Authorities say a second person was also struck in a shooting in Richmond that left a 1-year-old wounded.
Chevron Corp. has paid about $10 million and has begun what’s being termed “corrective actions” after a fire last summer at its Richmond refinery, company officials said.
The Contra Costa County coroner’s office says the body of boater missing for over a week has been found.
Investigators probing the cause of a blaze at Chevron’s Richmond refinery are looking at heaters and responding emergency vehicles as possible ignition sources for the massive vapor cloud that spewed from an old, leaky pipe.
Structural engineers on Monday deemed the site of a Chevron refinery fire in Richmond hazardous for human entry after looking at the failed pipe that leaked and sent a towering plume of black smoke into the sky.
Investigators looking into the cause of an oil refinery fire at Chevron’s Richmond facility are waiting for structural engineers to determine if it’s safe to enter the unit.
A massive Chevron oil refinery fire that sent hundreds of people rushing to hospitals and is pushing West Coast gas prices higher was just the latest pollution incident at the facility that records show has increasingly violated air quality rules over the past five years.
A fire at one of the nation’s largest refineries spewed thick black smoke over cities in the San Francisco Bay area, sending scores of residents to hospitals complaining of breathing problems.
Federal officials have rejected a Native American tribe’s plans to build a casino near the Bay Area city of Richmond.
Some people in the San Francisco Bay area were awakened by an earthquake, though there have been no damage reports.
Authorities suspect road rage is to blame for a fatal crash on westbound Interstate 80 in Richmond that snarled the morning commute.
A bicyclist was injured in a shooting in Richmond early Monday morning, and told police that he was shot by a sniper on a rooftop.
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