Monday, April 22, 2019

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Charitable effort leads to repairs at Tara Hills baseball fields

Four baseball fields at the Tara Hills Complex are undergoing repairs thanks to the charitable efforts of the nonprofit More Than A Game (MTAG) and partner companies. About 30 volunteers are working on the project...
Armistice Brewing Company plans to expand taproom, beer garden

Where to get your Super Bowl party on in Richmond

By Kathy Chouteau The Bay Area’s NFL teams may not have made it to the Super Bowl this year, but you can still get your game day party on in Richmond. With California’s Los Angeles...
CrossFit Cypher in Richmond invites community to grand reopening

CrossFit Cypher in Richmond invites community to grand reopening

CrossFit Cypher in Richmond recently moved into a new, spacious location and is holding a Grand Reopening and Community Day on Saturday, Feb. 2.  A free, beginner-friendly workout will begin at 9 a.m. in...

Richmond’s Alysa Liu youngest to win U.S. women’s figure skating title

Richmond resident Alysa Liu, 13, became the youngest to win the women's U.S. Figure Skating Championships after defeating defending champion Bradie Tennell Friday night. And that's not the only record she broke. Liu was also...
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East Bay Soldiers invites youth to free Jr. NBA Skills Challenge

The East Bay Soldiers youth basketball program is inviting the community to a free Jr. NBA Skills Challenge for youth ages 10 to 13 this Sunday, Jan. 20. The event is set to take place...
Richmond girl, 9, joins Cal Bears water polo team

Richmond girl, 9, joins Cal Bears water polo team

The University of California Berkeley Women’s Water Polo Team, one of the nation's best, has signed yet another top recruit -- and she happens to be a 9-year-old from Richmond. On Friday, a special Draft...

Richmond High students get special treatment at Steph Curry party

The lines to get into Steph Curry's much-hyped free party in Oakland on Friday went around the block. That wasn't the case for two dozen basketball players from Richmond High, who enjoyed VIP treatment...
Kennedy High students benches 340 pounds

Kennedy High student benches 340 pounds

Kennedy High special education teacher Sal Morabito has been coaching powerlifting to high school students for 21 years, and none have ever been able to bench as much as senior Ronny Luna. Luna benched 340...
49ers, Giants greats join Richmond native's 4th annual toy drive

49ers, Giants greats join Richmond native’s annual toy drive

Thanks to Stephen Ashford's 4th annual toy drive, kids in need in Richmond and East Palo Alto will have some cheer this holiday season. The Richmond native and physical education teacher at East Palo Alto...

Rod Jones, El Cerrito High and NFL alum, dies by suicide

Rod Jones, former NFL tight end who was born in Richmond and was a hall of fame athlete at El Cerrito High and the University of Washington, fatally shot himself on Saturday at 54...

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County hiring teaching staff for Head Start Program

County hiring teaching staff for Head Start Program

Interested in a career in early education? The Community Services Bureau (CSB) of Contra Costa County Employment and Human Services Department invites you to apply...
Point Richmond Social Club has opened at 401 S. Garrard Blvd.

Point Richmond Social Club opens

The wait is over. You can now access a fresh cup of Catahoula Coffee daily in Point Richmond -- and also delicious beer and locally-sourced...

The Richmond history of the actor who lit up Lady Liberty

In 1886, a colorful man with a colorful past that included managing the Richmond Opera House used his fortune to light the Statue of...