Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Indians set two new school records for track

Prep track   DAVIS — There are now two new school records for the Armijo High track record book, as the Indians were at the Woody Wilson Invitational at UC Davis, Saturday. Gabriella Nathan Funk bested her own record in the girls 1600-meter run with a 5 minutes 12.51seconds  finsh as she grabbed fourth place […]

Wie shoots 67, wins LPGA LOTTE Championship

KAPOLEI, Hawaii  — Michelle Wie rallied from four strokes back entering the day to shoot a 5-under 67 on Saturday and win the LPGA LOTTE Championship. The 24-year-old American finished at 14-under 274 after coming into the final round trailing third-round leader Angela Stanford by four shots after Friday’s play. It was Wie’s third career […]

Rapids, Earthquakes play to scoreless tie

COMMERCE CITY, Colo.  — Alan Gordon hit the crossbar in the opening minute for San Jose and that was as close as the Earthquakes and the Colorado Rapids got to scoring in their 0-0 draw Saturday. “It was a good ball, a good ball,” Gordon said. “I was able to get free and try to […]

Travis Bowl Highlights

  Travis Youth League: Daniel  Craig 149; Kristopher Gamilla 142-169-424; Anthony  Gualandi 158-185-472; Katherine Newman 153-161-456. Travis Seniors: Neal Allard 200-225; Bo Bousley 268-265-225-758; Mike Carrillo 204; Sanders Dyson 212-216-630; Ralph Estrellado 208-258-640; Richard Evans 214-212-637; Carl Evans 227-257-698; Russ Jones 247-609; Herb Lewis 202; Gerry Propp 212; Sam Rothenbaum 225-214-628; EJ Weitzel 258-605; Michael Wright 230-246-227-703. […]

Jimenez leads Langer by 1 shot in Greater Gwinnett

DULUTH, Ga. — Fun-loving Miguel Angel Jimenez might turn the Champions Tour into his personal cigar-and-wine club. Ever-serious Bernhard Langer keeps churning out sub-par rounds. Bad back and all, Fred Couples is thriving in the wind and cold rain. It makes for an enticing last group in Sunday’s final round of the Greater Gwinnett Championship. […]

Donald shoots 66, takes lead at RBC Heritage

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. — Luke Donald believes he’s got the right game on the right course — and is ready to make up for so many near-misses at the RBC Heritage. Donald had an eagle and six birdies to shoot 66 on Saturday and take a two-stroke lead over John Huh after three rounds […]

Big names among prospective Buffalo Bills buyers

BUFFALO, N.Y. — Hall of Fame quarterback Jim Kelly is prepared to make a bid to buy the Buffalo Bills. Donald Trump’s on board, too. Don’t discount the family of Boston Bruins owner Jeremy Jacobs. And include New Jersey rocker Jon Bon Jovi’s name for added spice. It’s not every day — or every year […]

Stars Recreation bowling results

Friday Twilighters: Joe Alves 209, Jim Irvine 213, Dick Banks 223, Steven Paulos 210, 267, Coleby Quartemont 222, Kenny Manchester 219, 211, Phil Miranda 214, Dawn Irvine 223, James Irvine II 211, 223, 224, Ray Higuera Sr 253, Linda Vorhees 221, Ness Cruz 214, Chris Cruz 205, Brandon Cruz 234.  Marge Dorian Sandbaggers: Deborah Ford 205, Walter […]

Entertainment calendar April 18, 2014

ART EXHIBITS Arts Benicia: Open Studios preview, through May 4, reception 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Open Studios, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 3-4; open noon to 5 p.m. Thursday through Sunday during exhibitions, 991 Taylor St., Suite 114, Benicia. Free. 747-0130, Benicia Plein Air Gallery: Marshall Lockman is April’s featured artist, Mary Claire Stotler is […]

Yellen: Fed stimulus still needed for job market

NEW YORK — Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said Wednesday that the U.S. job market still needs help from the Fed and that the central bank must remain intent on adjusting its policy to respond to unforeseen challenges. In her first major speech on Fed policy, Yellen sought to explain the Fed’s shifting guidance on […]

Some exempted from minimum wage, increased or not

WASHINGTON — Some low-paid workers won’t benefit even if a long-shot Democratic proposal to raise the federal minimum wage becomes law. More than a dozen categories of jobs are exempt from the minimum, currently $7.25 an hour. Those exclusions, rooted in labor law history, run from some workers with disabilities to crews on fishing ships […]