Tuesday, October 26, 2021

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Let Them Play: Growing California coalition urges Gov. Newsom to resume sports

CIF further delays high school sports amid COVID-19 case surge

The California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) announced Tuesday that all full practice and competition start dates are officially on hold due to the surge in COVID-19 cases, and that championships involving fall sports have been...
Rodney Green Jr. signs letter of intent to play baseball for Cal Bears

Rodney Green Jr. signs letter of intent to play baseball for Cal Bears

By Mike Kinney They may one day say that Rodney Green Jr. was discovered in a Richmond barbershop, which is true. But fans within his community have long known the El Cerrito High senior's potential. On...

Pickleball workshops coming to Booker T. Anderson Park

By Kathy Chouteau Want to try your hand at the sport currently sweeping the nation? Pickleball—a mish-mash of tennis, badminton and Ping Pong—is coming to Richmond courtesy of a Love Your Block grant awarded to...
Basketball court dedicated to David Patrick Underwood opens to public

Basketball court dedicated to Dave Patrick Underwood opens to public

A newly-painted basketball court in Pinole that has been dedicated in memory of slain Federal Protection Service Officer Dave Patrick Underwood is now open to the public, the city said. Pinole City Council approved renaming...

From prison to purpose: LeJon Reese motivates minds, bodies and souls

By Mike Kinney Growing up in Richmond, LeJon Reese dreamed about becoming a professional baseball or football player. That dream ground to a halt as a teenager, when he learned he had a condition called...
East Bay Soldiers’ trip to D.C. goes beyond basketball

East Bay Soldiers’ trip to D.C. goes beyond basketball

By Kathy Chouteau When a mass of people gather together for the National Action Network’s “Get Your Knee Off Our Neck” March Friday in Washington, D.C., a Richmond contingent of 15 people will be in...
Kennedy High star TE Jermaine Terry commits to Cal

Kennedy High’s Jermaine Terry II to enroll in college early rather than play postponed...

CIF's announcement Monday that high school sports will be postponed till at least December or January due to the COVID-19 pandemic has prompted elite athletes to make the difficult decision of whether to play...
Let Them Play: Growing California coalition urges Gov. Newsom to resume sports

CIF postpones fall sports due to COVID-19

The California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) has postponed the 2020-2021 season due to the COVID-19 pandemic. CIF collaborated with its 10 Sections in the state to modify the season. The North Coast Section, which governs high...
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...

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Richmond High drumline takes first place in Santa Cruz competition

Richmond High drumline takes first place in Santa Cruz competition

By Kathy Chouteau Marching to the beat of their own drummers is working out just fine for the Richmond High School drumline, which took first...
Richmond firefighters reunite with ‘special delivery’ baby

Richmond firefighters reunite with ‘special delivery’ baby

By Kathy Chouteau Richmond Firefighters Local 188 recently reunited with a baby its members helped deliver last October, according to a post by the firefighters...
San Pablo launches citywide beautification program in August

Want to work for the City of San Pablo? Attend virtual hiring fair

A virtual hiring fair scheduled for this Wednesday aims to attract candidates for jobs working for the City of San Pablo, according to San...