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The Chevron refinery in Richmond, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Richmond City Council Approves Chevron Plan To Modernize Refinery

The $1 billion plan would include upgrades to all carbon steel piping in the refinery’s crude unit and the installation of more sensors and air monitors.

07/30/2014

U.S. President Barack Obama speaks at a Walmart store on May 9, 2014 in Mountain View, California. President Obama delivered a speech on energy efficiency and attended fundraisers in the San Francisco Bay Area. (Photo by Stephen Lam/Getty Images)

President Obama Still Enjoying Higher Approval Ratings In California Than Most Other States

But the poll released Tuesday also finds that 52 percent of Californians believe the country is on the wrong track and just 34 percent say it’s on the right track. In November 2011, seven in 10 Californians said the country was on the wrong track.

06/24/2014

Rendering of the proposed Apple Store at Post and Stockton in San Francisco. (Foster + Partners)

Apple Gets Final Approval For Store On San Francisco’s Union Square

Apple has called the project a landmark store, which will be located at the corner of Post and Stockton streets, replacing the existing Levi’s store.

03/06/2014

A rendering of the proposed second Apple Inc. campus in Cupertino (Apple Inc.)

Cupertino Planning Commission Approves New Apple ‘Spaceship’ Campus

Apple’s plans for a massive new campus Cupertino that former CEO Steve Jobs likened to a spaceship are moving forward.

10/03/2013

California Gov. Jerry Brown discusses pension reform during a news conference on August 28, 2012 in Los Angeles. (Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Poll Shows Approval Of Governor Brown, Likelihood Of Re-Election

A new Field Poll finds that 51 percent of California voters say they approve of the job Gov. Jerry Brown is doing and that most are inclined to re-elect him next year.

07/24/2013

California High-Speed Rail

Board Approves Contract For 1st Segment Of California High-Speed Rail Line

The board overseeing California’s $68 billion high-speed rail project approved a contract to start the first construction work for a bullet train in the Central Valley at its meeting Thursday in Sacramento.

06/06/2013

A sign outside the Oakland Army Base. (CBS)

Oakland City Council Unanimously Approves Army Base Development Plan

After years of deliberations, the Oakland City Council voted Tuesday night to approve development of the old Oakland Army Base.

06/20/2012

Artist's conception of a Warriors arena on San Francisco Piers 30-32 with AT&T Park in the foreground. (Art Zendarski/Golden State Warriors)

Supervisors Approve Warriors San Francisco Arena Negotiations

Th board has given full support for the team to negotiate with the city on a waterfront arena.

06/13/2012

California Governor Jerry Brown. (Max Whittaker/Getty Images)

Field Poll Suggests Gov. Brown Losing Ground With Californians

The Field Poll also shows most voters continue to give the State Legislature poor marks. Only 19% of respondents approve of the job being done by lawmakers while 64% disapprove.

06/08/2012

The Google Chinese logo is displayed on a sign outside the company's office in Shanghai. (Philippe Lopez/AFP/Getty Images)

Mountain View-Based Google To Buy Motorola Mobility For $12.5 Billion

Google says authorities in China have approved its acquisition of Motorola Mobility. This brings the Internet search giant closer to completing its biggest deal ever.

05/19/2012

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