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GoFundMe aims to fund uniforms for Richmond High baseball team

GoFundMe aims to fund uniforms for Richmond High baseball team

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A newly-launched GoFundMe was recently launched to help the Richmond High baseball team raise money for new uniforms and hoodies.   "The team had lots of equipment stolen last year so the funds intended for uniforms...

Pinole Valley High preps for homecoming parade

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The Pinole Valley High School homecoming parade will take place Friday afternoon, prompting the need for traffic detours, according to the Pinole Police Department. The parade will start at about 2 p.m. at Pinole Valley...
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...
Richmond Little League launches drive to fund 'Snack Shack'

Richmond Little League launches drive to rebuild Snack Shack

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By Kathy Chouteau The Richmond Little League launched a GoFundMe campaign to raise $100,000 to rebuild the Snack Shack at Nicholl Park, which is in disrepair and unusable. The goal is to reconstruct Nicholl Park’s Snack...
San Pablo Cowboys invite signups for upcoming season

San Pablo Cowboys invite signups for upcoming season

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The San Pablo Cowboys Youth Association is inviting signups as it gears for its 9th year fielding youth football and cheer programs. Kids ages 5-14 are eligible to play. The Cowboys' Cheer squad is now...
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 tennis team named 'DubsNation' are East Bay champs

Richmond tennis team named ‘DubsNation’ are East Bay champs

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The 2023 40+ 7.0 Mixed Doubles USTA league ran from June 19 to Aug. 27, and DubsNation finished first in a very competitive regular season. They beat fellow Richmond team Salesian High School and Alameda’s...
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...
West County Salesian Youth Club inviting signups for youth basketball

West County Salesian Youth Club invites signups for youth basketball

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The West County Salesian Youth Club is inviting youth basketball players ages 7 through 14 to sign up for fun recreational league play, with the league running from Sept. 24 through Oct. 29. Players of...
Richmond Little League readies for registrations

Richmond Little League readies for registrations

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By Kathy Chouteau Richmond Little League is ready to launch its 2024 season at the first of various registration events Sat., Oct. 21 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Richmond Police Activities League (RPAL)....

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No trimming here: Richmond tree is naturally heart-shaped

No trimming here: Richmond tree is naturally heart-shaped

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It's true love. In August last year, a reader sent us a photo of this tree that is shaped like a heart on McBryde Avenue...
RPD conducts another parking enforcement operation, tows 69 cars

RPD conducts another parking enforcement operation, tows 69 cars

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Richmond police towed away 69 vehicles and issued 15 citations during a parking enforcement operation targeting illegally parked vehicles in the city's Central District...
Ceramicist’s vending machine brings micropottery to the masses

Ceramicist’s vending machine brings micropottery to the masses

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By Kathy Chouteau A Richmond ceramicist created a new way to bring her art to the masses. Samantha Marie of PaperCut Pottery is providing “micropottery” from...