Tom Butt

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Name: Tom Butt
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

New: The Real Richmond Story in the Spotlight Again

AM Former Berkeley Daily Planet reporter John Geluardi, in nails the beyond-sloppy Center for Investigative Reporting's "exposé" of maintenance problems in Richmond's Hacienda public housing project.The Planet first reported on this story on February ... [Published Berkeley Daily Planet - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

Richmond Rethinks Hasty Decision About Troubled Housing Complex

After rushing to adopt a plan that was prompted by a series of controversial news stories, the city council decided to not immediately evacuate the Hacienda apartment complex. The Richmond City Council stepped back last week from a hasty decision that ... [Published East Bay Express - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 07 2014 - Updated Apr 07 2014 - 1 reports

Whatever Became of Interpretative Local Journalism?

PM A fellow ex-Pasadenan riffed last week about the difficulties attached to covering the news while also trying to make money. I imagine he remembers the Pasadena Star-News from our childhood (I’m just a bit older), a prototypical small-city daily which ... [Published Berkeley Daily Planet - Apr 07 2014]
First reported Apr 06 2014 - Updated Apr 06 2014 - 1 reports

Eye on the East Bay: Pet businesses get waiver to 'no washing' rule

_ EXCEPTION TO THE RULE: The broom is in and washing down pavement is out this drought year in the Contra Costa Water District.Just moments before the water board passed a broadly written ban on washing down pavement, board member Bette Boatmun spotted ... [Published Contra Costa Times - Apr 06 2014]
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 2 reports

Richmond to relocate Hacienda tenants, seeks federal funding to cover costs

_ RICHMOND -- The City Council moved forward with a plan to relocate 130 tenants from the dilapidated Hacienda housing project -- an operation that could cost nearly $700,000 but one city leaders hope will be paid for with federal money."One option (for ... [Published Contra Costa Times - Apr 03 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Mar 31 2014 - 1 reports

Richmond enjoys improved bond rating, refinances previously snubbed bonds

RICHMOND -- After months of delay, the city's successor to the now-defunct redevelopment agency refinanced $27.6 million in bonds last week, averting what could have been steep losses because of investor skittishness over the city's controversial plan ... [Published Inside Bay Area - Mar 31 2014]
First reported Mar 30 2014 - Updated Mar 30 2014 - 1 reports

Eye on the East Bay: Walnut Creek council meeting goes to the dogs

_ GONE TO THE DOGS: Walnut Creek police Chief Tom Chaplin introduced the City Council and audience to the department's three K-9 units at a meeting earlier this month.Standing with their human counterparts, the three dogs -- Dany, Rex and veteran K-9 ... [Published Contra Costa Times - Mar 30 2014]
First reported Mar 23 2014 - Updated Mar 23 2014 - 1 reports

Eye on the East Bay: 'Lettuce Ladies' go green in Walnut Creek on St. Patrick's Day

_ MEAT'S NOT GREEN: Two members of PETA, or People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, drew plenty of attention Monday for wearing green on St. Patrick's Day in downtown Walnut Creek.Dressed wearing only strategically placed faux lettuce leaves, PETA's ... [Published Contra Costa Times - Mar 23 2014]
First reported Mar 22 2014 - Updated Mar 22 2014 - 1 reports

New Chevron website covers Richmond news

Chevron's Richmond refinery occasionally makes news for the wrong reasons: pollution, taxes, fires. Now the company has launched its own website to cover community news through its own lens.The Richmond Standard offers a daily stream of local news, crime ... [Published San Francisco Chronicle - Mar 22 2014]
First reported Mar 21 2014 - Updated Mar 21 2014 - 1 reports

Thriving year for Jugiong Swim Club

THE Jugiong Swim Club wound up their season with their presentation day on Sunday.A record number of 54 members registered with the club this year, which is remarkable for such a small community.The club is thriving and the children put in a wonderful ... [Published Harden Express - Mar 21 2014]
First reported Mar 18 2014 - Updated Mar 20 2014 - 4 reports

