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Richmond Little League set for Opening Day Parade and Ceremony

Richmond Little League set for Opening Day Parade and Ceremony

The Richmond Little League Opening Day Parade and Ceremony is headed for Nicholl Park this Sat., March 12, according to Coach Pablo Ramirez. The community is invited to come out and help the kids...
Richmond council approves renaming Nicholl Park field after Willie Mays

Richmond council approves renaming Nicholl Park field after Willie Mays

Richmond City Council on Tuesday approved a proposal to rename Baseball Diamond #2 at Nicholl Park after San Francisco Giants legend Willie Mays. "This is an excellent opportunity to recognize a hall of famer and...
Richmond council approves renaming Nicholl Park field after Willie Mays

Richmond baseball diamond may be renamed after Willie Mays

By Kathy Chouteau An effort is underway to rename Nicholl Park’s Baseball Diamond #2 in honor of Hall of Famer Willie Mays. A proposal by Councilmember Nat Bates included on the Richmond City Council’s March 1...
Richmond soccer star selected as U.S. Bank’s ‘Inspirational Athlete’

Richmond soccer star selected as U.S. Bank’s ‘Inspirational Athlete’

By Kathy Chouteau Richmond soccer player Yeison Sontay has been selected as U.S. Bank’s “Inspirational Athlete” of the week. The senior center back, who attends International Academy at Richmond High, came to the U.S. with his...
Richmond woman blazes trails in college basketball

Richmond woman blazes trails in college basketball

By Kathy Chouteau Richmond native Leticia “Moses/Mo” Oceguera became one of only four women nationwide to serve as head coach of a collegiate men's basketball team on Saturday when she stepped in to lead the...
Sign-ups begin for Boys & Girls Club's rec basketball league

Limited number of spectators allowed at indoor TCAL games

The Tri-County Athletic League has updated its COVID-19 safety policy to allow a limited number of spectators at indoor games, according to the West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD). Per the policy, each player...
Crystal Creamery honors Salesian's champion football team on milk cartons

Crystal Creamery honors Salesian’s champion football team on milk cartons

Crystal Creamery has been recognizing victorious California high school teams on its milk cartons since 2012. Today, the Modesto-based creamery announced that Salesian College Preparatory's Division VI champion football team is being honored on...
San Pablo Baseball Association set to enter 70th season

San Pablo Baseball Association set to enter 70th season

The San Pablo Baseball Association is set to enter its 70th season, with registration dates and spring training dates coming up. Former Oakland A's pitching great Mike Norris is enlisting some of former professional baseball...
Alysa Liu chosen to compete at Olympic Winter Games in Beijing

Alysa Liu selected to compete at Winter Olympic Games in Beijing

Alysa Liu, 16, of Richmond, is set to compete in her first Olympic Games. On Saturday, U.S. Figure Skating announced Liu among the three athletes selected for the women's singles team that will compete in...
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WCCUSD postpones athletic events for two weeks amid omicron surge

The West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) is postponing all athletic events until Jan. 18, not including practices, due to the latest surge in COVID-19 cases prompted by the fast-spreading omicron variant. The district...

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Olympians ‘Make a Splash’ at The Plunge in support of swim lessons

Olympians ‘Make a Splash’ at Richmond Plunge to support swim lessons

By Kathy Chouteau Olympians Nathan Adrian, Elizabeth Beisel, and Cullen Jones took the Richmond Plunge on Monday to help coach local youth swimmers and to...
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Local actor to appear in Brad Pitt blockbuster, ‘Bullet Train’

By Kathy Chouteau Hercules resident Alonso Saravia credits a Richmond Standard Facebook post with sparking the launch of his acting career, which has included work...

14 couples to marry at John Muir House as ‘Destination Weddings’ returns

Fourteen couples will get married at the John Muir National Historic Site on Friday in Contra Costa County's first "Destination Weddings" event since before...