By Jennifer Karmarkar | [email protected] | Orange County RegisterPUBLISHED: January 7, 2019 at 4:38 pm | UPDATED: January 7, 2019 at 4:38 pm Have you always wanted to learn bridge, are just curious, or played decades ago and want to relearn? Monday morning bridge lessons start Jan. 7 at South Orange County Bridge Center in San Juan Capistrano. Challenge your brain with games and classes daily. An intro session is set for Monday, Jan. 7, with lessons subsequent Monday mornings from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. The fee for just the introductory event is $10. The six-week series cost is $90. For information or to enroll visit socb.center or call 949-248-1268. IF YOU GO When: 9:30-11:30 a.m. Mondays Where: South Orange County Bridge Center in San Juan Capistrano Information: 949-248-1268 … [Read more...] about Learn — or relearn — to play bridge Mondays in San Juan Capistrano
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Candace Buckner, The Washington Post Published 8:35 pm CDT, Monday, September 24, 2018 Bradley Beal, Dwight Howard and John Wall flank Wizards Coach Scott Brooks during the team's media day on Monday. Bradley Beal, Dwight Howard and John Wall flank Wizards Coach Scott Brooks during the team's media day on Monday. Photo: Washington Post Photo By Toni L. Sandys Photo: Washington Post Photo By Toni L. Sandys Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 Bradley Beal, Dwight Howard and John Wall flank Wizards Coach Scott Brooks during the team's media day on Monday. Bradley Beal, Dwight Howard and John Wall flank Wizards Coach Scott Brooks during the team's media day on Monday. Photo: Washington Post Photo By Toni L. Sandys Brooks has a simple goal for the … [Read more...] about Brooks has a simple goal for the upcoming season: Stop talking, Wizards. Just play.
next Image 1 of 2 prev Image 2 of 2 JAKARTA, Indonesia – What's left of Finton Lewis' thinning hair is spiked and dyed an orange-red color. The 64-year-old Lewis says the haircut keeps him feeling younger on the outside, and playing the card game of bridge keeps his brain nimble on the inside. "I know I'm not as physically fit as most sports people are," said Lewis, who is playing for India in the bridge competition at the Asian Games. Being fit doesn't matter much in bridge, which is being included for the first time in the Asian Games. Fans like to talk it up as a "mind game" in the same realm as chess. Yang Kong Te of the Philippines is playing in the Asian Games at 85. Lee Hung Fong of Malaysia is 81. Indonesian billionaire Michael Bambang Hartono is a mere 78, and the big reason why bridge is on the schedule. His reported net worth in about $17 billion, a fortune made in tobacco, banking, and communications. To be fair, the median age of the … [Read more...] about Playing bridge at the Asian Games: ‘Athletics of the mind’
CALDWELL — If Friday’s Purple and Gold Spring Game is any indication, College of Idaho quarterback Darius-James Peterson should have plenty of options when he attempts to pass in games this fall.But there’s one option that he may be just a little more comfortable with.Peterson connected with redshirt freshman Hunter Juarez for a 73-yard gain on the first play of the spring game, setting up a 1-yard touchdown run by Nick Calzaretta on the very next play. It keyed a big start for the offense, which scored touchdowns on three of the first four drives of the game before holding off a late charge by the defense to win 39-33 in a modified scoring system. × Advertisement If the Peterson-to-Juarez connection looked like an experienced one, that’s because it is. The pair played together at Marin Catholic High in California. And while Juarez played on defense his junior year, while Peterson was a senior, the two have spent plenty of time throwing the ball … [Read more...] about College of Idaho flashes strong recruiting hold in California with strong play from North Bay natives in Spring Game
CNBC will air a one-hour documentary about Warren Buffett at 9 p.m. Central Time on May 4, the day before shareholders of Berkshire Hathaway gather in Omaha for their annual meeting.The program, titled "Warren Buffett: Investor, Teacher, Icon," features correspondent Becky Quick's profile of Buffett and interviews with people whose lives he has influenced. That includes Ndamukong Suh, the former Nebraska football player and NFL star who considers Buffett as a business mentor, and a young man who says Buffett's principles of ethics and integrity helped him recover from an opioid addiction.There's video of Buffett returning to the Washington, D.C., neighborhood where he was a newspaper carrier in the 1940s while his father, Howard Buffett, served as a congressman from Omaha.The program also will be shown at 1 a.m. May 5 and at other times to be scheduled, CNBC said. Close 1 of 30 Buy Now Warren and Susan Buffett at their home at 5202 Underwood Ave. in 1956. … [Read more...] about CNBC plans new documentary on Warren Buffett just before annual Berkshire meeting