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7 hrs ago | Contra Costa Times
A charter school that aims to open in El Cerrito next school year passed another milestone Wednesday when the Contra Costa County Board of Education approved its operating contract, or memorandum of understanding.
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12 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area
City leaders absorbed about two hours of tongue lashing Wednesday evening from more than 75 residents of the city's most troubled public housing complex who complained about substandard conditions and years of disrespect and neglect from Richmond Housing Authority staff.
15 hrs ago | KTVU Oakland
Emotions boiled over late Wednesday night at a meeting at the Hacienda, one of Richmond's most problematic public housing buildings.
16 hrs ago | Roadracing World
The collaboration ensures the continuance of the LeoVince & Sito brands and a strengthening of the companies' position in the Global Powersports market.
22 hrs ago | Contra Costa Times
At 9:50 p.m., an officer was in the city corporation yard fueling his vehicle when he heard a voices in the nearby park in the 1300 block of Allston Way.
Ron Guinto was working as a substitute teacher at Mira Vista School in Richmond on Wednesday when he was arrested.
The 40-year-old Waterfront Committee, the city's longest-running citizen advisory panel, will fade into the sunset in May after a unanimous vote this week by the City Council.
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In a nearly $13 billion settlement with the US Justice Department in November 2013, JPMorganChase admitted that it, along with every other large US bank, had engaged in mortgage fraud as a routine business practice, sowing the seeds of the mortgage meltdown.
AltCar Expo, the nation's leading forum for green vehicle ride and drive, industry demonstrations on the latest advancements in alternative technology vehicles, urban planning, energy efficiency and climate education will make its Northern California debut on March 14-15, 2014, at Craneway Pavilion in Richmond, CA.
Faced with systemic problems throughout its public housing authority and a lack of credibility in city staff, the City Council moved unanimously Tuesday to hire an independent investigator to audit the troubled department.
Auston O'Neill, of Centreville Virginia, plays the taps as former "Rosie the Riveters" Betty Reid Soskin, left, 92, of Richmond, and Elinor Otto, right, 94, of Long Beach, place a wreath at the Rosie the Riveter/WWII Home Front Historical Park in the Marina Bay Park, in Richmond, Calif., on Saturday, March 1, 2014.
A state appeals court has upheld three attempted-murder convictions and a 40-year sentence for a man who carried out a gang-related shooting in a Richmond church on Valentine's Day in 2010.
At least one gunman in a dark four-door sedan fired at a 20-year-old Richmond man as he drove in the area of S. 33rd Street and Florida Avenue at about 8:20 a.m., according to Sgt.
Tight supplies and rising fuel prices portend a future of increased oil harvests from tough-to-reach North American fields, which will send more crude oil by rail car to Contra Costa County refineries and pose safety and environmental risks to the area, according to industry critics and environmentalists.