A water main break Saturday afternoon has shut down service to about 30 homes in Richmond.
An East Bay family said the decision not to take their relative to a nearby hospital this week was a fatal one. They said Doctors Medical Center had the equipment to save him from cardiac arrest, but the cash-strapped hospital recently stopped accepting ambulance patients.
Richmond is on track for another year of record low crime rates. It’s a significant step for a city once plagued with crime using a strategy that’s turned into a Bay Area success story.
BART riders were facing delays Thursday night as the Richmond station was shut down due to police activity.
Amtrak is investigating how a window on one of its trains was partially shattered as the train traveled near Richmond on Tuesday afternoon, a spokeswoman said.
The 10-year program, known as the Richmond Promise, is part of a $90 million community investment from Chevron.
A main thoroughfare in Richmond is closed in both directions Tuesday morning after a couple of manhole covers became dislodged and caused several flat tires on a tanker truck that is now blocking the roadway, a police spokeswoman said.
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.
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.
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.