Sunday, March 7, 2021

Richmond

Chevron Corp.’s new diversity chief inspired by retired Chevron Richmond chemist

Chevron Corp.’s new diversity chief inspired by retired Chevron Richmond chemist

The new Chief Diversity & Inclusion (CDIO) Officer at Chevron Corp. credits a legendary former chemist at Chevron Richmond for helping to inspire her career path. Josetta Jones, an engineer and patent attorney who has...
Former NBA player Matt Barnes visits Richmond to observe public safety program

Ex-NBA player Matt Barnes visits Richmond to observe public safety program

Matt Barnes, a former NBA small forward whose 14-year career in the league included a championship with the Golden State Warriors in 2017, visited Richmond City Hall this afternoon to learn about the work...
Richmond Museum of History and Culture launches educational film series

Richmond Museum of History and Culture launches must-see film series

By Kathy Chouteau Did you know Tupac Shakur recorded music at Richmond’s Starlight Recording Studio early in his career? Or how about that Henry J. Kaiser offered healthcare to his workers on the Richmond Home...
Metro by T-Mobile store raffling 4 tablets, free internet to kids in need

Metro by T-Mobile store raffling 4 tablets, free internet to kids in need

Unlimited Wireless Metro at T-Mobile in Richmond is raffling off four tablets, each with unlimited Internet service paid for one year, to four students in need in the community. The family-owned store at San Pablo...

Red Cross seeks student applicants for youth development conference

By Kathy Chouteau The American Red Cross Northern California Coastal Region is seeking students entering grades 9-12 as applicants for its Leadership Development Center (LDC), a four-day virtual youth development conference June 21-24, 2021 that...
San Pablo ensuring LifeLong can stay in planned sale of 2023 Vale Road

San Pablo ensuring LifeLong can stay at 2023 Vale Road in planned sale

A building across the street from the shuttered Doctor’s Medical Center that is currently leased to LifeLong Medical Care will continue to be used for medical offices and urgent care facilities for at least...

Pandemic recovery plan would reduce Richmond ferry fares, double service

A COVID-19 pandemic recovery plan proposes to reduce the adult Clipper fare to ride the Richmond ferry to $4.50 while doubling service at the city's terminal. At its April 1 meeting, the Water Emergency Transportation...
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Anonymous Beer Can Monolith creator builds ‘Beeramid’

By Kathy Chouteau The mysterious BCM creator—who built the Beer Can Monolith that now sits atop Point Potrero in Richmond as an ode to local craft beer—is back at it again. Following the debut of...
Bay Area Rescue Mission announces new president/CEO

Bay Area Rescue Mission announces new president/CEO

By Kathy Chouteau Rev. John M. Anderson has announced his retirement from the Bay Area Rescue Mission, a nonprofit serving people facing homelessness with daily essentials such as food, shelter, clothing and other critical care....
Richmond Promise to honor fourth class of Scholars

Richmond Promise application deadline is March 14

By Kathy Chouteau The Richmond Promise Scholarship application deadline is March 14, 2021. By applying for a Richmond Promise Scholarship, students can receive $1,500—renewable for up to four years—toward a two-year or four-year college and/or a...

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Student-athlete advocates get the ‘W’ as California allows youth sports to resume

Both indoor and outdoor youth sports now able to resume in California

Student-athlete advocates who successfully lobbied to allow outdoor youth sports to resume in California have more reason to celebrate after health officials updated their...
Richmond Museum of History and Culture launches educational film series

Richmond Museum of History and Culture launches must-see film series

By Kathy Chouteau Did you know Tupac Shakur recorded music at Richmond’s Starlight Recording Studio early in his career? Or how about that Henry J....
Richmond Promise to honor fourth class of Scholars

Richmond Promise application deadline is March 14

By Kathy Chouteau The Richmond Promise Scholarship application deadline is March 14, 2021. By applying for a Richmond Promise Scholarship, students can receive $1,500—renewable for up...