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  • BMX icon found dead in CA homeless camp
    published on Tue, 07 Jul 2015 09:56:00 GMT
    Extreme sports fans came to site where Breithaupt's body was found to pay tribute to a man they call a legend. "But It's come a long way, you know....
  • BMX icon found dead in CA homeless camp
    published on Tue, 07 Jul 2015 12:56:23 GMT
    Extreme sports fans came to site where Breithaupt's body was found to pay tribute to a man they call a legend. "But It's come a long way, you know....
  • FSU Drops Quarterback De'Andre Johnson After Video Of Bar Punch
    published on Tue, 07 Jul 2015 12:41:02 GMT
    Johnson Is Seen Punching A Woman In The Clip Florida State University dismissed freshman quarterback De'Andre Johnson on Monday after a state's attorney said a video appeared to show him punching a woman in the face in a Tallahassee bar last month. Johnson, 19, was indefinitely suspended from the team the day after the alleged June 24 incident, in which the Tallahassee Police Department said he struck a 21-year-old woman in the face at a nightclub, causing bruising under her eye, swelling on her...
  • BMX pioneer Scot Breithaupt found dead; cause undetermined
    published on Tue, 07 Jul 2015 10:50:00 GMT
    Scot Alexander Breithaupt, who helped turn BMX bike racing from a backyard backwater into an international action sport, has died, authorities said. Breithaupt was among the first to organize bicycle races on dirt motorcycle courses in the early 1970s, becoming first a founder of BMX - or bicycle motocross - then a champion, then one of its first famous faces....
  • Scot Breithaupt, BMX Pioneer, Found Dead In Indio
    published on Mon, 06 Jul 2015 23:47:19 GMT
    Scot Alexander Breithaupt, who helped turn BMX bike racing from a backyard backwater into an international action sport, has died, authorities said Monday. Breithaupt was among the first to organize bicycle races on dirt motorcycle courses in the early 1970s, becoming first a founder of BMX - or bicycle motocross - then a champion, then one of its first famous faces....
  • Today in History: Video a " Elvis a Thata s All Righta
    published on Sun, 05 Jul 2015 07:52:41 GMT
    On July 5, 1865, the Secret Service Division of the U.S. Treasury Department was founded in Washington D.C. with the mission of suppressing counterfeit currency. In 1687, Isaac Newton first published his Principia Mathematica, a three-volume work setting out his mathematical principles of natural philosophy....
  • Coachella Valley fireworks shows kick off at Fantasy Springs
    published on Thu, 02 Jul 2015 21:53:09 GMT
    Palm Springs and Palm Desert have announced their 4th of July celebrations for this year. Both events will feature firework spectaculars and a lot of fun for the whole family in the form of baseball and live music....
  • An Appreciation: Architect Donald Wexler made Palm Springs modern
    published on Thu, 02 Jul 2015 21:25:00 GMT
    By the time Richard Neutra, R.M. Schindler and other modernist architects began making a noticeable mark on Los Angeles in the decades before World War II, a good number of the city's major public buildings were already in place. A certain strain of handsome revivalism had solidly established itself: There was an expectation that new civic and commercial buildings would be wrapped in Spanish or Mediterranean dress, with occasional forays into Art Deco or Streamlined Moderne....
  • United Church of Christ votes in favor of Israel boycott, divestment
    published on Tue, 30 Jun 2015 20:50:08 GMT
    Delegates at the United Church of Christ's national meeting in Cleveland voted 504-124 today to boycott and divest from companies that "profit from Israel's occupation of Palestinian lands," according to a press release from the church's Palestine-Israel Network. There were also 38 abstentions....
  • Final Homes Now Selling At Lennar's Aliante In Indio
    published on Mon, 29 Jun 2015 18:18:56 GMT
    PRLog - June 29, 2015 - INDIO, Calif. -- Only a few homes remain within Lennar's exclusive, gated Aliante community in north Indio....
  • Benjamin Michael Aguirre
    published on Sat, 27 Jun 2015 21:18:34 GMT
    Benjamin Michael Aguirre, a loving and caring son, brother, nephew and grandson after a courageous fight against cancer, passed away at Serenity House on 06/27/15, after his recent 31st birthday. Benjamin was born in Augsburg, Germany as part of a U.S. Army family stationed in Germany on May 30, 1984....
  • Dillon Tate on fast-track to MLB
    published on Thu, 25 Jun 2015 23:58:47 GMT
    As if we needed a reminder that members of the Wolfpack are capable of moving on to great things, UC Santa Barbara starting pitcher and 2012 Claremont High School alumnus Dillon Tate was fourth pick in the MLB draft earlier this month. On June 10, Tate agreed to join forces with the Texas Rangers, garnering a $4.2 million signing bonus....
  • At Lairds, Clayton's labors to be razed
    published on Thu, 25 Jun 2015 15:04:36 GMT
    The Point Reyes National Seashore will tear down the buildings constructed by the late artist and fisherman Clayton Lewis at Lairds Landing-along with additions he made to Coast Miwok buildings-said the park's cultural resources chief, Gordon White. The park will preserve three structures built by Coast Miwok over a century ago, two of which the park deemed historic this spring....
  • Today in History
    published on Thu, 25 Jun 2015 04:36:06 GMT
    In 1876, Lt. Col. Colonel George A. Custer and his 7th Cavalry were wiped out by Sioux and Cheyenne Indians in the Battle of the Little Bighorn in Montana....
  • Former Vanderbilt players in rape case released from jail
    published on Wed, 24 Jun 2015 18:56:19 GMT
    Two former Vanderbilt football players who were convicted in January of raping an unconscious fellow student and jailed have been released on bond. Criminal Court Judge Monte Watkins cleared the way for the players' release a day after declaring a mistrial because of juror misconduct and setting aside their rape convictions....
  • Former Vanderbilt players in rape case could be released
    published on Wed, 24 Jun 2015 18:08:12 GMT
    Two former Vanderbilt football players who were convicted earlier this year of raping a student in a college dorm room could be out of jail as early as Wednesday afternoon. A Nashville judge on Wednesday reinstated bail for former players Brandon Vandenburg and Cory Batey....
  • Sardine Lookout becomes new recreation rental
    published on Mon, 15 Jun 2015 08:22:38 GMT
    Stunning start: Quincy native Cody Anderson pitched 7-2/3 of shutout ball in his Major League Baseball debut with the Cleveland Indians on Sunday. Fish removal: State biologists began removing trout from a county lake last week in an effort to protect the endangered yellow-legged frog....
  • With family in Europe, Obama spending Father's Day in Rancho Mirage. Golf, anyone?
    published on Sun, 21 Jun 2015 16:41:33 GMT
    President Barack Obama landed in Palm Springs on Saturday morning, June 20, where things were just beginning to heat up on the third day of his tour of California. White House officials say Obama has no public schedule this weekend, although he is widely expected to play a round or two of golf, visit friends and generally relax....
  • This Date In Baseball
    published on Sat, 20 Jun 2015 04:41:10 GMT
    Foster struck out three and walked three and pitched the first no-hitter at Fenway Park. 1941 - Lefty Grove's 20-game consecutive win streak at Fenway Park ended with a 13-9 loss to the St. Louis Browns....
  • Larsen knows his chemistry as Kelseyvillea s new coach
    published on Thu, 18 Jun 2015 06:23:50 GMT
    New Kelseyville High School varisty football coach Erick Larsen is a Kelseyville native through and through. He played for the Indians in the 1990s, briefly coached at the high school level and most recently coached for the Kelseyville Chiefs youth program, one that produced three 10-0 teams this past season....