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Phil Lesh Will Perform With Soulive For Grand Opening Of Terrapin Crossroads’ Backyard

first_imgTerrapin Crossroads is opening its doors to a new outdoor performance space, The Backyard, this spring. In celebration of the opening, there will be an all-day music gathering on April 17, with two very special performances from Phil Lesh & Friends, as well as from Soulive and Scott Law & Ross James’ Cosmic Twang.The full Friends lineup includes Soulive‘s Eric Krasno, Neal Evans, and Alan Evans, as well as Jason Crosby, the Terrapin Horns and a “very special guest.”Don’t miss the grand opening of The Backyard! Music starts at 1pm on Sunday, April 17, goes all day. Tickets are still available here.[Photo via Terrapin Crossroads Facebook]last_img

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Buying Gold Coast property along the beach vs in the Hinterland

first_img19 Seashell Ave, Mermaid Beach. 25-27 Forest Ridge Drive, Bonogin. STRUGGLING to decide whether you want a seachange or a treechange?Making a decision can be a daunting task given the market is flooded with stunning beachside and Hinterland properties at the moment.But comparing the pros and cons of both will take the panic out of making one of the biggest purchases of your life.To make life even easier, we’ve already done some of the hard work for you. 1. Burleigh Waters and Currumbin Valley 29801/2 Ephraim Island, Paradise Point. A luxury island penthouse or acreage estate with Federation-style house and its own chapel?The Ephraim Island and Maudsland properties have very similar prices at $2.39 million and $2.25 million respectively so that won’t be a deal breaker.They also both have wrap around balconies but while the penthouse overlooks the water, the Queenslander is surrounded by greenery.The 8th-level penthouse has all the luxury features expected of a prestige property, including floor-to-ceiling windows and marble featured throughout.The Maudsland home has been modernised but has retained its character features, including fireplaces and detailed woodwork.It also offers dual living as the chapel has been converted into a two-bedroom loft. 3. Ephraim Island and Maudsland 77 Holyrood Rd, Maudsland. 25-27 Forest Ridge Drive, Bonogin. MORE: Fisherman’s hut going under the hammer 2. Mermaid Beach and Bonogin House hunters will be paying for the location of this Mermaid Beach house, which is metres from the ocean.The two-storey three-bedroom house on a 308sq m block close to Hedges Ave, also known as ‘Millionaire’s Row’, is listed with an asking price of $2.475 million.Yet at Bonogin, prospective buyers could snap up a modern mansion on an elevated 4827sq m block for $200,000 less.The five-bedroom house is much further from the beach but it is surrounded by bushland and has sweeping views of the Gold Coast.center_img 81 Burleigh St, Burleigh Waters. 81 Burleigh St, Burleigh Waters. COMPARE THE PAIR 29801/2 Ephraim Island, Paradise Point. For the same price of a house on a 635sqm block at Burleigh Waters, you could buy an acreage estate at Currumbin Valley.Both are modern properties with five bedrooms, have a listing price just over $1.6 million and are close to a lake or creek, but that is the extent of their similarities.The Burleigh Waters house is streets from the beach as well as popular cafes and restaurants while the Currumbin Valley property is more secluded and private.The Hinterland estate also has much more space, including paddocks for horses.The beachside house has limited yard space but it is across the road form a park. 9A Bourke Lodge Drive, Currumbin Valley. 19 Seashell Ave, Mermaid Beach. Would you rather live in a beachside of Hinterland property? 9A Bourke Lodge Drive, Currumbin Valley.More from news02:37International architect Desmond Brooks selling luxury beach villa14 hours ago02:37Gold Coast property: Sovereign Islands mega mansion hits market with $16m price tag2 days agoMORE: Apartment sales at two-year high 77 Holyrood Rd, Maudsland.last_img read more

