The annual Leadership in Sustainability award nominations deadline is July 10th! Recognize a local business, non-profit, governmental program, individual or youth for their efforts in sustainability in Contra Costa County!
Chevron recently announced internally to its Bay Area employees that it is set to close its Concord facility and relocate employees to the San Ramon in 2016. The particulars of the announcement are bulleted below. According to Chevron sources: Details for Chevron Concord facility closure Chevron consistently evaluates and optimizes the company’s office space portfolio to meet […]
As cities and counties throughout Northern and Central California continue to suffer serious unemployment, PG&E and its local teams are working to keep businesses and their jobs in California with the introduction of its Economic Development Rate. PG&E is offering significant reductions in electric rates to eligible California employers so they can keep, expand or […]
For more than 112 years, the Richmond Refinery has been proud to serve as a vital part of Richmond –creating jobs for residents, supporting small businesses that drive the local economy, paying taxes that fund essential public services and supporting programs that train workers and prepare students for the future. The policies enacted at the […]
Cheap gas has always been a great feature of Concord, California. But where inside Concord is the cheapest gasoline? It was not too long ago, in October of 2012 to be exact, that gasoline was selling for $5.00 a gallon or more. Now, the cheapest gasoline is hovering around $3.00 a gallon. A survey of […]
New ideas, innovation, and novel approaches to life have always been the hallmarks of California, especially the San Francisco Bay Area. Times are changing, and a change in leadership in California may be coming soon…as it always does. In the 1950s, there were the beatniks. Following them were the hippies and political protesters of the […]