City of Richmond

Repair Crew

EBMUD Repairs Seeping Richmond Main After Years Of Wasted Water

A water main in Richmond that has been leaking for years has been fixed and the East Bay Municipal Utility District — which had long denied the seep was from their pipes — finally owned up to the problem.

07/31/2014

(Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Realtors Launch Campaign Opposing Richmond’s Eminent Domain Plan On Mortgages

An association of Contra Costa realtors have started running radio ads in opposition to the City of Richmond’s plan to use eminent domain as a way of helping financially struggling homeowners.

03/17/2014

Apartments

Residents Of Dilapidated Richmond Apartment Complex May Be Evacuated

The City of Richmond has a plan to evacuate 130 from a dilapidated apartment complex operated by the city’s public housing authority.

03/15/2014

Smoke rises from the Richmond Chevron refinery fire (CBS)

City Of Richmond Sues Chevron Over 2012 Refinery Fire

The city of Richmond sued Chevron Corp. in Contra Costa County Superior Court Friday for alleged negligence in last year’s massive refinery fire, accusing the oil company of “willful and conscious disregard of public safety.”

08/02/2013

A foreclosure sign hangs on a fence in front of a foreclosed home on April 6, 2011. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Richmond Considers Eminent Domain As A Path To Home Loan Restructuring

Despite rising home prices in much of the Bay Area, many home buyers are struggling to wade out from their underwater mortgage – prompting some Richmond city leaders to attempt a unique tactic to provide mortgage relief.

06/18/2013

(AP)

Richmond Hires Inspectors To Crack Down On Foreclosure Blight

Trash, construction debris and unsightly waste have been piling up at abandoned properties in the City of Richmond at a rate never seen before.

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