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Kawhi Leonard, Clippers rally in fourth quarter to fend off Warriors

first_imgROCK. MY. SOUL.We SEE YOU @Jmyke1! 🔥 pic.twitter.com/Uij5KW0Afa— FOX Sports West (@FoxSportsWest) January 11, 2020 “That’s what we are… We’re a work in progress. We just got to keep getting better”Coach Doc Rivers comments on tonight’s victory over Golden State.#ClipperNation • @LAClippers pic.twitter.com/ciezccqpvg— FOX Sports West (@FoxSportsWest) January 11, 2020 “I feel better, I’m able to jump without it grabbing too much,” said Leonard, who shot 14 for 25 and added nine rebounds, five assists and three steals but committed five turnovers in Friday’s win.The Clippers again were without Paul George, who suffered a strained left hamstring during practice Wednesday and was sidelined for the second time in three games.L.A. also was playing for the first time since Sunday, enjoying a four-day break, “like a mini-All-Star break,” Clippers guard Rodney McGruder called it. But the Clippers looked like the layoff was a lot longer than that – or maybe not long enough.After allowing 272 points in a Staples Center split last weekend, the Clippers missed dunks, missed plenty of 3-point shots (28 of 39 tries were off-target), and committed lots of turnovers (19).“Tonight, what’s the date? January whatever? There is not a lot that we can do about it today,” Rivers said of his team’s miscues, with an eye on the future to which Kerr was referring. “If we play like that in May or April, that will hurt us.”Fortunately for the Clippers, they were facing a Warriors squad that was (without injured All-Star guards Steph Curry and Klay Thompson) inept enough from behind the arc, shooting 20.5 percent (8 for 39) from deep.Alec Burks did bury a big 3-pointer for the Warriors with 4:32 to play, drawing a foul on Landry Shamet (who had five for the game) before converting the four-point play to cut the Clippers’ lead to 97-95. Omari Spellman’s open 3-pointer cut the Clippers’ advantage to 101-98 with 3:35 left.Williams responded with a 3-pointer with the shot clock running out to give the Clippers a 103-98 lead with 2:22 to play.Draymond Green’s layup pulled Golden State back within four points, then Leonard threw down a resounding slam to increase the Clippers’ lead to 106-100.Finally, a 3-pointer by Patrick Beverley (12 points, 10 rebounds, nine assists and a career-high-tying three blocked shots) sealed it. Beverley fell one assist short of his first career triple-double.“Awww … I wish we’da knew that, collectively,” Williams said. “But that’s the makeup of this group, we really don’t chase individual stats, I don’t think anybody was even paying attention to that or knew that. We were just going with the flow of the game.“I wish he’d have got it, because that’s something special.”Said Beverley: “I just go out there and try to be Pat. Unfortunately, PG’s out, I know I’m gonna have the ball a little bit more, so I just try to, you know, go out there and make my teammates better and get Kawhi the ball when he needed it, and get Sham the ball when he needed it, and hopefully, it works out.”Williams finished with 21 points and Harrell had 11 points and 10 rebounds as the Clippers defeated the Warriors in consecutive games for the first time since 2011. Kawhi Leonard scored 10 of his game-high 36 points in the fourth period, when Lou Williams and Montrezl Harrell both contributed nine to help their squad recover in time to keep the Warriors (9-31) from winning on the road for just the fourth time this season.Among Leonard’s baskets were a trio of ferocious slams, including one he hammered down to make it 106-100.“He’s been doing it a lot lately,” Clippers coach Doc Rivers said of his slam-dunking superstar, who’s been limited to playing only half of every back-to-back set of games while he sticks to an injury management regimen to help an ongoing issues with the patella tendon in his left knee.“I think he is in a far better place now than he was in Game 1, let’s just put it like that. You can see it with him, you can see it in the practices, it’s just going up, you can feel it, you can see it, he has a better thrust now, and it’s good, it has been really good to see.”Leonard agreed with Rivers’ assessment. Kawhi Leonard pours in a game-high 36 PTS to spark the @LAClippers comeback victory! #ClipperNation pic.twitter.com/eEbzSHTKvK— NBA (@NBA) January 11, 2020 PreviousLos Angeles Clippers forward Kawhi Leonard, right, goes up for a dunk as Golden State Warriors forward Omari Spellman defends during the second half of an NBA basketball game Friday, Jan. 10, 2020, in Los Angeles. The Clippers won 109-100. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)Clippers guard Patrick Beverley, right, grabs a rebound away from Warriors guard Alec Burks, left, and guard Ky Bowman during the second half of Friday’s game at Staples Center. Beverley (12 points, 10 rebounds, nine assists and a career-high-tying three blocked shots) fell one assist shy of his first career triple-double in the Clippers’ 109-100 win. