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Revelations about mismanagement and poor conditions in the city's public housing system have touched off a flurry of finger pointing, with local politicians claiming that dwindling federal funds are at the root of the Richmond Housing Authority's crisis.
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An ordinance set for final approval next week prohibiting medical marijuana card holders from growing pot plants in their own homes would be the most far-reaching anti-marijuana law in Contra Costa County.
The city's environmental quality panel is investigating a program in Marin County and Richmond that offers electricity from renewable energy sources at roughly the same rates as traditional sources from PG&E.
An investigation by six law enforcement agencies has resulted in charges against five suspected Norteno gang members and associates in the shooting death of a North Richmond man outside a Pinole bar in February that may have sparked a flurry of gang-related violence.
During World War II, the Richmond Shipyards were places where women developed new skills and contributed to the war effort on the home front.
A suspected gang member who police believe was trolling a Richmond neighborhood with a retaliation shooting on his mind instead was arrested with the help of police dogs, authorities said.
Spring is in the air here in San Francisco. The plum and some cherry blossoms have already burst forth, those with allergies are suffering a bit, and we've got sunshine into the dinner hour thanks to the magic of daylight savings time.
A judge Wednesday ordered a Richmond man to stand trial on a murder charge in connection with the fatal shooting of a rapper in the heart of downtown Oakland last April.
The fire started in a trash can inside a girl's bathroom on the second floor of Building C at 12:13 p.m., El Cerrito Fire Batallion Chief Larry Carr said.
The West Contra Costa school board on Wednesday expects to approve a 2014-15 contract with the Local One union, along with several policies intended to prevent bullying and sexual harassment.
By Bay City News- San Leandro police serving search warrants in Richmond and San Leandro last Wednesday uncovered a marijuana grow of 1,800 plants, police said today.
Using an after-school program he founded, a Richmond middle-school teacher sexually abused his students during camping trips throughout the Bay Area, telling the boys that "what happens at Camp Epic stays at Camp Epic," court documents revealed Tuesday.
A police pursuit with speeds topping 100 mph and beginning near the State Capitol covered nearly 90 miles before it ended early Tuesday morning with the suspect's arrest in Richmond, according to the California Highway Patrol.
Aside from the cable cars, and that oh-so-rare bus that shows up on time with plenty of empty seats, riding the F-Market line's historic streetcars seems to be everybody's favorite Muni experience.