A 7.1 magnitude earthquake rocked Mexico earlier this week, and scientists say one could hit the East Bay "tomorrow." Some Bay Area cities, including Richmond, aren't prepared.
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In the time since the renovation of Ford Point—originally the Ford Motor Company Assembly Plant—was completed in 2009, the site has won a string of awards that have helped return the historic landmark to its...
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