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10th Annual Drag Racing and Car Show Event September 25-27!

10th Annual Drag Racing and Car Show Event September 25-27!

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Winner of The Jackpot Sreet Race splits pot with benefactor, The Welcome Home Heroes Foundation.  

 

10th Annual Drag Racing and Car Show Event September 25-27!

10th Annual Drag Racing and Car Show Event September 25-27!

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Winner of The Jackpot Sreet Race splits pot with benefactor, The Welcome Home Heroes Foundation.  

 

Exchequer Mountain Bike Park, near Yosemite National Park, is the West Coast Finalist to Win $100k

 Exchequer Mountain Bike Park, near Yosemite National Park, is the West Coast Finalist to Win $100k

Voting has begun to determine the ultimate winner of a $100,000 grant from Bell-Helmets. Exchequer Mountain Bike Park, located near Lake McClure is the West Coast finalist, competing against finalists from the Central and East Coast regions of the United States.

If Exchequer Mountain Bike Park emerges as the winner the grant will be used to develop a 700 acre bike park that includes a downhill, double black-diamond trail, considered to be among the most extreme in the sport. Once completed, the bike park will also have trails for all skills levels and abilities, including riders with disabilities. Every online vote will be crucial to winning the grant. The Exchequer Mountain Bike Park, located in Mariposa County, is being managed by the Parks Department of Merced Irrigation District.

Spring is in Full Bloom in Yosemite/Mariposa County

Spring is in Full Bloom in Yosemite/Mariposa County

Mariposa, Calif. (March 06, 2015) – Yosemite/Mariposa County, home to Yosemite Valley and Mariposa Grove, is blooming for the springtime, and travelers are invited to witness the beauty. Experience Yosemite/Mariposa County as the waterfalls are flowing, the wildflowers are blossoming and the warm sun returns for outdoor adventures. While visiting, travelers can experience breathtaking adventure around every corner.

University of the Pacific program will help meet nationwide demand for data scientists

University of the Pacific program will help meet nationwide demand for data scientists

University of the Pacific this fall will begin showing working professionals not only how to crunch data, but how to use the information to help their organizations prosper.

Pacific’s School of Engineering and Computer Science is offering a new master of science degree in analytics, a high-paying field facing an acute shortage of professionals. The program will be based at the university’s new, state-of-the-art campus in San Francisco.

With courses such as Data Engineering, Machine Learning and Data Visualization, the program will combine rigorous academic training in analytics along with the practical experience of working on real-world case studies of issues facing industries today.

Mustangs Women's Soccer Signing Night - Feb. 4

Mustangs Women's Soccer Signing Night - Feb. 4

Delta College Mustangs women’s soccer players will sign National Letters of Intent at “Women’s Soccer Signing Night” Wednesday, February 4, 6 p.m. at Budd 210 (The Zone) on the campus of Delta College.

“Eight women’s soccer sophomores are transferring to 4-year universities this fall,” said Delta women’s soccer coach Adrienne Sorenson. “Several of our student/athletes are signing National Letters of Intent and will continue to play at the next level. We congratulate all our athletes!"

Super Bowl: A day of decadence

Super Bowl: A day of decadence

By Donald Bucklin

The Super Bowl is more than simply a sporting event, it’s the American version of the World Cup (the other football) and New Year’s Eve – a veritable eating, drinking, and possibly cigar smoking free-for-all.

In terms of a total calorie consumption day, the Super Bowl is second to only Thanksgiving.

We manage to consume 1,200 calories of the daily 2,000 in snack food alone. As such, it has been fodder for inquisitive minds. Last year 111 million Americans watched the Super Bowl out of a U.S. population of 310 million.

Presumably a good chunk of the population is too young or too old to care about such things. The Super Bowl was the most watched television program in history, and now has an international audience. An additional 37 foreign countries received the live TV feed. No wonder advertising costs $4 million per 30-second spot, and the advertising is sold out.