West Contra Costa resident raises questions about parcel tax expenditures
West Contra Costa school district voters approved a parcel tax in 2004 to help fund programs such as athletics and to help retain teachers. Although voters renewed the tax in 2008 and 2012, one district resident questions whether changes to the ballot language should have also resulted in changes to the way the money was spent.
Amid dispute over priorities, Richmond passes budget
Cit Council OKs a $144 million general fund budget Tuesday amid squabbling over priorities focused on pension obligations and spending on fixing roads.
Richmond: Mayor slams choice for new location of historic World War II ship
The SS Red Oak Victory and one of the central landmarks of the Rosie the Riveter National Historical Park will be moved to a different location at the Port of Richmond to accommodate a new tasting room opening later this summer.
California's new vaccine law: Questions and answers
Ending months of speculation, Gov. Jerry Brown on Tuesday signed into law Senate Bill 277, which requires almost all California schoolchildren to be fully vaccinated in order to attend public or private school, regardless of their parents personal or religious beliefs.
Kensington residents launch recall of three police-board members
Residents cite lack of reforms after "humiliating sex scandal" involving local police sergeant in Reno
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Five delicious noshes for that picnic basket
Ready to dine al fresco? Picnic cocktails, addictive fried chicken and tasty salads add up to a quintet of delicious treats for your outdoor feast.
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Did Tiger Woods cheat with Amanda Dufner?
Lindsey Vonn reportedly caught golfer with his competitor’s ex-wife, which is likely why they aren’t dating anymore.