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Raiders, 49ers host most expensive game experiences in NFL, study says

Raiders, 49ers host most expensive game experiences in NFL, study says

Las Vegas Raiders games at Allegiant Stadium and San Francisco 49ers games at Levi's Stadium are on average the two most expensive NFL game experiences in the NFL, when you take into account average...
Richmond's 'School of Baseball' invites youth players to hone skills

Richmond’s upcoming ‘School of Baseball’ invites youth to hone skills

The Richmond Police Activities League and Richmond Little League Baseball & Girls Softball are partnering to hold their 3rd Annual School of Baseball (and Softball) at Nicholl Park. The event will provide youth players will...
San Pablo's pioneering Lady A's 'fearless and focused'

San Pablo’s pioneering Lady A’s ‘fearless and focused’

By Mike Kinney The Standard recently caught up with San Pablo Baseball Association (SPBA) President Andre L. Williams, Sr., to learn more about the city's first-ever girls hardball team. As we recently reported, the SPBA is...
New all-girl's baseball team in San Pablo seeks players

New all-girl’s baseball team forms in San Pablo

A new baseball team in San Pablo is unique in that it is girls-only, a first for the city, according to Andre Williams Sr., president of the San Pablo Baseball Association. Players ages 8 to...
Richmond native Sande French inducted into Black Tennis Hall of Fame

Richmond native Sande French inducted into Black Tennis Hall of Fame

By Mike Kinney When she was 8 years old, Sande French’s little brother Don gave her a globe for Christmas. Every night, she would spin it, then dream about the place where her finger would...
49ers visit Richmond nonprofit to announce social justice grant partnership

49ers announce RYSE Center as social justice grant recipient

San Francisco 49ers lineman Spencer Burford (No. 71) and linebackers Azeez Al-Shaair (No. 51) and Marcelino McCrary-Ball (No. 40) stopped by the RYSE Center in Richmond on Tuesday, Sept. 13, to help cement a social...
Canadian Saskatchewan Baseball Hall of Fame

Nat Bates’ 1952 team inducted into Saskatchewan Baseball Hall of Fame

By Mike Kinney Richmond City Councilmember Nat Bates won't soon forget those precious moments playing professional baseball in Canada 70 years ago, when he and his teammates, several of whom were also from Richmond, were...
Soulful Softball Sunday returning to Richmond with expanded field of teams

Soulful Softball Sunday returning with expanded field of teams

By Mike Kinney This softball tournament gets straight to the soul of the Richmond community. The popular Soulful Softball Sunday will return to Nicholl Park on Sunday, Aug. 28, with an expanded field of 11 teams...
RTA women's team is Norcal Sectional champs, moving on to nationals

RTA Women’s team is Norcal Sectional champs, moving on to nationals

By Mike Kinney The Richmond Tennis Association's (RTA) top-rated Women's (4.0) team is prepping for the 2022 USTA League National Championships after recently going undefeated at the USTA Norcal Sectionals event in Elk Grove. On July 31, the...
San Pablo Lions to be honored by city for winning ways

San Pablo Lions to be honored by city for winning ways

Hear them roar. The City of San Pablo is set to publicly recognize the San Pablo Lions soccer team for winning the Gold Division of NorCal Premier Soccer this year and earning the right...

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CoBiz Richmond creators unveil STEAM career app

CoBiz Richmond creators unveil STEAM career app

By Kathy Chouteau A new STEAM The Streets App aims to raise awareness and access for youth to high-demand career opportunities in STEM and arts....
Take a stroll around Point Pinole during Black History Month

Take a stroll around Point Pinole during Black History Month

By Kathy Chouteau Celebrate Black History Month with a stroll around Richmond’s beautiful coastline at Point Pinole Regional Shoreline Park Sat., Feb. 11. The event...
Richmond police patrol activity report: Dec. 9-11

Richmond police patrol activity report for Jan. 27-29

Below is an overview of significant service activity provided by RPD patrol officers during their scheduled shifts. Officers responded to 645 calls for service...