Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Sports

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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 No longer active in gymnastics and swimming, he gained a lot...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,...
Community advocates fundraising to send 15 Pullman Point kids to Oakland A's game

Kids free at Oakland A’s games in September

The Oakland A's are letting fans ages 12 and younger attend home games for free in September. As stated on the A's website: "For each regularly priced individual game ticket purchased, adults can add up to...

Golf fundraiser at Richmond Country Club to support thesecondopinion

Organizers of thesecondopinion's 4th Annual Golf Fundraiser are inviting the community to tee off with them for a good cause at the Richmond Country Club. The golf tournament is slated for Tuesday, Oct. 8, from...

Soulful Softball Sunday honors legacy of Pumpsie Green

By Mike Kinney Some called it a record turnout for Soulful Softball Sunday. Organizers estimated roughly 2,500 local community members came to the annual grassroots gathering.  For a fifth year at Nicholl Park in Richmond,...

In time for U.S. Open, youth tennis program begins in Richmond

Just in time for the U.S. Open, after-school tennis begins in Richmond. From Sept. 3 through Dec. 20 at the Nicholl Park Tennis Courts, 3230 Macdonald Ave., youth ages 6 to 17 will be honing...

West County represents at Oakland A’s Native American Heritage Night

The Oakland Athletics on Tuesday celebrated Native American Heritage Night during its home game against the Milwaukee Brewers, and dozens of Native Americans from West County were there to represent. "Families travel from all over...

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Richmond man launches event to honor neighbors who are veterans

By Mike Kinney When Greg McConnell, a local realtor, moved to 27th Street in the North & East Neighborhood in Richmond from New York City...

Not in Our Town, El Sobrante to host film screening, discussion

Not In Our Town, El Sobrante, a group of local residents that is part a national movement aiming to rid communities of all forms...

Dr. Damon A. Bell selected as Contra Costa College interim president

Dr. Damon A. Bell has been selected as interim president of Contra Costa College. He assumes the post following the controversial resignation of former...