Sunday, September 15, 2019

Richmond

Environmental group's settlement with air district over Chevron modernization doesn't clear path for construction.

Major inaccuracies in KPIX 5 story on Chevron Richmond modernization project

This Chevron Speaks submission was written by officials with Chevron Richmond and published in the Richmond Standard by editor Mike Aldax. A story recently aired by KPIX 5 San Francisco painted an inaccurate picture of...
RPD's summer crime prevention fair Saturday offers food, fun and signatures for fix-it tickets

Richmond Historic Preservation Awards ceremony at Civic Center May 12

The people in these organizations are making history by preserving the past. The Richmond Historic Preservation Awards ceremony is scheduled to take place May 12 in City Council Chambers - 440 Civic Center Plaza -...
The gym at the YMCA in Richmond's Coronado neighborhood has been refurbished with help from a $10,000 gift from The Coco-Cola Company.

The Coca-Cola Company helps fund gym renovation at Richmond YMCA

The gym at the YMCA in Richmond's Coronado neighborhood has been refurbished with help from a $10,000 gift from The Coca-Cola Company, according to the nonprofit For Richmond. A grant from the Centers for Disease...
Sales tax rates in El Cerrito and Richmond increase on Wednesday

Richmond businesses asked to chime in about minimum wage proposal

The city of Richmond is seeking input from its business community about a proposal to increase the local minimum wage. Business owners are being asked to fill out a brief survey about how a minimum...

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...
Richmond teacher spends up to $100,000 on music equipment for students.

DeJean teacher Adam Quintero to be honored at Craneway Pavilion event

Adam Quintero, who teaches the seventh and eighth grades at DeJean Middle School, will be recognized for earning an Ed Fund 2014 Teaching Excellence Award at a Craneway Pavilion event May 16. Quintero is one...

Oakland man meets police dog after firing off handgun in Richmond

An Oakland man accused of firing off a handgun in plain view of a Richmond cop Wednesday night was reportedly chased down and captured by a police canine. Around 8:45 p.m., police said, an officer...
Awesome job alert! ESL instructor sought for new LEAP, Building Skills Partnership partnership.

Efforts underway to give North Richmond a library

Plans are in the works to install a satellite library in North Richmond after local residents expressed a need for one last year, but county officials are still trying to identify funds to operate...

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North & East neighborhood’s picnic extravaganza

By Mike Kinney The Richmond event that has been in billed as a “free picnic extravaganza” again lived up to the description Saturday. Live performances, family-friendly...

RPAL mural shines in the spirit of collaboration

By Kathy Chouteau The Richmond Police Activities League (RPAL) on Friday unveiled a vibrant new mural on its building that bears testimony to the incredible...

Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center workshops benefit local retailers

The Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center is offering a free, five-week Retail Business Series, which are weekly workshops aimed at helping local retailers get their businesses...