Tuesday, August 4, 2020

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Richmond Little League and Girls Softball season canceled

By Mike Kinney Richmond Little League and Girls Softball has officially canceled its season due to the COVID-19 pandemic, league President Mark Torres said. The league launched in 2006 after a decade in which Richmond lacked...
New CCC women's soccer coach continues program rebuild

New CCC women’s soccer coach continues program rebuild

Although athletic programs across the nation are facing uncertainty due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Ted Steen isn't slowing efforts to rebuild the Contra Costa College Women's Soccer program. The second-year head coach is reaching out...
Latona Whitaker of Get It Girl Fitness inspires good health when it's needed most

Get It Girl Fitness inspiring good health when it’s needed most

By Mike Kinney While the COVID-19 pandemic has forced Latona Whitaker to temporarily close Get It Girl Fitness in El Sobrante, the fitness guru known for inspiring health within the community believes her services are...
IBX Fitness challenges members to ‘Go the (Social) Distance’

IBX Fitness challenges members to ‘Go the (Social) Distance’

By Kathy Chouteau Richmond’s IBX Fitness, which in a non-COVID-19 world operates out of the Booker T. Anderson Community Center, has shifted to a remote format with a workout plan for members during April. As...
Richmond: WCCUSD keeping students fed during coronavirus closure

WCCUSD keeping students fed during coronavirus closure

By Mike Kinney The coronavirus shutdown won't stop these dedicated West Contra Costa Unified District employees from feeding students in need. At Richmond High School Tuesday afternoon, cafeteria workers, teachers and staff members, joined by...
Online fundraiser launched for family of slain Coach DeAndre Green

Fundraiser launched for family of slain Coach DeAndre Green

The community is mourning the passing of De Anza High graduate and former Contra Costa College football player and coach DeAndre Green, who was fatally shot in West Oakland Friday afternoon. A GoFundMe fundraiser has...
Coach Carter dishes assist to Richmond elementary school team

Coach Carter dishes assist to Richmond elementary school team

By Kathy Chouteau Ken Carter, the former Richmond High basketball coach portrayed by Samuel L. Jackson in the 2005 movie “Coach Carter," recently returned to Richmond to help out the Nystrom Elementary School basketball team,...
Kennedy High boys soccer team inspires in NorCal title run

Kennedy High boys soccer team inspires in NorCal title run

While their team bus blew a tire prior to Saturday's game, nothing could stop the Kennedy High community from feeling pumped up about the Eagles' soccer season. On Saturday, the boys soccer team played in...
San Pablo Cowboys Football & Cheer registration set to open

San Pablo Cowboys Football & Cheer registration set to open

By Colette Wright  The San Pablo Cowboys Football & Cheer Youth Association is inviting families to register for the upcoming season starting this month. The program is open to children ages 5-14. Football early registration is...
Richmond Little League Opening Day Parade set for Saturday

Richmond Little League Opening Day Parade set for Saturday

In Little League, you can't officially shout "play ball" before the season opener without having a proper parade. That's exactly what will happen this Saturday, March 7, for Richmond Little League Baseball and Girl's...

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Richmond Rotary to mark solemn WWII anniversary with peaceful tribute

Rotary to mark solemn WWII anniversary with tribute to peace

By Kathy Chouteau Richmond Rotary is hosting a special bell ringing event at Shimada Friendship Park this week to commemorate 75 years of peace since...
Downtown Richmond Virtual Merchants Showcase is next-level online shopping

Downtown Richmond Virtual Merchants Showcase is next-level online shopping

The Richmond Main Street Initiative (RMSI) is taking online shopping to the next level in support of downtown businesses. At 2 p.m. on Saturday, Aug....
Youth ambassadors beautify Richmond's downtown while gaining real-world experience

Youth ambassadors beautify downtown Richmond while gaining real-world experience

Kathy Chouteau With shovels in hand, a group of local teens got to work Friday morning rehabilitating large planters along the Richmond BART station’s exterior,...