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State Sen. Loni Hancock (D-Oakland). (photo courtesy sd09.senate.ca.gov)

East Bay Politician Opposed To Richmond Jail Expansion; Would Rather Spend On Job Training

State Sen. Loni Hancock, D-Oakland, believes the money for a planned expansion of a Richmond jail should be used for more job training programs that would reduce incarcerations.

05/26/2015

Men participate in the apprenticeship program through the Cypress Mandela Training Center. (CBS)

East Bay Apprenticeship Program Turns 90% Of Enrolled Gang Members Into Employed Ex-Gang Members

A program in Richmond and Oakland worked so well, people in Union City called to ask for the same treatment.

05/25/2015

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BART Service Restored After Damaged Equipment Repaired; Delays Continue

BART crews have repaired a damaged piece of train control equipment that was causing major delays systemwide Wednesday morning and are working now to restore service on all lines.

05/20/2015

New traffic signs (photo courtesy: 80smartcorridor.org/)

Testing Begins For $79M State-Of-The-Art Traffic Signs Planned For I-80 East Bay Corridor

Traffic planners are ready to test new state-of-the-art signs that have been installed over a 20-mile stretch of westbound I-80 in the East Bay. It’s part of an effort to ease the commute between Richmond and Emeryville at a price tag of $79 million.

05/01/2015

Police handcuffs, generic crime

12-Year-Old With Black-Painted Pellet Gun Arrested For Robbery In Richmond

Police arrested a 12-year-old boy Thursday evening on suspicion of robbery after finding a BB gun tucked into his waistband that was spray-painted black to look like a real gun, police said Friday.

04/24/2015

Richmond detectives said they discovered meth stashed in the dashboard of a vehicle while serving a search warrant. (Richmond Police Department)

Traffic Stop Leads To Richmond Police Seizing 4 Pounds Of Meth, Heroin

Police in Richmond said detectives and a K-9 found more than four pounds of methamphetamine, along with heroin and illegal guns in a series of searches stemming from a traffic stop.

04/23/2015

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

Hazmat Crews Headed To Richmond Chevron Refinery After Reports Of Flaring

HazMat crews were in route to the Richmond Chevron refinery as a precaution Monday after reports of flaring at the facility.

04/21/2015

(Richmond Police)

Richmond Driver Veers Off Road, Lands Onto Church Playground Slide

A woman drove her car onto the slide of a playground in Richmond on Saturday, police said.

04/20/2015

Richmond Police

Man Critically Wounded In Richmond Shooting Friday Afternoon

A 38-year-old man suffered multiple gunshot wounds in a shooting in Richmond Friday afternoon.

04/17/2015

Richmond Crime Scene

1 Dead, 2 Critically Hurt In Richmond Police Pursuit; Suspect Arrested

A man suspected of being the driver of a car that killed one and injured two Saturday night in Richmond has been identified.

04/12/2015

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