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Archive for August, 2009

Sanger Paranormal Society is a serious, but chilling experienceavatar

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I spent a couple of hours last night with my newest friends Jeff, Robert, Veronica and Emerald, all part of the crew that make up the Sanger Paranormal Society. You won’t find the ’Mystery Machine’ here because they are not an off-shoot joke of Scooby Doo. Instead they are serious investigators of paranormal activity. And it’s a serious business, especially for the [...]

Written by Daniel Cásarez

August 28th, 2009 at 6:57 pm

Brazil’s Second Division soccer is deadly toughavatar

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Players in the Brazlian second-division soccer team Portuguesa were threatened by armed men who entered the locker room after the squad’s sixth loss in the league. Coach, or former coach I should say, Rene Simoes has left the team since the incident took place last Tuesday after a 2-1 loss to Vila Nova. Simoes had [...]

Written by Daniel Cásarez

August 26th, 2009 at 6:36 pm

When you do that Gale Van Hoy, you’re only cheating the sportavatar

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What was Gale Van Hoy watching last Saturday night? Can you do this and get away with it? No way was the spread 118-110 between Juan Diaz and Paulie Malignaggi in last Saturday’s bout for the vacant NABO junior welterweight title. Don’t make the excuse: ’That’s boxing.’ I know boxing, and so should you Gale. And this isn’t [...]

Written by Daniel Cásarez

August 24th, 2009 at 5:22 pm

Nevada Approves Replay for Boxing, MMA; limits use thoughavatar

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What boxer would purposely hit below the belt? What professional would headbutt his opponent just so that the bout can go straight to the scorecards, rather than duke it out? Well apparently they’re out there. And that’s one of the reasons the Nevada Athletic Commission yesterday approved the use of replay for referees in boxing and mixed [...]

Written by Daniel Cásarez

August 21st, 2009 at 6:31 pm

Cadets No More! FCC Graduates 21 To Official Police Dutyavatar

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Perhaps the Fresno City College theater should have been packed for the occassion; the Class #118 Basic Police Academy graduation ceremony. I don’t know, it just seems that the twenty-one cadets, who are officially ready for police duty today, even displaying holstered sidearms (no cartridges, of course), but ready to serve nonetheless, deserved a bigger send off.  After all, aren’t they ready [...]

Written by Daniel Cásarez

August 21st, 2009 at 5:52 pm

Sweet happenings at Arte this weekendavatar

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If you are looking for a cultural activity or two to liven up your weekend, there are two events at Arte Americas this weekend that are definitely worth checking out. On Friday night, the band Kemaya – which features musicians Richard Juarez, Patrick Contreras and Aaron Wall – will be performing as part of Arte’s [...]

Written by Rebecca Plevin

August 20th, 2009 at 2:02 pm

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