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20 Apr 19
Daily Republic

ROCKVILLE — The season is ending too soon for the Solano Community College baseball team. The Falcons banged out 18 hits – three each by Isaiah Verrett and Nick Botello with four others getting two – as they followed a five-run sixth inning with a 10-run seventh in crushing Marin 17-2 to end the season […]

20 Apr 19
Times-Herald
The Solano College baseball team left nothing left to chance in the 2019 finale. The Falcons belted out 18 hits and routed visiting Marin 17-2 on Friday in Bay Valley Conference action at Yarbrough Stadium. Solano led just 2-1 at one point poured it on with a five-run sixth and a 10-run seventh inning. The Falcons concluded the season with a 14-22 overall record and were 10-11 in the conference. They won five straight to end the year. Isaiah Verrett was 3-for-6 with a double, triple and four RBIs for Solano. His two-run triple ignited the 10-run seventh. Cameron Michael was 2-for-4 with a double and two RBIs and Alex Peppard was 2-for-5 with a triple and three knocked in. Kyle Krebs was 2-for-6. Brandon Herter had a triple and two RBIs, Nick Botello had a triple and Bryce Pryblinski had a double. Nick Roach (3-2) worked five innings, allowing two hits and one run. He fanned two and walked three. Edgar Aqui Cruz pitched two shutout innings of relief and Anthony Raymos threw the final two innings and allowed one run. Matthew Lozovoy suffered the loss as he allowed nine hits and five runs in 5 2/3 innings. The Falcons swept the series with the Mariners, who fell to 19-17 overall, 13-8 in league play.  
19 Apr 19
Archy news nety

There are a few better ways to spend a weekend afternoon than by drinking beer under the blue sky. Boston & # 39; s beer (and, starting this year, wine) gardens allow us to experience that summer achievement. Whether you are an IPA drinker or a rosé fan, visit these drinking gardens outside to enjoy […]

