2011 Economic Summit Videos

Videos from the 2011 Economic Summit featuring keynote speakers, Dr. Christopher Thornberg and Sunne Wright-McPeak, are now available to view on our Facebook Video Page. Dr. Christopher Thornberg Beacon Economics (Part 1 of 4)           Sunne Wright-McPeak The California Emerging Technology Fund (Part 1 of 3)...

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Berkeley Lab Second Campus Preferred Site Announcement Expected in 2012

The Berkeley Lab Second Campus announcement will be moved back to early 2012. Please see the press release below and let’s keep encouraging them that Richmond is the best choice! Berkeley Lab Second Campus Preferred Site Announcement Expected in 2012 Berkeley, CA, November 22, 2011—The University of California announced today...

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Rockets blast off: team wins first game of the season

Photo by Mitzi Mock. Article by Mitzi Mock and Robert Rogers | Nov. 11, richmondconfidential.org This was a night for the underdogs. The Richmond Rockets, the city’s new American Basketball Association team, defeated reigning conference champs the Bay Area Matrix 78-71 in their debut game. “I’m overwhelmed and overjoyed,” said...

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Thanks for Giving

We would like to invite you to our annual Thank for Giving Luncheon this Tuesday, November 15th from 11:45am to 1:30 pm at the Richmond Country Club, where we will honor specific people and businesses in the Richmond area for their work in the community this past year. We have...

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Escalante Center now on Facebook

The Escalante Center is the Richmond Chamber’s business and training development resource center. The Escalante Center was established to help small business owners and prospective business owners learn the computer skills necessary to operate a successful business with instruction offered in both English and Spanish! We are proud to announce...

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The 1942 Ford Firetruck has returned

The Richmond Chamber of Commerce with the Richmond Museum Association proudly welcomed the arrival of the 1942 Ford Open Cab Firetruck that was built and used by the Ford Motor Company for Kaiser at the Richmond Shipyard No.3 during the home front effort. The firetruck was discovered in Spanish Fork,...

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New 2011 Home Front Historical Posters

The Richmond Chamber is proud to present the newest of the Home Front Historical Posters featuring Henry J. Kaiser and Sidney Garfield, MD. Read about the influential lives of these two men and their impact on the home front effort of World War II. WORKPLACE MAGIC Henry J. Kaiser was...

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Last Day to get your Tickets

Today is the last day to purchase your Rosie the Riveter 1940’s USO Dance tickets and San Francisco Duck Tour tickets online before the events. The SF Duck Tours have limited seating. By purchasing your tickets ahead of time, you will ensure your seats at the time that right for...

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Boy Scouts Blood Drive at the Home Front Festival

  Among the many activities that will available at the Home Front Festival this Saturday, will be the Boy Scouts Blood Drive, made available by the American Red Cross. They are scheduling appointment now for those who would like to donate. If you are interested in donating, make an appointment...

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Pre-purchase your San Francisco Duck Tour Tickets

All aboard at the Home Front Festival! Did you know that this year’s Home Front Festival is packed with activities for the whole family? One of the exciting activities offered is an incredible tour of Marina Bay on this amphibious truck conducted by the San Francisco Duck Tours. This 45...

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