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Soothe Dry and Cracked Paws

Give your furball some well-deserved TLC with the Pet Head Oatmeal Paw Butter. Specially formulated to soothe dry and cracked paws, there’s no need to tread lightly after a dose of paw butter. Using shea butter, oatmeal, mango, vitamins E and F, coconut oil, olive oil, and aloe vera, it packs a powerful—yet gentle—blend of soothing therapy. Just gently massage into your best bud’s paws and let him go back to playing! Safe for cats, dogs and any furball with paws, it’s ideal for homes with multiple furry friends. Plus, it smells great, and it’s made in the USA with completely safe and pet-friendly ingredients.

Key Benefits

  • Wholesome and eco-friendly formula is pH balanced and safe if licked or swallowed
  • Blend of shea butter, oatmeal, mango, vitamins E and F, coconut oil, olive oil, and aloe vera.
  • Gently massage into paws to keep smooth and healthy.
  • Made in the USA and free of parabens, sulphate, and DEA.
  • Paw butter soothes dry and cracked paws.

International Women’s Day (Sunday, March 8)

International Women’s Day: March 8, 2020

International Women’s Day(March 8) is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. The day also marks a call to action for accelerating women’s equality.

International Women’s Day (IWD) has occurred for well over a century, with the first IWD gathering in 1911 supported by over a million people. Today, IWD belongs to all groups collectively everywhere. IWD is not country, group or organization specific.

#IWD2020 #EachforEqual

An equal world is an enabled world.

Individually, we’re all responsible for our own thoughts and actions – all day, every day.

We can actively choose to challenge stereotypes, fight bias, broaden perceptions, improve situations and celebrate women’s achievements.

Collectively, each one of us can help create a gender equal world.

So let’s build a gender equal world

Equality is not a women’s issue, it’s a business issue.

Gender equality is essential for economies and communities to thrive. 

A gender equal world can be healthier, wealthier and more harmonious – so what’s not great about that?

The race is on for the gender equal boardroom, a gender equal government, gender equal media coverage, gender equal workplaces, gender equal sports coverage, more gender equality in health and wealth … so let’s make it happen. Let’s be #EachforEqual

#EachforEqual is about ‘Collective Individualism’

The IWD 2020 campaign theme is drawn from a notion of ‘Collective Individualism.’

We are all parts of a whole. Our individual actions, conversations, behaviors and mindsets can have an impact on our larger society.

Collectively, we can make change happen. Collectively, we can each help to create a gender equal world. 

We can all choose to be #EachforEqual.

OSCAR WINNERS 2020 (Concise List)

OSCAR WINNERS (Concise List)



Kwak Sin Ae and Bong Joon Ho, Producers



Joaquin Phoenix



Renée Zellweger



Brad Pitt

Once upon a Time… in Hollywood


Laura Dern

Marriage Story


Toy Story 4

Josh Cooley, Mark Nielsen and Jonas Rivera



Roger Deakins


Little Women

Jacqueline Durran



Bong Joon Ho


American Factory

Steven Bognar, Julia Reichert and…


Learning to Skateboard in a Warzone (If You’re A Girl)

Carol Dysinger and Elena Andreicheva


Ford v Ferrari

Michael McCusker and Andrew…



South Korea



Kazu Hiro, Anne Morgan and Vivian…



Hildur Guðnadóttir


“(I’m Gonna) Love Me Again” from Rocketman

Music by Elton John, Lyric by…


Once upon a Time…in Hollywood

Production Design: Barbara Ling,…


Hair Love

Matthew A. Cherry and Karen Rupert…


The Neighbors’ Window

Marshall Curry


Ford v Ferrari

Donald Sylvester



Mark Taylor and Stuart Wilson



Guillaume Rocheron, Greg Butler…


Jojo Rabbit

Screenplay by Taika Waititi



Screenplay by Bong Joon Ho, Han…

62nd GRAMMY Awards®. Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020, CBS at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT.

62nd Annual GRAMMY Awards®. Music’s Biggest Night® returns to Los Angeles’ STAPLES Center on Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020, and will broadcast live on the CBS Television Network at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT. 

