Thursday, January 28, 2021

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Basketball court dedicated to David Patrick Underwood opens to public

Basketball court dedicated to Dave Patrick Underwood opens to public

A newly-painted basketball court in Pinole that has been dedicated in memory of slain Federal Protection Service Officer Dave Patrick Underwood is now open to the public, the city said. Pinole City Council approved renaming...

From prison to purpose: LeJon Reese motivates minds, bodies and souls

By Mike Kinney Growing up in Richmond, LeJon Reese dreamed about becoming a professional baseball or football player. That dream ground to a halt as a teenager, when he learned he had a condition called...
East Bay Soldiers’ trip to D.C. goes beyond basketball

East Bay Soldiers’ trip to D.C. goes beyond basketball

By Kathy Chouteau When a mass of people gather together for the National Action Network’s “Get Your Knee Off Our Neck” March Friday in Washington, D.C., a Richmond contingent of 15 people will be in...
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...

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St. David School to host virtual open house on Sunday

St. David School at 871 Sonoma St. in Richmond is hosting a virtual open house on Sunday, Jan. 31. The event, which runs on Zoom...
Richmond teacher praises 60 AP Calculus students for 'rocking it' amid pandemic

Proud Richmond math teacher starts fundraiser for his 60 AP students

A math teacher at Leadership Public Schools-Richmond is so proud of his 60 AP Calculus students for putting in the work at a difficult...
Wildcat Canyon among parks closed due to high winds

Wildcat Canyon among parks closed due to high winds

Wildcat Canyon Regional Park/Alvarado Park is among the ridgeline parks closed through Thursday at 8 a.m. due to safety concerns and cleanup needs resulting...