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Apply now for Chevron’s Black history awareness scholarship

Apply now for Chevron’s Black history awareness scholarship

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

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

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

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’

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

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

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

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

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...

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...

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Classic car show revs up for Pinole return

Classic car show revs up for Pinole return

By Kathy Chouteau “Pinole’s Annual Classic Car Show” is cruising back into town Sun., Sept. 26 from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m., with downtown Pinole...
Moving Forward awards 7 local youth leaders with scholarships

Moving Forward awards 7 local youth leaders with scholarships

By Kathy Chouteau Moving Forward, an organization aiming to make a positive impact on the community through initiatives on health, academics and community service, hosted...
West Contra Costa communities might be just a little bit quieter after police in Pinole seized over a dozen M-1000 type illegal explosives during a bust involving a stolen vehicle early this morning. At 2:50 a.m., officers located a stolen vehicle in the 1400 block of Fitzgerald Drive and took the driver into custody without incident, police said. "Upon a search of the vehicle, officers located a clear plastic bag that contained what appeared to be at least a dozen M-1000 type illegal explosives," police said. "The area was cordoned off for safety and Walnut Creek PD's Bomb Squad responded to the scene. Bomb Squad Officers recovered the illegal explosives and verified they contained flash powder. [Fifteen] M-1000 type explosives were recovered from the vehicle."

Pinole police seize M-1000 fireworks from stolen vehicle

West Contra Costa communities might be just a little bit quieter after police in Pinole seized over a dozen M-1000 type illegal explosives during...