We are delighted to host the world’s premier music event back in our hometown and look forward to celebrating the remarkable musical contributions made by songwriters, producers, engineers, mixers, and recording artists.

As always, GRAMMY® season will kick off with a series of events that showcase various genres of music, educational programs, and our charitable initiatives. We look forward to working with our Los Angeles partners to produce some remarkable and unforgettable events.

Sunday, Jan. 26th, 2020

GRAMMY Awards Premiere Ceremony®

62nd Annual GRAMMY Awards

GRAMMY Celebration®


The first Grammy Awards ceremony was held on May 4th, 1959, to honor and respect the musical accomplishments by performers for the year 1958.

A Grammy Award (stylized as GRAMMY, originally called Gramophone Award), or Grammy, is an award presented by The Recording Academy to recognize achievements in the music industry. The trophy depicts a gilded gramophone. The annual presentation ceremony features performances by prominent artists, and the presentation of those awards that have a more popular interest. The 

Grammys are the second of the Big Three major music awards held annually (between the American Music Awards in the Fall, and the Billboard Music Awards in the Summer).


The Recording Academy represents the voices of performers, songwriters, producers, engineers, and all music professionals. Dedicated to ensuring the recording arts remain a thriving part of our shared cultural heritage, the Academy honors music’s history while investing in its future through the GRAMMY Museum®, advocates on behalf of music creators, supports music people in times of need through MusiCares, and celebrates artistic excellence through the GRAMMY Awards—music’s only peer-recognized accolade and highest achievement. As the world’s leading society of music professionals, we work year-round to foster a more inspiring world for creators.

Apple launched Macintosh on January 24, 1984 and altered the globe

The Apple of 1984 and the Apple that created the Macintosh also created one of the most famous advertisements of them all. It had aired on TV during the Super Bowl and also Steve Jobs played it again as part of the product launch.

“We’re gambling on our vision. And we would rather do that than make ‘me too’ products. Let some other companies do that,” said Steve Jobs.

Steve Jobs, said yet we are not copiers, Jobs was not the originator either. He did not invent the Macintosh, as much as Jobs would continually tell people.

Jef Raskin

Impartially speaking the very first Mac in 1984 would not have been what it was without Steve Jobs. For starters Steve Jobs gets 100 percent credit for insisting that a mouse be on the Mac.”

Apple’s Jef Raskin, however, gets all the credit for initiating the project, starting the basic concept of what the device would do, and for naming it Macintosh. He even gets credit for how the mouse turned out as despite his preference for a joystick, it was his work that resulted in the one-button model when others use two or three.

Steve Jobs officially launch of the Mac was on stage at the Flint Center in De Anza College, Cupertino, on Tuesday, January 24, 1984.

26th Annual SAG Award Honorees

26th Annual SAG Award Honorees

Lauded by critics for its style, simplicity and genuine warmth, the Screen Actors Guild Awards ® presented by SAG-AFTRA, which made its debut in 1995, has become one of the industry’s most prized honors. The only televised awards shows to exclusively honor performers, it presents thirteen awards for acting in film and television in a fast moving two hour show which aired live on TNT and TBS.

Catch up on the 26th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards ® to see who went from nominee to honoree.

Winners in bold


Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture

  • “Bombshell”
  • “The Irishman”
  • “Jojo Rabbit”
  • “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood”
  • “Parasite” – Winner

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role

  • Cynthia Erivo – “Harriet”
  • Scarlett Johansson – “Marriage Story”
  • Lupita Nyong’o – “Us”
  • Charlize Theron – “Bombshell”
  • Renée Zellweger – “Judy” – Winner

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role

  • Christian Bale – “Ford v Ferrari”
  • Leonardo DiCaprio – “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood”
  • Adam Driver – “Marriage Story”
  • Taron Egerton – “Rocketman”
  • Joaquin Phoenix – “Joker” – Winner

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role

  • Laura Dern – “Marriage Story” – Winner
  • Scarlett Johansson – “Jojo Rabbit”
  • Nicole Kidman – “Bombshell”
  • Jennifer Lopez – “Hustlers”
  • Margot Robbie – “Bombshell”

