Thursday, September 16, 2021

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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...
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...
Chevron machinists repair kennels at Milo Foundation

Chevron machinists repair kennels at Milo Foundation

A beloved no-kill animal shelter in Point Richmond is once again expressing gratitude at having highly-skilled neighbors. The Milo Foundation at 220 S. Garrard Blvd. in Point Richmond says a group of animal-loving employees from...

Chevron accepting applications for Operator Trainees at Richmond Refinery

Chevron is currently accepting applications for Operator Trainee positions at the Richmond Refinery. Applications can be submitted through April 19 (no later than 11:59 p.m. Eastern Standard Time, 8:59 p.m. Pacific Standard Time). For information and...

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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...