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  1. East Bay congressman calls for oil refinery safety board officials to resignRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Inside Bay Area

    Two members of a federal safety board that investigated Chevron's 2012 Richmond oil refinery fire should resign for mismanaging the agency and doing business through secret emails, an East Bay congressman said Wednesday. U.S. Rep. Mark DeSaulnier, D-Concord, was joined by five other House members in calling for the ouster of Rafael Moure-Eraso, the chairman, and Manny Ehrlich from the U.S. Chemical Safety Board.

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  2. New citizens sworn in at Richmond's historical parkRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Inside Bay Area

    Sitting in the front row, Hari Dhital, along with two of his daughters, raised his right hand and swore allegiance to the United States of America. It was the last step in this family's journey from Nepal to U.S. citizenship, and 38 people from 26 countries joined them in the ceremonial oath administered Tuesday in Richmond.

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  3. Gang members sentenced for Richmond murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | Inside Bay Area

    Three gang members were sentenced Tuesday for their roles in the May 2013 shooting death of a Richmond man wounded as he drove his car near Hilltop Mall. Gabriel Schroeder, 19, was sentenced to 10 years in prison, per an agreement with prosecutors -- six years for voluntary manslaughter and four years for a personal-use-of-firearm enhancement.

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  4. East Bay residents respond to AC Transit ads about smokefree housingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | Inside Bay Area

    Ads on public transit have the American Lung Association answering daily calls for stronger smokefree housing laws, lung association officials said. The ads have been placed on Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District buses and they show cigarette smoke drifting into one apartment from another.

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  5. Richmond: Homicide victim identifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | Inside Bay Area

    A man killed in a shooting that also wounded two others was identified Tuesday as 20-year-old Keven Hall, of Richmond, authorities said. Hall died Sunday in a shooting that happened around 3:45 p.m. near the area of 15th Street and Bissell Avenue, Richmond police Sgt.

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  6. New era of limits at West Contra Costa schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | Inside Bay Area

    A new era of fiscal responsibility and transparency appears to be dawning in the West Contra Costa school district, as recently hired bond program staff members are putting the brakes on spending what's left of $1.6 billion in construction funds approved by voters. A sobering report delivered to two district committees by Lisa LeBlanc, associate superintendent for facilities and the bond program, revealed that more than half of the approximately $591 million in bond funds remaining through 2021 is committed to projects underway.

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  7. Richmond: Suspect released in shooting that killed 1, wounded 2Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | Inside Bay Area

    A man arrested after a Sunday afternoon shooting that killed one person and hospitalized two others has been released and is no longer considered a suspect, police said Monday. Officers took the man into custody shortly after officers responded around 3:45 p.m. to the area of 15th Street and Bissell Avenue after reports of gunfire, Richmond police Sgt.

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  8. Richmond: Man suffers head trauma after being struck by carRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 1 | Inside Bay Area

    A pedestrian was transported to the hospital in critical condition after being struck by a car Sunday night in Richmond, according to police. Officers responded just after 8 p.m. to the 3500 block of Rheem Avenue on a report of a vehicle collision, Richmond police Lt.

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  9. Richmond: Three injured in Sunday shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 1 | Inside Bay Area

    Officers responded about 3:45 p.m. to reports of shots fired near 15th Street and Bissell Avenue and learned as they were on their way that three people had been hit by gunfire, police Sgt. Nicole Abetkov said.

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  10. West County schools budget update outlines difficult choicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 1 | Inside Bay Area

    The high hopes for substantial increases in funding for West Contra Costa schools have been dashed somewhat by new financial realities that are forcing trustees to make some more hard choices this year. Such was the message at a school board budget workshop Wednesday where board members questioned and debated a series of staff recommendations about which new programs should go forward and which should be put off for better days.

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  11. NCS boys soccer: Richmond wins Division II championshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 | Inside Bay Area

    For the last 20 years, the Richmond High boys soccer program, its players, fans and alumni, have been holding their breath. Richmond, a school where the number one sport is boys soccer, has suffered much agony and has shed many tears after narrow defeats year-after-year in the North Coast Section playoffs.

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  12. Barnidge: D-Day fast approaching for Doctors Medical CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 | Inside Bay Area

    Recent meetings of the governing board of Doctors Medical Center San Pablo have felt like a waiting room for an intensive care unit. Well-wishers wearing solemn expressions assemble in hushed silence awaiting a prognosis on the chances for survival.

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  13. Choice for vacant Richmond council seat surprises manyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Inside Bay Area

    "It didn't hit me until the meeting ended, about 31 2 hours later," Pimple said in a phone interview Wednesday morning. "A bunch of people did not expect it; it just came to them as a shock."

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  14. El Cerrito police log: Suspects in robbery at Nation's arrested;...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Inside Bay Area

    A windshield wiper was broken off a car in the 6400 block of Hagen Boulevard overnight and used to unlock the door through a cracked window. The ignition column was damaged and a radio was stolen.

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  15. Richmond man, charged with murder, pleads to attempted robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Inside Bay Area

    A Richmond man arrested in connection with a February 2014 murder pleaded guilty to attempted robbery Monday and was released from custody based on time already served. Richard Contreras Barajas, 26, was arrested with two other suspects -- Hector Paul Nava-Martinez, 21, and Guillermo Alexis Alvarez, 20, both of San Pablo -- in the shooting death of 19-year-old Franklin Lopez on the 2100 Block of Dover Ave. in San Pablo in what police believe was a drug deal gone wrong.

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  16. El Cerrito preparing to join alternative energy programRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | Inside Bay Area

    A Marin-based clean energy supplier is getting ready to expand its alternative program to PG&E electricity here in less than three months. Marin Clean Energy will be contacting residents this month with the first in a series of five monthly mailings telling them they will be switched automatically to the program on May 1 unless they take action to opt out and remain with PG&E, said Maria Sanders, El Cerrito's interim division manager for public works.

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  17. San Pablo: City Council weighs $11M Doctors Medical Center land dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 22 | Inside Bay Area

    With the survival of Doctors Medical Center seemingly hanging on down-to-the-wire negotiations with San Pablo officials, the City Council will hold the latest in a string of special closed sessions Monday to discuss a possible real estate deal that would provide a lifeline to West Contra Costa's only public hospital. But what portion, if not all, of the hospital's properties is under negotiation was not entirely clear Friday.

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  18. FBI, other agencies join probe into Richmond Housing AuthorityRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | Inside Bay Area

    As residents of the city's worst housing project relocate ahead of a $20 million "revitalization," the number of agencies investigating Richmond's public housing agency has grown to include the FBI, the U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and Contra Costa County District Attorney's Office. The Richmond Police Department launched an investigation into the city's Public Housing Authority in July of last year after allegations surfaced that an employee had steered $340,000 in work contracts to a company linked to her husband.

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  19. Richmond: Planning Commission OKs affordable housing projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | Inside Bay Area

    Planning commissioners on Thursday gave their OK to an affordable housing project on busy Central Avenue but not before adding a series of requirements that would make it less monolithic and more environmentally friendly. Richmond planning commissioners called for the proposed five-story, 155-unit building at 5620 Central to be set back 30 feet from the middle of a cement culvert on the edge of the 2.58-acre property.

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  20. Richmond: Collison snarls traffic on Richmond San Rafael BridgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | Inside Bay Area

    Two lanes leading up to the Richmond San Rafael Bridge were closed Friday morning after a collision between a motorcyclist and a vehicle, the California Highway Patrol said.

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