National Park Service Announces Installation Schedule for New Exhibits in Richmond

Press Release, Rosie the Riveter/WWII Home Front National Historical Park, February 14, 2014. Rosie the Riveter Visitor Center will be open daily, but in transition, starting March 1st. “Welcome, and please pardon our dust,” the rangers will soon be saying at Rosie the Riveter/WWII Home Front National Historical Park. The...

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Longtime community leader Xavier Abrams joins the For Richmond Steering Committee

Posted on February 18th, 2014 – www.4richmond.org. Richmond Chamber and Main Street Initiative Board member brings financial expertise. For Richmond is proud to announce longtime Richmond leader Xavier Abrams as the newest member of its Steering Committee, where she’ll join a broad coalition of public safety, labor, education, business, and...

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One Monte Carlo Boat Cruise Attendee Will Win an Exclusive U.S. Open Championship Ticket Package

On March 13th, the Richmond Chamber will be hosting their 90th Anniversary Monte Carlo Hornblower Boat Cruise departing from the Craneway Pavilion at 6pm. The evening will hold a number of exciting offerings including a fabulous view of the Bay Lights, casino gaming tables, live music and dancing, a gourmet...

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Genetics, Ag, and the Minimum Wage

A monthly update by Michelle Blackwell, Chair, Richmond Chamber Government Relations Committee. City Manager Bill Lindsay was a guest at the Richmond Chamber Government Relations Committee meeting on January 21st. He came to respond to queries we had about the GMO and Urban Ag ordinances the City is considering. While...

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Applauding the FCC on IP – Statement from Ken McNeely, President of AT&T California

Posted by Ken McNeely, January 28, 2014. AT&T California. Read it here. “We applaud the Obama Administration and the FCC for its forward-thinking endorsement of geographic trials to bring a modern, all-IP broadband network to American consumers.  Governor Jerry Brown, State Senator Alex Padilla and Assembly Member Steven Bradford have...

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West Contra Costa Transportation Advisory Committee Establishes Interstate 80 Corridor Study as a Priority

Press Release, January 31, 2014. SAN PABLO, CA – At the January 31, 2014 meeting of the West Contra Costa Transportation Advisory Committee (WCCTAC), its board of directors from the cities and transit agencies of West Contra Costa County and Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors voted to establish a...

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