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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

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

2 Shot After Answering Door Of Richmond Apartment

A man in his 20s and a teenage boy were shot after answering the door of their apartment in Richmond Thursday morning, a police spokeswoman said.

07/31/2014

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

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.

07/29/2014

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.

07/29/2014

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.

07/29/2014

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

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