Tuesday, June 22, 2021

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Pau Gasol summit aims to keep families healthy amid pandemic

Pau Gasol summit aims to keep families healthy amid pandemic

Finding solutions to the physical and mental health problems posed by COVID-19 pandemic confinement is a tall order. Thankfully, 7-foot NBA star Pau Gasol is rising to the challenge. Through the Gasol Foundation, the six-time...

Richmond Little League and Girls Softball season canceled

By Mike Kinney Richmond Little League and Girls Softball has officially canceled its season due to the COVID-19 pandemic, league President Mark Torres said. The league launched in 2006 after a decade in which Richmond lacked...
New CCC women's soccer coach continues program rebuild

New CCC women’s soccer coach continues program rebuild

Although athletic programs across the nation are facing uncertainty due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Ted Steen isn't slowing efforts to rebuild the Contra Costa College Women's Soccer program. The second-year head coach is reaching out...
Latona Whitaker of Get It Girl Fitness inspires good health when it's needed most

Get It Girl Fitness inspiring good health when it’s needed most

By Mike Kinney While the COVID-19 pandemic has forced Latona Whitaker to temporarily close Get It Girl Fitness in El Sobrante, the fitness guru known for inspiring health within the community believes her services are...
IBX Fitness challenges members to ‘Go the (Social) Distance’

IBX Fitness challenges members to ‘Go the (Social) Distance’

By Kathy Chouteau Richmond’s IBX Fitness, which in a non-COVID-19 world operates out of the Booker T. Anderson Community Center, has shifted to a remote format with a workout plan for members during April. As...
Richmond: WCCUSD keeping students fed during coronavirus closure

WCCUSD keeping students fed during coronavirus closure

By Mike Kinney The coronavirus shutdown won't stop these dedicated West Contra Costa Unified District employees from feeding students in need. At Richmond High School Tuesday afternoon, cafeteria workers, teachers and staff members, joined by...
Online fundraiser launched for family of slain Coach DeAndre Green

Fundraiser launched for family of slain Coach DeAndre Green

The community is mourning the passing of De Anza High graduate and former Contra Costa College football player and coach DeAndre Green, who was fatally shot in West Oakland Friday afternoon. A GoFundMe fundraiser has...
Coach Carter dishes assist to Richmond elementary school team

Coach Carter dishes assist to Richmond elementary school team

By Kathy Chouteau Ken Carter, the former Richmond High basketball coach portrayed by Samuel L. Jackson in the 2005 movie “Coach Carter," recently returned to Richmond to help out the Nystrom Elementary School basketball team,...
Kennedy High boys soccer team inspires in NorCal title run

Kennedy High boys soccer team inspires in NorCal title run

While their team bus blew a tire prior to Saturday's game, nothing could stop the Kennedy High community from feeling pumped up about the Eagles' soccer season. On Saturday, the boys soccer team played in...
San Pablo Cowboys Football & Cheer registration set to open

San Pablo Cowboys Football & Cheer registration set to open

By Colette Wright  The San Pablo Cowboys Football & Cheer Youth Association is inviting families to register for the upcoming season starting this month. The program is open to children ages 5-14. Football early registration is...

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Happy Lot Farm & Garden to unveil new treasures at its urban oasis

By Kathy Chouteau The Happy Lot Farm & Garden, a formerly blighted lot that’s been transformed into a place where neighbors can grow organic food...
San Pablo police seek leads in murder of Shawn Anthony Tillis

San Pablo police seek leads in murder of Shawn Anthony Tillis

Just over one year after his murder, San Pablo police released a plea to the public on Tuesday to help find those responsible. Tillis, 27,...
WCCUSD tentative deal with union reduces class sizes, increases counselors

WCCUSD tentative deal with union reduces class sizes, increases counselors

A tentative one-year labor agreement reached Monday between the West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) and its teachers union would restore cuts made...