19 Apr 19
VentureBeat
I’m pleased to report we’ve sold out our GamesBeat Summit 2019 conference, which has a great roster of 97 speakers and takes place in Los Angeles on April 23-24. We’ve also got our final agenda in place as you can see below. Our 10th annual event will take place at Two Bit Circus, the micro-amusement park in downtown Los Angeles, and our speakers will help us navigate the landscape of gaming in 2019 and enlighten us on our “Building gaming communities.” We’ll have concurrent talks over a day and a half, and we’ll be streaming the event as well. (Streaming details to come, thanks to our partner Mobcrush). We have finished the agenda and added some very interesting speakers, so please check it out in its final form. Our emcees across two concurrent stages include Andrea Rene of What’s Good Games, Tommy Tallarico of Intellivision and Video Games Live — both on the Hero Stage. And Elizabeth Howard of Aspyr and Ted Staloch of Aspyr will be co-emcees on the Boss Stage. We have more consumer and community talks on the Hero Stage, and more CEO talks on the Boss Stage. We consider them equally important. We’ll also have a small room available for a “unconference” program, as well as plenty of options for entertainment at Two Bit Circus. On Tuesday night, during our reception, we’ll have a board game night. Please check out the full agenda here online. Tuesday, April 23, 2019 Andrea Rene is co-emcee on Hero Stage and on-camera host, producer & writer for “What’s Good Games” Opening Gathering 11:00 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.  Our audience will get the free run of Two Bit Circus and have a lot of networking time 12:45 p.m. – 12:50 p.m. Elizabeth Howard and Ted Staloch introduce Boss Stage talks, while Andrea Rene and Tommy Tallarico introduce Hero Stage talks 12:50 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Introductory remarks by Dean Takahashi, lead writer for VentureBeat’s GamesBeat – Boss Stage 12:50 p.m. – 1:10 p.m.  “Accessible communities” with Gabi Michel of Microsoft, moderated by Keisha Howard – Hero Stage 1:00 p.m. – 1:10 p.m. “Analyst perspective: The landscape of gaming” with Michael Pachter, video game analyst at Wedbush Securities – Boss Stage 1:10 p.m. – 1:50 p.m. “The future of gaming” with Phil Harrison, vice president at Google, and game designer Amy Hennig – Boss Stage 1:10 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. “Climate change games” with John Krajewski, CEO of Strange Loop Games, moderated by Eric Gradman – Hero Stage 1:30 p.m. – 1:50 p.m. “Telltale’s The Walking Dead: Wrapping up a fan-favorite IP” with Ian Howe, CEO of Skybound Games, moderated by Andrea Rene – Hero Stage 1:50 p.m. – 2:10 p.m. “Crafting Culture, Creating Vision” with Ted Price, CEO of Insomniac Games, moderated by Morgan Webb – Boss Stage “The future of games and learning” with Danny Bilson, head of USC games, moderated by Tina Amini – Hero Stage Tommy Tallarico is head of Intellivision Entertainment and founder of Video Games Live. 2:10 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.  “From refugee to game developer” with Lual Mayen, founder of Junub Games, moderated by Leo Olebe – Boss Stage 2:10 p.m. – 2:50 p.m. “Games in the DNA – Growing up Bushnell” with Bushnell family members Brent, Tyler, Nolan, and Wyatt, moderated by Alissa Bushnell – Hero Stage 2:30 p.m. – 2:50 p.m. “If adtech is dead, what comes next?” with Brian Bowman, CEO of Consumer Acquisition – Boss Stage 2:50 p.m. – 3:10 p.m.  “Eat or get eaten — consolidation is coming” with Bernard Kim, head of global publishing at Zynga, moderated by Michael Metzger – Boss Stage “Q&A on ‘If adtech is dead, what comes next?'” with Brian Bowman, CEO of Consumer Acquisition – Hero Stage 3:10 p.m. – 3:40 p.m.  “The Future of Interactive Storytelling” with Michael Fox, CEO of Endless Entertainment; Sean Krankel, chief creative officer of Night School Studio,  moderated by Chris Heatherly, executive vice president of Games and Digital Platforms, NBC Universal – Boss Stage Where Game Communities are Going, with USC professors Archie Prakish, and Scott Easley, moderated by Gordon Bellamy of USC – Hero Stage 3:40 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. “Gamer 2.0 — New rules in a crowded field” with Chris DeWolfe, CEO of Jam City, moderated by Michael Pachter – Boss Stage 3:40 p.m. – 4:10 p.m. “Building a culture that lasts” with Rob Pardo, cofounder of Bonfire Games, moderated by Morgan Webb – Hero Stage 4:00 p.m. – 4:20 p.m. (Boss Stage)  4:10 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. (Hero Stage) JamCity Coffee Break Elizabeth Howard serves as the Vice President of Publishing at Aspyr Media. She is co-emcee of our Boss Stage. 4:20 p.m. – 4:50 p.m.  “Renewal: Why institutional VCs are turning to games again” with investors Gregory Milken, Ethan Kurzweil, and Scott Rupp, moderated by Eric Goldberg – Boss Stage 4:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. “Gaming communities today, tomorrow and 10 years from now” with Leo Olebe and Jason Rubin of Facebook, moderated by Andrea Rene – Hero Stage 4:50 p.m. – 5:20 p.m. “Chasing the Fun” with Vince Zampella, CEO of Respawn Entertainment; moderated by Ted Price, CEO of Insomniac Games – Boss Stage 5:00 p.m. – 5:20 p.m. “Influencer Campaigns that Work” with Brooke “Dodger” Thorne, Omeed Dariani, CEO of OPG.tv, Brian Perry, Senior Marketing Manager at Wizards of the Coast; moderated by Adam Lieb, CEO of GameSight – Hero Stage 5:20 p.m. – 5:40 p.m. “Communities That Last for Years” with Owen Mahoney, president and CEO of Nexon; moderated by Michael Pachter – Boss Stage “Games as a global language” with Rami Ismail of Vlambeer; moderated by Ivan Lobo, founder and president of Gamelab – Hero Stage 5:40 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.