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Flaring at Chevron in Richmond

Last updated: 10 p.m. Thursday, December 18, 2014

The flaring has currently stopped at Chevron in Richmond but there may be intermittent flaring this evening. Flaring is a controlled burn off of gas. Our Hazardous Materials staff assessed the situation and determined a shelter-in-place was not needed.

Become a Senior Peer Counselor


The Senior Peer Counseling Program offers both individual counseling and support groups to residents of Contra Costa County who are 55 years of age or older.

As a peer counselor, you will use your life experience and skills in self-help approach to mental health. After participating in our training program, you will provide supportive counseling under the close supervision of mental health professionals.

No specific education is required to become a peer counselor. We train applicants who are warm, caring and non-judgmental. We encourage interested persons to give us a call.

For more information or a training application please call 925-521-5640.