High Sierra

20 Apr 19
Letters by Normíta

Currently I’m writing from a shady nook on my roof, a spot that’s pleasantly cool compared to the dry heat of the day. Weather here changes by the hour and just incase the luminous clouds in the distance bring a cold rain later I’m letting the warmth of the afternoon consume me. The smell of […]

20 Apr 19
Santa Cruz Sentinel
Aptos native Nikki Hiltz, competing for adidas, won the 800 at the Bryan Clay Invitational at Azusa Pacific University in Azusa on Friday. Hiltz a former standout at University of Arkansas who also won the Boston Athletic Association Invitational Mile on April 13, finished in 2:01.37. Her previous best finish in the 800 was 2:05.16, set at the Razorback Invitational in January of 2018. UNLV sophomore Avi’ Tal Wilson-Perteete took second in 2:02.41 and Grand Valley State senior Rachael Walters was third in 2:04.15. UC Santa Cruz junior Shannon McClish took 19th in the women’s 5,000 in 17:45.71 and senior teammate Sydney Gutierrez took 25th in the 5,000 in 18:19.16. Men’s track and field Mt. SAC Relays: UCSC’s Paul Colosi took 17th in the 10,000-meter run in 31:08.66 at the 61st Mt. SAC Relays at El Camino College in Torrance on Thursday. Bryan Clay Invitational: The Slugs had three runners in the 3,000 steeplechase at the Bryan Clay Invitational at Azusa Pacific University on Friday. Junior Tyler Rule took 84th in 9:47.05, sophomore Nick Kleiber was 87th in 9:47.72, and freshman Perry Winsor was 95th in 9:51.99. High school baseball Harbor 8, Harker 5: Jackson Gifford was 2 for 3 with two doubles and three RBIs and the Pirates won their nonleague game Saturday. Pitcher Alex Tucker gave up three runs over five innings and earned the win. He struck out seven batters. Kian Toohey earned the save. On offense, Tucker was 2 for 3 with a walk, stolen base and RBI for the Pirates (12-7), who play at San Lorenzo Valley on Tuesday at 4 p.m. At Monterey 12, Soquel 0: The Knights (5-12-2), who have scored one run over their past three games, were shut out for the fourth time this season Saturday. Scotts Valley 9, at SLV 1; 8 inn.: The Falcons scored eight runs in the top of the eighth inning to stun the host Cougars in Santa Cruz Coast Athletic League play Friday. Aptos 6, Soquel 0: Pitchers Nathaniel Brouse and Jacob Mendoza threw a combined shutout, and the Mariners’ SCCAL win was their sixth straight Friday. Brouse started and went four innings and recorded four strikeouts. Mendoza threw the last three innings, giving up no hits, no walks and striking out three batters. On offense, Mendoza went 3 for 4 with a double and three RBIs. Alex Taylor went 2 for 3 with two runs and a walk for the Mariners (13-3-1, 7-2), and Fisher Johnson was 2 for 4 with a run. Brouse was 1 for 1 with a sacrifice, walk and run, and Jaden Long had two RBIs. Boys volleyball Monterey 3, at Soquel 1: The Knights lost their nonleague match 25-18, 20-25, 25-23, 26-24 on Friday. Girls bash volleyball Scotts Valley 2, Harbor 1: The Falcons won at No. 2 (Svea Anderson and Kylie O’Connor) 21-9, 21-15, and No. 3 (McKinley Gebhard and Sydney Inman), 21-11, 21-9 on Friday at Main Beach. Harbor (Emily Melvin and Emily Patz) won at No. 1, 21-11, 22-8 Scotts Valley 3, Mount Madonna 0: Shelby Anderson and Shea Gebhard, Svea Anderson and Kylie O’Connor and McKinley Gebhard and Sydney Inman all won their matches Friday. Harbor 3, Mount Madonna 0: The Pirates’ Emily Melvin and Emily Patz, Sierra Laird and Maggie Davis, and Neva Lunine and Bibi Bartlett all won their matches Friday.
20 Apr 19
Technology Arena

