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2014-06-09 00:21:10

MONTEREY, Calif., June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Great Pacific Race, launching in Monterey, CA will commence at 10am PT and 10 crews are expected to row the Pacific Ocean - four solos, two pairs, and four four-man crews. Three other crews, originally slated to take part in the race, have delayed their starts due to the late arrival of their boats. Dubbed "the biggest baddest human endurance challenge on the planet" the Great Pacific Race is the first-ever organized rowing event to cross...

2012-02-22 00:00:00

Longtime Nike Golf Camp Director, Jeff Ritter, will serve as the national director of instruction for Nike Golf Schools & Junior Camps San Rafael, CA (PRWEB) February 21, 2012 Nike Golf Schools & Junior Camps named Jeff Ritter their new national director of instruction on Monday. Ritter, who has directed Nike Camps in multiple locations for the past ten years, will also serve as the on-site director for the camp network´s flagship location of California golf schools in the...

2011-05-13 04:00:00

Edward Weston: American Photographer--an Exhibition of Works by an American Legend and Renowned Visionary--Comes to Monterey Museum of Art-La Mirada June 17-October 2, 2011 MONTEREY, Calif., May 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Monterey Museum of Art presents Edward Weston: American Photographer, June 17-October 2, 2011. This exhibition is organized from major museum and private collections and will feature vintage prints of Weston's most famous and admired photographs along with...

Word of the Day
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).