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Celebrating Artistic Resilience: The Sarah K. Delson Arts Fellowship Inaugural Exhibition

SAN FRANCISCO, April 24 — The Drawing Room SF, in partnership with the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, proudly announces the opening of the inaugural exhibition of the Sarah K. Delson Arts Fellowship Program. This momentous event celebrates the legacy of the late San Francisco artist Sarah Delson, who passed away on May 4, 2023. The fellowship program, inspired by Sarah’s profound passion for art, aims to support artists whose work has been significantly altered due to illness. Honoring Sarah Delson’s Legacy The fellowship is a testament to Sarah’s enduring impact on the art community. It is funded by

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Former Accountant Charged with Embezzlement and Other Felonies

The Contra Costa County District Attorney’s Office has brought charges against a former accountant for multiple felonies related to embezzlement, identity theft, and money laundering. The Charges Angela Fae Brown, a 53-year-old from Olivehurst, CA, has been charged with a six-count felony complaint. The charges stem from her actions between September 2017 and November 2022, where she engaged in a scheme that defrauded over $800,000 from Viking Pavers, a paver company in Richmond where she was employed. The Scheme Brown used her position and accounting skills to create a fake online account, pretending to be the owner of Viking Pavers.

Abstract Expressionism Reimagined: Brian McPartlon’s Solo Exhibition at the International Art Museum of America

Amidst the bustling city of San Francisco, a revolutionary art event is set to unfold this summer. The International Art Museum of America, a key player on the global arts stage, will soon play host to the intriguing abstract painter Brian McPartlon in an exhibition aptly titled “Return”. Opening on June 15, 2024, and running until July 8, the exhibition is an homage to McPartlon’s deep Bay Area roots and his remarkable journey through the spheres of abstract painting. Early Beginnings and Artistic Inspirations Born and raised in the vibrant Bay Area, McPartlon’s encounter with art began amidst the burgeoning

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The ‘hot hand’ is a real basketball phenomenon – but only some players have the ability to go on these basket-making streaks

Konstantinos Pelechrinis, Associate Professor of Computing and Information, University of Pittsburgh; Wayne Winston, Professor of Decision and Information Systems, Indiana University March Madness is here, and basketball fans are making predictions: Who will be the Cinderella story of the college tournament? Which teams will make a run to the Final Four? And of course, which player is going to get “hot” and carry their team to a championship? To say a player is “hot” or has “hot hands” means the player is on a streak of making many consecutive shots. A question that has dogged researchers, coaches and fans for years

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40 years ago, the Supreme Court broke the NCAA’s lock on TV revenue, reshaping college sports to this day

Jared Bahir Browsh, Assistant Teaching Professor of Critical Sports Studies, University of Colorado Boulder The Pac-12 is likely to be competing in its last March Madness, as realignment has pushed 10 of its schools to other conferences. What led the most decorated conference in the NCAA to dissolve so quickly? This surprising development arguably dates back to a decades-old court decision. As the NCAA prepared for its tournament regional basketball semifinals in March 1984, the Supreme Court heard opening arguments in a case, NCAA v. Board of Regents of the University of Oklahoma, that would change how Americans watch college sports. After

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Operation Broken Heart Leads to Arrests in Child Exploitation Crackdown

In a significant operation against child exploitation, the Contra Costa District Attorney’s Office has charged several men from the Bay Area. The operation, dubbed “Operation Broken Heart,” was conducted by the Contra Costa County Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force between February 26 and March 7, 2024. The task force’s efforts led to the arrest of six men, four of whom have already been charged, while two cases are under review. The operation aimed to identify and apprehend individuals intending to meet minors for sexual purposes. It was a collaborative effort involving the Contra Costa County Sheriff’s Office, the Danville

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