East Bay Leaders Consider Opposing Plan To Reactivate Long-Dormant Rail Line In RichmondThe Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors will on Tuesday discuss formally opposing plans by BNSF Railway to reactivate a long-dormant rail line through the Miller/Knox Regional Shoreline Park in Richmond.
Richmond Punk Performance Space Red-Tagged, Occupants Told To LeaveThe inspection of Burnt Ramen, which has hosted punk shows for years, was held in the wake of the deadly warehouse fire at the Ghost Ship in Oakland.
Richmond Left Off 'Most Dangerous' List Due To City Snafu, Eliciting Mayoral OopsRichmond was left off the list because the city had not sent its most recent crime statistics to the FBI.
Neighbors Angered Over Point Richmond PCB Tainted Soil DumpingA group of neighbors including Richmond Mayor Tom Butt are angry over what they claim is the illegal dumping of soil containing cancer-causing PCBs near their Point Richmond homes.
Richmond Mayor: Attorneys For Woman In Police Sex Scandal 'Grandstanding'The mayor of Richmond is disputing allegations by the attorney for the woman at the center of a Bay Area law enforcement sex scandal, who claimed Wednesday Richmond Police fooled her into leaving the state for drug rehabilitation in what amounts to witness tampering.
New Richmond Mayor Elected, Chevron-Backed Candidates Lose Big In City Council RacesCity Councilman Tom Butt appears to have won Richmond's highly contested mayor's race and all three Richmond Progressive Alliance candidates won City Council seats in a race that has drawn national attention.
Councilwoman Proposes Options To Crack Down On Hecklers At Richmond Meetings A Richmond city councilwoman is proposing a resolution to crack down on disruptions that frequently derail the City's Council meetings.
Chevron’s Damaged Crude Oil Unit Undergoes Repairs, But Is It Enough? The damaged crude oil unit that exploded in flames at Chevron’s Richmond refinery last August is now undergoing repairs, but the work is being done under close scrutiny.
Richmond City Council Needs To Decide On CasinoA key component of a controversial casino-resort project on the Richmond waterfront could determine its fate.