Neighbors watch the final burn down at the Eel River Valley Fire Academy’s structure fire training burn on Fernwood Drive in Fortuna on Saturday. The property owner donated an empty house and the exercise provided 30 students live fire experience in a controlled environment, so they could feel the reality of the heat and other conditions of structure fires. The training wrapped up an intense seven week academy in which new recruits were taught entry level structural firefighting and rescue skills..
Does money equal talent? No, but success definitely equals money, especially in the world of college football. Ask Urban Meyer, Nick Saban, Les Miles or Mack Brown. Is Coach Hoke a sure bet? No, but Michigan is willing to pay out amounts in the range of what many successful coaches are being paid.
There were concerns by other team doctors that his rotator cuff surgery didn that there appeared to be daylight between the ligament and bone, and that he might require a second surgery, and could miss most, if not his entire rookie season. That was nearly the entire focus on Foster pre draft. It wasn the weed that had him dropping like he did.
The Raiders NFL franchise is moving to Las Vegas. By a vote of 31 1, NFL owners last month approved the Raiders request to move from Oakland to Las Vegas. There are still a lot of details to be worked out, but best guesses have the Raiders playing in a temporary Las Vegas facility as early as 2018, then taking residence in a new stadium in 2020.
GREER, SC (FOX Carolina) Deputies said officials with the Sheriff’s Office Specialized Investigations Division began investigating after an infant showed up at Greenville Memorial Hospital Pediatric Intensive Care Unit with severe brain injuries.During the investigation, deputies said it was discovered that the infant sustained severe head trauma. Warrants said the 2 month old received extensive hemorrhaging from a violent assault. That trauma was determined to have been caused by the infant’s father, 38 year old Robert Alan Beach.Investigators also discovered that Beach had been under the influence of methamphetamine and marijuana “while in a position of trust with the child.”Beach was arrested and charged with child abuse with great bodily harm.
Peter O’Malley did more than that in the late 1990s. He was well down the road on a proposal to build a football stadium next to Dodger Stadium when the city let the air out of his balloon by supporting the Coliseum, which it partly owned. Had politicians backed O’Malley, we would have had at least one team, and probably two, playing in a hilltop stadium for the last decade..