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Marcus Board, a grounds painter at Oakland Unified School District received a top employee of the year award. (photo credit: Margie Shafer)

Oakland School District Painter Keeps Learning On Track With Over 2,000 Colors; Recognized For Job Well Done

Has anyone ever told you, you are the best at what you do? An Oakland Unified School District employee has received that compliment and was honored from non-teaching positions by the California Department of Education.

8 hours ago

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

Proposed Richmond Refinery Upgrades Face Key City Council Vote

Richmond’s city council is scheduled to take up the project at its meeting on Tuesday night. Councilmembers could impose additional conditions that are opposed by Chevron or approve the project without them.

12 hours ago

Surveillance footage of Maria Francisco when she was injured riding on an AC Transit bus in 2011. (CBS)

Court Upholds $15.3 Million Verdict Against AC Transit For Woman’s Broken Back In Incident Caught On Camera

A court Tuesday upheld a $15.3 million verdict against the Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District – the largest ever against the agency – for an incident caught on surveillance video that left a passenger with a broken back.

12 hours ago

Richmond Police are searching for the woman seen in this picture after an elderly woman was pushed to the ground and left with a broken hip in a robbery. (Source: Richmond Police)

87-Year Old Woman Robbed At Richmond ATM Left With Broken Hip From Attack

Police in Richmond are asking for the public’s help in identifying a suspect who earlier this month robbed an 87-year-old woman and pushed her to the ground, leaving her with a broken hip.

07/28/2014

Richmond Fire

2 People Burned In Richmond Residential Complex Fire That Damaged 3 Units

Two people were sent to the hospital Sunday morning after a fire broke out in a residential complex in Richmond.

07/27/2014

A 16-year-old boy was shot and killed in Richmond on April 8, 2014. (CBS)

Richmond Domestic Violence Suspect Subdued With Stun Gun, Police Say He Was Wielding Bat

Police in Richmond arrested a man Tuesday night who allegedly wielded a bat against his girlfriend and had to be subdued with a Taser stun gun, a police spokeswoman said Wednesday.

07/16/2014

Chevron Fire Wednesday Morning

Chevron Says Ruptured Pipe Did Not Cause Morning Refinery Fire In Richmond

Chevron is disputing an assessment by fire officials that a burst crude oil processing pipeline at its Richmond refinery led to a small fire there early Wednesday morning.

07/16/2014

Mark Wassberg used Tuesday night's public comment forum at the Richmond City Council meeting to label gay citizens "filth and dirt." (CBS)

Richmond Council Backing Off Plan To Ban Anti-Gay Speakers; Disruptions Continue

The Richmond City Council has asked its city attorney to explore whether it could enact free speech limits during council meetings, but city officials have been told that silencing the people who disrupt meetings is most likely unconstitutional.

07/16/2014

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

Crews Extinguish Small Fire At Chevron Richmond Refinery

Fire crews worked to clean up a pipe leaking hydrocarbon after it caught fire at the Chevron Refinery in Richmond Wednesday morning.

07/16/2014

A 16-year-old boy was shot and killed in Richmond on April 8, 2014. (CBS)

Homeless Richmond Man Charged With Sexually Assaulting Woman Who Gave Him Money

A homeless man suspected of sexually assaulting a woman who gave him money in Richmond earlier this month has been charged with a slew of felonies including rape by force, according to the Contra Costa County District Attorney’s Office.

07/14/2014

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