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role

  • Jamie Foxx – “Just Mercy”
  • Tom Hanks – “A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood”
  • Al Pacino – “The Irishman”
  • Joe Pesci – “The Irishman”
  • Brad Pitt – “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood” – Winner


Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series

  • “Big Little Lies”
  • “The Crown” – Winner
  • “Game of Thrones”
  • “The Handmaid’s Tale”
  • “Stranger Things”

Outstanding Ensemble in a Comedy Series

  • “Barry”
  • “Fleabag”
  • “The Kominsky Method”
  • “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” – Winner
  • “Schitt’s Creek”

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Television Movie or Limited Series

  • Patricia Arquette – “The Act”
  • Toni Collette – “Unbelievable”
  • Joey King – “The Act”
  • Emily Watson – “Chernobyl”
  • Michelle Williams – “Fosse/ Verdon” – Winner

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Television Movie or Limited Series

  • Mahershala Ali – “True Detective”
  • Russell Crowe – “The Loudest Voice”
  • Jared Harris – “Chernobyl”
  • Jharrel Jerome – “When They See Us”
  • Sam Rockwell – “Fosse/ Verdon” – Winner

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series

  • Jennifer Aniston – “The Morning Show” – Winner
  • Helena Bohnam Carter – “The Crown”
  • Olivia Colman – “The Crown”
  • Jodie Comer – “Killing Eve”
  • Elisabeth Moss – “The Handmaid’s Tale”

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series

  • Sterling K. Brown – “This is Us”
  • Steve Carell – “The Morning Show”
  • Billy Crudup – “The Morning Show”
  • Peter Dinklage – “Game of Thrones” – Winner
  • David Harbour – “Stranger Things”

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series

  • Christina Applegate – “Dead to Me”
  • Alex Borstein – “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel”
  • Rachel Brosnahan – “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel”
  • Catherine O’Hara – “Schitt’s Creek”
  • Phoebe Waller-Bridge – “Fleabag” – Winner

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series

  • Alan Arkin – “The Kominsky Method”
  • Michael Douglas – “The Kominsky Method”
  • Bill Hader – “Barry”
  • Andrew Scott – “Fleabag”
  • Tony Shalhoub – “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” – Winner


Outstanding Action Performance by a Stunt Ensemble in a Motion Picture

  • “Avengers: Endgame” – Winner
  • “Ford v Ferrari”
  • “The Irishman”
  • “Joker”
  • “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood”

Outstanding Action Performance by a Stunt Ensemble in a Comedy or Drama

  • “Game of Thrones” – Winner
  • “GLOW”
  • “Stranger Things”
  • “The Walking Dead”
  • “Watchmen”

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Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Martin Luther King, Jr. (January 15, 1929 – April 4, 1968)

Monday is Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, honoring the memory of the late civil rights leader who would have turned 90 this past Friday

Martin Luther King, Jr. was an American Baptist minister, activist, humanitarian, and leader in the African-American Civil Rights Movement. He is best known for his role in the advancement of civil rights using nonviolent civil disobedience based on his Christian beliefs.

King became a civil rights activist early in his career. He led the 1955 Montgomery Bus Boycott and helped found the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) in 1957, serving as its first president. With the SCLC, King led an unsuccessful 1962 struggle against segregation in Albany, Georgia (the Albany Movement), and helped organize the 1963 nonviolent protests in Birmingham, Alabama. King also helped to organize the 1963 March on Washington, where he delivered his famous “I Have a Dream” speech. There, he established his reputation as one of the greatest orators in American history.

On October 14, 1964, King received the Nobel Peace Prize for combating racial inequality through nonviolence. In 1965, he helped to organize the Selma to Montgomery marches, and the following year he and SCLC took the movement north to Chicago to work on segregated housing. In the final years of his life, King expanded his focus to include poverty and speak against the Vietnam War, alienating many of his liberal allies with a 1967 speech titled “Beyond Vietnam”.

