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The Planning Commission unanimously certified the EIR for the Chevron Richmond Refinery Modernization Project on Thursday.

Planning Commission certifies EIR, approves permits for Chevron Richmond Refinery Modernization Project

The Richmond Planning Commission unanimously certified the Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for the Chevron Richmond Refinery Modernization Project on Thursday, sending the project on to City Council for final approval. The certification calls for Chevron...
'Swerving' driver arrested for DUI while 7-year-old daughter in vehicle

‘Swerving’ driver arrested for DUI while 7-year-old daughter in vehicle

A woman was arrested in Richmond early Friday on suspicion of driving under the influence while her 7-year-old child was in the vehicle, police said. The incident occurred 12:51 a.m. when a traffic stop was...
Chevron to allow public agency to oversee probe into flaring to ensure transparency

Chevron initiates root cause analysis to determine cause of Richmond Refinery flaring incident

Chevron announced this week it has initiated a root cause analysis to determine what caused the flaring incident at the Richmond Refinery on Dec. 18 that alarmed residents. A team of experts assembled by the...
Jabari Bird recalls his experience at prestigious Kevin Durant Skills Academy.

Jabari Bird recalls his experience at prestigious Kevin Durant Skills Academy

We were quite delighted to come across this Scout.com interview with Richmond's Jabari Bird about Bird's experiences late last month at the prestigious Kevin Durant Skills Academy. Bird, a sophomore guard at UC Berkeley, was...
Congressman Mark DeSaulnier to open Richmond office at Civic Center

Congressman Mark DeSaulnier to open Richmond office at Civic Center

A statement from Congressman Mark DeSaulnier's office: Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) announced he will be opening his Richmond Congressional district office at the City’s Civic Center, located at 440 Civic Center Plaza, 2nd Floor on Jan. 6. "I...

From NY to Richmond, skilled Christmas carolers continue heart-warming tradition

It began in the early 1980s when the late professional singer Margaret Imrie and her husband Gordon assembled semi-pro singers and some violists to serenade Manhattan's subway ticket-takers, police stations and other locales needing...
Environmental group's settlement with air district over Chevron modernization doesn't clear path for construction.

Planning Commission hearing on Chevron Richmond Refinery Modernization Project resumes at 5:30 p.m. tonight

The Planning Commission of the City of Richmond will reconvene its public hearing on the Chevron Richmond Refinery Modernization Project today at 5:30 p.m. The hearing is again being held in the Kennedy High School cafeteria...
Opinion: Enough Already, Let’s Keep BART Running

El Cerrito del Norte tallies third most reports of violent crimes of all BART...

During the first 10 months of this year, the El Cerrito del Norte station had the third most reports of violent crimes out of BART's 44 regional stations, according to an analysis by the...
San Francisco Giants World Series trophies to be on public display in Richmond Feb. 10

San Francisco Giants World Series trophies to be on public display in Richmond Feb....

All three San Francisco Giants World Series trophies since the 2010 season will be on display at Richmond Civic Center on Feb. 4. The Giants are taking the trophies on a tour through California and...
Salesian alum Mariya Moore plays basketball on national TV for Louisville in Sweet 16

Salesian alum Mariya Moore praised for swift contributions at University of Louisville

Salesian alum Mariya Moore scored 10 points to help the 10th-ranked University of Louisville defeat No. 24 California 70-57 on Sunday. But the real story is what the Cardinals freshman has been doing all season....

Latest Articles

Food production biz set to hire 200-plus Richmond residents

A food production company set to open in Richmond is not only investing $15 million in improvements in a 102,000 square industrial building on...
Richmond rising as events hub

Richmond rising as events hub

By Zach Chouteau A look at the recent revamp of the Visit Richmond website reveals a sleekly improved platform with a renewed emphasis on luring...

Chevron Speaks to Don Lorz, Metals Craft Trainer at the Richmond Refinery

Tell us about your career at Chevron. I started as an apprentice at Chevron in 1985, following in my dad’s footsteps who was a pipefitter...