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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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1 hr ago | Contra Costa Times

Concord does about face on raising parking fines

A month after raising several local parking fines to match the highest in the Contra Costa County, city leaders reversed their decision and instead have now endorsed only modest increases.

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5 hrs ago | Deseret News

Varying health premium subsidy amounts under health care law worry consumers

An applicant, second from right, is given assistance during a health care enrollment event at the Bay Area Rescue Mission, Monday, March 31, 2014, in Richmond, Calif.

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10 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

Albany man has seen a lot of changes in 90 years

Sitting with Gene Hellwig in his living room, you'd never guess that it's his 90th birthday.

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14 hrs ago | Oakland Post

League of Women Voters Elects New Officers

The League of Women Voters West Contra Costa County held its annual meeting recently where it announced newly elected board member.

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18 hrs ago | SFGate

Irma Thomas happy to give the people what they want

When her music career ebbed in the 1970s, Irma Thomas left her native New Orleans, moved to Oakland and took a day job at the Montgomery Ward department store in Richmond.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Reuters

San Francisco approves soda tax for November ballot

Cans of soda are displayed in a case at Kwik Stops Liquor in San Diego, California February 13, 2014.

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Inside Bay Area

Rescued birds find new home in Richmond

Eight black-crowned night herons and snowy egrets were released along the western bank of Point Pinole Regional Shoreline Park in Richmond on Wednesday afternoon.

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Contra Costa Times

Barnidge: Not every change in Lafayette is coming at a breakneck pace

Lafayette residents upset at how quickly new construction is changing their town can find solace in the snail's pace of the development formerly known as the Terraces of Lafayette.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

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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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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