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Registration opens for Junior Giants summer program

Register for Junior Giants summer program

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The Junior Giants summer program in Richmond is welcoming signups. The Junior Giants is a free, coed, noncompetitive baseball and softball summer program for local youth, said Edith Deleon, Richmond Junior Giants Ambassador. The league...
Richmond community advocate throws out first pitch at A’s game

Richmond community advocate throws out first pitch at A’s game

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By Kathy Chouteau A onetime Major League Baseball scout and Kennedy High second baseman threw out the first pitch last week when the Oakland A’s took on the Texas Rangers. Rodney “Alamo” Brown, well known around...

Bay Area Derby kicks off 20th anniversary season in Richmond

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Bay Area Derby (BAD) will kick off its 20th Anniversary season with its first post-COVID-19 game featuring Oakland and San Francisco teams on June 1 at the Richmond Memorial Auditorium at 6 p.m. Doors open...
Salesian coach knew Angel Jackson could play in WNBA

Salesian coach knew Angel Jackson could play in WNBA

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Back in 2019, Salesian Girls Basketball Head Coach Stephen Pezzola made a bold prediction about one of his players, Angel Jackson. “If she keeps putting in the work like she did for us, she could...
Richmond Memorial Auditorium to host Bay Area Derby games

Richmond Memorial Auditorium to host Bay Area Derby games

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The Bay Area Derby is kicking off its 20th Anniversary season at Richmond Memorial Auditorium. Games will be played June 1, Sept. 14 and Oct. 19 at the auditorium, located at 403 Civic Center Plaza. The...
Richmond United Soccer Club offers new program for youth with special needs

Richmond United Soccer Club offers new program for youth with special needs

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The Richmond United Soccer Club is offering a new program that provides an opportunity for youth with special needs to experience the beautiful game. TOPSoccer (The Outreach Program for Soccer) will be held weekly, beginning Friday, April 5,...
Richmond Steelers honored by city after winning national title

Richmond Steelers honored by city after winning national title

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The City of Richmond honored the Richmond Steelers Tuesday after its U9 football team triumphed as national champions in December. The team also achieved league and regional titles before marching its way to the national...
Marcus Davis named head football coach at Contra Costa College

Marcus Davis named head football coach at Contra Costa College

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Marcus Davis, a former standout football player and coach at Pinole Valley High School, is now the head football coach at Contra Costa College. Davis was defensive coordinator at Pinole Valley High during the 2021...
De Anza High girls soccer team honored as TCAL champs

De Anza High girls soccer team honored as TCAL champs

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On Monday night, Coach Joseph Aguilar of the De Anza High girls soccer team was presented with the TCAL Stone Division Championship banner for the 2023-2024 season. Eight student athletes were also recognized for TCAL...
GoFundMe aims to fund uniforms for Richmond High baseball team

GoFundMe aims to fund uniforms for Richmond High baseball team

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A newly-launched GoFundMe was recently launched to help the Richmond High baseball team raise money for new uniforms and hoodies.   "The team had lots of equipment stolen last year so the funds intended for uniforms...

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Neighbors help find dog that fled from fireworks

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By Kathy Chouteau Like many of his ilk, Max the Terrier mix went for a little excursion in Richmond amid the many fireworks exploding around...

Bay Area artists focus of ‘Summer Picnic’ in Gallery Garden

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By Kathy Chouteau A “Summer Picnic” Sunday, July 14 from 1-3 p.m. in the Point Richmond Gallery’s lush Gallery Garden will treat attendees to a...

Kiwanis Club sets date for school supplies giveaway at San Pablo Library

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By Mike Kinney With local schools set to resume in August, the Kiwanis Club of San Pablo is letting the public know about its annual...