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Warren Smith's response to immense adversity: 4.0 GPA, WSU signing

Warren Smith’s response to immense adversity: 4.0 GPA, WSU signing

Warren Smith, star senior defensive back and receiver for North Coast Section champion El Cerrito High, is also a 4.0 student and has signed with Washington State University. But perhaps Smith's greatest achievement has...
Richmond police patrol activity report: Dec. 9-11

Richmond police patrol activity report for Jan. 13-15

Below is an overview of significant service activity provided by RPD patrol officers during their scheduled shifts. Officers responded to approx. 442 calls for service during this period. Please note that activity shared in...
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...

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‘Food & Wine Festival’ fundraiser to feed CCC’s Culinary Arts Academy

‘Food & Wine Festival’ fundraiser to feed CCC’s Culinary Arts Academy

By Kathy Chouteau Great food will be served up for a good cause when Contra Costa College’s Culinary Arts Academy hosts its “Food & Wine...
Red Oak Victory welcomes community aboard for ‘Spring Swing Dance’

Red Oak Victory welcomes community aboard for ‘Spring Swing Dance’

By Kathy Chouteau Brush up on your Lindy Hop as the Red Oak Victory (ROV) welcomes the community aboard for its Spring Swing Dance Sat.,...
Arrest made in armed robbery at Hercules gas station

Arrest made in strong arm robbery at Hercules gas station

A suspect who robbed a patron of a Hercules gas station on Monday was later located and arrested in front of Hercules High School,...