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Parade planned to honor historic Pinole Valley High football season

Parade planned to honor historic Pinole Valley High football season

UPDATE: The parade has been postponed from Jan. 28 to Feb. 4. The reason is that eight Pinole Valley High senior players qualified to play in an all-star game on Jan. 28, and the...
Youth baseball signups ongoing in San Pablo

Youth baseball signups ongoing in San Pablo

By Kathy Chouteau The Mike Norris Baseball Academy and the San Pablo Baseball Association are welcoming signups for boys and girls in a variety of divisions ranging from 3-14 years old now through April 1...
El Cerrito, Pinole Valley high schools win respective NCS titles

El Cerrito, Pinole Valley high schools win respective NCS titles

By Mike Kinney The West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) is showing its football might this season after the El Cerrito and Pinole Valley High teams won their respective North Coast Section football titles...
Richmond Steelers fundraising after earning bid to nationals in Florida

Richmond Steelers fundraising after earning bid to nationals in Florida

By Kathy Chouteau On the heels of their Youth Elite Standards League (YES) and American Youth Football (AYF) Big West Championships, the Richmond Steelers’ 12 & under team—also known as the Gorilla Mob—has earned its...
Richmond Half Steppers track club

Registration opens for Richmond Half Steppers track club

Registration is open for the Richmond Half Steppers track club. The long-running club has begun condition at 10 a.m. on Saturdays at Martin Luther King Jr. Park on Harbour Way. The season starts in the...
Kid-run nonprofit aims to level playing field for youth sports in Richmond

Kid-run nonprofit aims to level playing field for youth sports in Richmond

By Mike Kinney A nonprofit is stepping up to support a high school sports program in Richmond after its teenage co-founder read about the team's equipment needs in the Richmond Standard. On Thursday, Nov. 3, a...
El Cerrito star selected for All-American bowl game at Dallas Cowboys’ stadium

McAdoo selected for All-American bowl game at Cowboys’ stadium

By Kathy Chouteau When the Blue-Grey All-American Bowl East vs. West football game gets underway at the Dallas Cowboys’ AT&T Stadium Dec. 12, El Cerrito High School varsity running back Tony McAdoo will be on...
GoFundMe aims to suppor Richmond high school soccer program

GoFundMe launched to support Cal Prep soccer program

The head coach of the Aspire California College Preparatory in Richmond (Cal Prep) has launched a GoFundMe to fund uniforms, equipment and other program necessecities.  The cost for soccer uniforms and equipment is becoming increasingly...
Kaiser Richmond Sports Medicine facility renovated, expanded

Kaiser Richmond Sports Medicine facility renovated and expanded

The Kaiser Permanente Sports Medicine facility at the Richmond Medical Center is now better equipped to treat local athletes following a recently completed renovation and expansion, the hospital recently reported. The facility features a new...
Chevron STEM event hits home with Junior Giants at Willie Mays Field

Chevron STEM event hits home with Junior Giants at Willie Mays Field

By Kathy Chouteau The Willie Mays Field at Nicholl Park was alight with the smiling faces of Junior Giants players Tues., Oct. 25, when the team gathered for a Chevron Richmond STEM event that drove...

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Richmond firefighters responded to two destructive fires to homes Monday evening, and thankfully no injuries were reported. The first fire was reported at 6 p.m....
Black History Month event to honor Richmond sports icons

Black History Month event to honor Richmond sports and recreation icons

By Kathy Chouteau The Richmond Public Library is honoring the City’s early Black sports and recreation leaders during a Black History Month video tribute event...
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Project SEED seeks students ready to plant scientific roots

By Kathy Chouteau Project SEED, a paid summer fellowship program of the ACS (American Chemical Society), is looking for high school students interested in chemistry/science...