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Canadian Saskatchewan Baseball Hall of Fame

Nat Bates’ 1952 team inducted into Saskatchewan Baseball Hall of Fame

By Mike Kinney Richmond City Councilmember Nat Bates won't soon forget those precious moments playing professional baseball in Canada 70 years ago, when he and his teammates, several of whom were also from Richmond, were...
Soulful Softball Sunday returning to Richmond with expanded field of teams

Soulful Softball Sunday returning with expanded field of teams

By Mike Kinney This softball tournament gets straight to the soul of the Richmond community. The popular Soulful Softball Sunday will return to Nicholl Park on Sunday, Aug. 28, with an expanded field of 11 teams...
RTA women's team is Norcal Sectional champs, moving on to nationals

RTA Women’s team is Norcal Sectional champs, moving on to nationals

By Mike Kinney The Richmond Tennis Association's (RTA) top-rated Women's (4.0) team is prepping for the 2022 USTA League National Championships after recently going undefeated at the USTA Norcal Sectionals event in Elk Grove. On July 31, the...
San Pablo Lions to be honored by city for winning ways

San Pablo Lions to be honored by city for winning ways

Hear them roar. The City of San Pablo is set to publicly recognize the San Pablo Lions soccer team for winning the Gold Division of NorCal Premier Soccer this year and earning the right...
San Pablo Cowboys 2022 season set to begin Monday; signups ongoing

San Pablo Cowboys 2022 season set to begin Monday; signups ongoing

The San Pablo Cowboys Football & Cheer Youth Association is set to kick off its 2022 season at 6 p.m. Monday, July 25, at Davis Park. The program will host its final Speed & Agility...
Teamwork: San Pablo United soccer team partners with city on creek cleanup

Teamwork: San Pablo United soccer team assists on creek cleanup

Showing once again the value of teamwork, the San Pablo United Youth Soccer Club girls U-19 squad made a big impact on their community on Saturday by partnering with the city to clean up...

Richmond Public Library hits a grand slam with Oakland A’s game vouchers

By Kathy Chouteau Got the summertime craving for some pro baseball, peanuts and crackerjacks? The Children’s Room at the main Richmond Public Library has just the ticket as it’s currently giving away vouchers that can...
Lifeguards sought for Richmond's public pools

Lifeguards sought for Richmond’s public pools

Lifeguards are sought for year-round shifts at Richmond's two public pools -- the Richmond Swim Center near Kennedy High School and the Richmond Plunge in Point Richmond. "Certified lifeguards or strong swimmers of all ages...
Community mourns death of Gerald Montgomery, aka 'Mr. Hercules'

Community mourns death of Gerald Montgomery, aka ‘Mr. Hercules’

By Mike Kinney The Hercules community is mourning the death of Coach Gerald Montgomery, 59, a longtime, beloved and influential member of the Hercules High staff and the local community. West Contra Costa Unified School District...
Richmond Admirals sweep youth baseball championships

Richmond Admirals sweep youth baseball championships

By Kathy Chouteau The Richmond Admirals youth baseball teams prevailed at the 680 Diablo League championship games May 21-22 in Orinda, ultimately sweeping the series in three age brackets, including 9 and under, 10 and...

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Pinole Valley High homecoming parade to prompt road closures

Pinole Valley High homecoming parade to prompt road closures

The Pinole Valley High School Homecoming Parade will prompt road closures Friday afternoon. The parade will start at about 2 p.m. at Pinole Valley Park...
Richmond launches electric vehicle car share program

Richmond launches electric vehicle car share program

By Kathy Chouteau The City of Richmond Transportation Department and Charge Up Contra Costa launched an electric vehicle (EV) car share program operated by Miocar...
Richmond Little League sign-ups happening at RPAL Saturday

Richmond Little League & Girls Softball welcomes sign-ups for 2023

By Kathy Chouteau Richmond Little League Baseball & Girls Softball is welcoming sign-ups for the 2023 season at an event Sat., Oct. 1 from 1-3...