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Michael Totten, an 18-year-old freshman at Contra Costa College, said he’s been skateboarding since the age of 3. “It feels like you jump on a roller coaster and when you hit that hill, it’s like a feeling you’ve never felt before,” he said.  (Photo by: Sukey Lewis)

Skateboarding event teaches kids about physics at Nicholl Park

Science and skateboards? It sounded incongruous, but to Angela Cox, Teen Librarian for the Richmond Public Library, it all made sense. Her vision came together on Thursday at The Science of Skateboard Physics at Nicholl...
NBA star Drew Gooden serves food during his Thanksgiving event at Booker T. Anderson Community Center. (Photo by Nancy DeVille)

NBA star Drew Gooden brings Thanksgiving dinner to Richmond families

Richmond families got an early Thanksgiving on Sunday, thanks to the generosity of a local basketball legend. Drew Gooden was back in his hometown Sunday to sponsor a holiday meal with all the trimmings at...
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Muay Thai boxing in Richmond

The Anouphab Mud Muay Thai Lao Academy on MacDonald Avenue teaches residents the ancient martial art of Muay Thai. The gym owner, Master Tee, fled war torn Laos in 1979, and now teaches Richmond residents...
The Richmond High School girls' tennis team before its match against Salesian High School. From left to right: team mom Deserel Afable, Evelina Stewart, Josephine Huynh, Elizabeth "Ebey" Alonzo, team captain Preciosa Roberts, Celeste Ramirez and coach Tyler Chuck. (Photo by Kevin N. Hume)

Richmond High fields all-girl tennis team

After operating for three years as a co-ed tennis team with boys and girls competing against all-boy teams, there were enough players this year to form an all-girl tennis squad at Richmond High School.