Chevron Richmond Refinery Speaks

This is page contains information about the Chevron Richmond Refinery, as well as Chevron Product Company’s views on issues important to the company and the Richmond, CA community.

Meet Gail Thomas and learn about Rubicon Programs

What is Rubicon Programs’ mission? We help people break the cycle of poverty through economic empowerment. Our goal is to get people to the point where they are able to earn a family-sustaining wage. Helping...

Chevron Speaks to Lucia Watson, Operational Excellence Assurance Team Leader

Tell us about your career with Chevron. I have worked at Chevron for 30 years in a variety of roles. I have had several different jobs all based here in Richmond over my career including...

Meet Rev. John Anderson, CEO of the Bay Area Rescue Mission

Tell me about the work of the Bay Area Rescue Mission (BARM)? One of the most important things we do is provide short-term emergency services to people in our community who are in desperate need....

Operating with excellence

By Patricia Roberts At Chevron, we instill a culture of operational excellence (OE) that places the highest priority on the safety and health of our workforce and on the protection of communities, the environment and...

Reflecting on 2018

By Kory Judd As 2018 has drawn to a close, I want to take a moment to reflect on some thoughts about who we are as a company and a member of the Richmond...

Responding to the Community

By Carlos Perez The Richmond Refinery works around the clock to produce the transportation fuels that we all use on a daily basis. We always strive to prevent any off-site impact from our operations on...

Meet Danny Barbour, Environmental Field Coordinator and Odor Team Lead

Tell us about your role at Chevron? I am an Environmental Field Coordinator in the Health, Environment and Safety group. My role focusses on the regulatory compliance for air, water and waste. I also lead...

Fueling Human Energy – A History of Aviation Innovation

By Karen Forthuber From powering the tractors and other equipment that enable California farmers to feed the hungry, to innovations that enable drivers to get more out of a gallon of gas and keep engines...

Meet Felicia Phillips, Principal of Kennedy High School

Tell us about your job and your background. I am the principal at Kennedy High School. I actually am a graduate of Kennedy High myself, class of 1984. I had a passion for science, so...

Creating a better future for our kids

By Lily Rahnema I am the new Community Engagement Manager for the Richmond Refinery. I’m excited to work in this vibrant community and get to know the people and organizations who make it special. For the last...

Latest Articles

12 speeding citations in less than two hours on 23rd Street

12 speeding citations in less than two hours on 23rd Street

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A Richmond Police Department traffic enforcement operation on 23rd Street on Wednesday, April 17, yielded 12 speeding citations in less than two hours. The operations...
Richmond residents encouraged to participate in revamp of high school campuses

Two-story classroom buildings planned for high school campuses

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Richmond City Manager Sasha Curl encourages community members to participate in the ongoing effort to redesign the Kennedy High School and Richmond High School...
PATROL ACTIVITY REPORT – WEEKLY OVERVIEW: APRIL 8 – 14, 2024 Below is an overview of significant service activity provided by RPD patrol officers during their scheduled shifts. Please note that activity shared in these segments are provided only as an overview, and do not reflect the entirety of service calls and reports taken throughout each shift. 4/8 – EMBEZZLE LEASED/RENTED VEHICLE-RECOVERY Officers responded to a Flock alert for a stolen vehicle in the area. Officers located the vehicle occupied and conducted an enforcement stop. The solo occupant was taken into custody without incident. #3579 4/10 – TRAFFIC ENFORCEMENT OPERATION Officers conducted a traffic enforcement operation along the 23rd St corridor to address various issues such as speeding and pedestrian safety. The operation yielded 24 citations: 19 for speed, 2 for unsafe lane changes, 1 red light, 1 not yielding to pedestrians in a crosswalk, and 1 not yielding to an ambulance 4/10 – GRAND THEFT Officers responded to Stenmark Dr for a report of wire theft. Witnesses saw two subjects cutting wires and attempted to contact the subjects, but fled on foot. With the use of a drone (UAS), Officers located the two suspects near Point Molate Beach. Both suspects were taken into custody without incident. A search of the suspects revealed several Sawzall blades and a small amount of narcotics. Both suspects were booked into RPD jail. #3611 4/11 - MISC INFORMATION Officers responded to the 700 block of Amador St for a report of an unknown issue. Upon arrival, officers located a subject laying on the grass, unconscious and not breathing. Officers began life saving measures and administered Narcan, AMR arrived on scene and took over life saving measures. The subject regained consciousness a few moments later and was transported to a local hospital for further treatment. #3663 4/12 – ARMED ROBBERY Officers responded to the area of S. 23rd St & Ohio Ave for a report of a robbery. Officers learned the victim was driving when two suspect vehicles blocked the victim’s roadway and two suspects ordered the victim to exit his vehicle while brandishing firearms. The suspects removed cash from the victim’s pockets and fled prior to officers’ arrival. Officers conducted an area check with negative results. 4/14 – STOLEN VEHICLE/RECOVERY Officers responded to a Flock alert for a stolen vehicle in the area. Officers located the vehicle occupied and conducted an enforcement stop. The solo occupant was taken into custody without incident. #3707 4/14 – FELON IN POSSESSION OF A FIREARM/ EVADE POLICE Officers on patrol saw a vehicle driven by a suspect who had outstanding warrants and was believed to be armed. Officers attempted to conduct an enforcement stop but the suspect failed to yield. Officers pursued the vehicle to the area of Highway 4 and Pine St in Martinez where the suspect’s vehicle became disabled after colliding with another vehicle. All occupants attempted to flee on foot after the collision but were quickly taken into custody. During the pursuit, officers saw what appeared to be a firearm being discarded from the suspect vehicle, officers searched the area and located the discarded firearm with the assistance of a police K-9. #3731

Richmond police use drone to bust suspected wire thieves

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Below is an overview of significant service activity provided by RPD patrol officers during their scheduled shifts. Note that activity shared in these segments...