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Chevron partners with Giants on ‘Science of Baseball’ event at Nicholl Park

Chevron, Giants team on ‘Science of Baseball’ event at Nicholl Park

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By Mike Kinney Retired San Francisco Giant leftfielder Jeffrey Leonard joined two Chevron Richmond Refinery engineers to help teach the science of baseball to youth at Nicholl Park on Wednesday. It's part of a partnership between...
Jr. Giants players participate in a Chevron Richmond STEM event at Willie Mays Field in Richmond Tuesday, Oct. 25. 2022. (Photo credit: Giants Community Fund)

Richmond Junior Giants invites signups

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The Richmond Junior Giants is inviting families to sign up for the new season, which is just about getting started. Junior Giants, a flagship program put on by the Giants Community Fund, a nonprofit affiliated...
San Pablo Cowboys cheer team qualifies for nationals in Florida

San Pablo Cowboys cheer squad qualifies for nationals in Florida

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With a combination of talent, discipline and teamwork, the San Pablo Cowboys cheer, dance and step team qualified to participate in the 2023 American Youth Football and Cheer National Championship in Florida next month. Now,...
NTRP Gold Cup

Richmond tennis player wins thriller at SF City Championships

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The 2023 San Francisco City Championships NTRP Gold Cup series tournament witnessed an exhilarating display of skill and determination during the Labor Day weekend. Among the standout competitors, Fernando Ramos of Richmond, showcased his commitment...
Richmond soccer programs form coalition to advocate for more access to better fields

Richmond soccer programs rally for more, better fields

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By Mike Kinney Members of local youth soccer programs held a large rally at Richmond City Hall Tuesday to call upon the City Council to create additional fields for soccer and to step up maintenance...
Olympian stops by Nystrom Elementary to read to students

Olympian stops by Nystrom Elementary to read to students

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By Kathy Chouteau A Team USA Olympian was in the house Mon., July 17 at Nystrom Elementary School in Richmond, when three-time Track and Field Gold Medalist, Tianna Madison Bartoletta, stopped by to read to...
E-40, Mike Felder set to throw first pitch at Soulful Softball Sunday

Soulful Softball Sunday founder sets sights on Nicholl Park and beyond

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By Kathy Chouteau Rodney Alamo Brown, founder of the iconic Soulful Softball Sunday, is readying for the team’s annual tournament this month while having another project on deck benefiting the Richmond community. Leading things off 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...
Negro Leagues Baseball Museum to induct pitchers Mike Norris, Vida Blue

Negro Leagues Baseball Museum to induct pitchers Mike Norris, Vida Blue

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Mike Norris and the late Vida Blue, baseball legends who are also both known for supporting youth athletes in the local community, were recently named to the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum's (NLBM) seventh "Hall...
Richmond Little League softball team wins second district title in five years

Richmond Little League softball team wins third district title in five years

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Richmond Little League’s Senior Softball team recently won the District 4 championship for the third time since 2021. The team was set to play in the All Stars tournament for the opportunity to possibility to...

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MADD honors Richmond cops for DUI busts

MADD honors Richmond cops for DUI busts

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Two Richmond police officers were recently honored with awards from Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD), an organization dedicated to ending drunken driving and other...
'Money Matters' brings financial literacy to Richmond students

‘Money Matters’ brings financial literacy to Richmond students

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The Bay Area nonprofit 10,000 Degrees recently brought its ‘Money Matters’ financial literacy workshop to Sylvester Greenwood Academy in Richmond. The workshop is designed to...
San Pablo supportive housing complex opens with 54 micro-units

San Pablo supportive housing complex opens with 54 ‘micro’ apartments

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Contra Costa County officials recently celebrated the transformation of a vacant office building in San Pablo into 54 micro-unit apartments for homeless adults with...