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Pickleball courts to be unveiled in Richmond

Pickleball courts to be unveiled in Richmond

By Kathy Chouteau Richmond’s Booker T. Anderson Park will be the scene of the “Grand Opening” this Sat., Aug. 14 of a place to play what organizers say is the fastest-growing sport in the U.S.:...

Richmond women’s tennis team wins league title, impresses at sectionals

By Molly Myman After earning a 6-1 league record and an East Bay league title, the Richmond Tennis Association (RTA) women’s 18+ 3.5W team advanced to the United States Tennis Association (USTA) sectionals, where they...
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Youth sought for 49ers Flag Football League

 By Kathy Chouteau Do you know a young football star ready for some game time? The Richmond Police Activities League (RPAL) is currently recruiting players ages 7-13 years old for its 49er Prep Flag Football...
Junior Giants STEM Zone event launches field of future dreams

Junior Giants STEM Zone event launches field of future dreams

By Kathy Chouteau About 150 youth players from Richmond’s Junior Giants baseball, T-ball and softball teams gathered at Nicholl Park Tuesday afternoon for a STEM Zone event to learn how math plays a pivotal role...
Free pickleball clinics coming to Richmond this spring

Pickleball courts coming to Booker T. Anderson Park in Richmond

By Molly Myman The tennis courts at Booker T. Anderson, Jr. Park in Richmond are set to transition into multi-use courts that allow for both tennis and pickle ball. On Tuesday, Richmond City Council approved a...

Juan’s Gym nonprofit launching free anti-bullying classes

By Mike Kinney A Richmond boxing weight-trainer's new nonprofit will launch its free, 4-week anti-bullying course starting Wednesday, Aug. 4. Each month starting in August, four to six kids will receive free training at Juan Nunez's...
Richmond kids score 100 soccer kits from Chevron at Nicholl Park

Richmond kids score 100 soccer kits from Chevron at Nicholl Park

 By Kathy Chouteau Youth soccer players from over a half-dozen local clubs gathered at Nicholl Park in Richmond on Tuesday night to receive free Chevron Soccer Academy "In A Box" kits, so they can indulge...
Richmond Little League softball squad fulfills NorCal title destiny

Richmond Little League softball team fulfills NorCal title destiny

By Mike Kinney The COVID-19 pandemic may have derailed their championship season last year, but it could not stand in the way of destiny for long. This week, Richmond Little League's senior division softball team defeated...
Richmond’s Liu to make senior international skating debut

Richmond’s Liu to make senior international skating debut

By Kathy Chouteau Richmond resident and two-time reigning U.S. women’s figure skating champ, Alysa Liu is set to make her senior international debut, according to an NBC Sports report. Following the International Skating Union’s announcement...

Basketball Rec League welcomes youth of all skill levels for sign-ups

By Kathy Chouteau The West Contra Costa Salesian Boys & Girls Club “Basketball Rec League” is accepting players ages 7 through 14 of all skill levels for its five-week league beginning July 18 through Aug....

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Fast-acting park visitors were lauded Friday for their help in dousing an arson fire at Wildcat Canyon Regional Park and for assisting police in...
Free EMS training available to qualified high school graduates

Free EMT training available to qualified high school graduates

By Kathy Chouteau Locals between the ages of 18-26 years old can receive free training as an emergency medical technician (EMT) as part of a...
Richmond Main Street Initiative names new executive director

Richmond Main Street Initiative names new executive director

By Kathy Chouteau Richmond Main Street Initiative (RMSI), a nonprofit that aims to revitalize downtown Richmond, has announced Andrea Portillo-Knowles as its new executive director....