At the base of the Sierra Nevada Mountains awaits a new world of possibilities for you and your family. Imagine a home that is sophisticated and stylish, sustainable and spacious – a home that seamlessly meets the needs of your family. Picture a community in a premier location with top schools, several nearby popular amenities […]

20 Apr 19
David Murphy

Trouble Aboard the Maiden’s Travel Without Any Trouble is my novel. It’s about a man named Bud Barrowston who struggles to be reaccepted into everyday society after his time in the penitentiary.  It’s about the villainous Captain Dylan who raids a yacht, the Travel Without Any Trouble.  It’s about Sierra, a young woman going through a divorce, […]

20 Apr 19
Sierra's Fashion Blog

6 Woodfield Shopping Center, Schaumburg, IL 60173 As we all know Nordstroms is one of the biggest retailers in the world that carries many high priced items, so they have to make sure they are advertising or showing their creativity and trendiness throughout window displays. In this window display, they are for sure sending us […]

20 Apr 19
WalkwithJord

180 miles, July 2016 I had never traveled west of the Mississippi River until after I turned twenty. It was the summer before I started my last year at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville. This was home (still is, go Vols) for my whole life up until this point. The idea of venturing out […]

20 Apr 19
Travel

Made from Diamond ripstop Duralite, 600 Denier Duralite.
Large main compartment with U-shaped opening holds your gear and keeps it safe.
Two zippered side compartments with drainage/ventilation grommets hold ski or snowboarding boots up to size 13.

20 Apr 19
Diamond Suma's Blog

Amongst the 50 Most Influential Awardees, Alusine Diamond-Suma (Rev), Founder and CEO  of Youth Channel was honoured for his outstanding contributions in impacting and creating spaces for young people’s representation.

20 Apr 19
Hyperallergic

Protesters were challenged by disgruntled museumgoers, youth organizers performed a Dabka, and activists gave impassioned speeches about Whitney vice chair Warren Kanders’s association with Palestine through weapons companies.

20 Apr 19
Iowa Climate Science Education

by Judith Curry Diversifying and securing energy supplies nationally and locally. Since we’ve moved to Nevada and have been integrating into the local community, the most interesting thing we’ve come across is the National Security Forum of Northern Nevada (NSF). It turns out that a large number of people from the CIA, NSA, DOD, military […]

20 Apr 19
Climate Etc.

by Judith Curry Diversifying and securing energy supplies nationally and locally.

20 Apr 19
A Brexit sojourn

We had a whole seven weeks to spend in Spain from early October to late November  2018.  We knew Spain wasn’t exactly exotic, but everywhere is worth exploring in depth, especially when the sun shines every day! Highlights:  Valencia Valencia is on the eastern coast, perhaps less well known than it’s Northern cousin Barcelona.  We […]

20 Apr 19
African Adventure

19th April 2019 I spent a lovely day remembering Amma on her tenth death anniversary today – can’t believe it’s been a whole decade since she left us to go home to the Lord. I listened to her favourite hymn by Hillsong: ‘Above All’ which was also sung at her funeral – it’s a really […]

20 Apr 19
Mary's Travel Memories

I woke at 6am. Not sure why I was wide awake so early after such a long day yesterday! I slept ok but was warm all night. Looking forward to the condo tonight with an opening window and our own room! Our room is a suite. A bedroom with 2 queen beds (Troy and I […]

20 Apr 19
beer789

On-line casinos could be web-based or download-based. Thus, they no longer require an audit at all. An internet casino that will provide you a free $100 for a $50 deposit is an excellent example. On-line gambling is well-known in various nations and the USA isn’t an exception. The so-called on-line gambling is giving the society […]

20 Apr 19
Frolic

We are so excited to bring you the gorgeous cover and the first chapter from Jude Sierra & Taylor Brooke’s upcoming novel Shadows You Left, May 20th! About Shadows You Left: “Sierra and Brooke tell a story that grips with teeth and fists and will not let you go, an unputdownable character-driven complex novel that is […]