In 1968, King was planning a national occupation of Washington, D.C., to be called the Poor People’s Campaign, when he was assassinated on April 4 in Memphis, Tennessee. His death was followed by riots in many U.S. cities.

King was posthumously awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom and the Congressional Gold Medal. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day was established as a holiday in numerous cities and states beginning in 1971, and as a U.S. federal holiday in 1986. Hundreds of streets in the U.S. have been renamed in his honor, and a county in Washington State was also renamed for him. The Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., was dedicated in 2011.

Kendall and Kylie Jenner (Kardashian) are sued over Lace Underwear Designs.

Kendall and Kylie Jenner (Kardashian) are sued over Klauber Bros., Inc. Lace Underwear Designs.

Klauber Bros., Inc. was founded in 1859 in Munich Germany and is a leading producer of fine machine made Laces.

Kendall and Kylie Jenner sisters got severed with a lawsuit filed by Klauber Bros., Inc. — sued over lacy underwear design copyrights infringement.

That designs 2-dimensional artwork for purpose of lace production is common for whole industry. 

Klauber Bros., Inc. says it made a few of very specific lace designs. So specific they have copyrights on them.

Silicon Valley Car Show: January 9th-12th

The largest auto show in the Bay Area!

From fuel efficiency to the latest luxury vehicles, see what’s new from a variety of manufacturers.

Silicon Valley is the epicenter of the new automotive world. Experience the future of what you drive and how you drive at the Silicon Valley Auto Show.

San Jose McEnery Convention Center

150 W. San Carlos St.

San Jose, CA 95113

Thursday, January 9, 2020 Noon – 10 pm Friday, January 10, 2020 10 am – 10 pm Saturday, January 11, 2020 10 am – 10 pm Sunday*, January 12, 2020 10 am – 6 pm Box Office closes one hour before official closing time Show Parking http://parksj.org/parking-map/ More show info at www.svautoshow.com

Adults $12.00 (Plus $0.50 service fee)

Ages 13 to 61

Children* $8.00 (Plus $0.50 service fee)

Ages 7 to 12. 

*Note: CEFCU Family Day is Sunday, March 10, 2019. Children 12 and under are admitted free with a paying adult. Must present ticket.

Senior Citizens $8.00 (Plus $0.50 service fee)

Ages 62 and over

Military $8.00 (Plus $0.50 service fee)

ID required for all active duty military personnel and their spouses

Students $8.00 (Plus $0.50 service fee)

Must Present Valid Student ID with Ticket. Valid for ages 25 and under

Children (6 and under) $0.00

Children 6 and under free Thursday – Saturday. Ticket must be accompanied with Adult, Senior or Military Ticket

AMAs Red Carpet Live, Sunday, November 24 starting at 6:00 p.m. ET / 3:00 p.m. PT

AMAs Red Carpet Live, Sunday, November 24 starting at 6:00 p.m. ET / 3:00 p.m. PT

The hosts for “AMAs Red Carpet Live” the official pre-show for the “2019 American Music Awards.”  Sofia Carson, AJ Gibson, Jaymes Vaughan, Lauren Jauregui, Raja Kumari and Nick Viall will host. The two-hour pre-show will stream LIVE from Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on Sunday, November 24 starting at 6:00 p.m. ET / 3:00 p.m. PT, on the official American Music Awards Twitter account (Twitter.com/AMAs).

The live red carpet experience features exclusive interviews and a star-studded lineup of nominees, performers and presenters, fans will be able to engage in real-time conversation on the platform as some of the biggest moments of the night unfold.

Sofia Carson, Born in Fort Lauderdale, FL and raised in Miami, FL, Sofia is a UCLA student and speaks English, French and Spanish. In 2015, Sofia cut her first album with Walt Disney Records for Descendants. The following year in 2016, she released her next second album with WaterTower Music. In 2017, she released her third album with Walt Disney Records.

The True Meaning of Halloween?

