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New sports gym to celebrate Richmond grand opening

Legacy Gym to celebrate Richmond grand opening

By Mike Kinney A new 5,000 square foot gym opened last month in Richmond's Iron Triangle neighborhood that offers youth sports programs and rentals for public use. Legacy Gym opened up in a warehouse at 1...
Skating great Alysa Liu one of four honored at Richmond State of City

Richmond’s Alysa Liu earns third U.S. entry at Beijing 2022 Olympics

Richmond resident and figure-skating star Alysa Liu won the 2021 Nebelhorn Trophy last weekend, which has earned Team USA a third entry in women's events at the upcoming Olympic Winter Games. According to U.S. Figure...
Sign-ups begin for Boys & Girls Club's rec basketball league

Fall sign-ups begin for Boys & Girls Club’s rec basketball league

By Molly Myman The West Contra Costa Salesian Boys & Girls Club’s recreational league is getting ready for the fall basketball season, beginning on Sept. 26. The league welcomes players of all skill levels between the...
RPAL open house to offer guided tour of new technology

RPAL open house to exhibit new technology, myriad programs

By Kathy Chouteau and Mike Kinney Got an emerging sports superstar in your household? Or how about a budding Top Chef? Your kids can explore an array of offerings like sports teams, a Culinary Club,...
Richmond student-athletes on MLB watch list after invite to prestigious tourney

Richmond student-athletes on MLB watch list after invite to prestigious tourney

By Mike Kinney A recent baseball tournament in Southern California featuring some of the nation's best high school players included two budding stars from Richmond. Isaiah Landry, 16, junior at El Cerrito High, and Derrick Bedford,...
Pickleball courts to be unveiled in Richmond

Pickleball courts to be unveiled in Richmond

By Kathy Chouteau Richmond’s Booker T. Anderson Park will be the scene of the “Grand Opening” this Sat., Aug. 14 of a place to play what organizers say is the fastest-growing sport in the U.S.:...

Richmond women’s tennis team wins league title, impresses at sectionals

By Molly Myman After earning a 6-1 league record and an East Bay league title, the Richmond Tennis Association (RTA) women’s 18+ 3.5W team advanced to the United States Tennis Association (USTA) sectionals, where they...
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Youth sought for 49ers Flag Football League

 By Kathy Chouteau Do you know a young football star ready for some game time? The Richmond Police Activities League (RPAL) is currently recruiting players ages 7-13 years old for its 49er Prep Flag Football...
Junior Giants STEM Zone event launches field of future dreams

Junior Giants STEM Zone event launches field of future dreams

By Kathy Chouteau About 150 youth players from Richmond’s Junior Giants baseball, T-ball and softball teams gathered at Nicholl Park Tuesday afternoon for a STEM Zone event to learn how math plays a pivotal role...
Free pickleball clinics coming to Richmond this spring

Pickleball courts coming to Booker T. Anderson Park in Richmond

By Molly Myman The tennis courts at Booker T. Anderson, Jr. Park in Richmond are set to transition into multi-use courts that allow for both tennis and pickle ball. On Tuesday, Richmond City Council approved a...

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Kennedy High welding teacher wins $50K national teaching prize

Kennedy High welding teacher wins $50K national teaching prize

By Kathy Chouteau Kennedy High School welding teacher Ben Carpenter was honored with a $50,000 national teaching prize Thurs., Oct. 21 during a surprise check...
Flea market in El Sobrante to raise funds for unsheltered West County residents

Flea market in El Sobrante to raise funds for unsheltered residents

Volunteers with Safe Organized Spaces Richmond (SOS! Richmond), a community organization working to address the problems of homelessness in collaboration with public, private and...
Prologis, new owner of Hilltop Mall property, donates backpacks to local kids, offers update on site's future

Prologis, new owner of Hilltop Mall property, donates backpacks to local kids, offers update...

By Kathy Chouteau Prologis, the new owner of the former Hilltop Mall property, recently donated 150 backpacks for Highland Elementary School students and Hilltop Community...