Lights, cameras, action at Richmond High

Concerned parents, teachers and community organizers at Richmond High School have demanded the school board install new security cameras, better lighting on campus and urged the creation of a comprehensive safety plan for the district.

One player’s family keeps Kennedy JV alive

The crowd that watched John F. Kennedy High School’s junior varsity football team play Piedmont High on Thursday could have fit in an AC Transit bus. Half the 50 fans were one player’s family. “We love you, Bobby!” 16-year-old Shanice Robinson yelled from the front row of the bleachers. Robinson, a Kennedy senior, held a sign she made supporting her cousin, Bobby Henderson, a sophomore and the team’s captain. A handful of other cousins waved similar signs. Each week, the…

Salesian’s star guard has a big impact

Cal star running back Jahvid Best still casts a giant shadow at Salesian High, his alma mater. But as for shadows, Freddie Tagaloa nearly blots out the sun. The hulking Tagaloa has played all of five varsity football games for Salesian, but is already the school’s most ballyhooed prospect since Best, who won the state 100-meter dash before heading down Interstate 80 to suit up for the Golden Bears. When Tagaloa’s name is mentioned, Salesian head football coach Chad Nightingale’s…