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Juan’s Gym nonprofit launching free anti-bullying classes

By Mike Kinney A Richmond boxing weight-trainer's new nonprofit will launch its free, 4-week anti-bullying course starting Wednesday, Aug. 4. Each month starting in August, four to six kids will receive free training at Juan Nunez's...
Richmond kids score 100 soccer kits from Chevron at Nicholl Park

Richmond kids score 100 soccer kits from Chevron at Nicholl Park

 By Kathy Chouteau Youth soccer players from over a half-dozen local clubs gathered at Nicholl Park in Richmond on Tuesday night to receive free Chevron Soccer Academy "In A Box" kits, so they can indulge...
Richmond Little League softball squad fulfills NorCal title destiny

Richmond Little League softball team fulfills NorCal title destiny

By Mike Kinney The COVID-19 pandemic may have derailed their championship season last year, but it could not stand in the way of destiny for long. This week, Richmond Little League's senior division softball team defeated...
Richmond’s Liu to make senior international skating debut

Richmond’s Liu to make senior international skating debut

By Kathy Chouteau Richmond resident and two-time reigning U.S. women’s figure skating champ, Alysa Liu is set to make her senior international debut, according to an NBC Sports report. Following the International Skating Union’s announcement...

Basketball Rec League welcomes youth of all skill levels for sign-ups

By Kathy Chouteau The West Contra Costa Salesian Boys & Girls Club “Basketball Rec League” is accepting players ages 7 through 14 of all skill levels for its five-week league beginning July 18 through Aug....
Ferry service to San Francisco Giants games resumes

Ferry service to San Francisco Giants games to resume

Ferry service is returning to San Francisco Giants games starting Friday, June 25, when the Giants host the Oakland Athletics for a weekend series, according to the Water Emergency Transportation Authority, which oversees the...
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San Pablo Cowboys Youth Association registration opens

"The boys are back in town," says Athletic Director Andre Williams. The San Pablo Cowboys Youth Association on Monday announced it has begun the registration period for the 2021 season. In its upcoming 8th season, the...
Pinole Valley High teacher wins 49ers Foundation grant

Pinole Valley High teacher wins 49ers Foundation grant

Michele Lamons-Raiford, an American Sign Language teacher at Pinole Valley High, was named as one of five winners of the Dr. Harry Edwards "Follow Your Bliss" grant award, which was created by the 49ers...
Free Junior Giants baseball & softball clinics this month; league starts in June

Free Junior Giants clinics this month; league starts in June

By Kathy Chouteau Know what’s even better than going out to the ball game? Playing in it! Local boys and girls ages 5-14 will have the opportunity to do just that when the Richmond Police...
Ahead of NFL draft, Najee Harris returns to GRIP shelter where he once lived

Ahead of NFL draft, Najee Harris visits GRIP shelter where he once lived

By Brandon Mercer On Thursday night, an NFL team representative will come to the podium at the 2021 NFL Draft and announce they are selecting for their ranks a once homeless man who spent part...

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Kennedy High welding teacher wins $50K national teaching prize

Kennedy High welding teacher wins $50K national teaching prize

By Kathy Chouteau Kennedy High School welding teacher Ben Carpenter was honored with a $50,000 national teaching prize Thurs., Oct. 21 during a surprise check...
Flea market in El Sobrante to raise funds for unsheltered West County residents

Flea market in El Sobrante to raise funds for unsheltered residents

Volunteers with Safe Organized Spaces Richmond (SOS! Richmond), a community organization working to address the problems of homelessness in collaboration with public, private and...
Prologis, new owner of Hilltop Mall property, donates backpacks to local kids, offers update on site's future

Prologis, new owner of Hilltop Mall property, donates backpacks to local kids, offers update...

By Kathy Chouteau Prologis, the new owner of the former Hilltop Mall property, recently donated 150 backpacks for Highland Elementary School students and Hilltop Community...