Thursday, September 16, 2021

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MESA program in East Bay creates future STEM professionals

MESA program in East Bay creates future STEM professionals

Building a functional model glider is difficult enough. Getting one that will, after takeoff, make a right turn at just the right degree and then land a specified distance from the launch area? Aerodynamics is...

WCCUSD students inspire at Chevron Richmond scholarship ceremony

When Sukari Wright’s mother gave her The Dream Keeper by Langston Hughes, her life changed. The Middle College High senior was 12 years old at the time, and “it was the first book I...
How the Bay Area made Chevron a global leader in diversity, inclusion

How the Bay Area made Chevron a global leader in diversity, inclusion

Shannon Reeves wanted to do more than talk. In 1997, when he was Invited as the keynote speaker of a relatively new Black History Month event at Chevron headquarters, Reeves, then president of the NAACP’s...
Oakland A’s, Chevron hit home run for STEM education

Oakland A’s, Chevron hit home run for STEM education

The Science of Baseball program presented by Chevron is not only hitting home runs in Bay Area classrooms, but also in the heart of downtown Oakland. Last month, the...
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.

Apply now for Chevron’s Somos Employee Network college scholarship

For an 11th consecutive year, the Somos Employee Network at Chevron Richmond is offering $1,000 scholarships to qualifying high school seniors. The application process is currently open, with a...
Richmond Promise launches workshops ahead of college financial aid deadlines

Richmond Promise workshops prep for college financial aid deadlines

With deadlines to apply for college financial aid fast-approaching, a Richmond program providing free scholarship money and support has launched an aggressive campaign to ensure every last high school senior from Richmond and North...
Apply now for Chevron’s Dr. William F. King college scholarship

Apply now for Chevron’s Dr. William F. King college scholarship

The application period is now open for the Chevron Richmond Dr. William F. King college scholarship program. Since 2004, the Chevron Richmond Black Employee Network (BEN) has awarded over 40 scholarships to West Contra Costa...

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...

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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...