Friday, April 19, 2019

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Richmond Little League opening parade set for Saturday

It’s time to hear those two glorious words again, “Play ball!” Richmond Little League Baseball & Girls Softball is set to hold its opening day parade ushering in the new season this Saturday, March 9. The...
Steph Curry helps Warriors unveil renovated Richmond basketball courts

Steph Curry, Warriors unveil renovated Richmond basketball courts

By Mike Kinney If a newly refurbished gym floor wasn’t enough, how about a free clinic with Golden State Warriors star Steph Curry? On Monday, hundreds of local youth and their family members attended the unveiling...
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Richmond Swims’ low-cost adult swim lessons start next week

Starting next week, Richmond Swims will begin its popular low-cost adult swim lessons at the Richmond Plunge. These lessons, offered for a sixth straight year, are funded, in part, by a grant from US...
Richmond Yacht Club increases accessibility with new person hoist

Richmond Yacht Club increases accessibility with new person hoist

Boating has become more accessible on the Bay, after the Richmond Yacht Club installed an Aqua Creek EZ Lift hoist. On Saturday, the hoist that assists people with limited mobility into small boats or kayaks...
Richmond United Lobos wins Norcal Premier League State Cup

Richmond United Lobos wins NorCal State Cup title

This Richmond United Lobos soared to victory on Sunday, claiming the Norcal Premier League State Cup's platinum group with a 2-1 win over Sunnyvale Elite. Steven El Chicharito and Rafa El Capi each chipped in...
Runners eyeing Victory on Richmond waterfront Saturday

Runners eyeing Victory on Richmond waterfront Saturday

Throngs of determined runners will have victory on their minds as they march along the Richmond's waterfront Saturday for the annual Victory Half Marathon, 10K and 5K races. Setting off as early as 7:30 a.m.,...
Volunteers needed to clean up Richmond Little League fields

Volunteers needed to clean up Richmond Little League fields

As Richmond Little League preps for the 2019 season, its fields could use a bit of love and attention. Volunteers are being sought to help clean the fields at...
2 Richmond parks set to receive new basketball courts

2 Richmond parks set to receive new basketball courts

Two Richmond parks are set to receive new basketball courts: John F. Kennedy Park and Unity Park. On Tuesday, Richmond City Council is scheduled to vote on whether to...
After defeating Pinole Valley 61-51 at home on Thursday, the inspiring Kennedy High girls basketball team capped a dream season by topping Vallejo High 66-23 to win the Tri-County Athletic League tournament title on Saturday at St. Mary's. The Eagles dominated their final game from start to finish, jumping to a 14-2 lead in the first quarter and never looking back. It's a testament to a remarkable season in which Head Coach George Jackson has led a team that played with a short roster all season, at one point winning games with just five players. Senior Ukiah Ware led Saturday with 28 points and 8 rebounds, hitting 71-percent of her shots, according to stats provided on MaxPreps.com. Junior Ana Daniels added 19 points, eight steals and five assists, Jermila McElroy had nine points and five steals, Hadassah Williams had five points and three rebounds and Ashanti Stricklen had five points, three assists and a team leading 12 rebounds. The team, which is next headed to the North Coast Section playoffs, is led by Jackson Jr. and also Assistant Coaches Tamara Denise Johnson and Shunise Criswell.

Kennedy High girls win TCAL tournament title

After defeating Pinole Valley 61-51 at home on Thursday, the inspiring Kennedy High girls basketball team continued its dream season on Saturday by topping Vallejo High 66-23 to win the Tri-County Athletic League Stone...

Champion Kennedy High squad is about quality, not quantity

The Kennedy High girls varsity basketball team has just six players. In the last seven games, the Eagles roster was reduced to five due to injury – which of course has meant no substitutes. This...

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County hiring teaching staff for Head Start Program

County hiring teaching staff for Head Start Program

Interested in a career in early education? The Community Services Bureau (CSB) of Contra Costa County Employment and Human Services Department invites you to apply...
Point Richmond Social Club has opened at 401 S. Garrard Blvd.

Highly-anticipated Point Richmond Social Club opens

The wait is over. You can now access a fresh cup of Catahoula Coffee daily in Point Richmond -- and also delicious beer and locally-sourced...

The Richmond history of the actor who lit up Lady Liberty

In 1886, a colorful man with a colorful past that included managing the Richmond Opera House used his fortune to light the Statue of...