Valero recently backed out of a bid to buy two Contra Costa oil terminals after California Attorney General Xavier Becerra raised concerns about decreased competition and higher gas prices.
Wildfires in wine country have created hazardous air conditions for the entire Bay Area, affecting most heavily children, the elderly, and individuals with respiratory conditions.
Chevron refinery, headquartered in Richmond, is one of five world’s largest oil and gas producers being sued by San Francisco and Oakland for climate change.
The owner of Bzz Bee Removal servicing the East Bay since 1991, Williams locates, captures and transports bees to local keepers, seeking to protect the insects from what is known as colony collapse disorder.
Youth leaders and environmental organizations kicked off their fall programs with a joint clean-up of Richmond’s greenway earlier this month. And the accumulated junk was impressive: One group unearthed two satellite TV dishes, a Rick James album, a fake deciduous tree covered in Christmas lights, one dead lizard in a wine bottle, and a disembodied red bike frame, among other items.
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.
On a warm Saturday morning, people began to slowly stroll into the Memorial Tabernacle Church in Oakland’s Bushrod neighborhood. They were gathered not for a morning service, but for a special kind of lawn party. Trail mix, cookies, apples, and fresh-cut pieces of banana were laid out in colorful bowls on a table, but nothing smelled more fresh than the two 4-foot piles of compost and wood mulch laid out on the road in front of the church. StopWaste, a public…