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  • This date in baseball
    published on Sat, 23 May 2015 08:00:00 GMT
    Former pitcher Joe Wood hit a home run for the win. 1935 - In the first major league night game in Cincinnati, the Reds beat the Philadelphia Phillies 2-1 before 25,000....
  • Abraham Lopez Focused To Make Up For Lost Time
    published on Fri, 22 May 2015 21:46:58 GMT
    Prior to March 20, Abraham Lopez had not stepped in a ring in three years. There were important things he had to accomplish, including completing his education to become a respiratory therapist....
  • Marin native flying high directing a Peter Pan,a the 102nd Mountain Play
    published on Fri, 22 May 2015 00:05:21 GMT
    More: Free roundtrip shuttles leave roughly every 15 minutes from 10 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. from the Manzanita parking lot and Tamalpais High School in Mill Valley Michael Schwartz, the 30-year-old Marin native directing this season's Mountain Play, remembers hiking up the mountain with his family when he was a kid and letting the play take him away to another time and place. “The one that stands out the most is 'South Pacific,'” he says....
  • Abraham Lopez To Face Alfred Tetteh in Indio
    published on Thu, 21 May 2015 06:57:53 GMT
    Unbeaten featherweight Abraham Lopez will fight Alfred Tetteh this Friday night, Golden Boy Promotions Vice President and matchmaker Eric Gomez told BoxingScene.com on Wednesday. The 10 round bout will be the co-feature of the Golden Boy Promotions card that will take place at the Fantasy Springs Casino Resort in Indio, Calif....
  • Carpinteria Valley Chamber of Commerce Selects New President/CEO
    published on Sat, 16 May 2015 03:27:00 GMT
    After a nationwide search, a new president/chief executive officer has been selected for the Carpinteria Valley Chamber of Commerce . Lynda Lang has held the position of president/CEO since 2007 and will retire at the end of the month, making the transition seamless for both chamber and community members....
  • Polo back for an 11th season at historic Skull Valley grounds
    published on Fri, 15 May 2015 12:03:00 GMT
    By Ed Wisneski Special to the Courier Sixteen years ago, C. Paul Harris and his wife Carolyn scoured the hills and valleys around Skull Valley for their field of dreams. Like a lot of folks who move here, the Harrises first discovered Prescott and its environs while escaping stifling heat at lower elevations and fell in love with the place....
  • Linell Hoffmann: We call ourselves a Redskinsa
    published on Fri, 15 May 2015 07:00:00 GMT
    On the first day of my freshman year at Chowchilla High School, we were taken on a tour of the school by upperclassmen. I remember walking along with my freshman class on that breezy day in September and feeling excited, nervous and a little scared....
  • Kids and Crime: Part 4: Inside Indio Juvenile Hall
    published on Fri, 15 May 2015 01:26:34 GMT
    This week, News Channel 3 is going in-depth on kids and crime here in the Coachella Valley and that includes a look at what happens inside juvenile hall in Indio. One teenager who's been through juvenile hall told us when he arrived it felt like a dream and said, "I wasn't able to wake up from it, it was real."...
  • Board Ends Funding for UCR Med School, Backs Increases for Public Safety
    published on Tue, 12 May 2015 17:24:16 GMT
    The board decided that with the additional funding from the state and other sources, the county's funding is not critical to the school. To plug financial gaps in the 2015-16 fiscal year budget and beyond, the Board of Supervisors on Monday terminated decade-long funding commitments to the UC Riverside School of Medicine and tentatively approved increased appropriations for Riverside County public safety agencies....
  • Riverside County: Audit suggested for Sheriffa s Department
    published on Mon, 11 May 2015 22:37:11 GMT
    Recruits train at the Riverside County Sheriff's academy in 2013. County supervisors floated the idea of an audit of the Sheriff's Department following complaints from cities about the high costs they pay for police services....
