Thursday, June 4, 2020

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Richmond: WCCUSD keeping students fed during coronavirus closure

WCCUSD keeping students fed during coronavirus closure

By Mike Kinney The coronavirus shutdown won't stop these dedicated West Contra Costa Unified District employees from feeding students in need. At Richmond High School Tuesday afternoon, cafeteria workers, teachers and staff members, joined by...
Online fundraiser launched for family of slain Coach DeAndre Green

Fundraiser launched for family of slain Coach DeAndre Green

The community is mourning the passing of De Anza High graduate and former Contra Costa College football player and coach DeAndre Green, who was fatally shot in West Oakland Friday afternoon. A GoFundMe fundraiser has...
Coach Carter dishes assist to Richmond elementary school team

Coach Carter dishes assist to Richmond elementary school team

By Kathy Chouteau Ken Carter, the former Richmond High basketball coach portrayed by Samuel L. Jackson in the 2005 movie “Coach Carter," recently returned to Richmond to help out the Nystrom Elementary School basketball team,...
Kennedy High boys soccer team inspires in NorCal title run

Kennedy High boys soccer team inspires in NorCal title run

While their team bus blew a tire prior to Saturday's game, nothing could stop the Kennedy High community from feeling pumped up about the Eagles' soccer season. On Saturday, the boys soccer team played in...
San Pablo Cowboys Football & Cheer registration set to open

San Pablo Cowboys Football & Cheer registration set to open

By Colette Wright  The San Pablo Cowboys Football & Cheer Youth Association is inviting families to register for the upcoming season starting this month. The program is open to children ages 5-14. Football early registration is...
Richmond Little League Opening Day Parade set for Saturday

Richmond Little League Opening Day Parade set for Saturday

In Little League, you can't officially shout "play ball" before the season opener without having a proper parade. That's exactly what will happen this Saturday, March 7, for Richmond Little League Baseball and Girl's...
Richmond shop offers sports apparel and barbecue

Richmond shop offers sports apparel and barbecue

By Mike Kinney There are several reasons to be a fan of KD "Big Bites" Sports Ware in Richmond. For one, you can find the jersey of your favorite team at an affordable price. Also, we...
De Anza Dons capture first NCS basketball title in 31 years

De Anza Dons capture first NCS basketball title in 31 years

For the first time in 31 years, the De Anza High boys basketball team is a North Coast Section champion. On Saturday, the No. 2-seeded Dons defeated No. 5 Alameda 57-48 to cap the Division...
Kennedy High star TE Jermaine Terry commits to Cal

Kennedy High star TE Jermaine Terry commits to Cal

He had two dozen offers from some of the best football colleges in the country. In the end, Jermaine Terry II, a star as both an athlete and student at Kennedy High, opted to...
Marina Bay tennis courts to score some love

Richmond’s Marina Bay tennis courts to score some love

By Kathy Chouteau Richmond’s Marina Bay Tennis Courts will soon be resurfaced. The Richmond City Council voted Tuesday to approve a contract that will encompass the revamping of the city’s Marina Bay Tennis Courts located...

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Richmond High celebrates Class of 2020

A bright future: Richmond High celebrates Class of 2020

By Mike Kinney Cars, trucks and SUVs rolled into Richmond High today decorated in flowers, helium balloons and homemade signs touting the names of very...
Three shot while barbecuing in Richmond

Woman’s remains found in fire in abandoned El Cerrito building

The body of an unidentified woman was discovered when authorities responded to a fire just after midnight on Monday at an abandoned building once...
Damien Carter deal to send 250K COVID-19 test kits to Richmond

Damien Carter deal to send COVID-19 test kits to Richmond

By Kathy Chouteau and Mike Kinney It seems the apple doesn’t fall far from the tree. Like his father before him, Damien Carter—son of legendary...