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  • Sausalito Marin City schools assistant superintendent candidate steps aside, flawed process cited
    published on Wed, 03 Feb 2016 08:00:00 GMT
    A candidate for a key administrative post picked by Sausalito Marin City School District Superintendent Steve Van Zant - who has been charged with a felony in San Diego County - tearfully declined the position after hearing complaints from the community about the process to select her. Van Zant was arraigned last month on one felony count of conflict of interest in San Diego Superior Court....
  • Boxing: Torres is positive trouble
    published on Wed, 14 Oct 2015 07:00:00 GMT
    Photo by Nick Lovejoy 10-year-old boxer, Samuel Torres, works with his trainer Charles Perales at Hollister Boxing last week. Photo by Nick Lovejoy Samuel Torres sat down in an office chair at the Hollister Boxing facility, having just stopped his run to talk with a reporter....
  • Richard Matthew Schnurr
    published on Fri, 05 Feb 2016 06:34:41 GMT
    Matt was born on June 2, 1953, son of Dick and Jean Schnurr. He is survived by his wife of twenty-six years, Dee; children Jacque of Irvine, CA, and Zach of Fort Dodge; his brothers Don of Twin Lakes and Tom of Des Moines; his sister Sally Shimkat of Fort Dodge and sister-in-law Kay Schnurr of Fort Dodge....
  • Fine-Tune the World with 'Augmented Reality' Earbuds
    published on Thu, 04 Feb 2016 15:44:41 GMT
    Imagine if you could make a garage band sound as if it were playing in a concert hall, or if could turn down the volume of a screaming baby on an airplane. New earbuds from the Here Active Listening can now instantly transform sounds from your surroundings....
  • Monte De Oro Hits a Hole in One for Frank Sinatra Celebrity Invitational
    published on Thu, 04 Feb 2016 13:03:56 GMT
    Ken Zignorski, Managing Member and General Manager of Monte De Oro Winery recently announced the winery will be the exclusive wine sponsor at the annual Frank Sinatra Celebrity Invitational. This years Frank Sinatra Celebrity Invitational , dubbed 100 Years of Sinatra, will be hosted by Barbara Sinatra and co-hosted by Joe Mantegna, and takes place at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino in Indio, CA....
  • Local law school grand opening Thursday in Indio
    published on Thu, 04 Feb 2016 05:45:02 GMT
    A ribbon-cutting ceremony will be held tomorrow to commemorate the grand opening of the Coachella Valley's first law school....
  • Sausalito Marin City schools assistant superintendent candidate steps aside, flawed process cited
    published on Thu, 04 Feb 2016 03:31:17 GMT
    A candidate for a key administrative post picked by Sausalito Marin City School District Superintendent Steve Van Zant - who has been charged with a felony in San Diego County - tearfully declined the position after hearing complaints from the community about the process to select her. Van Zant was arraigned last month on one felony count of conflict of interest in San Diego Superior Court....
  • Padres announce Francisco Morales as 2016 Lake Elsinore Storm Manager
    published on Wed, 03 Feb 2016 00:13:57 GMT
    The San Diego Padres recently announced the staff for their Minor League affiliate in Lake Elsinore, which will now consist of Francisco Morales as the new Storm Manager. Xavier Nady and Glendon Rusch have been retained as the team's hitting and pitching coaches....
  • Gov. Brown Reappoints Nicolasa Sandoval, Ph.D. to State Board of Education
    published on Tue, 02 Feb 2016 07:15:00 GMT
    Gov. Jerry Brown has reappointed Nicolasa "Niki" Sandoval, Ph.D., the education director for the Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians , to the State Board of Education. Sandoval, who has been director of the tribe's education department since 2009 and a lecturer at UC Santa Barbara since 2007, was first appointed to the state board in 2013....
  • Randy Caballero returns to ring Friday after losing championship on a scale
    published on Thu, 22 Jan 2015 08:00:00 GMT
    COACHELLA >> The Coachella Valley Boxing Club sits next to a police station. It's a fork-in-the-road visual for certain kids....
