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West County Salesian Youth Club to host pickleball clinic

West County Salesian Youth Club to host free pickleball clinic

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Interested in giving pickleball a try? The West County Salesian Youth Club is hosting a free clinic for adults and children in its gymnasium on Saturday, Jan. 27. Top nationally ranked player, Gizmo, will host...
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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...
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...
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...
Hercules High honors 'Coach G' with gym dedication

Hercules High honors ‘Coach G’ with gym dedication

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The Hercules High School community recently gathered to honor the life and contributions of Gerald "Coach G" Montgomery, in part by renaming the school's gymnasium after him. It is the third facility within the sports...
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,...
Kennedy High welding program to benefit from Airgas education initiative

Eagles’ soccer coach appeals for community support

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By Kathy Chouteau Kennedy High School’s girls soccer coach Yaquelin Valencia Lombera is hoping the community can help her JV and Varsity eagles soar on the field through donations. Coach Jackie, as she is known, took...

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 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...
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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Nobody does Juneteenth like Richmond

Nobody does Juneteenth like Richmond

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By Mike Aldax and Mike Kinney A bright sun greeted one of Richmond's most important community gatherings Saturday: the annual Juneteenth Parade and Festival. Hundreds of...
Richmond police arrest four suspects, seize four firearms in 30-hour period

Richmond police arrest four suspects, seize four firearms in 30-hour period

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Richmond police made four arrests and seized four firearms within a 30-hour period starting Wednesday. The series of arrests started around the same time in...
BART assigns restroom attendants at El Cerrito Del Norte Station

BART assigns restroom attendants at El Cerrito Del Norte Station

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By Kathy Chouteau BART has assigned restroom attendants to monitor the newly renovated El Cerrito Del Norte Station. The assignment marks the first time BART has...