Today Halloween is primarily marked by putting on a disguise and asking for candy, but Halloween has its roots in at least two Medieval celebrations: the Celtic festival of Samhain and the Christian holiday All Saint’s Day. The spooky festival’s name, however, comes from only one. Samhain is Gaelic for “summer’s end,” and marks what has loosely been labeled the “Celtic New Year,” the end of the “lighter half” of the year and the beginning of the “darker half.” One of the four fire festivals of the year, it was celebrated on November 1 when, it was believed, the dead arose for one night. Sound familiar? The other celebration, All Saint’s Day, honors all of the Catholic saints. The Roman Catholic Church refers to it as the “Solemnity of All Saints.” Though this celebration does not bear a close resemblance to the festivities of Halloween, it did give the holiday its name. The word Halloween is a direct derivation of All Saints’ Day. 

All Hallows in Old English means “the feast of the saints.” Halloween, first attested in the 18th century, is a Scottish variant of All-Hallows-Even. The Even meant evening. The spelling of the word was once Hallowe’en, in which the “v” was elided. The current spelling wasn’t widely adopted until the 20th century.

From: blog.dictionary.com

South Beach Mango Festival – July 27, 2019

South Beach Mango Festival
Jul 27, 2019
12:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Recurring daily through Jul 27, 2019
$20 – $59.95
Saturday 12pm-6pm (Lummus) – 1st Annual Mangopolooza (21 and over only crowd) to cut loose for a day of fun by the sea featuring open bar,serving Mango cocktails, beers, and tropical creations. Five large tents will feature vendors, farmers, food, and vibe. Also, a VIP shaded area with beautiful décor featuring open bar and food samples available. Entertainment highlights feature: Mango Music, Chef Competitions (The Mango Fight Club), a Mango Auction w/ Mango Models (A Mango in Japan sold for $4,200), and a finale featuring talents and dancers from world famous Mango’s Tropical Café.
Sunday 11am-6pm: Sunday Funday. All ages. Lummus Park once again for Day Two of the main event featuring music, food, drinks, 3 Mango eating competitions (kids, ladies, and men’s), a best baked Mango dish contest, cooking demo’s, and a Grand Finale featuring acts from world famous Mango’s Cafe. Meet local farmers, experts and SAVOR locally grown fruits including dozens of varieties of Mangos, Coconuts, Avocados, Dragon fruit, Jack Fruit, Mamey and more. Artists, vendors, COOKING Competitions, something for all Mango Lovers. Three 2500 square foot tents will feature mangos from different regions such as Latin America, India, and the Redlands/Homestead regions. The southern 100 miles of Florida are tropical, yielding a wide variety of tropical fruits and vegetables.
The festival will feature Food, Music, Mango inspired cocktails, Locally crafted beers, & entertainment. Details are unfolding weekly, please register at www.sobemangofest.com for the latest details. Unlike most other fruits and foods, Mangos are extremely delicate, don't travel well, and if you want the best, you must come to the Mangos. Often referred to as the King of Fruit, they truly occupy a special place in the hearts and minds of so many. Saturday a photo ID will be required for entrance, Sunday a photo id will be required for the purchase of alcohol. Event is rain or shine. Lummus Park is located between Ocean Drive and the beach affording festival goers a beautiful breeze. Last year, the Inaugural South Beach Mango Festival saw over 4,000 attendees. We hope to see you this year at one of the SWEETEST events in the country. Register at www.sobemangofest.com for the latest festival happenings. Please follow us on Facebook or Instagram.

Campbell Summer Concert series

The Campbell Summer Concert series is brought to you by the City of Campbell and generous donations from the community. The series starts in mid-June and continues for nine weeks with a different band playing each week. Concerts start at 6:30 p.m. and last until 8 p.m. So bring a lawn chair and support the Campbell Museum Foundation by purchasing food and drinks at the event. Concerts take place on the Orchard City Green located right in front of the historic Ainsley House and adjacent to Campbell City Hall.​
The 2019 Summer Concert Series runs from July 18 
Concert Information & Guidelines
  • Concerts begin at 6:30 p.m. (Pre-show Activities – PARKS MAKE LIFE BETTER demonstrations begin at 6:00 p.m.)
  • Please limit the use of blankets and towels for the purpose of saving space.  
  • Parking is limited. Please carpool when possible and park in downtown parking garages.
  • Food (hamburgers, hot dogs, chicken skewers and French fries), beer, wine and sangria will be available for sale and proceeds will support the Ainsley House & Museum Foundation. 
  • Those over 21 years old may bring their own Beer/Wine (hard alcohol is NOT allowed).
  • Animals are not allowed in the park (with the exception of service animals), please leave your pets at home.
  • Please do not bring portable BBQs to the event. Please no large tables…space is at a premium for spectators.
  • Parents are responsible for supervising their children at all times. Please do not let your children play on the Library or City Hall building ledges, in the trees, and inside City Hall. 
2019 Concert Sponsors

