Tag Archives: Richmond

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Fight Continues in Richmond to Save DMC

At a press conference on Aug. 26 at Sojourner Truth United Church in Richmond, Oakland Civil Rights Attorney Pamela Price and a panel of four – Registered Nurse Maria Sahagun, Dr. Otis E. Rounds, Dr. [...]
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OP-ED: Channeling the Spirit of Frederick Douglass to Save DMC

  By John William Templeton Special to the Richmond Post Channeling the immortal words of Frederick Douglass, a courageous group of doctors, nurses and civic leaders drew a line in the sand this week (by [...]
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GRIP Needs Walkers and Runners for Homeless Fundraiser

The Greater Richmond Interfaith Program (GRIP) has opened registration for its 28th Annual GRIP Harmony Walk & 5K Race Presented by Chevron. Interested walkers and runners may sign up online at http://gripharmonywalk.teamraiseeasy.com/.This year’s event will [...]
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Nurses Say DMC Has Begun Diverting Ambulances, Capping Admissions

The California Nurses Association/National Nurses United is criticizing Contra Costa County for its lackluster response to keeping Doctors Medical Center (DMC) open as a full-service hospital following an announcement that the hospital will no longer [...]
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Thurmond Outraises Echols in Race for Assembly District 15

District 15 Assembly Candidate Tony Thurmond raised 30 percent more in campaign contributions during the last reporting period than his opponent, Elizabeth Echols, according to reports published by the Secretary of State.District 15 covers parts [...]
Youth from the Richmond police Activities League at the Chevronsponsored baseball clinic with the A's.

Chevron and Oakland A’s Host Baseball Clinic for Children

Chevron and the Oakland A’s teamed up to host a youth baseball clinic with local children at Richmond’s Martin Luther King Park. The event was designed to generate excitement for education – especially science, technology, [...]
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Nurses, City Council Call on County to Take Over DMC

Several hundred nurses and patients, including many in wheelchairs, as well as religious and community leaders and elected officials marched Wednesday from Doctors Medical Center in San Pablo to West Contra Costa Health Clinic, where [...]
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Congresswoman Lee Accepts “Live the Wage” Challenge

Congresswoman Barbara Lee has accepted the “Live the Wage” challenge hosted by the Raise the Wage Coalition. “I hope by accepting this challenge, I will bring greater attention to the need to raise the minimum [...]
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City Council Considers $1 Billion Chevron Refinery Modernization Project

As Richmond’s City Council considered whether or not to approve the Chevron Refinery Modernization Project, a group of community residents and Chevron workers expressed their support of the $1 billion project at a public hearing [...]