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Why Adopting Sports Gambling in California Has to Involve Tribes

02/15/2024

When and if California legalizes sports gambling, the policy should honor the laws established in partnership with tribes decades ago, says Assemblyman James Ramos.

New Pickleball Equipment Takes a Swing at the Sport’s Noise Problem

01/29/2024

The “pop, pop, pop” that’s become synonymous with Pickleball may soon be a racket of the past. That’s the goal promised by a new generation of equipment developed to lessen the overall acoustic burden of the sport.

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Image caption: If there’s one thing Donald Trump supporters hate more than “liberal” San Francisco, it’s Taylor Swift. So they’re now 49ers fans for the Super Bowl.
Taylor Swift Has San Francisco-Hating Trump Fans Rooting for the ’49ers

Taylor Swift is so hated by fans of Donald Trump, they’ve set aside their hatred of San Francisco to root for the ’49ers in the Super Bowl, because Swift’s boyfriend plays for their opponents, the Kansas City Chiefs.

Image caption: Former baseball star Steve Garvey, a Republican, will take a political debate stage for the first time Monday night, squaring off against three seasoned Democrats.
Schiff, Garvey Lead Senate Race Ahead of Monday's Big Debate

Former Major League Baseball star Steve Garvey, a political rookie, faces off against veteran U.S. House members Adam Schiff, Katie Porter and Barbara Lee in the first 2024 California Senate race debate Monday evening in Los Angeles.

Image caption: Former Los Angeles Dodgers great Steve Garvey could become California' first Republican Senator elected since 1988.
Republican MLB Star Steve Garvey Rises in US Senate Race Poll

Retired Los Angeles Dodgers All-Star Steve Garvey is running for Senate as a "moderate" Republican and could be the first GOP U.S. Senator from California in 35 years, if a new poll is any indication.

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Gilroy golfer grabs gold in tournament

At the end of the first day of the Northern California Golf Association Net Amateur Championship, Josh Torres was locked in a three-way tie for first. The Gilroy native, competing for the Gilroy Golf Course, needed a big round during …

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Running Around California’s Capital Region

From marathoners to casual joggers, enthusiasts can take advantage of the Sacramento region’s diverse trails, terrain, and competitive events.

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Showing off the bling

Hollister High girls’ soccer team went on an amazing run in the 2022-23 season that was capped off with both section and state titles for the first time in the program’s history. On Aug. 10, they received shiny silver and …

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Gavilan’s championship football team celebrating 50 years

In the five decades since the Gavilan College football team won the national championship in 1973, Coach Bob Garcia has helped organize three reunions with the players, coaches and everyone else involved in the historic run. Now, Garcia is heading …

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After 18 years, women’s soccer returns to Gavilan

In 2005, the Gavilan College women’s soccer team finished 0-17, scoring one goal while allowing 100. No, that’s not a typo. Not surprisingly, the program went under and into a prolonged dormant period before it was announced earlier this year …

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Brady Miguel produces another spectacular season that culminates with 2nd straight conference MVP award

Brady Miguel and the Cal State University Monterey Bay baseball team made history on a variety of fronts in the recently completed 2023 season. Miguel, a 2019 Hollister High graduate, became the first player in California Collegiate Athletic Association history …

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Run to Feed the Hungry participants raise funds for Sacramento Food Bank & Family Services.
Running Around California’s Capital Region
A roundup of running events, trails, clubs and more in Sacramento, Yolo, San Joaquin, Placer, El Dorado, and Nevada counties
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