Fremont, CA is the First U.S. City with a Tesla Police Car.

While driving In Fremont, CA the car with flashing lights behind you could be a Tesla. The Police vehicle is a used 2014 Tesla Model S 85, and most likely will be first on patrol in U.S.

Fremont is the home of Tesla’s manufacturing plant and where the Fremont Police will soon be patrolling streets with a customized black-and-white all-electric Tesla Model S.

Police spokeswoman Geneva Bosques in an interview Tuesday said, “If Teslas are going to become police vehicles, it would be pretty cool if Fremont could have one of the first ones,”

10,000+ employees work at the Fremont Tesla manufacturing plant, after all it’s the cities largest employer.



2019 CALIFORNIA WATERMELON FESTIVAL – Los Angeles’ Hansen Dam Soccer Complex

2019 CALIFORNIA WATERMELON FESTIVAL – Los Angeles’ Hansen Dam Soccer Complex

Saturday June 29th & Sunday June 30th, 10am to 10pm. Tickets good for either day.
Tickets: $8 – $20
Join us for a day full of watermelon fun! This year will be the best ever, as we host our largest event yet with over 60,000 pounds of fresh-off-the-farm California watermelons, chilled, sliced and served fresh to you!
  • All-You-Can-Eat Watermelon!
  • Kids: Petting Zoo, Pony Rides, Children’s Theater, Magic Shows, Bubble Parties, Balloon Hats, Crafts, crazy Arena Games, Wildlife Exhibit, Butterfly Feeding, BMX Bike Pro Stunt Show and more (Kid's Zone open from 10am – 7pm)
  • Beautiful Watermelon Carvings, Cooking Demonstrations and Tastings
  • Great Bands including
    • Saturday 8 PM: Flux Capacitors, Totally Awesome 80s Tribute Band
    • Sunday 8 PM: Selena Tribute Band
  • Everything from BBQ to Vegan to Tasty Watermelon Desserts and Drinks
  • Beer and Wine Garden. Try our Watermelon Ritas!
  • A full carnival: Purchase 10 Ride Super Saver Packages and Save up to 70%!
All tickets are good for 1 day of your choosing: Saturday the 29th or Sunday the 30th.
Read our FAQs to learn more about rules, regulations, and event services
See more videos and pictures on our website at https://www.watermelonfest.org/
Hansen Dam Soccer Complex
11480 Foothill Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 91342

Woodies on the Santa Cruz Wharf – 25th Anniversary

Woodies on the Santa Cruz Wharf – 25th Anniversary

Saturday, June 22nd
10:00am – 4:00pm
Celebrate the 25th Anniversary of Woodies on the Wharf, bigger and better than ever! Come see the more than 200 "woodies," gorgeous, pre-1950s cars that feature wood bodies, line the Santa Cruz Wharf. Stroll the Wharf and enjoy dozens of shops and restaurants and stellar coastal views while you soak up the sun and beauty of Northern California's premier woodie show. FREE
Location: Santa Cruz Wharf
21 Municipal Wharf
Santa Cruz, California 95060
This year’s highlights:
– Music, t-shirts, and memorabilia 
– Raffle prize drawings
– Get your 2019 WOW poster and have it signed by the artist!
–  Talk with Superheroes of the Sanctuary, local non-profits 
    protecting our ocean environment
– Get a photo crusin’ in the woodie photo booth
– Challenge your friends to a game of bocce or corn hole 
– Woodies Parade off the Wharf at 3:30 pm
Getting there:
Special Santa Cruz Beach – Downtown Trolley hours for the event – 9:00am to 8:00pm. Park downtown and take the trolley to the Wharf. Only 25 cents. 
Ride your bike! FREE Bike Valet on the Wharf.
Presented by Santa Cruz Woodies, Santa Cruz Wharf and City of Santa Cruz Parks and Recreation Department. FREE!
25th Anniversary Woodies on the Wharf
* Date: 06/22/2019 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
* Location: Santa Cruz Wharf
* 21 Municipal Wharf
* Santa Cruz, California 95060
* Introduction: Join us to celebrate 25 years of Woodies on the Wharf. This year's event will be bigger and better than ever
Woodies on the Santa Cruz Wharf - 25th Anniversary