“The Future of Kids Communities” with Jesse Divnich, vice president of research and strategy at Interpret; moderated by Michael Cai, president of Interpret – Hero Stage “Location-Based Entertainment Then and Now” with Brent Bushnell of Two Bit Circus and Atari cofounder Nolan Bushnell; moderated by Jason Robar, Co-Founder & CPO at AuthorDigital – Boss Stage 6:00 p.m. – 6:05 p.m. “Closing remarks” with Dean Takahashi – Boss Stage 6:05 p.m. to 8 p.m. Opening reception and tabletop board game play Wednesday, April 24, 2019 We’re reaching wide with our speakers for GamesBeat Summit 2019. 8:00 a.m. – 9:15 a.m. Registration & Breakfast 9:15 a.m. – 9:20 a.m. Opening remarks with Mike Minotti, review editor for GamesBeat at VentureBeat – Boss Stage 9:20 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. “Lightning Talks” with Niko Vuori, CEO of Drivetime; Ned Lerner, CEO of Hearo.Live; Randy Saaf, CEO of Lucid Sight; Mike Wann, CEO of Mobcrush; Nick Fortugno, cofounder of Playmatics; Dave Durnil, head of gaming and advanced content Qualcomm; Juan Andres Castaneda, CEO of StudioBando; moderated by Patrick Shanley – Boss Stage 9:20 a.m. – 9:40 a.m. “The future of augmented reality” with Ross Finman, head of augmented reality at Niantic, with Blair Herter – Hero Stage 9:40 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. “Transforming your team based on the lifecycle of a product” with Jori Pearsall, senior vice president at Scopely, moderated by Michael Metzger – Hero Stage 10:00 a.m. – 10:20 a.m. “The Wisdom of Owning Game Studios” with David Haddad, president of Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment; moderated by Mike Vorhaus of Vorhaus Advisors – Boss Stage “What’s coming next” with Chris Taylor, game developer, moderated by Dean Takahashi  – Hero Stage 10:20 a.m. – 10:50 a.m. “Surviving China’s Gaming Market” with Greg Pilarowski, founder of Pillar Legal; Taewon Yun, general manager of global publishing at Super Evil Megacorp; Andrew Tang, chief business officer at Gamepoch; moderated by Lisa Cosmas Hanson of IGDA – Boss Stage “Taking Esports to the Next Level” with Peter Levin, president, Interactive Ventures, Games & Digital Strategy at Lionsgate; Mike Sepso, chairman, Electronic Sports Group, investor, and strategic advisor New York Excelsior – Hero Stage More speakers at GamesBeat Summit 2019. 10:50 a.m. – 11:10 a.m. Break – Boss Stage “What PC Gamers Want,” with Roger Chandler, senior vice president of Intel; moderated by Blair Herter – Hero Stage 11:10 a.m. – 11:40 a.m. “Video games, screen time, and parents” with Stanley Pierre-Louis, moderated by Keisha Howard – Boss Stage “Seed Stage Investing for Games” with David Gardner, general partner of London Venture Partners; Ed Fries, former head of Microsoft Game Studios; and Charles Hudson, managing partner at Precursor Ventures; moderated by Eric Goldberg of Crossover Technologies – Hero Stage 11:40 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. “Gaming’s new growth areas” with Kevin Chou, CEO and cofounder of Forte Labs; moderated by Mike Vorhaus of Vorhaus Advisors – Boss Stage “Startup dilemma — Building new gaming studios in today’s exciting industry landscape” with Michael Condrey, head of 2K Studio Silicon Valley, moderated by Dean Takahashi – Hero Stage 12:00 p.m. – 1:10 p.m. Lunch Eight of our key speakers at GamesBeat Summit 2019. 1:00 p.m. – 1:55 p.m. Breakout – “Science fiction, technology, and games” with Aaron Casillas of USC and Alex McDowell of USC, moderated by Pete Hawkes of Oblong Industries (Panel located down the block at Oblong Industries) Breakout – “Typical gaming behavior, bot or human?” with Katie Hutcherson Madding, global product director of Adjust; Yaron Oliker, cofounder of Unbotify; moderated by Steve Peterson, co-creator of Champions – Boss Stage Breakout – “Blockchain comes to games” with Roy Liu, head of business development at Tron Foundation; Arthur Madrid, CEO of Pixowl and executive at Animoca Brands; Miko Matsumura, general partner of Gumi Cryptos; Kevin Chou, cofounder of Forte, moderated by James Zhang of Concept Art House/Fifth Era – Hero Stage 2:00 p.m. – 2:40 p.m. “The Future of Influencers and Gaming Videos” with Ryan Wyatt, global head of gaming & virtual reality at YouTube – Boss Stage “Gamer girls are masters of community & what you can learn from them” with Taina Malen, chief marketing officer and chief operating officer Star Stable Entertainment; moderated by Elizabeth Howard, vice president at Aspyr – Hero Stage 2:20 p.m. – 2:40 p.m. “Video Games Live, Intellivision, and Gaming Communities” with Tommy Tallarico, president and CEO of Intellivision Entertainment; moderated by Mike Gallagher, consultant at GetIntrepidity – Boss Stage “Dealing With Gamers Across the Decades” with Raph Koster, veteran game designer, creative executive and author; moderated by Amy Jo Kim, CEO, startup coach and bestselling author – Hero Stage 2:40 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Afternoon Break GamesBeat’s Dean Takahashi and Nolan Bushnell, the founder of Atari. 3:00 p.m. – 3:20 p.m. “Creating a multi-generational esports league” with Chris Greeley, commissioner of League of Legends LCS, moderated by Patrick Shanley – Boss Stage Q&A on The Future of Influencers and Gaming Videos with Ryan Wyatt, global head of gaming and virtual reality at YouTube; moderated by Mike Minotti, review editor at GamesBeat – Hero Stage 3:20 p.m. – 3:40 p.m. “Design principles for gaming communities on Facebook” with Bre Miller, manager of product design at Facebook – Boss Stage “Unconscious Bias” with Celia Hodent, game user experience Consultant; moderated by Andrea Rene, cofounder of Whats Good Games – Hero Stage 3:40 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. “The future of the blockchain and crypto gaming community” with Brock Pierce, chairman of the Bitcoin Foundation, moderated by Dean Takahashi – Boss Stage “Jupiter & Mars: Addressing climate change” with Sam Kennedy, CEO of Tigertron, moderated by Amy Jo Kim 4:00 p.m. – 4:05 p.m.  “Closing remarks” with Dean Takahashi, lead writer for GamesBeat at VentureBeat Closing Reception  
17 Apr 19
CIA

