A major Chevron refinery is the most prominent feature of Richmond, a city in Contra Costa County that has been identified as having the greatest risk of municipal failure in a new survey by the state auditor’s office.
A major Chevron refinery is the most prominent feature of Richmond, a city in Contra Costa County that has been identified as having the greatest risk of municipal failure in a new survey by the state auditor’s office. Paul Sakuma Associated Press file
A major Chevron refinery is the most prominent feature of Richmond, a city in Contra Costa County that has been identified as having the greatest risk of municipal failure in a new survey by the state auditor’s office. Paul Sakuma Associated Press file
Dan Walters

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Dan Walters: Our cities have become vulnerable

November 29, 2015 03:00 PM

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Dan Walters’ column appeared in dozens of California newspapers. He joined the Sacramento Union’s Capitol bureau in 1975 and in 1981 began writing the state’s only daily newspaper column devoted to California political, economic and social events. In 1984 he moved to The Sacramento Bee, where his column ran until 2017.