Tuesday, May 21, 2019

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San Pablo Baseball Association opening day parade set for April 6

San Pablo Baseball Association opening day parade set for April 6

If this particularly rainy weather ever lets up this year, there's a chance we'll be able to catch a local youth baseball parade. The San Pablo Baseball Association is set to hold the 62nd Annual...
James Akinjo named Big East Freshman of the Year

James Akinjo named Big East Freshman of the Year

James Akinjo, a Salesian College Prep alum raised in North Richmond and Oakland, has been named the Big East Freshman of the Year after a standout first season with the Georgetown Hoyas. The guard was...

Opening Day rainout not dampening ball players’ spirits

By Rafael Lima Dozens of youth ball players, their families and fans showed up ready to participate in an opening day parade in Richmond on Saturday, marking the start of the baseball and softball seasons,...

Richmond Little League opening parade set for Saturday

It’s time to hear those two glorious words again, “Play ball!” Richmond Little League Baseball & Girls Softball is set to hold its opening day parade ushering in the new season this Saturday, March 9. The...
Steph Curry helps Warriors unveil renovated Richmond basketball courts

Steph Curry, Warriors unveil renovated Richmond basketball courts

By Mike Kinney If a newly refurbished gym floor wasn’t enough, how about a free clinic with Golden State Warriors star Steph Curry? On Monday, hundreds of local youth and their family members attended the unveiling...
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Richmond Swims’ low-cost adult swim lessons start next week

Starting next week, Richmond Swims will begin its popular low-cost adult swim lessons at the Richmond Plunge. These lessons, offered for a sixth straight year, are funded, in part, by a grant from US...
Richmond Yacht Club increases accessibility with new person hoist

Richmond Yacht Club increases accessibility with new person hoist

Boating has become more accessible on the Bay, after the Richmond Yacht Club installed an Aqua Creek EZ Lift hoist. On Saturday, the hoist that assists people with limited mobility into small boats or kayaks...
Richmond United Lobos wins Norcal Premier League State Cup

Richmond United Lobos wins NorCal State Cup title

This Richmond United Lobos soared to victory on Sunday, claiming the Norcal Premier League State Cup's platinum group with a 2-1 win over Sunnyvale Elite. Steven El Chicharito and Rafa El Capi each chipped in...
Runners eyeing Victory on Richmond waterfront Saturday

Runners eyeing Victory on Richmond waterfront Saturday

Throngs of determined runners will have victory on their minds as they march along the Richmond's waterfront Saturday for the annual Victory Half Marathon, 10K and 5K races. Setting off as early as 7:30 a.m.,...
Volunteers needed to clean up Richmond Little League fields

Volunteers needed to clean up Richmond Little League fields

As Richmond Little League preps for the 2019 season, its fields could use a bit of love and attention. Volunteers are being sought to help clean the fields at...

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‘Taste of Richmond’ packs Riggers Loft

By Kathy Chouteau The third annual "Taste of Richmond" event brought 750 ticket holders to Riggers Loft on Saturday. Hosted by the City of Richmond’s Economic...
Youth to showcase efforts to address local health disparities

Youth to showcase efforts to address local health disparities

Local youth groups are set to showcase how they are creating positive community change by hosting a free event at the East Bay Center...
Help select new Contra Costa County Library card designs

Help select new Contra Costa County Library card designs

The Contra Costa County Library is asking for the community help in narrowing down library card designs. The county is looking to select five new...