Saturday, November 16, 2019

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Chevron Richmond annual volunteer campaign extended

They prepped food at the Bay Area Rescue Mission in the Iron Triangle. They sorted kits of essentials for the homeless at the Greater Richmond Interfaith Program on 22nd Street. They built canvases for...

BARM, Chevron hold annual Back-to-School carnival

By Kathy Chouteau Richmond’s Nevin Park was recently transformed into a lively carnival that drew hundreds of children, parents and other community members to a celebration of learning. The annual Back to School Celebration, hosted by...

Chevron Richmond takes 150 community members to A’s game

The Richmond community was taken out to the ball game on Saturday, Sept. 7, part of an annual tradition that’s sponsored by Chevron Richmond in partnership with the Oakland Athletics. Chevron invited 150 community members,...

Local Girls Treated to Day of STEM Fun

A dozen members of Girls Inc. of West Contra Costa County (WCCC) were treated to a fun-filled day of activities hosted by a group of women from Chevron. The event was part of Chevron’s Women’s...

Affeldt joins Jr. Giants, Chevron for Science of Baseball clinic

A three-time World Series champion stopped by the baseball field at Nicholl Park in Richmond to meet the young talent on Monday, and he was certainly impressed. “This is a little different from what I...
Filipino culture celebrated at Richmond Refinery

Filipino culture celebrated at Richmond Refinery

In a nation of islands oft-hit by devastating storms, preserving the bio-diversity in the Philippines, which enjoys some of world’s most diverse ecosystems, is key to human survival, Dr. Terrence Gosliner, veteran researcher from...
Richmond Refinery program taps neighbors for future workforce

Richmond Refinery program taps neighbors for future workforce

Born and raised into a low-income family in San Pablo, Yesenia Pineda struggled to find a sustainable career after leaving high school. She lacked the money and support to complete a college degree. At...
8 students earn Chevron SOMOS employee network scholarships

8 students earn Chevron SOMOS employee network scholarships

Nereyda Maldonado, a Richmond native who graduated from Richmond High, is now a decade into her career as special events coordinator at the Chevron Richmond Refinery. Not only does she love her job, she...

Nonprofit expo connects Chevron workers to volunteer opportunities

They repair kennels at the Richmond's Milo Foundation, help fix meals at the Bay Area Rescue Mission, knit winter clothing for clients of the Greater Richmond Interfaith Program, and sponsor and mentor local students...
2019 Richmond Promise Scholarship Launch set for Oct. 1

24 local organizations awarded Chevron ECIA grants

Two dozen local organizations have been approved for funding this year from the Environmental and Community Investment Agreement (ECIA) grant program. The annual ECIA grant program is part of a $90 million community benefits agreement...

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West Contra Costa Unified District Board President Tom Panas said in a statement that no action was taken at a special meeting Friday night...

‘Hood’ish & Holy’ comedy show set for Richmond Memorial Auditorium

Laughter can make a difference.   On Saturday, the Richmond Memorial Auditorium will be the site of a comedy show that aims to benefit an art...

Richmond Little League registration period begins

It's not time yet to "Play Ball!," but it is time to register for the upcoming season. The Richmond Little League is now accepting signups...