Tuesday, October 27, 2020

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Kennedy High star TE Jermaine Terry commits to Cal

Kennedy High’s Jermaine Terry II to enroll in college early rather than play postponed...

CIF's announcement Monday that high school sports will be postponed till at least December or January due to the COVID-19 pandemic has prompted elite athletes to make the difficult decision of whether to play...
CIF postpones high school sports

CIF postpones fall sports due to COVID-19

The California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) has postponed the 2020-2021 season due to the COVID-19 pandemic. CIF collaborated with its 10 Sections in the state to modify the season. The North Coast Section, which governs high...
Pau Gasol summit aims to keep families healthy amid pandemic

Pau Gasol summit aims to keep families healthy amid pandemic

Finding solutions to the physical and mental health problems posed by COVID-19 pandemic confinement is a tall order. Thankfully, 7-foot NBA star Pau Gasol is rising to the challenge. Through the Gasol Foundation, the six-time...

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,...

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Richmond gets into the Halloween spirits, 2020-style

By Mike Kinney A skeleton man posed in front of a home in Richmond's North & East neighborhood is wearing a face mask, presumably to...
East Bay hills parks to remain closed through Wednesday morning

East Bay hills parks to remain closed through Wednesday morning

By Kathy Chouteau The East Bay Regional Park District (EBRPD) is extending its closure of 11 parks in the East Bay hills through 8 a.m....
The Factory Bar’s ‘Black is Beautiful’ beer sales to bolster nonprofit this week

The Factory Bar’s ‘Black is Beautiful’ beer sales to bolster nonprofit

By Kathy Chouteau In a move that shows beer drinking can help save the world, The Factory Bar is donating all the proceeds of its...