Kennedy’s Foreign Policy Kennedy’s close advisers believed that Eisenhower’s foreign policy establishment was stultified, slow moving, overly reliant on brinksmanship and massive retaliation, and complacent. Their fear was that after eight years, the State Department would be unable to implement their new international vision. The new President was determined to control foreign policy through a […]

15 Apr 19
The Reporter
The Solano College softball team swept host Los Medanos, winning the opener 13-6 and the nightcap 7-6 on Saturday during action in Pittsburg. In the first game, Caitlin Aston went 2-for-3 with two RBIs and Alaena Selden went 2-for-4 with two runs scored for the Falcons (17-13, 10-0). Courtney McGraw was 2-for-5. McGraw went seven innings in the circle, allowing six runs and fanning four. Aleya Turner had a double. In the nightcap, Hailey Enriquez was 2-for-4 while Turner and Britney Czelusniak had doubles. Czelusniak went the first five innings in the circle, allowing 11 hits and four runs while striking out five. McGraw went the final two, allowing three hits and two runs. The Falcons return to play on Thursday to host Contra Costa. Second-place Mendocino is 3-3 in league play. College baseball Solano 5, Yuba 2 The Solano College baseball team beat visiting Yuba 5-2 on Saturday to win the Bay Valley Conference series against the 49ers. Nick Roach got the win as he went 7 2/3 innings, allowing seven hits and two runs (one earned). He fanned six and walked four. Kyle Krebs went the final 1 1/3 innings, allowing one hit and no runs while striking out one. Krebs was 2-for-3 at the plate. Bryce Pryblinski launched a home run while Alex Peppard and George Hernandez had doubles. Brandon Herter knocked in two runs. Solano (11-22, 7-11) hosts Marin on Tuesday. Wrestling Vacaville Wrestling Club at state The Vacaville Wrestling Club just finished competing in California USA Wrestling State Championships over the weekend. The younger kids competed in Greco Roman Wrestling while the older group wrestled Freestyle.  The tournament is part of USA Wrestling’s development of the Olympic Style of wrestling. Placing in Greco Roman wrestling for the club was Arjun Singh Nagra, who was first as well as  Qusai Marini, Thomas Sandoval and Ethan Busby, who were all third. Wyatt Sandoval and Isaac Padilla were both fourth while Michael Roschi was fifth and Elijah Almarinez took sixth. Placing in freestyle for the club were Logan Valledor and Ethan Birch, who were both third. Tyler Riley was fourth. Casey Roberts and Francisco Ochoa were both seventh while Noah Waldron, Muhammad Marini and Eric Hayward were all eighth. Pro baseball Vallejo Admirals hosting tryouts The Vallejo Admirals pro baseball team, part of the Pacific Association of Professional Baseball Clubs, will be holding tryouts on May 18 from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. at Wilson Park in Vallejo. The cost to try out is $90 until April 20 and $100 until May 17 or $125 at the gate. There will be a minimum of two players invited to spring training from the tryout. Players should be at least 18 years of age and bring their own equipment. For more information about the Admirals go to vallejoadmirals.com/  
15 Apr 19
Wausau Pilot & Review

