Sunday, December 15, 2019

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Richmond elementary school unveils health program that could spread citywide

Every morning at Richmond's Grant Elementary School, announcements over the intercom offer the nearly 700-person student body health information and tips. During lunch period, students who are appointed as school health ambassadors head to the...
Community View: Illegal dumping along section of Richmond Greenway 'out of control'

Community View: Refinery modernization’s EIR ‘a heck of a read’

Below is an email written by Richmond resident Don Gosney to Lina Velasco, senior planner for the city, regarding the Draft Environmental Impact Report (DEIR) for the Chevron Richmond refinery's modernization project. The email...
About 600 people expected to attend free Getting Ready for College Conference in Richmond Saturday

Chevron Richmond announces scholarships for HS seniors enrolling at Contra Costa College

Chevron Richmond has announced the 2014 Chevron Scholars Scholarship, which will give 10 graduating high school seniors who enroll at Contra Costa College up to $2,500 toward their college education. The students must be from...

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...

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By Mike Kinney Responding to increased public safety problems in and around the Richmond Public Library's main branch, the city is set to require its...