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Kennedy High welding program to benefit from Airgas education initiative

Eagles’ soccer coach appeals for community support

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By Kathy Chouteau Kennedy High School’s girls soccer coach Yaquelin Valencia Lombera is hoping the community can help her JV and Varsity eagles soar on the field through donations. Coach Jackie, as she is known, took...
Richmond student-athlete is golden for Cal Bears

Richmond student-athlete is golden for Cal Bears

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By Mike Kinney A student-athlete from Richmond is in the midst of a fantastic season at Cal that is putting him in a great position for a future professional career. We were at Nicholl Park in...
El Cerrito baseball stars earn college scholarships

El Cerrito baseball stars earn college scholarships

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The West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) recently recognized two El Cerrito High baseball players who earned college scholarships: Matthew Barnes II and Demetriz ‘DJ’ Lewis. Matthew committed to the University of California, Davis...

Richmond libraries offer up free tickets to Oakland A’s games

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By Kathy Chouteau Summertime is a grasshopper’s leap away and it’s the perfect chance to enjoy an Oakland A’s baseball game—especially when it’s free. Stop by Richmond’s Main Library, Bayview Branch or West Side Branch to...
Pro wrestling to invade Richmond’s MLK Park

Pro wrestling to invade Richmond’s MLK Park

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By Kathy Chouteau Pro Wrestling Revolution (PWR) is presenting “Revolution in Richmond, CA,” which organizers say is the first Lucha Libre Pro Wrestling Show to occur in the city in 15 years. The event is scheduled...
Marcus Davis named head football coach at Contra Costa College

Marcus Davis named head football coach at Contra Costa College

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Marcus Davis, a former standout football player and coach at Pinole Valley High School, is now the head football coach at Contra Costa College. Davis was defensive coordinator at Pinole Valley High during the 2021...
Richmond Steelers honored by city after winning national title

Richmond Steelers honored by city after winning national title

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The City of Richmond honored the Richmond Steelers Tuesday after its U9 football team triumphed as national champions in December. The team also achieved league and regional titles before marching its way to the national...
Richmond mayor seeks suggestions for naming ferry terminal

Development group aims to reinvent Craneway Pavilion as pickleball venue

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By Kathy Chouteau The country’s fastest growing sport—pickleball—is looking to set up shop at Richmond’s Craneway Pavilion, potentially taking over the city’s preeminent, indoor community gathering place on the waterfront. The reinvented venue would be...
Moving Forward gets ready for its We Run Richmond 5K

Moving Forward gets ready for its We Run Richmond 5K

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By Kathy Chouteau Moving Forward is revving up for its “7th Annual We Run Richmond 5k” Sat., Aug. 5 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. starting at the Craneway Pavilion in Richmond. The event will...
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El Cerrito High senior Jayvon Bolds named to Blue-Grey All-American Bowl

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El Cerrito High School senior Jayvon Bolds is set to play in the Blue-Grey All American Bowl game at Dallas Cowboys stadium in Arlington, TX, on Jan. 8. Bolds, an 18-year-old scholar athlete whose favorite...

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Richmond cop and shopkeeper share special bond

Richmond cop and shopkeeper share special bond

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By Mike Kinney A Richmond police officer and a popular local shopkeeper are setting the example of what “community policing” can mean. Richmond police Officer Steve...
'Chicken, Chitlins and Caviar' shares African American experience

‘Chicken, Chitlins and Caviar’ shares African American experience

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By Kathy Chouteau Lifelong Richmond resident April Wright’s Symphony Enterprises is producing “Chicken, Chitlins and Caviar,” a music revue appearing June 8-9 at the Lesher...
Richmond tykes ‘making history’ with art exhibition

Richmond children ‘making history’ with art exhibition

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By Kathy Chouteau The Children's Art Studio Richmond is partnering with the Richmond Museum of History & Culture for the "Modern Children's Art Exhibition: A...