Richmond and SF Giants hosts ball field dedication honoring Willie Mays
(RICHMOND)Almost every young baseball fan around the Bay Area in the 1960s idolized Willie Mays, and in Richmond the city's top brass idolized him for his charitable work in the community work through the March of Dimes. And for his contributions to their East Bay community, the City of Richmond and the San Francisco Giants recently renamed the Nicholl Park baseball field in his honor.
"Anytime we get an opportunity to honor our great legends is very special to me, and especially those who I've had an opportunity to see close up in person," says Doug Harris. "And having the opportunity to film the festivities of the ball field dedication in Richmond with all the folks I've worked closely with over the years was a wonderful experience."
UC Berkeley football alumni organize "Black to Cal"
tailgate event to network with black students at university
(BERKELEY,CA)UC Berkeley's recent downward spiral in the enrollment of black students has been of great concern to many, and a team of the university's black football alumnus are stepping up to address this pressing issue. Led by former Golden Bears players Brian McGhee, Majett Whiteside and Hardy Nickerson, the trio recently organized the "Black to Cal" tailgate event for alumni to form a close bond with the university's current black students.
The on-campus event was held at the Fannie Lou Hamer Center prior to the season-ending Cal vs USC football game, and provided an enjoyable networking opportunity for students and alumni to positively engage. The tailgate was a kick-off for future events being planned by the group of ex-Golden Bears.