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Teamwork: San Pablo United soccer team partners with city on creek cleanup

Teamwork: San Pablo United soccer team assists on creek cleanup

Showing once again the value of teamwork, the San Pablo United Youth Soccer Club girls U-19 squad made a big impact on their community on Saturday by partnering with the city to clean up...

Richmond Public Library hits a grand slam with Oakland A’s game vouchers

By Kathy Chouteau Got the summertime craving for some pro baseball, peanuts and crackerjacks? The Children’s Room at the main Richmond Public Library has just the ticket as it’s currently giving away vouchers that can...
Lifeguards sought for Richmond's public pools

Lifeguards sought for Richmond’s public pools

Lifeguards are sought for year-round shifts at Richmond's two public pools -- the Richmond Swim Center near Kennedy High School and the Richmond Plunge in Point Richmond. "Certified lifeguards or strong swimmers of all ages...
Community mourns death of Gerald Montgomery, aka 'Mr. Hercules'

Community mourns death of Gerald Montgomery, aka ‘Mr. Hercules’

By Mike Kinney The Hercules community is mourning the death of Coach Gerald Montgomery, 59, a longtime, beloved and influential member of the Hercules High staff and the local community. West Contra Costa Unified School District...
Richmond Admirals sweep youth baseball championships

Richmond Admirals sweep youth baseball championships

By Kathy Chouteau The Richmond Admirals youth baseball teams prevailed at the 680 Diablo League championship games May 21-22 in Orinda, ultimately sweeping the series in three age brackets, including 9 and under, 10 and...
Olympians ‘Make a Splash’ at The Plunge in support of swim lessons

Olympians ‘Make a Splash’ at Richmond Plunge to support swim lessons

By Kathy Chouteau Olympians Nathan Adrian, Elizabeth Beisel, and Cullen Jones took the Richmond Plunge on Monday to help coach local youth swimmers and to raise awareness around the importance of learning to swim. Their visit...

Richmond honors San Francisco Giants legend Willie Mays with field renaming, monument

By Mike Kinney Willie Mays is a baseball legend, but in Richmond he’s also known for his legendary community service benefitting local youth. It’s the reason the newly renovated Nicholl Park baseball diamonds have been...
Nystrom Elementary students complete Girls On The Run 5K 

Nystrom Elementary students conquer Girls On The Run 5K 

By Mike Kinney A dozen students from Richmond's Nystrom Elementary School endured the heat and dust along the trails at Quarry Lakes Regional Recreational Area in Fremont on Saturday. But in the end, all 12...
BMX bikers bedazzle Richmond students with stunts, secrets to success

BMX bikers bedazzle students with stunts, secrets to success

By Kathy Chouteau A group of pro BMX athletes recently rode into Richmond’s Grant Elementary to help students “gear up” for success during a school assembly that showcased the “Go Green Live Clean BMX Show”...
Soulful Softball Sunday drives home power of community in championship win

Soulful Softball Sunday drives home power of community in Classic win

By Kathy Chouteau Richmond’s Soulful Softball Sunday is known for being about more than just softball—it’s also about strengthening community bonds by bringing people together. This truism was evident last weekend in San Pedro, when...

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Eligible people in Contra Costa can now schedule monkeypox vaccination

Eligible people in Contra Costa can now schedule monkeypox vaccine appointment

Eligible people can now schedule monkeypox (MPX) vaccinations by booking an appointment at mpxvaccine.cchealth.org, according to Contra Costa Health Services.  Previously, one had to submit...
Free food program available to enrolled, eligible adults

Center for Elders’ Independence informs public about free food program

By Kathy Chouteau The Center for Elders’ Independence is informing the public that it is participating in the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP)...
College district waiving parking permit fees for Fall semester

College district waiving fees for parking permits for Fall semester

The Contra Costa Community College District announced today that it is waiving fees to obtain parking permits for students in visitors for the Fall...