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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...
https://richmondstandard.com/sports/2022/01/05/wccusd-postpones-athletic-events-for-two-weeks-amid-omicron-surge/

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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Oakland Athletics recognize Richmond native as ‘Community Champion’

The Oakland Athletics have recognized Richmond native and East Palo Alto physical education teacher Stephen Ashford as the team's first Community Champion for 2021, an honor bestowed weekly during the month of December to...
San Pablo Cowboys cheer squad wins national title in Florida

San Pablo Cowboys cheer team wins national title in Florida

The pandemic has been difficult for the San Pablo Cowboys Youth Association, which saw reduced participation from both players and coaches in its football and cheer programs. But what the pandemic couldn't take from...
Thieves pilfer pickleball supplies at Booker T. Anderson Park

Richmond pickleball seeks rebound from theft with Go Fund Me

By Kathy Chouteau The East Bay Pickleball Association’s Richmond contingent has launched a Go Fund Me to help rebound from the theft of all of its athletic equipment from a lockbox at Booker T. Anderson...
Contra Costa County officials urge schools to stay open amid omicron surge

GoFundMe launched to support Kennedy High girls soccer team

The coach of Kennedy High's girls soccer team has launched a GoFundMe fundraiser to purchase equipment for the team. While the Eagles have held fundraisers such as raffles and food sales in the past, such...
San Pablo Baseball Association opening day parade set for April 6

San Pablo Baseball Association hosting party bus-to-casino fundraiser

The San Pablo Baseball Association is inviting the community to a fundraiser event that will include a party bus trip to the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Sacramento. The event will raise funds for...
Giants Community Fund launches after-school PE program

Giants Community Fund launches after-school PE program

By Kathy Chouteau The Giants Community Fund, a nonprofit that uplifts under-resourced youth through baseball and softball to promote health, education and character development, has added a new offering to its playbook with the launch...
Richmond Little League invites sign-ups for tee ball, baseball and softball

Richmond Little League invites sign-ups for tee ball, baseball and softball

By Kathy Chouteau Richmond Little League Baseball & Girls’ Softball is kicking off sign-ups for its 2022 spring season for tee ball, baseball and softball. Special sign-up dates will happen Sat., Nov. 6 and Dec. 11...

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San Pablo party supplies store busted for selling illegal fireworks

San Pablo party supply shop busted for possession, sales of illegal fireworks

A San Pablo party supplies store was busted today on suspicion of possessing several thousand pounds of illegal fireworks. An anonymous online tip led police...
The East Bay Regional Park District offers 11 lakes and reservoirs and over 25 miles of Bay/Delta shoreline and piers for fishing in Alameda and Contra Costa Counties. The District plants catchable rainbow trout, (fall through spring) and channel catfish, (summer) in cooperation with the California Department of Fish and Wildlife at Del Valle (Livermore), Lake Chabot (Castro Valley/San Leandro), Shadow Cliffs (Pleasanton), Horseshoe Lake at Quarry Lakes (Union City/Fremont), Contra Loma (Antioch), Don Castro (Hayward), and Lake Temescal (Oakland). (View Map)

‘Free fishing day’ at East Bay Regional parks and state parks on July 2

Both the East Bay Regional Park District and California state parks have a Free Fishing Day on Saturday, July 2, meaning anglers ages 16...
‘A Little Bit of Everything’ coming to NIAD this July

‘A Little Bit of Everything’ coming to NIAD this July

By Kathy Chouteau NIAD Art Center in Richmond will come alive with "A Little Bit of Everything: Fashion & Fiber at NIAD" this July, to...