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Malfunction causes flare-up at Chevron refinery in Richmond – San Jose Mercury News

Thursday, June 23, 2011

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Malfunction causes flare-up at Chevron refinery in Richmond San Jose Mercury News The three plumes of fire burned for less than five minutes, according to the Contra Costa Health Services Hazardous Materials Program. Oakland's Communities for a Better Environment sent several members to the North Richmond area Thursday to see if ..

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Changes afoot as new political boundaries are drawn – San Jose Mercury News

Sunday, June 19, 2011

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Changes afoot as new political boundaries are drawn San Jose Mercury News In addition, Lee would get some pieces of George Miller's district in west Contra Costa County , including Richmond. The change prompted fear about coming into the orbit of Alameda County, which Richmond City Councilman Nat Bates said would create a ... and more

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Project Homeless Connect draws huge crowd from all over the county – San Francisco Chronicle (blog)

Friday, June 17, 2011

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San Francisco Chronicle (blog) Project Homeless Connect draws huge crowd from all over the county San Francisco Chronicle (blog) For these Contra Costa County residents it was a time to reacquaint themselves with county services.

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Homeless find services, aid in Richmond – San Jose Mercury News

Wednesday, June 15, 2011

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Homeless find services, aid in Richmond San Jose Mercury News The 43-year-old grocery worker was one of more than 800 needy residents at Contra Costa County's seventh annual Homeless Connect services fair in the Richmond Memorial Auditorium. The event provides a one-stop shop for connecting the homeless with ... and more

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Arson dishonors Richmond school namesake – KGO-TV

Wednesday, June 15, 2011

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KGO-TV Arson dishonors Richmond school namesake KGO-TV Last year, the West Contra Costa County School District laid off 82 people, cut $15 million from its budget, and now it has to pay for the fire damage.

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Contractor dies after falling off roof in Richmond – KGO-TV

Friday, June 10, 2011

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Contractor dies after falling off roof in Richmond KGO-TV A 41-year-old Richmond contractor who fell off a roof he was working on Thursday died from his injuries at a hospital, according to the Contra Costa County coroner's office.

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Richmond man killed in drive-by shooting – KGO-TV

Wednesday, June 1, 2011

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Richmond man killed in drive-by shooting KGO-TV Responding officers found the victim, identified by the Contra Costa County coroner's office as Reginald Preston II, inside a vehicle at Harbour Way and Nevin Avenue. Preston, who lived in Richmond and Sacramento, was taken to a hospital where he died, ... and more

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Chevron Restarts Project to Upgrade Equipment at Richmond Refinery – The Bay Citizen

Wednesday, May 25, 2011

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San Francisco Chronicle (blog) Chevron Restarts Project to Upgrade Equipment at Richmond Refinery The Bay Citizen Chevron said it finished about half the project when it was ordered to stop by a Contra Costa County Superior Court judge. The court ruled its environmental permit inadequate, and the refinery cut more than a thousand workers working on the new project ... Chevron restarts Richmond Renewal Project San Francisco Chronicle (blog) all 31 news articles

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Another gang member convicted of San Pablo killing spree – San Jose Mercury News

Thursday, May 19, 2011

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Another gang member convicted of San Pablo killing spree San Jose Mercury News By Malaika FraleyContra Costa Times MARTINEZ -- Jurors convicted a West Contra Costa County gang member Thursday of three counts of murder and conspiracy for his part in a two-year San Pablo killing spree. North Richmond resident Jorge Camacho, 22, ... and more

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Chris Treadway: West County program bringing books to barbershops – Oakland Tribune

Thursday, May 19, 2011

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Chris Treadway: West County program bringing books to barbershops Oakland Tribune The West Contra Costa County Chapter of Mocha Moms Inc., part of a national support and social organization for multicultural mothers, is using a barbershop in Richmond to kick off its participation in a campaign to put books and other suitable reading ...

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