Residents criticize Chevron Richmond's modernization project
More than 60 people addressed the city's Planning Commission on Thursday, with most saying the environmental report describing Chevron Corp.'s proposed $1 billion modernization of its local refinery does too little to reduce pollutants and ensure safety.
Police: Brentwood couple scammed in not-uncommon ploy
Summerset residents believed a con artist was asking for bail money for their granddaughter
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Earth Day calendar: It's time to clean up the earth
04/18/2014 11:45 AM PDT
There are plenty of opportunities to volunteer as cities and community organizations take part in various Earth Day events across the East Bay.
Watch these baby ostriches run around and discover the world
On the Rooster Cogburn Ostrich Ranch in Arizona, a bunch of baby ostriches were just born, more than they have in recent years. Full Story
(Jeff Durham/Bay Area News Group)
Why it's smart to keep electronic devices out of the bedroom
'In the middle of the night, just a tiny amount of light -- so brief it doesn't even wake you up, just opening your computer (or glancing at your phone) -- can shift your clock by hours. It can make an early bird into a night owl.'
(Photo by Dan Hallman/Invision/AP Images)
Ryan Seacrest leaving 'American Idol?'
Report says the “Idol” host stepping down after current season.