Richmond approves massive Chevron refinery project with $90 million in community benefits
07/30/2014 12:21 AM PDT
The Richmond City Council approved the $1 billion modernization at the Chevron refinery after the company agreed to cap emissions and give $90 million over the next decade in community investments.
07/29/2014 10:47 PM PDT - The Contra Costa Fire Department responded to a fire on Alturas Avenue in Pittsburg, although the damage was not immediately known.
07/29/2014 10:17 PM PDT - The following excerpts were taken from area police logs:DanvilleThursday, July 17 ARREST -- 12:01 a.m. An traffic stop arrest was made, San Ramon Valley Boulevard at Estates Drive.
07/29/2014 11:44 PM PDT - San Francisco Giants have lost six in a row to fall three games behind the Los Angeles Dodgers in the National League West.
07/29/2014 09:06 PM PDT - The Fremont community college, which also has a Newark campus, earned eight commendations on its accreditation report.
07/29/2014 09:34 PM PDT - Deputies found "suspicious" notes Tuesday saying that a bomb inside a Hayward house was rigged to blow up. They called the Hayward police SWAT team and the sheriff's office bomb squad.
07/29/2014 11:46 PM PDT - Venus Williams powers past Paula Kania in her first-round match at the Bank of the West Classic.
07/29/2014 06:22 PM PDT - The Monument Crisis Center is collecting school supplies and backpacks through Aug. 7 for 1,000 low-income children in Contra Costa County. Donations of items such as notebooks, pencils, glue sticks and erasers are encouraged, along with backpacks.
07/29/2014 05:16 PM PDT - Iggy Azalea, Enrique Iglesias, The Chainsmokers, "Frozen" also make YouTube's Top 10 list of most popular videos thus far in 2014.
07/29/2014 10:44 PM PDT - Billy Beane traded for Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel on July 4, the A's still have the best record in baseball, and if Beane wants to try to make another deal by Thursday, he can. If he doesn't make a deal, that's fine, too.
07/29/2014 04:39 PM PDT - Oakland A's slugger Yoenis Cespedes tells Josh Reddick that he isn't "very fond of playing center field anymore; Reddick will play center for now is a platoon with Billy Burns.
07/29/2014 05:48 PM PDT - Employees at UNU Electronics Inc. in Union City arrived to work early Tuesday to find a hole cut in the door of the warehouse on Union City Boulevard and $500,000 to $1 million worth of equipment gone, police said.
07/29/2014 04:15 PM PDT - San Francisco 49ers rookie linebacker Chris Borland among those in running to fill gap while NaVorro Bowman recuperates from knee surgery
This barren, desert prison is where O.J. Simpson lives
Some here call it the 'O.J. House,' the only gated community in a vast stretch of desert rich in gold and silver, pioneer trails and proud, isolated towns north of Reno.
( D. ROSS CAMERON )
Review: Albany's 938 Crawfish gives seafood an Asian Cajun twist
Seafood boils get an Asian Cajun twist at this new, casual eatery that does fried catfish especially well.
(Photo by Stuart Wilson/Getty Images)
Why Bradley Cooper pulled shift at Burger King
Actor was preparing for “Adam Jones” role in London.