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Archive for January, 2010

Results from Selma Wrestling Club’s CVEWA Valley Championshipsavatar

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Visit the photo gallery to see more pictures of the tournament. And read our story on the state’s top-ranked female wrestler Biridiana Mendoza of Selma High School who got her start at the Selma Wrestling Club. Over 80 young wrestlers grappled in two divisions, K-2nd grade and 3rd – 5th grade divisions, against tough opponents at [...]

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January 21st, 2010 at 4:09 pm

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Check Out MLB Salaries on USA Today Listavatar

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If you find it interesting as to how much players in Major League Baseball earn, you may want to visit USA Today. http://content.usatoday.com/sports/baseball/salaries/default.aspx USA Today published an online, unofficial, list of the salaries earned by those like New York Yankees star Alex Rodriguez, who leads the $200 million plus team payroll with $33 million. You’ll also be [...]

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January 21st, 2010 at 12:03 pm

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Kettleman City’s Alejandro Alvarez Maintains Hopeavatar

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The 2009 death of 11-month-old infant Ashley took a toll on her father, Alejandro Alvarez, a farm worker in the area of Kettleman City. All of the stress associated with the death of someone so dear forced Alejandro to give up: He did not want to father more children fearing the nightmare would start over. “I didn’t want to have anymore children,” Alejandro [...]

Written by Daniel Cásarez

January 20th, 2010 at 9:49 pm

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Maradona surpasses 90 for Argentine squadavatar

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Since taking over as head coach for the Argentine national soccer team in Nov. 2008, Diego Maradona has chosen 90 players for the squad. Maradona may not be finished in selecting players to represent Argentina in international soccer competition. He currently has 18 selected for the friendly match next week against Costa Rica. His latest picks are eight players, including two from Argentine [...]

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January 19th, 2010 at 11:01 am

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Update: You can participate in StoryCorps Historias!avatar

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As I told you in October, StoryCorps Historias will be recording the diverse stories and life experiences of Latinos in the San Joaquin Valley from March 25 through April 17. Are you a Latino who is interested in participating in this project? Participating is so easy: First, you make a reservation online or through me [...]

Written by Rebecca Plevin

January 19th, 2010 at 9:53 am

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Nightmare returns for Tony Romo, Cowboysavatar

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It wasn’t any easier for Dallas QB Tony Romo that it was his idol, Brett Favre, who led the 34-3 KO of the NFC champ Cowboys. Romo completed 22 passes on 35 attempts for 198 yards, but the Vikings got in six sacks. Total yardage lost was 42. Romo was pressured so much after the snap he was rushed on passes at least [...]

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January 18th, 2010 at 10:19 pm

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