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Chevron to allow public agency to oversee probe into flaring to ensure transparency

Richmond refinery update: ‘No health impact’ from flaring activity

Updated statement from Chevron Richmond, published 3:50 p.m. Thursday: We understand that the community has questions about the flaring activity which happened last night. We also recognize that the sight of flames coming from the...
You've got to check out Katie Couric's interview with JG Laurochette, who founded the Richmond nonprofit Mindful Life Project.

Katie Couric’s interview with Richmond’s Mindful Life Project group was truly special

You've got to check out Katie Couric's interview with JG Laurochette, who founded the Richmond nonprofit Mindful Life Project. The interview took place last month but aired Tuesday afternoon. Laurochette explained to Couric that as a...
Richmond police to hold another DUI checkpoint at Cutting/41st on Friday night

Alleged crooked Richmond cop’s firing could possibly put hundreds of convictions in jeopardy

Big scoop from the Contra Costa Times today. The newspaper reported that Sgt. Michael Wang, a 19-year veteran of the Richmond Police Department, was fired on Dec. 9 stemming from allegations that he "took bribes,...
New service lets residents earn high school diplomas at Richmond Public Library

Cool job alert! Richmond Public Library seeks Digital Health Literacy project coordinator

The good folks involved in the Richmond Public Library's Literacy for Every Adult (LEAP) program has alerted us to a great job opportunity. The position is for a project coordinator for the Richmond Digital Health...
Mayor-elect Tom Butt's campaign aide gains voice after losing two teeth in protest attack

Mayor-elect Tom Butt’s campaign aide gains voice after losing two teeth in protest attack

Zak Wear has had both a terrible and productive month. This is how to turn lemons into lemonade. A Richmond resident and key player in Tom Butt's successful mayoral campaign, Wear launched an anti-bullying campaign this...
Peet’s Coffee & Tea in Pinole offering free coffee to assist West County's budding entrepreneurs

Peet’s Coffee & Tea in Pinole offering free coffee to assist West County’s budding...

Purchasing a pick-me-up at Peet's Coffee & Tea in Pinole through Christmas Eve can help lift West County's budding entrepreneurs to new heights in 2015. The local coffee chain's Pinole store is currently accepting donations...
A 30-year-old panhandler sexually assaulted a woman who gave him money on Cutting Boulevard in Richmond last week, police said.

RPD: Panhandler sexually assaults woman who gave him money on Cutting Boulevard

A  panhandler sexually assaulted a woman who gave him money on Cutting Boulevard in Richmond last week, according to the Richmond Police Department. The suspect, identified as Issac Ybarra, 30, asked the woman for money...
North Richmond celebrates first-of-its-kind transitional home for formerly incarcerated women

North Richmond celebrates first-of-its-kind transitional home for formerly incarcerated women

Naomi House, a first-of-its-kind transitional home in North Richmond for formerly incarcerated women and their young children, had a grand opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony Wednesday. The newly renovated duplex at 1724 Fred Jackson Way, formerly...
Mark your calendar! First of free upcoming Music on the Main concerts July 23.

Mark your calendar! First of free upcoming Music on the Main concerts July 23

It's that time of year in Richmond where the music you hear in the distance is likely being played live. The annual Music on the Main summer concerts, brought to us by the Richmond Main...
Point Richmond 60-unit condo project stalls due to building height spat

Point Richmond 60-unit condo project passes Richmond City Council

A 60-unit condo project planned for the Point Richmond waterfront was approved by a 4-2 vote at Richmond City Council on Tuesday despite complaints from neighbors about the project's height. Shea Homes’ long-planned Bottoms property...

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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...