  • Tribes try to preserve Kumeyaay dialect
    published on Mon, 11 May 2015 01:44:42 GMT
    Melissa Hill, 19, from Viejas smiled as she entered the hall during a fashion show highlighting Native American clothing as part of the 13th Annual Yuman Language Family Summit. Hill made her dress to honor her Kumeyaay heritage....
  • Riverside County: $1.5M could be shifted from Ucr med school to hospital
    published on Fri, 08 May 2015 07:00:00 GMT
    Riverside County officials want to shift $1.5 million previously ticketed for UC Riverside's medical school to pay for equipment needs at the county-run hospital in Moreno Valley. Riverside County supervisors will hear a report about the county's finances for the current fiscal year, which ends June 30. What Happens Next: A budget for the next fiscal year will be presented June 15 and finalized in September....
  • Dontrell Onuoha was on fire at Firehouse Subs & will be hotter as an NFL Player
    published on Sun, 10 May 2015 04:20:21 GMT
    Defensive end for San Diego State football player Dontrell Onuoha was on fire working evenings at Firehouse Subs in Santee, California. Dontrell is about to get hotter than Firehouse Subs' datil sauce if the rumor is true about being a 2015 NFL draft pick up for the Falcons....
  • Blur's accidental reunion pays big dividends
    published on Fri, 08 May 2015 14:28:00 GMT
    Blur's first album as a foursome for 16 years, "The Magic... . FILE - In this April 19, 2013 file photo, Damon Albarn of Blur performs at the 2013 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in Indio, Calif....
  • FYF Fest 2015 lineup includes Frank Ocean, Morrissey and D'Angelo
    published on Wed, 06 May 2015 20:13:40 GMT
    MARCH 02: Singer Morrissey performs at Hollywood High School on March 2, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. Rapper Frank Ocean and British singer Morrissey are set to headline the 12th annual FYF Fest in downtown Los Angeles this summer, along with highly anticipated performances from R&B crooner D'Angelo and more than 50 other bands, officials announced Wednesday morning....
  • California Assembly passes bill banning 'Redskins' as mascot
    published on Tue, 05 May 2015 03:24:16 GMT
    Assemblyman Luis Alejo , D-Watsonville, said the use of the "R-word" as a team mascot is derogatory and unacceptable, and that the four remaining high schools in the state that continue to use the controversial name should be required to make a change. Under AB30, schools would have until 2017 to phase out the use of Redskins....
  • Assembly passes bill banning 'Redskins' as mascot
    published on Mon, 04 May 2015 22:41:09 GMT
    Assemblyman Luis Alejo , D-Watsonville, said the use of the "R-word" as a team mascot is derogatory and unacceptable and the four remaining high schools in the state that continue to use the controversial name should be required to make a change. Under AB30 schools would have until 2017 to phase out the use of "Redskins" as mascots....
  • Vacaville Museum celebrates historic pioneer girl
    published on Sun, 03 May 2015 22:52:38 GMT
    Toes tapped, wooden animals danced and the heavy cream got a good shaking Sunday at the Vacaville Museum's 18th annual Sallie Fox Day. The event honors a pioneer girl, Sallie Fox, who headed west with her family in a wagon train in 1858....
  • Coachella Valley students compete in Math Day
    published on Sun, 03 May 2015 14:48:05 GMT
    Students from 15 Coachella Valley schools competed in the 21st Annual Rotary Math Field Day at John Glenn Middle School. "They love to compete, they love to use their skills, so in the assembly when they get the awards they are cheering each other on, high-fiving each other," says Steve Morgan, President of the Indio Rotary Club, "they love it, they appreciate themselves and working with each other."...
  • Prep notebook: SJS votes to move boys, girls soccer to winter
    published on Sat, 02 May 2015 03:02:52 GMT
    According to Will DeBoard, director of communications for the SJS, the Monticello Empire League voted against the move, the Solano County Athletic Conference voted for it. "Which is pretty much exactly how the section voted on this all around," DeBoard said....