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Dr. Mayra Padilla of Contra Costa College (photo above) about the importance of college and life experiences. Padilla received her PhD in Neuroscience from U.C. Berkeley and was a lead researcher at Stanford for a time before becoming an educator.

Application period opens for Chevron Richmond Somos Scholarship

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By Kathy Chouteau The Somos Employee Network at the Chevron Richmond Refinery has kicked off the application period for its annual scholarship. Now in its 14th year, the scholarship is open to graduating seniors from...
Apply now for Chevron’s Black history awareness scholarship

Apply now for Chevron’s Black history awareness scholarship

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High school seniors in the West Contra Costa Unified District (WCCUSD) are encouraged to apply for the annual Chevron Richmond Black History Awareness Scholarship program. Applications can be accessed here and must be received by...
Fab Lab Richmond, Chevron partner to produce face shields for frontline workers

Fab Lab Richmond, Chevron partner to produce face shields for frontline workers

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In normal times, the Fab Lab at Kennedy High inspires students from the West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) and community members to innovate, design and produce pretty much anything using 3D printers,...
Chevron Black History Awareness scholarship application period extended

Deadline extended for Chevron’s black history awareness scholarship

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The deadline to apply for the Chevron Richmond Black History Awareness Scholarship program has been extended to Jan. 31. High school seniors in the West Contra Costa Unified District (WCCUSD) are encouraged to apply for...

Apply now for Chevron’s black history awareness scholarship

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High school seniors in the West Contra Costa Unified District (WCCUSD) are encouraged to apply for the annual Chevron Richmond Black History Awareness Scholarship program. Applications can be accessed here and are due at...

Chevron employees team up to ‘Knit for GRIP’

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A dedicated mom, career woman and prolific knitter, Ann Ciurczak wears many hats. And for a brief while, she also possessed many hats: 159, to be exact. That's because Ciurczak, a Project Management Lead at...

Chevron takes Richmond schools to Chabot Space & Science Center

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The Oakland Chabot Space & Science Center is particularly effective at inspiring an intrigue in science among young people. For some, like Stanley Cheng, that intrigue helped to inspire a career. An electrical engineer at...
Chevron Richmond opens registration for Community Tour Day

Chevron Community Tour Day marks ‘historic’ moment for local environmental activist

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For most community members, it was their first up-close look at the Chevron Richmond Refinery. But for Dr. Henry Clark, it marked a milestone in environmental justice. On Saturday, Oct. 19, hundreds of community members attended...

Chevron employee-led food drive celebrates 30th anniversary

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A healthy competition among employees at Chevron Richmond has led to massive donations of healthy foods to community members in need. Thirty years ago, now-retired Chevron employee Mark Okazaki and fellow colleagues launched a small...

Chevron Fuel Your School launches for 10th straight year

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Ten years ago, philanthropist and entrepreneur Charles Best joined forces with Chevron on a clever program that has communities across America “fueling” local schools. The result has been nearly $49 million to boost STEM education...

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‘Drive-Up Dinner for a Cause’ to support youth club

‘Drive-Up Dinner for a Cause’ to support youth club

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By Kathy Chouteau It’s an opportunity to take the night off from cooking dinner while supporting a great local cause—and all you have to do...
Casablanca cruises into the Red Oak Victory’s theatre Thursday

Casablanca cruising into the Red Oak Victory theatre

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By Kathy Chouteau While most classic movie buffs will have seen the film “Casablanca,” the Red Oak Victory ship in Richmond is ready to “play...
Embezzler agrees to get job, pay back what she stole, or go to prison

Embezzler agrees to get job, pay back what she stole, or go to prison

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A 53-year-old former accountant charged with embezzling over $900,000 from her employer, a Richmond paver company, had her 10-year prison term suspended for three...