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Basketball Rec League welcomes youth of all skill levels for sign-ups

By Kathy Chouteau The West Contra Costa Salesian Boys & Girls Club “Basketball Rec League” is accepting players ages 7 through 14 of all skill levels for its five-week league beginning July 18 through Aug....
Ferry service to San Francisco Giants games resumes

Ferry service to San Francisco Giants games to resume

Ferry service is returning to San Francisco Giants games starting Friday, June 25, when the Giants host the Oakland Athletics for a weekend series, according to the Water Emergency Transportation Authority, which oversees the...
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San Pablo Cowboys Youth Association registration opens

"The boys are back in town," says Athletic Director Andre Williams. The San Pablo Cowboys Youth Association on Monday announced it has begun the registration period for the 2021 season. In its upcoming 8th season, the...
Pinole Valley High teacher wins 49ers Foundation grant

Pinole Valley High teacher wins 49ers Foundation grant

Michele Lamons-Raiford, an American Sign Language teacher at Pinole Valley High, was named as one of five winners of the Dr. Harry Edwards "Follow Your Bliss" grant award, which was created by the 49ers...
Free Junior Giants baseball & softball clinics this month; league starts in June

Free Junior Giants clinics this month; league starts in June

By Kathy Chouteau Know what’s even better than going out to the ball game? Playing in it! Local boys and girls ages 5-14 will have the opportunity to do just that when the Richmond Police...
Ahead of NFL draft, Najee Harris returns to GRIP shelter where he once lived

Ahead of NFL draft, Najee Harris visits GRIP shelter where he once lived

By Brandon Mercer On Thursday night, an NFL team representative will come to the podium at the 2021 NFL Draft and announce they are selecting for their ranks a once homeless man who spent part...
NFL player still consults with dedicated Kennedy High athletic director

NFL’s McKinley continues to consult with his track coach at Kennedy High

By Mike Kinney Carl Sumler is both the athletic director and a coach at Kennedy High. But current and former student-athletes often refer to him as "uncle." The latter title is fitting for a man...
Sign up for Richmond Little League, which kicks off April 10

Sign up for Richmond Little League, which kicks off with parade April 10

Is your kid a budding Reggie Jackson? There’s still time to register your future Hall of Famer for the Richmond Little League before sign-ups close Thurs., April 15. The league is currently welcoming sign-ups...
Free pickleball clinics coming to Richmond this spring

Free pickleball clinics coming to Richmond this spring

By Kathy Chouteau A series of pickleball Introductory Clinics are set to hit tennis courts in Richmond this spring. Hosted by U.S.A. Pickleball Association Ambassador Darlene Drapkin, the clinics will be held on Saturdays on...
Student-athlete advocates get the ‘W’ as California allows youth sports to resume

Both indoor and outdoor youth sports now able to resume in California

Student-athlete advocates who successfully lobbied to allow outdoor youth sports to resume in California have more reason to celebrate after health officials updated their guidance this week to enable indoor youth sports to start...

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Join National Park Service ranger, Betty Reid Soskin for an hour long informal virtual chat, every Thursday, at 2 pm, beginning May 13. Betty will share her thoughts and insights and answer questions in this informal virtual gathering. For those who have met her, this will be another opportunity to connect and share. For those who have yet to meet her, this will be a chance to ask those questions you have always wanted to ask. The session will be moderated by Ranger Armand Johnson, and may vary in length depending on how Betty is feeling. This free program is open to all ages and no reservations are required. To view the virtual event or for more information, please visit the park website at www.nps.gov/rori. Or call the Rosie the Riveter/ WWII Home National Historical Park (NHP) Visitor Education Center at (510) 232-5050 x 0. At Rosie the Riveter/WWII Home Front NHP, Betty illuminates the invisible histories of African Americans and other people of color, and her efforts, demonstrate how her work has impacted the way the National Park Service conveys such history to audiences across the United States. Rosie the Riveter/WWII Home Front National Historical Park in Richmond, CA is the flagship National Park Service site selected to tell the story of Rosie the Riveter and WWII Home Front workers of all kinds. This unique park chronicles the explosive growth of wartime industry, the innovations fostered by visionaries like Henry J. Kaiser, and the extraordinary history of ordinary people who were challenged as never before and came together to overcome wartime odds. The Rosie the Riveter Visitor Education Center is open seven days a week from 10 AM to 5 PM and is located at 1414 Harbour Way South, suite 3000, Richmond, CA 94804. For more information and directions to the Visitor Education Center, please call (510) 232-5050 x0 or visit to http://www.nps.gov/rori/planyourvisit/directions.htm. Admission to the Visitor Center and programs is free.

Rosie Trust gala to celebrate Betty Reid Soskin’s 100th birthday

By Kathy Chouteau Rosie the Riveter Trust, the nonprofit partner of Rosie the Riveter/World War II Home Front National Historical Park in Richmond, has announced...
San Pablo back-to-school drive with Family Giving Tree enters 11th year

San Pablo back-to-school drive with Family Giving Tree enters 11th year

A partnership headed into its 11th year between the City of San Pablo and Family Giving Tree Agency is poised to equip undeserved children...
Caltrans contractor struck by vehicle that fled on I-580 on-ramp

One killed, two injured in Richmond shootings Sunday

Two shootings in Richmond on Sunday claimed the life of one person and injured two others, a police captain said. At 6:34 p.m. Sunday, officers...