  • Watsonvillea s Karina Cervantez Alejo wins party endorsement by landslide
    published on Thu, 31 Dec 2015 08:00:00 GMT
    Key Contributors: Luis Alejo for Senate 2018 - $4,000; Eduardo Garcia for Assembly 2016 - $4,200; Rendon for Assembly 2016 - $8,000; Sebastian Ridley Thomas for Assembly 2016 - $1,000; Tony Thurmond for Assembly 2016 - $3,700; Agricultural Council of California PAC - $1,500; John Deere PAC - $1,000; Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians - $1,000; Barona Band of Mission Indians - $4,200; Rincon Band of Luiseno Mission Indians - $2,000; Mi Pueblo LLC - $4,200; American Beverage Association Califo...
  • Proposed Indian Casino Prompts Criticism From Galt Residents
    published on Fri, 29 Jan 2016 08:00:00 GMT
    Standing room only in Galt - not for a Friday night concert or basketball game, but for tough talk about a casino resort proposed by the Miwok Indians of the Wilton Rancheria. The meeting was organized by the Bureau of Indian Affairs to allow public comment on the draft environmental impact statement done on the now six possible versions of the project....
  • Boxing: Torres is positive trouble
    published on Wed, 14 Oct 2015 07:00:00 GMT
    Photo by Nick Lovejoy 10-year-old boxer, Samuel Torres, works with his trainer Charles Perales at Hollister Boxing last week. Photo by Nick Lovejoy Samuel Torres sat down in an office chair at the Hollister Boxing facility, having just stopped his run to talk with a reporter....
  • Coroner: Drugs a factor in death of CU-Boulder student killed by train near Coachella
    published on Fri, 29 Jan 2016 18:47:16 GMT
    Investigators believe that alcohol and drugs played a factor in the death of a University of Colorado student who was attending the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival last year when he was hit by a train. Jannik Andersen, 23, was struck by a train in the 45000 block of Pacific St. in Indio, Calif., at 3:05 a.m April 11 and declared dead at the scene at 3:42 a.m. the same day....
  • HEMET: Local to head a Ramonaa cast
    published on Mon, 25 Jan 2016 08:00:00 GMT
    A woman who has lived most of her life in Hemet will have the titular role in the 2016 "Ramona" play. Kayla Contreras, a 2014 graduate of Tahquitz High School, will star alongside Joseph Valdez in the long-running play....
  • Random Article
    published on Mon, 25 Jan 2016 19:43:01 GMT
    TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 30 Forget about the $700 billion bailout or electrocardiogram-style palpitations of the stock market. Prosperity is just around the corner! Or, more precisely, just beyond that bend in the 91 Freeway, right about where the toll lanes begin....
  • Pokey LaFarge announces 2016 tour dates
    published on Mon, 25 Jan 2016 18:34:28 GMT
    Pokey LaFarge returned last year with Something In The Water , his first album for Rounder Records . If you haven't heard it, it's more of the old timey folk revival he's been doing a lot of justice to for a while now....
  • Proposed water usage curbs will ease burdens
    published on Sat, 23 Jan 2016 08:00:00 GMT
    REDLANDS>> A proposed change to the state's emergency water conservation regulations meant to assist water suppliers struggling to reach their reduction targets may not be much help to Redlands. If approved by the State Water Resources Control Board at its Feb. 2 meeting, water suppliers in warmer parts of the state could see their targets reduced by up to four percentage points....
  • Family Reaches Settlement Over Alleged School Molestation Case
    published on Thu, 21 Jan 2016 01:35:02 GMT
    The Desert Sands Unified School District agreed to pay $650,000 to one of two girls who alleged they were molested by a former Indian Wells elementary school teacher, both sides confirmed today. Families of the two alleged victims filed suit in January 2013 against former Gerald Ford Elementary School teacher Robert Keith Bryan, the school district and the school's principal....
  • Rancho Mirage: Teen arrested in shooting investigation
    published on Thu, 21 Jan 2016 20:19:12 GMT
    About 10 a.m. dispatch received numerous calls about a man who appeared to be suffering with a gunshot wound on Ramon Road between Rattler Road and Da Vall Drive, said Riverside County sheriff's Deputy Armando Munoz in a news release . When deputies arrived they found the man in the center median....