A dangerous precedent

BAY AREA AFFAIRS: Chevron needs to be more transparent about a plan that may shed light on the fire at its Richmond refinery earlier this month.

Chevron prides itself on accountability. On its website, the oil company cites two principles that guide its actions in the workplace: “do it safely or not at all” and “there is always time to do it right.” Yet in the wake of the recent Richmond refinery fire, some of Chevron’s actions
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Cal’s season ends in loss to Spiders

On the day it needed it the most, the No. 11 Cal field hockey team just didn’t play like itself. And with their 2-0 loss to Richmond Tuesday, the Bears’ season ended — failing to make the 16-team field vying for the NCAA Championship. “It was disappointing to finish with
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Berkeley High School custodian shot Friday in an attempted robbery

A Berkeley High School custodian and his family were shot in an attempted robbery Friday morning, resulting in the death of the custodian’s mother, according to a Monday newsletter sent to the high school community. Dinesh Kumar, who was shot multiple times in his Richmond home, has stabilized and is
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