Chevron’s pipe repair review consistent with industry standard, city expert says

The city’s metallurgical consultant wrote in a report submitted to City Manager Bill Lindsay Tuesday afternoon that Chevron’s choice of piping to replace the No. 4 crude unit at the Richmond refinery is “consistent with industry standards.” Chevron submitted plans detailing recommendations for repairing the piping in the refinery to Lindsay on Dec. 12. The…

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West County celebrates the grand opening of a new health center

Supervisor Gioia cuts the ribbon

Health workers, politicians and residents celebrated on Tuesday the opening of a $45 million, LEED-silver certified medical center that will serve West County residents and replace the aging Richmond Health Center. Located within a block of Doctors Hospital and Brookside Health Center in San Pablo, the state-of-the-art facility completes a medical hub.

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Democratic campaign kicks off at new headquarters in Richmond

The grand opening of the campaign headquarters for the West Contra Costa County Democrats attracted hundreds of Richmond residents on Saturday morning. Fresh fruit and breakfast burritos were served as people walked into the back parking lot of the office building in order to do tour the new headquarters, and meet with contenders for the November election. The day’s events consisted of introducing candidates to the voters, promoting healthcare, and showing party unity as they prepare for November.

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