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Chamber News

City Council Approves Modernization Project

We are pleased to share Richmond Proud’s article Last night, the Richmond City Council voted 5-0 (with two abstentions) to approve the refinery Modernization Project. We want to thank Council Members Bates, Booze, Butt, Myrick and Rogers for voting to support this important project that…

Test Ferry Ride from Richmond to SF promises a swift, gorgeous commute.

We are pleased to share Richmond Standard’s exciting article A test trip on a high-speed ferry boat from San Francisco to Richmond, where a ferry terminal is being planned, took about 25 minutes in each direction, according to City Manager Bill Lindsay. Last Tuesday, Lindsay…

Member Spotlight Moment

We are excited to share For Richmond‘s post about Rosa Robinson’s Sweet Dreams Bakery   For Richmond resident and entrepreneur Rosa Robinson, her business is the stuff that dreams are made of…literally. And if her incredible confectionery creations are any indication, her dreams taste pretty sweet.…

July “Richmond Today” Community Newsletter

We are excited to share the July 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.                      …

Help us show support for Chevron Refinery Modernization Project

  The Richmond Chamber of Commerce has endorsed the $1 billion plan to modernize the Chevron Richmond Refinery. Now we need your help to show the Planning Commission and City Council how enthusiastically this community supports a project that will create a newer, safer, cleaner…

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…

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…

Portola Middle School Renaming Proposal & Community Meetings

        Published by Dr. Bruce Harter, West Contra Costa Unified School District, June 6, 2014. Re: Portola Middle School Renaming Proposal West Contra Costa Unified School District has received a proposal to rename Portola Middle School after            Fred T.…