Tuesday, October 15, 2019

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Chevron Richmond takes 150 community members to A’s game

The Richmond community was taken out to the ball game on Saturday, Sept. 7, part of an annual tradition that’s sponsored by Chevron Richmond in partnership with the Oakland Athletics. Chevron invited 150 community members,...
Community advocates fundraising to send 15 Pullman Point kids to Oakland A's game

Kids free at Oakland A’s games in September

The Oakland A's are letting fans ages 12 and younger attend home games for free in September. As stated on the A's website: "For each regularly priced individual game ticket purchased, adults can add up to...

Golf fundraiser at Richmond Country Club to support thesecondopinion

Organizers of thesecondopinion's 4th Annual Golf Fundraiser are inviting the community to tee off with them for a good cause at the Richmond Country Club. The golf tournament is slated for Tuesday, Oct. 8, from...

Soulful Softball Sunday honors legacy of Pumpsie Green

By Mike Kinney Some called it a record turnout for Soulful Softball Sunday. Organizers estimated roughly 2,500 local community members came to the annual grassroots gathering.  For a fifth year at Nicholl Park in Richmond,...

In time for U.S. Open, youth tennis program begins in Richmond

Just in time for the U.S. Open, after-school tennis begins in Richmond. From Sept. 3 through Dec. 20 at the Nicholl Park Tennis Courts, 3230 Macdonald Ave., youth ages 6 to 17 will be honing...

West County represents at Oakland A’s Native American Heritage Night

The Oakland Athletics on Tuesday celebrated Native American Heritage Night during its home game against the Milwaukee Brewers, and dozens of Native Americans from West County were there to represent. "Families travel from all over...

Bay Area Power earns silver at U.S. Open Basketball Championships

A Richmond-based youth basketball team did the Bay Area proud last weekend, bringing home the silver medal in the U.S. Open Basketball Championships in Westfield, Indiana. The Bay Area Power 12-under team of 10 boys...

Affeldt joins Jr. Giants, Chevron for Science of Baseball clinic

A three-time World Series champion stopped by the baseball field at Nicholl Park in Richmond to meet the young talent on Monday, and he was certainly impressed. “This is a little different from what I...
Baseball great Shooty Babitt coaching local youth during a training in Richmond in 2014.

Youth invited to join Shooty Babitt at Oakland A’s game

Local youth ages 9 to 13 are invited to take part in a weekend of baseball with Shooty Babitt during which they will attend the Oakland A's game against the Texas Rangers this Saturday...
Richmond-raised Pumpsie Green, first black Boston Red Sox player, dies

Richmond-raised Pumpsie Green, first black Boston Red Sox player, remembered

The baseball community, and also the Richmond community, are paying tribute to Pumpsie Green, who died Wednesday at Kaiser San Leandro at the age of 85. Elijah Jerry Green was the first African-American player to...

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When the 131st Rose Parade sets off in Pasadena on Jan. 1, 2020, a Richmond teenager will be making a worldwide impact while riding...
RPD: Man fatally on 5th St. early Sunday

RPD: Man fatally shot on 5th Street early Sunday

Richmond police are investigating a fatal shooting that occurred in the 100 block of 5th Street, between Chanslor and Bissell avenues, early Sunday. At 1:16...

2207 numbers among Richmond’s top take-out spots

By Kathy Chouteau A block away from the hustle & bustle of 23rd Street lies Richmond’s hottest new takeout joint, known simply by its ultra-chic,...