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Ralph Branca

“Ralph Branca, beloved Dodger pitcher and the man who courageously stood up to racism with Jackie Robinson, dead at 90”.

At the age of 90 years old, Ralph Branca quietly passed away the day before Thanksgiving in his Rye Brook, New York nursing home yesterday. 685 more words

Rivalry Week...Congrats Skip !...Drei's Favorite SC-UCLA Moment, A Skip Toward 6

Leading Off…

Congratulations to our 2016 Manager of the Year, Dave Roberts ! In spite of the many injuries particularly to the starting rotation, the rookie manager led the Dodgers to their 4th straight NL West title. 1,723 more words

Stand Firm with Love in Response to Hate

by Heather Bock

Read to the end to find a giveaway for a free book by Ann Voskamp that talks about giving love as a way of healing. 1,181 more words

Wednesday Words

Love Trumps Hate

I said to myself, “I am thoroughly happy and content, now. If my most pitiless enemy could appear before me at this moment, I would freely right any wrong I may have done him.” 1,115 more words

Kevin Tierney: Heritage Minutes stand the test of time

Recently the Heritage Minutes, some 80 one-minute films described as “dramatized vignettes that recreate events of great importance, accomplishment and bravery in our country’s history,” celebrated their 25th anniversary. 714 more words

Local Arts

Now streaming--Chadwick Boseman and Harrison Ford star in Jackie Robinson biopic "42"

Sadly racism has not gone away in America since the days of the legendary baseball player Jackie Robinson, but the progress that has been made can be felt from the biopic… 563 more words


The Right to Protest

Unless you have been living under a rock for the last few months, you know about Colin Kaepernick’s misguided, trend-setting shenanigans of kneeling during the playing of the… 467 more words