Tag Archives: Richmond

Councilwoman Jovanka Beckles, Mayor Tom Butt, Rev. Jesse Jackson, former mayor Irma Anderson, Rev. Alvin Berstine, and Councilman Jael Myrick. Photo by Joe L. Fisher BAPAC.

Jesse Jackson Visits Richmond to Discuss the Continuing Fight for Equality

Civil rights leader Rev. Jesse Jackson delivered a moving message to a packed audience this past Sunday at Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church in Richmond. Rev. Jackson weighed in on what he sees as a continued [...]
Christmas in Richmond volunteers helped serve food to guests at the Nevin Community Center on Christmas Day. Photos courtesy of Christmas in Richmond.

Annual Holiday Charity Event Brings Cheer to People in Need

After nine years of helping to bring holiday cheer to the less fortunate, volunteers and organizers of Christmas in Richmond rolled up their sleeves this holiday season to give back to the community. On Christmas [...]
Rhonda Harris

Richmond’s Veteran Resource Program Receives $12,000 Home Depot Grant

  The Veteran Resource Program (VRP) in Richmond has received a $12,000 grant from the Home Depot Foundation. The VRP helps veterans with housing, benefits, education and employment. Earlier this year, a proposal was submitted [...]
A photo of the Chevron Richmond Refinery flaring incident Dec. 18 was posted and shared on Twitter.

Contra Costa County Health Services to Oversee Investigation of Chevron Flaring Incident

Chevron has agreed to have Contra Costa Health Services (CCHS) oversee the investigation of the Dec. 18 flaring at the Richmond Refinery and to keep the agency and the Bay Area Air Quality Management District [...]