Hindenburg Disaster

Hindenburg Disaster

The Hindenburg disaster occurred on May 6, 1937, in Manchester Township, New Jersey, United States. The German passenger airship LZ 129 Hindenburg caught fire and was destroyed during its attempt to dock with its mooring mast at Naval Air Station Lakehurst. On board were 97 people; there were 36 fatalities.
This photo is an image of the famous Hindenburg crash. The famed balloon went up for it maiden voyage to show passengers and spectators alike the potential for balloon travel when a spark ignited the hydrogen that filled the airship while it attempted to dock. In all there were 36 fatalities and injuries as well.
The disaster was the subject of newsreel coverage, photographs, and Herbert Morrison's recorded radio eyewitness reports from the landing field, which were broadcast the next day. A variety of hypotheses have been put forward for both the cause of ignition and the initial fuel for the ensuing fire. The event shattered public confidence in the giant, passenger-carrying rigid airship and marked the abrupt end of the airship era

Titanic Iceberg Facts:

Titanic Iceberg Facts: 

The iceberg thought to have been hit by Titanic, photographed the morning of 15 April 1912 by SS Prinz Adalbert's chief steward. The iceberg was reported to have a streak of red paint from a ship's hull along its waterline on one side.


19 – the number of icebergs that third class survivor Charles Dahl later claimed he had seen from lifeboat number 15, during the hours following the sinking. In an interview with the Chicago American newspaper Dahl criticized the speed at which Titanic had been traveling through the ice field, describing how Carpathia had needed to zigzag through bergs whilst collecting survivors.
11:39 pm – the time at which the iceberg Titanic struck was first spotted, too late to avoid a collision.
30 seconds – the amount of time from the first sighting of the iceberg to the impact.
50 – 100 feet – the estimated height of the iceberg above water, as recounted by Titanic survivors.
200 – 400 feet – the estimated length of the iceberg.
5 – the number of days after the sinking when Rehorek took his photograph of the iceberg.
85% – the amount of all icebergs in the North Atlantic that originate from the west coast of Greenland.
1909 – the year in which the Titanic iceberg is believed to have been ‘born’.
1 – 2 – the likely number of icebergs that the Ilulissat ice-shelf would have produced in 1909.
1 – 4% – the proportion of those icebergs that survive to reach shipping waters. They initially float north along Greenland’s west coast before beginning their southward journey past the coastlines of Baffin Island, Labrador and Newfoundland, before passing through the gulf stream into the Atlantic past. Most do not make it this far, either getting caught en route or finally melting in the warm waters of the gulf stream.
1909 – the year in which the Titanic iceberg is believed to have been ‘born’.
1 – 2 – the likely number of icebergs that the Ilulissat ice-shelf would have produced in 1909.
1 – 4% – the proportion of those icebergs that survive to reach shipping waters. They initially float north along Greenland’s west coast before beginning their southward journey past the coastlines of Baffin Island, Labrador and Newfoundland, before passing through the gulf stream into the Atlantic past. Most do not make it this far, either getting caught en route or finally melting in the warm waters of the gulf stream.

