Homes To Be Developed On Richmond Toxic Soil Site After Decision To Cover With Concrete CapThe Richmond City Council has voted to accept a proposal to build homes on a toxic industrial site without first removing the contaminated soil. Opponents are questioning the reasons for that vote.
Stanford Expansion Plans Run Into Opposition Over Lack Of Worker HousingStanford University's ambitious plans for growth over the next two decades are coming up short in one area, according to Santa Clara County officials.
Proposed Land Sale Means Pleasant Hill To Be Without Public Library For 18 MonthsThe Pleasant Hill public library is popular - one of the busiest in Contra Costa County - but it’s old and outdated and a new library will be built across the street in about two years time. But it’s what will happen until then that has everyone so fired up.
Tenderloin Bar And Music Spot Hemlock Tavern To Close In OctoberPopular Polk Street watering hole and live music venue the Hemlock Tavern confirmed Monday morning that it will be closing in early October prior to developers demolishing the building that houses the establishment.