No Pain, No Gain

A monthly update from the Richmond Chamber Government Relations Committee. Written by Michelle Blackwell, Chair. June is busting out all over with construction projects that will ultimately improve traffic problems in the area.  Hisham Noeimi of the Contra Costa Transit Agency (CCTA) gave a presentation to the committee at the...

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I-80 San Pablo Dam Road Interchange Reconstruction

Press Release, Contra Costa Transportation Authority, June 2014  Temporary roadway closures on El Portal Drive June 23, 2014 Please click “more” at the bottom of this page for road closure information and detour maps.  Questions and concerns can be answered by calling the project hotline at (510) 277-0444.The California Department...

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June “Richmond Today” Community Newsletter

We are excited to share the June 2014 issue of Richmond Today, the official newsletter of Chevron Richmond. You can access a PDF of the newsletter in both English and Spanish by CLICKING HERE. Please feel free to forward this to your friends, family, neighbors and colleagues. Highlights: Momentum Builds for Modernization Modernization:...

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Minimum Wage II, Sales Tax Increase and much more as Richmond Government ramps up for the election season.

A monthly update from the Richmond Chamber Government Relations Committee. Written by Michelle Blackwell, Chair. Councilmember Jim Rogers joined the Chamber at the May Government Relations Committee meeting to give us updates on several issues that are of importance to the business community including the minimum wage, a proposed 1/5 cent...

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Congratulations to the winners of the 14th Annual Small Business Awards

The East Bay Leadership Council’s Small Business/ Entrepreneurial Task Force congratulates the winners of the 14th Annual Small Business Awards. At the awards luncheon and ceremony on Friday, May 9th, they honored small business owners selected by the Chambers of Commerce throughout Contra Costa County and the Tri-Valley. See those...

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San Francisco Bay Trail Smartphone Audio Tour Release on May 24, 2014 Bay Trail Celebrates 25th Anniversary

Press Release, Association of Bay Area Governments, May 20, 2014 Oakland, CA… The first smartphone audio tour for the Bay Trail will be released during the Rosie the Riveter Visitor Education Center Rededication and San Francisco Bay Trail 25th Anniversary celebration at the Rosie the Riveter WWII/Home Front National Historical...

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Chevron Richmond Proud to Support Effort to Help Richmond Children Stay Healthy and to Provide Workforce Development Training

Posted by Chevron Richmond, May 16, 2014. Families in North Richmond will now have access to vital health services for children and much-needed home remediation services through a unique economic development project funded by a grant from Chevron U.S.A. Inc. (Chevron Richmond). The Family Sustainability Project is a holistic program...

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Here’s To You, Local Small Businesses

National Small Business Week: May 12 – 16, 2014 Every year since 1963, the President of the United States has issued a proclamation announcing National Small Business Week, which recognizes the critical contributions of America’s entrepreneurs and small business owners. More than half of Americans either own or work for...

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