Tom Lochner, East Bay Times

Tom Lochner

East Bay Times

Richmond, CA, United States

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  • San Jose Mercury News
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Past articles by Tom:

Seven run for three Pinole council spots

PINOLE — Seven candidates, including two incumbents, are vying for three seats on the Pinole City Council. Incumbent Tim Banuelos, an architect and the current mayor, was appointed to the cou… → Read More

Berkeley City Councilwoman Maio won’t seek re-election

Maio took credit for helping to improve air quality in West Berkeley and promoting Community Choice Energy → Read More

Richmond: New health center to be named for pioneering doctor

The LifeLong William Jenkins Health Center will feature primary care, dental se.rvices, and urgent care for families → Read More

Rep. Mark DeSaulnier hosting town hall meetings in San Pablo

DeSaulnier’s district includes much of Contra Costa County minus parts of its eastern, northern, northwestern and southern sections → Read More

Albany/Berkeley/El Cerrito briefs: Coyote talk; Assembly candidate forum

Free talk on living with coyotes A workshop on coyotes and how to coexist with them will be featured at the Berkeley animal shelter from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 pm Feb. 4. The shelter, formally known a… → Read More

El Cerrito club holding annual Sundar Shadi garden contest

Sundar Shadi delighted neighbors and visitors from afar with his annual nativity scene and gardens with various themes. → Read More

Assembly candidates set to make endorsement pitch at Berkeley forum

Nine candidates seek the Assembly District 15 seat of Tony Thurmond, who is running for State Superintendent of Public Instruction. → Read More

Berkeley workshop to teach about coyotes and how to live with them

Coyotes have expanded are increasingly common in residential areas where their presence can cause alarm and fear, especially regarding pets. → Read More

Crockett: Meeting to discuss Selby toxic cleanup project

CROCKETT — Remediation of a toxic site on the San Pablo Bay shore between Crockett and Rodeo will be the subject of a public meeting this week sponsored by the state Department of Toxic Subst… → Read More

Marijuana farm at heart of lawsuit against Richmond and its mayor

A group of owners of Industrial-zoned land are crying foul over a planned rezoning to Agricultural, including cannabis cultivation. → Read More

Richmond mayor and lieutenant governor hopeful sued by property owners

RICHMOND — Mayor Tom Butt is being sued by a group of owners who say he had a conflict of interest when he promoted the rezoning of their shoreline property as parkland, frustrating their pla… → Read More

Berkeley councilwoman to convene community forum on homelessness

The panel will discuss, among other subjects, outreach plans for people in encampments and other areas of concentrated homelessness. → Read More

Berkeley councilwoman to convene community forum on homelessness

The panel will discuss, among other subjects, outreach plans for people in encampments and other areas of concentrated homelessness. → Read More

Here are the East Bay communities eligible for state earthquake retrofit grants

The California Earthquake Authority is providing $6 million this year to fund the grants statewide, including nine East Bay communities. → Read More

Here are the Bay Area communities eligible for state earthquake retrofit grants

The California Earthquake Authority is providing $6 million in grants this year statewide, including more than 20 East Bay communities. → Read More

Berkeley seeks public input to draft marijuana rules

The regulations will align with the state’s recently created license types for retail sales, cultivation, manufacturing, distribution, and testing labs. → Read More

Pittsburg: Second child loses battle for life after crash with stolen pickup in Antioch

Camila Cardoza, 2, had been on life support at a hospital after the crash Wednesday that killed her sister, Lenexy Cardoza, 4. → Read More

Police arrest suspect in San Pablo hit-and-run

The victim, a 33-year-old man, was transported to a nearby hospital where he was listed in critical but stable condition. → Read More

West County wastewater reverses course, ousts highly praised general manager choice

A contract with Ed McCormick for the GM job was “not in the District’s best interests,” according to an announcement. → Read More

Industry group asks Supreme Court to strike down Berkeley cellphone warning ordinance

CTIA – The Wireless Association says Berkeley’s cellphone disclosure ordinance violates the First Amendment, but city says it’s factual. → Read More