Monday, May 20, 2019

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Chevron Richmond rewards students with good test scores with fun field trip

It sure pays to do well in school. About 115 Lincoln Elementary School students who scored proficient or better on the California Standardized Test were invited last week to a day of fun at the...
The Richmond Police Athletic League (RPAL) hopes an honor paid to one of its volunteers this month will help encourage more locals to join the organization’s incredibly effective youth mentorship program.

Richmond Police Athletic League hopes honor will lead to more youth mentors

The Richmond Police Athletic League (RPAL) hopes an award given to one of its volunteers this month will help encourage more locals to join the nonprofit’s incredibly effective youth mentorship program. The RPAL program mentors...

Community expresses need for thorough public review of robust EIR

Richmond planning commissioners and some city residents say a thorough review is needed of the 1,100-page environmental impact report (EIR) for the Chevron Richmond modernization project. About 60 people spoke during a public hearing on...
Chevron Richmond’s donation of a mile-long stretch of shoreline to support the Bay Trail was lauded as an historic event resulting from a successful public-private partnership.

Chevron Richmond lauded for donating land to SF Bay Trail

Chevron Richmond’s donation of a mile-long stretch of coastline to extend the San Francisco Bay Trail was lauded Wednesday as a historic event that resulted from a crucial public-private partnership. Chevron Richmond has donated the...
Environmental group's settlement with air district over Chevron modernization doesn't clear path for construction.

Newer, safer, cleaner – and other common sense reasons for refinery modernization

This Chevron Speaks submission was written by officials with Chevron Richmond and published in the Richmond Standard by editor Mike Aldax. The release of the environmental impact report (EIR) on the Chevron Richmond Refinery Modernization...
Environmental group's settlement with air district over Chevron modernization doesn't clear path for construction.

Agreement prioritizes local hiring for Chevron Richmond modernization project

Chevron Richmond signed an agreement with the city of Richmond Wednesday that promises jobs for local residents and a boost to the local economy as a result of the planned billion-dollar modernization of the...
Richmond asks air district to revoke permit allowing crude by rail transport

Richmond calls on Congress to halt crude-by-rail shipments

The Richmond City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to urge Congress to halt rail transport of Bakken crude oil from North Dakota through Richmond, citing the potential for spills or explosions. The council wants shipments of the...
Laborers marched to Richmond City Hall on Tuesday to support the Chevron Richmond modernization project.

Community Views: Jobs before politics, please

by Antoine Cloird I'm a Richmond resident and I'm also a member of Local 324. I'm a laborer and a union member. We're here to support the modernization project at Chevron, because we know that...
Update regarding flaring activity at the Chevron Richmond Refinery

Draft EIR for Chevron Richmond’s refinery modernization project released

The much-anticipated draft environmental impact report (EIR) for the Chevron Richmond refinery’s billion-dollar modernization project was released Tuesday morning. The analysis details the company’s plans to replace aging processing units at the century-old refinery, which...

Salute’s gets lunchtime boost from Chevron Richmond employees

Although a major construction project has been hurting Marina Bay businesses, the Italian restaurant Salute E Vita was hopping during the lunch hours Thursday. That's because a few dozen employees from the Chevron Richmond refinery...

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Help select new Contra Costa County Library card designs

Help select new Contra Costa County Library card designs

The Contra Costa County Library is asking for the community help in narrowing down library card designs. The county is looking to select five new...

Richmond chess tourney a spring classic

By TC Ball Spring showers didn't dampen the enthusiasm of chess players at the 7th Annual Spring Classic Community Chess Tournament held on Saturday May...
Coalition to rail against BNSF plan for Miller/Knox park Tuesday

Coalition set to rail against BNSF plan for Miller/Knox park

On Tuesday, both the Richmond City Council and Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors will weigh in on the dispute over the future of...