suspicious fires reported at vacant school

The Contra Costa County Fire Department is investigating who may have started several small fires at Adams Middle School that damaged a classroom and main assembly area Tuesday night.

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SFGate

The most annoying left turn in Richmond

Drivers face two lanes of oncoming traffic plus a bike lane trying to make a left from Barrett Avenue onto Interstate 80 West.

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Rehab Management

Ekso GT Exoskeleton Added to Switzerland-based SPC Nottwill

Ekso Bionics Holdings Inc has announced that SPC Nottwill, reportedly one of the largest of Switzerland's four special clinics for para- and tetraplegics, has finished training its team of physiotherapists with the Ekso GT robotic exoskeleton, and has booked patients to learn how to walk again.

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Contra Costa Times

Richmond: Bat-wielding man arrested after domestic dispute

A Richmond man accused of beating his girlfriend in a domestic incident Tuesday night allegedly wielded a bat, rammed her car and fought with officers before he finally was arrested.

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Inside Bay Area

Richmond: Small fire at Chevron refinery quickly extinguished

A leak in a crude oil line sparked a small fire at the Chevron refinery early Wednesday, a fire chief said.

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Sierra Club Compass

Healing Walk in Photos: Stronger When We Walk Together

This weekend, communities from across the northeast San Francisco Bay came together in the fourth of four "connecting the dots" refinery Healing Walks that connected fenceline communities facing refineries and crude by rail oil infrastructure in Contra Costa County.

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Inside Bay Area

Richmond council tackles free speech rights to tamp down unruly public

The Richmond City Council took on the U.S. Constitution on Tuesday, directing its city attorney and police chief to explore possible limits on First Amendment speech in council meetings, and drew a flurry of criticism from the public.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

Inside Bay Area

Richmond: Man chases robbers who returned to steal his car

They took his cell phone, wallet and car keys around 1 a.m. Tuesday. When the armed robbers returned to his home at 2:40 a.m., allegedly pulled a gun on his wife and tried to take his car, too, a Richmond man decided they were not going to get away with it, police said.

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