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San Pablo Cowboys cheer squad wins national title in Florida

San Pablo Cowboys cheer team wins national title in Florida

The pandemic has been difficult for the San Pablo Cowboys Youth Association, which saw reduced participation from both players and coaches in its football and cheer programs. But what the pandemic couldn't take from...
Thieves pilfer pickleball supplies at Booker T. Anderson Park

Richmond pickleball seeks rebound from theft with Go Fund Me

By Kathy Chouteau The East Bay Pickleball Association’s Richmond contingent has launched a Go Fund Me to help rebound from the theft of all of its athletic equipment from a lockbox at Booker T. Anderson...
Contra Costa County officials urge schools to stay open amid omicron surge

GoFundMe launched to support Kennedy High girls soccer team

The coach of Kennedy High's girls soccer team has launched a GoFundMe fundraiser to purchase equipment for the team. While the Eagles have held fundraisers such as raffles and food sales in the past, such...
San Pablo Baseball Association opening day parade set for April 6

San Pablo Baseball Association hosting party bus-to-casino fundraiser

The San Pablo Baseball Association is inviting the community to a fundraiser event that will include a party bus trip to the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Sacramento. The event will raise funds for...
Giants Community Fund launches after-school PE program

Giants Community Fund launches after-school PE program

By Kathy Chouteau The Giants Community Fund, a nonprofit that uplifts under-resourced youth through baseball and softball to promote health, education and character development, has added a new offering to its playbook with the launch...
Richmond Little League invites sign-ups for tee ball, baseball and softball

Richmond Little League invites sign-ups for tee ball, baseball and softball

By Kathy Chouteau Richmond Little League Baseball & Girls’ Softball is kicking off sign-ups for its 2022 spring season for tee ball, baseball and softball. Special sign-up dates will happen Sat., Nov. 6 and Dec. 11...
El Cerrito High football coach placed on leave over controversial drill

El Cerrito High coach placed on leave over controversial football drill

El Cerrito High's head football coach has been placed on administrative leave after a 2019 video surfaced showing a controversial football drill, according to the West Contra Costa Unified School District. The video showed a...
E-40, Mike Norris set to throw first pitch at Soulful Softball Sunday

E-40, Mike Norris set to throw first pitch at Soulful Softball Sunday

By Mike Kinney Soulful Softball Sunday returns to Nicholl Park in Richmond this Sunday, with rap legend E-40, an avid baseball fan, expected to throw out the first pitch along with former Oakland A's pitcher...
NFL’s Najee Harris, 100 volunteers head up GRIP renovation

NFL’s Najee Harris, 100 volunteers head up GRIP renovation

By Kathy Chouteau More than 100 volunteers showed up at the Greater Richmond Interfaith Program’s (GRIP) homeless shelter and soup kitchen Tuesday, Oct. 5 to kick off what the organization called a “massive renovation” to...
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...

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Stand-up comedy coming to The Factory

By Kathy Chouteau The Factory Bar is tickling Richmond’s funny bone via a new monthly live standup-comedy showcase called “Comedy at The Factory.” The first...
San Pablo police release body cam footage of fatal officer-involved shooting

San Pablo police release body cam footage of fatal officer-involved shooting

The San Pablo Police Department on Friday released body camera footage from a fatal officer-involved shooting involving an armed man Wednesday, Dec. 15.  The Police...
Richmond Art Center unveils trio of winter exhibitions

Richmond Art Center unveils trio of winter exhibitions

By Kathy Chouteau The Richmond Art Center (RAC) has announced its Winter Exhibitions will encompass the 25th Anniversary of Art of the African Diaspora, the...