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Free pickleball clinics coming to Richmond this spring

Free pickleball clinics coming to Richmond this spring

By Kathy Chouteau A series of pickleball Introductory Clinics are set to hit tennis courts in Richmond this spring. Hosted by U.S.A. Pickleball Association Ambassador Darlene Drapkin, the clinics will be held on Saturdays on...
Student-athlete advocates get the ‘W’ as California allows youth sports to resume

Both indoor and outdoor youth sports now able to resume in California

Student-athlete advocates who successfully lobbied to allow outdoor youth sports to resume in California have more reason to celebrate after health officials updated their guidance this week to enable indoor youth sports to start...
Former NBA player Matt Barnes visits Richmond to observe public safety program

Ex-NBA player Matt Barnes visits Richmond to observe public safety program

Matt Barnes, a former NBA small forward whose 14-year career in the league included a championship with the Golden State Warriors in 2017, visited Richmond City Hall this afternoon to learn about the work...
Ban on indoor high school sports taken to court

Ban on indoor high school sports taken to court

Fresh off a legal victory in San Diego County last week that removed all restrictions on indoor and outdoor sports in that county, a law firm plans to file similar legal challenges on behalf...
Student-athlete advocates get the ‘W’ as California allows youth sports to resume

Student-athlete advocates get the ‘W’ as California lifts sports ban

Outdoor athletic competitions such as football, soccer, baseball and cheerleading can resume with modifications for counties which have a COVID-19 case rate at or below 14 per 100,000, California public health officials announced today,...
Richmond High football coach speaks out at state Capitol: 'Let them play'

Richmond High football coach speaks out at state Capitol: ‘Let them play’

Richmond High Head Football Coach George Jackson joined a growing movement at the state Capitol today calling for youth sports to resume in California, citing the health and safety impacts of isolating students from...
Registration open for Richmond Little League tee ball, baseball and softball

Registration open for Richmond Little League tee ball, baseball and softball

By Kathy Chouteau The Richmond Little League is keeping a positive mental attitude that they will have a season this year. To that end, the League is currently welcoming sign-ups for the 2021 spring season...
Let Them Play: Growing California coalition urges Gov. Newsom to resume sports

Let Them Play: Growing California coalition urges Gov. Newsom to resume sports

The science and data are in: youth sports must be allowed to resume in California. That’s the message from a growing coalition of high school coaches, student-athletes, parents, teachers and medical professionals across California...
Let Them Play: Growing California coalition urges Gov. Newsom to resume sports

CIF further delays high school sports amid COVID-19 case surge

The California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) announced Tuesday that all full practice and competition start dates are officially on hold due to the surge in COVID-19 cases, and that championships involving fall sports have been...
Rodney Green Jr. signs letter of intent to play baseball for Cal Bears

Rodney Green Jr. signs letter of intent to play baseball for Cal Bears

By Mike Kinney They may one day say that Rodney Green Jr. was discovered in a Richmond barbershop, which is true. But fans within his community have long known the El Cerrito High senior's potential. On...

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Free pickleball clinics coming to Richmond this spring

Pickleball courts coming to Booker T. Anderson Park in Richmond

By Molly Myman The tennis courts at Booker T. Anderson, Jr. Park in Richmond are set to transition into multi-use courts that allow for both...
Bay Area Rescue Mission preps to distribute 1,000 free backpacks with supplies

Bay Area Rescue Mission preps to distribute 1,000 free backpacks with supplies

The Bay Area Rescue Mission's annual backpack giveaway is set to provide local children in need with 1,000 backpacks filled with school supplies.  "Thanks to...
SUV driven off 5th floor, crash-lands on 4th floor, of Kaiser Richmond garage

SUV driven off 5th floor, crash-lands on 4th floor, of Kaiser Richmond parking garage

No one was seriously injured when an SUV drove off of the 5th floor of the Kaiser Richmond parking garage and crash-landed atop cars...