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Eucalyptus trees may seem a lovely part of the East Bay landscape, but some see little but an invasive species and fire hazard. (Photo by Manjula Varghese)

Environmental groups clash over East Bay eucalyptus

A group of environmental, municipal and educational organizations say the eucalyptus trees in the East Bay Hills are a fire hazard that must be gotten rid of. Activists disagree.

Bay Area greenhouse gas reduction plan could reduce emissions at Chevron

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District—often referred to as the Air District—passed a resolution last week to significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 2050. To meet the goal, Chevron’s century old refinery in Richmond...
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North-shore zoning dispute hits crux at Planning Commission hearing

Richmond residents, business owners and conservationists showed up in droves at the City Council chambers Thursday night to give the Planning Commission an earful regarding the fourth draft of the city’s major planning document and...