Richmond City Council approves minimum wage hike

Richmond is headed for a new record: the highest minimum wage in the Bay Area. The plan is for a minimum wage of $12.30 per hour to be phased in over the next four years. The City Council voted 6-1 to pass the first reading of the ordinance with Councilmember ... [Published San Francisco Chronicle - Mar 20 2014]
Entities: Minimum Wage, Tom Butt
First reported Mar 19 2014 - Updated Mar 19 2014 - 1 reports

Barnidge: Long way from a resolution to Richmond housing problems

From what's been said at recent public meetings, the living conditions at the Richmond Housing Authority's Hacienda complex must fall somewhere between a medieval prison and a Syrian refugee camp.Among the words used to describe the situation: deplorable, ... [Published Inside Bay Area - Mar 19 2014]

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New: The Real Richmond Story in the Spotlight A... [Published Berkeley Daily Planet - Apr 09 2014]
Richmond Rethinks Hasty Decision About Troubled... [Published East Bay Express - Apr 09 2014]
Richmond city budget deep in the red, leaders s... [Published Oakland Tribune - Apr 08 2014]
Building Show Beefs Up Experts, CEUs [Published PaintSquare - Apr 08 2014]
Whatever Became of Interpretative Local Journal... [Published Berkeley Daily Planet - Apr 07 2014]
Eye on the East Bay: Pet businesses get waiver ... [Published Contra Costa Times - Apr 06 2014]
Richmond to relocate Hacienda tenants, seeks fe... [Published Contra Costa Times - Apr 03 2014]
Richmond to relocate Hacienda tenants within 90... [Published Oakland Tribune - Apr 02 2014]
Trail champion Bruce Beyaert leads effort to ex... [Published Contra Costa Times - Apr 01 2014]
Richmond enjoys improved bond rating, refinance... [Published Inside Bay Area - Mar 31 2014]
Eye on the East Bay: Walnut Creek council meeti... [Published Contra Costa Times - Mar 30 2014]
Richmond Housing Authority problems festered wh... [Published Inside Bay Area - Mar 28 2014]
Richmond to have highest minimum wage in Califo... [Published San Francisco Bay View - Mar 28 2014]
Richmond calls on Congress to halt crude oil tr... [Published San Jose Mercury News - Mar 26 2014]
Eye on the East Bay: 'Lettuce Ladies' go green ... [Published Contra Costa Times - Mar 23 2014]
Get Hired in Richmond! City Tentatively Approve... [Published Benicia Patch - Mar 22 2014]
New Chevron website covers Richmond news [Published San Francisco Chronicle - Mar 22 2014]
Thriving year for Jugiong Swim Club [Published Harden Express - Mar 21 2014]
Richmond City Council approves minimum wage hike [Published San Francisco Chronicle - Mar 20 2014]
Richmond council moves forward big minimum wage... [Published San Jose Mercury News - Mar 19 2014]
Barnidge: Long way from a resolution to Richmon... [Published Inside Bay Area - Mar 19 2014]
Richmond council moves forward on $12.30-per-ho... [Published Contra Costa Times - Mar 19 2014]
Richmond set to approve ballot measure to hike ... [Published Inside Bay Area - Mar 18 2014]
Finger-pointing grows over blame for Richmond p... [Published Contra Costa Times - Mar 14 2014]
End of season for Jugiong swim club [Published Cootamundra Herald - Mar 13 2014]
City Council moves to evacuate Richmond housing... [Published The Daily Review - Mar 13 2014]
Residents ordered out of pest-infested Richmond... [Published KTVU - Mar 13 2014]
March 11 letters to the editor [Published Inside Bay Area - Mar 10 2014]
Eye on the East Bay: Richmond council grouchine... [Published Contra Costa Times - Mar 09 2014]
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