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2 Richmond parks set to receive new basketball courts

2 Richmond parks set to receive new basketball courts

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Two Richmond parks are set to receive new basketball courts: John F. Kennedy Park and Unity Park. On Tuesday, Richmond City Council is scheduled to vote on whether to approve contracts totaling about $400,000 for...
After defeating Pinole Valley 61-51 at home on Thursday, the inspiring Kennedy High girls basketball team capped a dream season by topping Vallejo High 66-23 to win the Tri-County Athletic League tournament title on Saturday at St. Mary's. The Eagles dominated their final game from start to finish, jumping to a 14-2 lead in the first quarter and never looking back. It's a testament to a remarkable season in which Head Coach George Jackson has led a team that played with a short roster all season, at one point winning games with just five players. Senior Ukiah Ware led Saturday with 28 points and 8 rebounds, hitting 71-percent of her shots, according to stats provided on MaxPreps.com. Junior Ana Daniels added 19 points, eight steals and five assists, Jermila McElroy had nine points and five steals, Hadassah Williams had five points and three rebounds and Ashanti Stricklen had five points, three assists and a team leading 12 rebounds. The team, which is next headed to the North Coast Section playoffs, is led by Jackson Jr. and also Assistant Coaches Tamara Denise Johnson and Shunise Criswell.

Kennedy High girls win TCAL tournament title

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After defeating Pinole Valley 61-51 at home on Thursday, the inspiring Kennedy High girls basketball team continued its dream season on Saturday by topping Vallejo High 66-23 to win the Tri-County Athletic League Stone...

Champion Kennedy High squad is about quality, not quantity

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The Kennedy High girls varsity basketball team has just six players. In the last seven games, the Eagles roster was reduced to five due to injury – which of course has meant no substitutes. This...

Charitable effort leads to repairs at Tara Hills baseball fields

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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

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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

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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

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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...
RPAL invites college-bound students to apply for scholarship

East Bay Soldiers invites youth to free Jr. NBA Skills Challenge

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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

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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

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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...

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Two vehicles catch fire after crash on I-80

Two vehicles catch fire after crash on I-80

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Two vehicles caught fire after a three-car crash on I-80 near the San Pablo Dam Road exit on Saturday night, according to Richmond Firefighter...
MADD honors Richmond cops for DUI busts

MADD honors Richmond cops for DUI busts

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Two Richmond police officers were recently honored with awards from Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD), an organization dedicated to ending drunken driving and other...
'Money Matters' brings financial literacy to Richmond students

‘Money Matters’ brings financial literacy to Richmond students

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The Bay Area nonprofit 10,000 Degrees recently brought its ‘Money Matters’ financial literacy workshop to Sylvester Greenwood Academy in Richmond. The workshop is designed to...