Sunday, December 8, 2019

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Richmond Little League registration period begins

It's not time yet to "Play Ball!," but it is time to register for the upcoming season. The Richmond Little League is now accepting signups for baseball and girls softball. Registration happens daily at the Richmond...

Richmond tennis standout commits to Fresno State

Two-time CIF-NCS tennis champion Karl Collins signed a letter of intent to attend Fresno State University on Wednesday. Collins, who was the first El Cerrito High athlete to win an NCS tennis title, with his...

New mini-soccer pitches to enliven ‘underused’ Richmond park

By Mike Kinney Was the next Lionel Messi at Wendell Park in Richmond today? Perhaps. Without a place to play, it's difficult to give rise to the next great soccer star. But the underutilized local...

2 San Pablo Cowboys teams head to regional championships undefeated

Two San Pablo Cowboys teams are headed to the American Youth Football Big West regional championships this weekend, as each have enjoyed undefeated seasons. The Cowboys' 8-under team, which defeated the Vallejo Jags 33-7 in...

Kennedy High standout named US Bank Inspirational Athlete

Everyone's talking about Jermaine Terry, Jr. As for Jermaine? He just keeps on working. The Kennedy High football star, who is considered among the top 5 tight ends in the nation for the Class of 2021,...

IBX Fitness launches at Richmond community center

By Mike Aldax and Rafael Lima When he went to college at U.C. Berkeley, Ian Birnam suffered the fate of many young former athletes. No longer active in gymnastics and swimming, he gained a lot...

Undefeated San Pablo Cowboys fundraising for post-season

The San Pablo Cowboys' 8-Under team is enjoying a perfect season at 6-0 with only two games left. Now with sights set on the regional championships in San Diego, and possibly a trip to...
WCCUSD schools to close Friday due to poor air quality

WCCUSD shifts football game times, increases security due to violence

Violence related to football games -- including a shooting that injured three teenagers and one adult near De Anza High Friday night -- has prompted the West Contra Costa Unified School District to start...
Skating great Alysa Liu one of four honored at Richmond State of City

Richmond figure skater Alysa Liu continues winning ways

Richmond resident Alysa Liu won gold at the ISU Junior Grand Prix event in Gdansk, Poland, last weekend, earning the right to compete in the Junior Grand Prix Final in December in Torino, Italy,...

Chevron Richmond takes 150 community members to A’s game

The Richmond community was taken out to the ball game on Saturday, Sept. 7, part of an annual tradition that’s sponsored by Chevron Richmond in partnership with the Oakland Athletics. Chevron invited 150 community members,...

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A Subway campaign held in recognition of Hunger Action Month in September raised $14,600 for the Food Bank of Contra Costa & Solano. On Wednesday,...

Vallejo man gets 40 years to life for two Richmond murders

A 23-year-old Vallejo man was sentenced today to 40 years to life in prison for fatally shooting Javonte Prothro and Chrisean Nealy just three...

Why El Tapatio is proposing this 1,800 square foot addition

A well-known food business on 23rd Street is seeking to construct a new building on its property that aims to make its operations more...