• Tesoro thwarts federal investigators from probing recent refinery accident near Martinez

By Rober Roger (Contra Costa Times/San Jose Mercury News)

Wild, wild West, revisited:  Texas-owned Tesoro Refinery in Martinez does it own twist on a line from the novel, Treasure re Of the Sierra Madre : “Badges? We don’t got to honor no stinkin’ badges!”

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