Richmond General Plan Approved

Article by Robert Rogers, April 25, 2012. www.richmondconfidential.org After six years, Richmond’s long-awaited General Plan update was passed by the City Council early Wednesday after a lengthy City Council meeting. The vote was 5-2, with Councilmen Corky Booze and Nat Bates dissenting. Read more

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General Plan: Working Together

Information provided by Chevron Richmond On Tuesday, April 24, the Richmond City Council voted to adopt the General Plan 2030 – a document that will be used to guide future planning and development in our community. Neighborhood leaders, labor union members and business community representatives worked together to pass a...

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Education & Entrepreneurship: Powering Richmond’s Economy

You are invited to join in the celebration of the accomplishments of seven Richmond nonprofits that have played a critical role in furthering STEM education and entrepreneurship in West Contra Costa County. This special event is presented by Chevron Richmond. Learn more about the programs and services they provided to...

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Learn to be a mentor

This Saturday, April 21st, from 12pm to 4pm, Richmond Police Activities League (Richmond PAL) will be hosting the National PAL Mentoring Day! Learn to be a mentor to Richmond youth while enjoying free food, fun and games! RichmondPAL is located at 2200 Macdonald Avenue. All departments will be open to...

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Breakfast for Business with Microsoft

Attend the Breakfast for Business next Wednesday, April 25th at the Richmond Courtyard by Marriott. Here’s your chance to get up close and personal with the latest productivity enhancements, as well as safety and security improvements that Windows 7 provides.  Doing the tasks you do everyday are easier and faster...

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Motorcycle Safety: Similar Vehicles and Their Restrictions

The California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) is aiming to raise awareness on motorcycle safety especially in light of May being Motorcycle Awareness Month! A National Highway Traffic Safety Administration report shows that for the same per-mile exposure, motorcyclists are roughly 28 times more likely to die in a collision...

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Richmond Chamber of Commerce Releases Reports Analyzing General Plan Amendments

The Richmond Chamber of Commerce has released two studies highlighting the potentially devastating economic and questionable environmental impacts of amendments to the General Plan that were proposed by Oakland-based activists Communities for a Better Environment (CBE). The Richmond Chamber of Commerce in conjunction with Beacon Economics and Harvard University Professor,...

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Help Stop Outside Special Interest’s Attack On Richmond Businesses

What’s happened? On April 17, the City of Richmond City Council will consider amendments to the General Plan update proposed by Planning Commission (see Resolution here).  The proposed amendments, some of which were provided by Oakland and Los Angeles-based Communities for a Better Environment (CBE), were passed by the Planning...

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