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California State Senator Loni Hancock presents her work from the 2015 legislative session. (Photo by Kyle Ludowitz.)

State representatives discuss right to die, more money for schools, at Oakland event

On Friday morning, State Senator Loni Hancock (District 9) and State Assemblymen Rob Bonta (District 18) and Tony Thurmond (District 15) reported back from Sacramento on the broad range of issues they worked on in...

Chevron fire investigators: Overhaul needed to prevent future incidents

Despite all the eyes on the Richmond Chevron refinery before last August’s fire, the plant’s corroded crude pipe still went unnoticed, federal and state officials said Friday. Federal and state investigators have determined Chevron disregarded...
Bottles of codine hanging from power lines

Police combat rise in prescription drug abuse

You won’t find a pair of shoes hanging from the power lines high above 8th and Lincoln in Central Richmond. Instead, orange and red cough syrup bottles dangle from ropes flung across the wires, a...

New maps would put Richmond in new federal, state districts

If a redistricting plan moves forward as drafted, Richmond would find itself aligned with Berkeley and Oakland, and shifted away from sharing representation with Contra Costa County communities.