Rodeo refinery's propane and butane recovery project to be subject of much-delayed hearing in Martinez

The Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors in Martinez will hear two appeals of a Planning Commission-approved land use permit for the Phillips 66 propane and butane recovery project and consider a recirculated Environmental Impact Report 
Police in San Lorenzo snared a suspected car thief after a long chase Friday in what participants described as well-executed teamwork between law enforcement and a group of businesspeople.  
Black History Month offers opportunity for Caucasians to reflect, Webb, who is white, explains.  
One of Oakland's leading property owners plans to develop a supermarket in one of West Oakland's poorest corners, but his plan has its share of skeptics, and his site has plenty of baggage.  
Federal appeals court on Tuesday to consider Oakland's attempt to prevent the federal government from shuttering Harborside medical marijuana dispensary, the largest medicinal cannabis shop in the nation  
Two men, including one who had been shot at earlier, were wounded in shootings that happened late Friday and early Saturday in East and North Oakland, police said.  
The New Era/New Politics Tour examines the contributions and influences of several African-American leaders who have served the East Bay over the past century.  
Black History Month offers opportunity for Caucasians to reflect, Webb, who is white, explains  
The board is expected to come to terms with Patrick Scott McKibben to take over the joint Oakland-Alameda County authority that operates O.Co Coliseum and Oracle Arena.  
Elsewhere: Hayward awarded grant from the Metropolitan Transportation Commission to expand car sharing.