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Former CCC head football coach nets NFL fellowship

Former CCC head football coach nets NFL fellowship

Oakland native and former Contra Costa College head football coach Alonzo Carter has been tapped to work closely with the San Francisco 49ers' running backs following his selection as one of eight 2017 Bill...
Takk is back: NFL 1st-round draft pick to hold Richmond event

Takk’s back: NFL 1st-round draft pick to hold Richmond event

The nonprofit For Richmond is set to host a “Community Meet & Greet” on Saturday, June 10, with Richmond native Takkarist “Takk” McKinley, who was selected No. 26 overall by the Atlanta Falcons in...
Warriors' victory parade set for Thursday in Oakland

El Desfile de los Warriors tomará lugar en Oakland este jueves

El desfile de la victoria de los Golden State Warriors ocurrirá este jueves, 15 de junio, a las 10am. El desfile empezará en las calles Broadway y 11, tomará a la derecha a la calle...
Kaylah Robinson records one of nation's fastest times at state meet

Kaylah Robinson runs one of nation’s fastest 100m hurdles times

In a scorching 100-meter hurdles race at the 2017 CIF State Track & Field Championships last weekend, El Cerrito High senior Kaylah Robinson not only earned second place, she recorded the nation's second fastest...
NFL's Takk McKinley to return home for 'Community Meet & Greet'

NFL’s Takk McKinley to hold ‘Community Meet & Greet’ in Richmond

The nonprofit For Richmond announced Friday it is inviting local residents to a “Community Meet & Greet” on Saturday, June 10, with Richmond native Takkarist “Takk” McKinley, who was selected No. 26 overall by...
75-year-old Kennedy High teacher inspires in weightlifting contest against students

75-year-old teacher inspires in weightlifting contest against students

Nearing his 76th birthday, Kennedy High special education teacher Salvatore Morabito saw no issue with challenging his students -- even the football players -- to a powerlifting competition. Morabito did not win his Rack Pull...

East Bay Soldiers achieve success from Walnut Creek to Reno

The East Bay Soldiers had an incredible weekend, with more than 60 local kids traveling to Reno for a tournament and bringing home two championships and one runner's up medal. In addition, both East Bay...
Oakland Raiders to visit Verde Elementary for junior training camp

Oakland Raiders to visit Verde Elementary for junior training camp

Several members of the Oakland Raiders are scheduled to visit Verde Elementary in North Richmond on Thursday, May 25 for a junior training camp with students. The camp's arrival is both a reward and incentive...
Kenneth Walker III to hold free camp for local kids in June

Kenneth Walker III to hold free camp for local kids in June

Kenneth Walker, an alum of both Kennedy High and UCLA and star athlete at both schools, was signed late last month as an undrafted free agent by the Jacksonville Jaguars. But don't worry, the oft-charitable...
A.C. Green participates in youth basketball camp in Richmond

NBA great A.C. Green participates in Richmond youth basketball camp

Retired NBA great A.C. Green was among the mentors who participated at the NBA FIT Clinic at the EM Downer Family YMCA on Thursday. The clinic, a partnership that includes Kaiser Permanente, brought more than 100...

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