Today is Monday, April 15, the 105th day of 2019. There are 260 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On April 15, 1865, President Abraham Lincoln died nine hours after being shot the night before by John Wilkes Booth at Ford’s Theater in Washington; Andrew Johnson became the nation’s 17th president. On […]

14 Apr 19
Runnin' With the Dogs

It has been strange to watch the evolution of the Bulldog men’s hockey program. To go from 2011, when everyone was excited to see a team win their first championship, to yesterday, when we crushed the dreams of a team looking to win their first championship. (Technically we also crushed dreams in 2018, but the […]

14 Apr 19
The Reporter
The Solano College baseball team beat visiting Yuba 5-2 on Saturday to win the Bay Valley Conference series against the 49ers. Nick Roach got the win as he went 7 2/3 innings, allowing seven hits and two runs (one earned). He fanned six and walked four. Kyle Krebs went the final 1 1/3 innings, allowing one hit and no runs while striking out one. Krebs was 2-for-3 at the plate. Bryce Pryblinski launched a home run while Alex Peppard and George Hernandez had doubles. Brandon Herter knocked in two runs. Yuba fell to 15-16 overall, 8-9 in league play. Solano (11-22, 7-11) hosts Marin on Tuesday. Next week is the final week of the regular season for the Falcons. Their final game is Friday.
14 Apr 19
Times-Herald
The Solano College baseball team beat visiting Yuba 5-2 on Saturday to win the Bay Valley Conference series against the 49ers. Nick Roach got the win as he went 7 2/3 innings, allowing seven hits and two runs (one earned). He fanned six and walked four. Kyle Krebs went the final 1 1/3 innings, allowing one hit and no runs while striking out one. Krebs was 2-for-3 at the plate. Bryce Pryblinski launched a home run while Alex Peppard and George Hernandez had doubles. Brandon Herter knocked in two runs. Yuba fell to 15-16 overall, 8-9 in league play. Solano (11-22, 7-11) hosts Marin on Tuesday. Next week is the final week of the regular season for the Falcons. Their final game is Friday.
11 Apr 19
The SAIS Observer

Disclaimer: All names have been hidden to protect the guilty Scene: Kenney-Herter Auditorium in the later afternoon hours Guest lecturer (wrapping up an informative 30-minute presentation): …and with that final point about the consequence for our conception of [country name redacted] by the presence of this infinitesimally tiny subculture I’ve just written a book about, […]

12 Apr 19
IP CONTENT

Under the brutal rule of local garrison leader Colonel Skimmel and European tyranny, a group of Mexican revolutionaries hire gunslinger Sabata (Yul Brynner) to rob a transport of Austrian gold in order to buy weapons. But Colonel Skimmel has other plans, taking the gold for himself and blaming the revolutionaries, but no scheming colonel is […]

09 Apr 19
IP CONTENT

Under the brutal rule of local garrison leader Colonel Skimmel and European tyranny, a group of Mexican revolutionaries hire gunslinger Sabata (Yul Brynner) to rob a transport of Austrian gold in order to buy weapons. But Colonel Skimmel has other plans, taking the gold for himself and blaming the revolutionaries, but no scheming colonel is […]

08 Apr 19
IP CONTENT

Under the brutal rule of local garrison leader Colonel Skimmel and European tyranny, a group of Mexican revolutionaries hire gunslinger Sabata (Yul Brynner) to rob a transport of Austrian gold in order to buy weapons. But Colonel Skimmel has other plans, taking the gold for himself and blaming the revolutionaries, but no scheming colonel is […]