Thursday, September 16, 2021

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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...
NFL player still consults with dedicated Kennedy High athletic director

NFL’s McKinley continues to consult with his track coach at Kennedy High

By Mike Kinney Carl Sumler is both the athletic director and a coach at Kennedy High. But current and former student-athletes often refer to him as "uncle." The latter title is fitting for a man...
Sign up for Richmond Little League, which kicks off April 10

Sign up for Richmond Little League, which kicks off with parade April 10

Is your kid a budding Reggie Jackson? There’s still time to register your future Hall of Famer for the Richmond Little League before sign-ups close Thurs., April 15. The league is currently welcoming sign-ups...
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...

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Classic car show revs up for Pinole return

Classic car show revs up for Pinole return

By Kathy Chouteau “Pinole’s Annual Classic Car Show” is cruising back into town Sun., Sept. 26 from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m., with downtown Pinole...
Moving Forward awards 7 local youth leaders with scholarships

Moving Forward awards 7 local youth leaders with scholarships

By Kathy Chouteau Moving Forward, an organization aiming to make a positive impact on the community through initiatives on health, academics and community service, hosted...
West Contra Costa communities might be just a little bit quieter after police in Pinole seized over a dozen M-1000 type illegal explosives during a bust involving a stolen vehicle early this morning. At 2:50 a.m., officers located a stolen vehicle in the 1400 block of Fitzgerald Drive and took the driver into custody without incident, police said. "Upon a search of the vehicle, officers located a clear plastic bag that contained what appeared to be at least a dozen M-1000 type illegal explosives," police said. "The area was cordoned off for safety and Walnut Creek PD's Bomb Squad responded to the scene. Bomb Squad Officers recovered the illegal explosives and verified they contained flash powder. [Fifteen] M-1000 type explosives were recovered from the vehicle."

Pinole police seize M-1000 fireworks from stolen vehicle

West Contra Costa communities might be just a little bit quieter after police in Pinole seized over a dozen M-1000 type illegal explosives during...