June 24, 2021

Rugby: There will be blood – looking ahead to Bloodfest 2019

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From FloRugby Bloodfest 2019 welcomes a record 94 teams to Austin for its annual sevens tournament and blood drive, mixing high-level rugby with a good cause.  Men’s and Women’s teams across five divisions—Premier, Open, Social, Super Social, and High School—descend upon the Lonestar State’s capital to enjoy a very popular event. This year’s tournament features […]

Mendocino Complex fire is largest wildfire in California history

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By Tim Stelloh From NBC More than 14,000 firefighters are now battling over a dozen major blazes across the state. A wildfire burning through Northern California became the state’s largest on record on Monday, scorching more than 283,000 acres, officials said. The Mendocino Complex blaze — a conglomerate of the River and Ranch fires burning […]

Hundreds missing amid California fires; loved ones go online

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AP From Newsmax Friends and relatives desperately checked hospitals and shelters and pleaded on social media for help finding loved ones missing amid California’s wildfires, with hundreds of people unaccounted for Wednesday. “We’ve been to 17 evacuation centers. We’ve called probably 12 hospitals. I mean, my whole family, all my friends looking for her,” Jessica […]

At least 11 dead as fires rage in Northern California

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By Madison Park, Jason Hanna and Ralph Ellis, From CNN Story highlights Fires pushed by strong winds burn for third day in Northern California City of Santa Rosa; Napa, Mendocino, Yuba and Sonoma counties have been affected (CNN)More than a dozen wildfires raged across Northern California for the third straight day Tuesday, with the biggest […]