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East Bay Restaurant Owner Uses Her Own ‘Second Chance’ To Pay It Forward

From serving thousands of homeless people, to giving etiquette classes to kids, this week’s Jefferson Award winner has made it her mission to give back.

03/05/2015

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Ben & Jerry’s Founders Would Consider Cannabis-Infused Ice Cream, When It’s Legal

The founders of Ben & Jerry’s ice cream say they would consider selling a cannabis-infused flavor, when it’s completely legal.

02/26/2015

Trains carrying tankers of Bakken crude oil (Jeffery Schaub/CBS)

Bay Area Crude Oil-By-Rail Shipments Halted After Price Per Barrel Drops Sharply

The low price of oil has has prompted an energy company to halt the transportation by rail of Bakken crude through the Bay Area.

02/17/2015

Five dogs were killed in a residential fire in North Richmond. (Bay City News)

Five Dogs Killed In North Richmond Residential Fire

Five dogs died in a residential structure fire on Monday evening in North Richmond, an unincorporated community in Contra Costa County, according to firefighters.

02/17/2015

Protesters against fracked oil trains held a demonstration outside the Kinder-Morgan rail yard in Richmond on September 4, 2014. (CBS)

Crude Oil Train Derailment In West Virginia Sends Tanker Into River, Sparks Fire

A train carrying crude oil derailed in southern West Virginia on Monday, sending at least one tanker into the Kanawha River and sparking a house fire, officials said.

02/16/2015

Power Outage

Power Outages Affecting Thousands Of Customers In 3 Bay Area Neighborhoods

Three separate power outages throughout the Bay Area Sunday has impacted a total of more than 7,000 customers, a PG&E spokesman said.

02/15/2015

(CBS)

Woman Extracted From Car After Train Drags Her 100-Feet In Richmond

A woman was extracted from her vehicle with minor injuries Monday afternoon in Richmond after the car was struck by a train and dragged roughly 100 feet, according to fire officials.

02/09/2015

Shawn Glasper (Bay City News)

Richmond Man Arrested For Allegedly Shooting Gun In & Outside Of Fairfield Grocery Store

A Richmond man who allegedly fired a handgun in and outside a Fairfield FoodMaxx grocery store Saturday morning has been arrested, police said.

02/08/2015

Apartments

Residents Of Dilapidated Richmond Public Housing Complex Get Federal Vouchers To Relocate

After years of living with mold, cockroaches and mice, residents of Richmond’s Hacienda public housing complex will soon begin the process of moving to more habitable dwellings, city officials said Friday.

02/06/2015

Richmond Police Chief Chris Magnus

Richmond Police Chief’s New Approach Is Revitalizing A Tough Town

Richmond Police Chief Chris Magnus has won over many residents and political leaders with an unconventional policing style that stresses community outreach.

02/01/2015

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