Kicking Off the Modernization Conversation

Published by Chevron Richmond, March 20, 2014. On Tuesday, approximately 300 Richmond residents, refinery employees and labor union members mobilized at the Richmond City Council to show their support for a newer, safer, cleaner refinery. This follows the release of the City of Richmond’s draft environmental impact report, which describes...

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RPD Update Newsletter by Chief Chris Magnus

CRIME UPDATE We are pleased with the crime reductions in Richmond during 2013, as well as during the first months of 2014. As of March 1, violent crime was down 21% compared to the same period last year, and property crime was down 28%. Notably, Residential Burglaries are down 50%...

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Environmental Impact Report Shows that Modernization Project Benefits Richmond

Published by Chevron Richmond on March 18, 2014. The Richmond Refinery Modernization Project will protect the environment, enhance safety, reduce energy use and create 1,000 new local construction jobs as described in the City of Richmond’s draft environmental impact report (EIR), which was published today. The publication of the EIR,...

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All Signs LED to Richmond

A monthly update from the Richmond Chamber Government Relations Committee. Written by Michelle Blackwell, Chair. At the March Government Relations Committee meeting we were fortunate to have two guests join us to talk about the new sign ordinance that the City is crafting. Kieron Slaughter from the City of Richmond...

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Contra Costa Community College District Governing Board Approves Local Education Bond Measure on June 2014 Ballot

The Contra Costa Community College District (District) Governing Board voted unanimously at their Wednesday, February 26, 2014, meeting, to place a local education facilities funding measure on the June 3, 2014, ballot for the community’s consideration. The intent of this communication is to provide accurate information regarding the measure which...

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New Economic Study Shows Chevron’s Impact in Richmond

Posted by Chevron Richmond, March 11, 2013. Many people know that Chevron U.S.A. Inc. (Chevron) is the largest employer and taxpayer in Richmond, contributing millions of dollars in taxes, local spend and social investments each year. But what is Chevron’s ripple effect on the local, regional and statewide economy? Recently,...

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Everyone’s Irish at the Historic Hotel Mac!

Everyone’s Irish at the historic Hotel Mac located in Point Richmond. Swing by to enjoy a special St. Patrick’s Day menu featuring Corned Beef & Cabbage for only $12.00, served between March 14th and March 17th. Their menu will also feature specialty Irish drinks such as Clontarf Irish Coffee, The...

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Save the Date: 5th Annual Northern California Summit on Children and Youth

5th Annual Northern California Summit on Children and Youth Building a Just Society – Transforming Lives and Creating Equity for Boys and Men of Color April 30 – May 1, 2014 This year’s summit, Building a Just Society – Transforming Lives and Creating Equity for Boys and Men of Color,...

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March “Richmond Today” Community Newsletter

We are excited to share the March 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: Chevron Launches...

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American Institute of Architects California Council Lifetime Achievement Award

Posted on Tom Butt E-Forum, www.tombutt.com, February 27, 2014. I found out today that I had been selected to receive the American Institute of Architects California Council 2014 Lifetime Achievement Award. See below. The American Institute of Architects, California Council (AIACC) is the voice of the architecture profession, dedicated to...

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