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Chevron Richmond

About 700 gather to take exam for jobs at Chevron Richmond Refinery

About 700 people filed into the Hilton Concord on Tuesday in order to take the exam required to become operators or maintenance workers at the Chevron Richmond Refinery. The applicants were among thousands to...
Application deadline extended for Chevron's Dr. William F. King college scholarships

Application deadline extended for Chevron’s Dr. William F. King college scholarship program

The application deadline has been extended to Jan. 13 for high school seniors interested in obtaining a Chevron Richmond Black Employee Network (BEN) scholarship. Since 2004, the Dr. William F. King Scholarship program has provided...
Sign up for Regional Occupational Program courses by Jan. 10

Sign up for Regional Occupational Program courses by Jan. 10

The registration period ends on Jan. 10 for the free, award-winning job training program that prepares local residents for high-paying careers in industrial facilities. Classes start Jan. 23 and end June 20  for the Process...

Richmond Refinery accepting applications for Operator Trainee, Maintenance Trainee positions

The Richmond Refinery began accepting applications for the Operator Trainee (76602) and Maintenance Trainee (78703) positions on Monday, Dec. 12, 2016. Applications must be received by Monday, Dec. 19, 2016 at 11:59 E.S.T. Individuals interested...

Before their graduation, ROP participants receive training in job interviews

This week, the Regional Occupational Program is graduating another class of newly-skilled workers who have opportunities to launch their careers at a number of industrial facilities, including the Chevron Richmond Refinery. But before throwing their...
Council votes to include charter and private schools in Richmond Promise, sets award amount

WCCUSD students encouraged to apply for Chevron’s Dr. William F. King Scholarship

The application process has opened for the annual Chevron Richmond Black Employee Network (BEN) scholarship, which has provided college funding and guidance to more than 40 West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) graduates...
Hilltop memorial makes national news

Ray Olson’s memory may save lives as Richmond looks to curb holiday DUIs

Ray Jay Olson's memory lives on in a recently-constructed memorial park in Richmond's Hilltop neighborhood -- and now it may save lives. At Tuesday's Richmond City Council meeting, Mayor Tom Butt read a proclamation declaring...
Sign up for Regional Occupational Program courses by Jan. 10

Registration opens for free ROP career-training program

The free, award-winning job training program that prepares local residents for high-paying careers in industrial facilities has opened for registration, with classes starting Jan. 23, 2017 and ending June 20, 2017, according to Chevron...

Community unites at GRIP Harmony Walk/5K Run

Rainy weather did little to dampen spirits at the 30th Annual Grip Harmony Walk/5K Run on Saturday. Whether it was the excitement, the cold or both, it was difficult to find someone who wasn't moving...

Promise ahead for RichmondBUILD’s 31st class of graduates

Separately they are 16 unique personalities -- one of whom was called "Forest Gump" for frequently being seen running to class -- but together they are Cohort 31, a group of local residents who...

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Richmond community encouraged to 'fill a bag, feed a family' by Dec. 18

Richmond community encouraged to ‘fill a bag, feed a family’ by Dec. 18

Community members are encouraged to "fill a bag, feed a family" as part of the 2nd Annual Holiday Food Drive benefiting the Iron Triangle-based...
Richmond man shot by BART police recovering

Richmond man shot by BART police recovering

The man who was shot by BART police near Richmond station last week has been identified as 21-year-old Jeremiah Witherspoon, who is recovering from...
Mayor recounts Hotel Mac's role in 'Annual Turkey Shoot'

Mayor recounts Hotel Mac’s role in ‘Annual Turkey Shoot’

Organizers of the Point Richmond Annual Turkey Shoot appear compelled to remind people that "no turkeys are harmed during this event." Recently, Mayor Tom Butt...