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Smoke billows from a Chevron Corp. refinery in Richmond, Calif. The refinery is the largest producer of greenhouse gases in the state. Noah Berger/AP hide caption

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Nov. 3: Students hold candles during a vigil to support a classmate who was the victim of a brutal rape at Richmond High School. Diana Jou/Richmond Confidential hide caption

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Rape At School Brings New Despair To Richmond

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Calif. Commuters Eager For Bay Bridge To Reopen

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Sex Offender Escaped Notice During Girl's Captivity

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Calif., Nev. Battle Over Who Is Worse For Business

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