Electric Vehicles Just Got Huge Boost

A Look Inside The Electric Car Conversion Company EV West
When people think about electric cars, sleek, new models usually come to mind. To be sure, they’re incredible feats of engineering. But what about the millions of cars already on the road?  Enter EV West. Starting with the classics, this unique shop is converting existing cars into all-electric road warriors. And potentially reinventing the electric car landscape in the process.
EV West has a quality selection of electric car parts, components, conversion kits, and charging station solutions for your Electric Vehicle or EV Conversion. From motors and controllers, to chargers, cables and complete electric car driveline conversions. EV West has a low price guarantee, and a technical staff can ensure the right products for your vehicle or conversion project. 
EV West transforms sweet classic cars into sweeter classic cars by converting their drivetrains to run on electricity. Though they may be best known for their record-setting Pikes Peak run back in 2012 —  a feat believed they will attempt again next summer with that same, though thoroughly refreshed and Teslafied BMW M3 —  their shop is generally littered with vehicles that fire up imaginations with daydreams of boulevard cruising and canyon carving. Maybe even a bit of off-road shenanigans in the case of its awesome Baja Bug build.
Things are going so well for the company that, according to principal Michael Bream, they are booked solid for the next 3-1/2 years. If you have a vehicle worthy of electrification and wanted to avail yourself of their services, don’t despair. While they may not have the time to work on your car, they do offer a vast array of kits and components on their website to allow you to do the work yourself.
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Website: https://www.evwest.com/catalog/contact_us.php
Sales Questions (availability, lead times, order status): sales@evwest.com
Technical Questions (application, installation, design): support@evwest.com
Phone: (888) 591-5830 or (760) 591-3129 (Please e-mail for support)
EV West
1788-107 La Costa Meadows Dr.
San Marcos, CA 92078
Office Hours:
Monday – Friday 9:00am – 5:00pm PST

Southeast Arizona Wine Growers Festival – 2019 March 2-3

In celebration of the 4th anniversary of Arizona’s original and only American Viticulture Area (AVA), Kief-Joshua Vineyards will be hosting the Sixth Annual Southeast Arizona Wine Growers Festival, featuring 20 Arizona Wineries in one location, on March 2nd – 3rd from 11 am to 5 pm.

The day will be filled with new wine releases, fabulous winemakers, great wine, food vendors,  and live music.

Check out our article on resortsandlodges.com

“We are once again bringing together winemakers from all across Arizona,” states winemaker and host Kief Manning. “This year we want to celebrate that on October 26, 1984 the Sonoita/Elgin Wine Growing Region was granted AVA status, making it one of oldest federal government granted viticulture areas in the United States.”

Saturday, March 2nd & Sunday, March 3, 2019
11:00am – 5:00 pm, Rain or Shine (festival gates open at 10 am)
Kief-Joshua Vineyards, 370 Elgin Rd, Elgin AZ 85611

The two-day event includes 18 of Arizona’s top wineries and acclaimed winemakers. Bring your friends and family out to sample Arizona’s finest vintages!

Musical performances take place all day!
Local vendors will provide a variety of food, art, jewelry and more!

2019 Featured Wineries & Wine Makers:

Arizona Stronghold
Carlson Creek
Cellar 433
Deep Sky
Golden Rule
Keeling Schaeffer
Lightning Ridge
Page Springs
Su Vino
Village of Elgin

-Free Parking
-Family Friendly
-Dog Friendly
-Must be 21+ to drink

Tickets include a souvenir wine glass and 10 wine sampling tickets. Additional sampling tickets available at the event.

Advance tickets are sold at a discounted rate, available at www.azgrapes.eventbrite.com

Tickets will be available at the door for $30.00 each.

Stay up to date with the latest information at: http://kj-vineyards.com/events.asp

For more information, call 520-455-5582 or email us at kjvineyards@gmail.com

From Phoenix or Tucson: From Highway 10, take exit #281 – Rte 83 to Sonoita. Stay on 83 until you come to Elgin Road (mile marker 28) and turn left. Kief-Joshua Vineyards will be 3.7 miles on your left.

From Sierra Vista: I 90 to Rte 82 West, turn left on Upper Elgin Rd., the winery is 1 mile past the bridge on the right