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East Bay Soldiers focusing on 'mind and body' as new season starts

East Bay Soldiers focusing on ‘mind and body’ as new season starts

If you think you have been busy, try wearing an East Bay Soldiers uniform sometime. The local youth basketball organization's 2017-18 AAU season began Sept. 1 and has been a whirlwind of activity. We're not...

Oakland Raiders honor Kennedy High coach as Eagles clinch league title

With the Kennedy High Eagles clinching back-to-back league titles, second-year Coach George Jackson Jr. received a special honor from the Oakland Raiders this past Tuesday. Jackson Jr. was named the Raiders' "Tom Flores High School...
Registration opens for Richmond futsal league winter season

Registration opens for Richmond futsal league winter season

Registration has opened for the City Of Richmond Futsal League's winter season, which starts in the first week of January. The league is offered to boys and girls teams in the age groups Under-6 (2012)...
Sign-ups open for Richmond Little League, Girls Softball

Sign-ups open for Richmond Little League, Girls Softball

Community members are encouraged to participate in the 2018 Richmond Little League and Girl's Softball programs, which practice at Nicholl Park. Sign ups, which began Oct. 1 and end in February (or when teams are...
Matt Duffy releases statement on El Cerrito-Kennedy game disruption

WCCUSD’s Matt Duffy addresses El Cerrito-Kennedy game disruption

by Matt Duffy, WCCUSD Superintendent To the Kennedy and El Cerrito Communities: The second half of the Kennedy-El Cerrito High School football game last Friday night was cancelled due to inappropriate behavior by fans. These...
Matt Duffy releases statement on El Cerrito-Kennedy game disruption

Kennedy-El Cerrito rivalry game ends at halftime due to off-field fighting

The Kennedy High versus El Cerrito High rivalry game on Friday was cut short at half-time due to fights that were occurring off the field for much of the game. The fighting among non players...
The cost of the NFL experience

The cost of the NFL experience

With the cost of parking, food and a few beers included, NFL fans attending a San Francisco 49ers game cough up on average 54-percent more than those who attend Oakland Raiders games, according to...
Salesian's James Akinjo set to make college decision today

Salesian’s James Akinjo headed to UConn

James Akinjo, the 6-foot point guard from North Richmond, announced Monday he is headed to the University of Connecticut, a school he visited on a recruiting trip over the weekend. The Salesian Pride standout's top...
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Soulful Softball Sunday hits another community home run

By Mike Kinney In its annual attempt to promote community unification, the annual Soulful Softball Sunday hit another home run yesterday. Hundreds of community members attended an afternoon of softball games at Nicholl Park in Richmond...
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Nonprofit’s efforts at Shields-Reid Park filmed

More Than a Game, the non-profit that facilitates the construction of athletics fields, equipment donations, instructional clinics and community service projects in underserved areas, has led volunteer projects to restore multiple fields in Richmond. Their...

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Richmond biz holding toy giveaway, free Santa pics

Richmond biz to hold toy giveaway event, free Santa photos

Unlimited Wireless, the MetroPCS dealer at 12800 San Pablo Ave. in Richmond, is set to give out more than 500 toys along with free...
Richmond mayor pays respects to late SF Mayor Ed Lee

Richmond mayor pays respects to late SF Mayor Ed Lee

Richmond Mayor Tom Butt was among the many to pay respects to San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee, who died suddenly early Tuesday from a...

Richmond man dies after being shot in front of Emeryville Target

A Richmond man has died following a shooting in the parking lot of the Target in Emeryville on Dec. 4, police said. Eondre Bolton, 19,...