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Richmond Little League team are district champions

Richmond Little League team wins District 4 championship

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"We are like a family." The Richmond Little League's 9-11 age group softball teams aren't just all stars. They're now also champions. The team won two of three games last week to clinch the District 4...
49ers Foundation seeks nominations for 2023 Teachers of the Game

49ers Foundation seeks nominations for 2023 Teachers of the Game

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The 49ers Foundation is accepting nominations for the 2023 Teachers of the Game program presented by Chevron. Winning educators receive two tickets and a parking pass to a home game next season, along with on-field...

Richmond libraries offer up free tickets to Oakland A’s games

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By Kathy Chouteau Summertime is a grasshopper’s leap away and it’s the perfect chance to enjoy an Oakland A’s baseball game—especially when it’s free. Stop by Richmond’s Main Library, Bayview Branch or West Side Branch to...
Jr. Giants players participate in a Chevron Richmond STEM event at Willie Mays Field in Richmond Tuesday, Oct. 25. 2022. (Photo credit: Giants Community Fund)

Richmond Junior Giants invites signups

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The Richmond Junior Giants is inviting families to sign up for the new season, which is just about getting started. Junior Giants, a flagship program put on by the Giants Community Fund, a nonprofit affiliated...

Ribbon-cutting to celebrate first dedicated pickleball court in Richmond

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The East Bay Pickleball Association will hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the first dedicated pickleball courts, not only in Richmond but in all of West Contra Costa County. The event will take place at...
Richmond's 'Rocky' victorious at USA Powerlifting Masters World Cup

Richmond’s ‘Rocky’ victorious at USA Powerlifting Masters World Cup

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By Kathy Chouteau Upon hearing the name “Rocky,” a certain heavyweight boxer springs to mind, but Richmond’s Rocky is a master powerlifter, and like his Hollywood namesake, he’s earned the top prize. On Sun., May 21,...
Richmond student-athlete is golden for Cal Bears

Richmond student-athlete is golden for Cal Bears

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By Mike Kinney A student-athlete from Richmond is in the midst of a fantastic season at Cal that is putting him in a great position for a future professional career. We were at Nicholl Park in...
Opportunities abound for playing pickleball in Richmond

Opportunities abound for playing pickleball in Richmond

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By Kathy Chouteau Opportunities abound for playing pickleball in Richmond, thanks to new offerings from the City of Richmond and the West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD). Adults age 18 and older can play the...
San Pablo Baseball Association preps for its 74th season

San Pablo Baseball Association preps for its 74th season

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The San Pablo Baseball Association will welcome the start of its 74th season next month with some fire power, Association President Andre Williams announced this week. The Opening Day Parade is scheduled for Saturday, April...
Pinole Valley High Spartans win historic state football title

Pinole Valley High football victory parade and rally set for Feb. 4

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The Pinole Valley High parade and rally to celebrate both the school's and the school district's first state champion football team is scheduled to start at 11 a.m. at Pinole Valley Park on Saturday,...

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Richmond to plant 500 pollution-shielding trees along parkway

Richmond to plant 500 pollution-shielding trees along parkway

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By Kathy Chouteau Richmond is about to get a lot greener thanks to $1 million in funding from the California Natural Resources Agency supporting the...
San Pablo appoints Capt. Brian Bubar as next police chief

San Pablo appoints city’s first Asian-American police chief

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Capt. Brian Bubar, a 21-year veteran of the San Pablo Police Deparment, will become the city's first Asian-American police chief since the city's incorporation...
Sailing Goat to celebrate one year at Point San Pablo Harbor

Sailing Goat to celebrate one year at Point San Pablo Harbor

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By Kathy Chouteau Sailing Goat, an outdoor eatery featuring wood fired pizzas and coastal cuisine at Point San Pablo Harbor, is celebrating its “One Year...