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)Golden State Warriors guard Jacob Evans, right, shoots as Los Angeles Clippers forward Montrezl Harrell defends during the first half of an NBA basketball game Friday, Jan. 10, 2020, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill) SoundThe gallery will resume insecondsLos Angeles Clippers forward Kawhi Leonard, right, shoots as Golden State Warriors forward Eric Paschall defends during the first half of an NBA basketball game Friday, Jan. 10, 2020, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)Golden State Warriors forward Glenn Robinson III, left, shoots as Los Angeles Clippers guard Lou Williams defends during the first half of an NBA basketball game Friday, Jan. 10, 2020, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)Los Angeles Clippers center Ivica Zubac shoots as Golden State Warriors forward Omari Spellman defends during the first half of an NBA basketball game Friday, Jan. 10, 2020, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)Golden State Warriors forward Eric Paschall shoots as Los Angeles Clippers guard Rodney McGruder defends during the first half of an NBA basketball game Friday, Jan. 10, 2020, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)Los Angeles Clippers forward Kawhi Leonard, right, goes up for a dunk as Golden State Warriors forward Alen Smailagic defends during the first half of an NBA basketball game Friday, Jan. 10, 2020, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)Golden State Warriors center Willie Cauley-Stein, front, shoots as Los Angeles Clippers forward Montrezl Harrell watches during the first half of an NBA basketball game Friday, Jan. 10, 2020, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)Clippers forward Kawhi Leonard, left, passes the ball as Warriors guard Ky Bowman defends during the first half of Friday’s game at Staples Center. Leonard had 36 points as the Clippers rallied for a 109-100 win. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)Golden State Warriors forward Omari Spellman, center, shoots as Los Angeles Clippers forward Maurice Harkless, left, and forward Kawhi Leonard defend during the first half of an NBA basketball game Friday, Jan. 10, 2020, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)Golden State Warriors forward Omari Spellman, right, goes up for a dunk as Los Angeles Clippers forward JaMychal Green, left, watches during the first half of an NBA basketball game Friday, Jan. 10, 2020, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)Golden State Warriors guard Jordan Poole, center, passes the ball as Los Angeles Clippers forward Montrezl Harrell, left, and forward Maurice Harkless defend during the first half of an NBA basketball game Friday, Jan. 10, 2020, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)Golden State Warriors forward Eric Paschall, left, shoots as Los Angeles Clippers guard Rodney McGruder defends during the first half of an NBA basketball game Friday, Jan. 10, 2020, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)Los Angeles Clippers forward Kawhi Leonard, left, and Golden State Warriors guard Damion Lee reach for the ball during the second half of an NBA basketball game Friday, Jan. 10, 2020, in Los Angeles. The Clippers won 109-100. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)Los Angeles Clippers forward Kawhi Leonard, left, shoots as Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green, second from left, Glenn Robinson III and forward Omari Spellman defend during the second half of an NBA basketball game Friday, Jan. 10, 2020, in Los Angeles. The Clippers won 109-100. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)Los Angeles Clippers forward JaMychal Green, right, dunks as Golden State Warriors forward Eric Paschall defends during the second half of an NBA basketball game Friday, Jan. 10, 2020, in Los Angeles. The Clippers won 109-100. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)Los Angeles Clippers forward Montrezl Harrell, left, shoots as Golden State Warriors center Willie Cauley-Stein defends during the second half of an NBA basketball game Friday, Jan. 10, 2020, in Los Angeles. The Clippers won 109-100. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)Los Angeles Clippers forward Kawhi Leonard, left, blocks a shot by Golden State Warriors guard Alec Burks during the second half of an NBA basketball game Friday, Jan. 10, 2020, in Los Angeles. The Clippers won 109-100. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)Los Angeles Clippers forward Kawhi Leonard, right, goes up for a dunk as Golden State Warriors forward Omari Spellman defends during the second half of an NBA basketball game Friday, Jan. 10, 2020, in Los Angeles. The Clippers won 109-100. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)Clippers guard Patrick Beverley, right, grabs a rebound away from Warriors guard Alec Burks, left, and guard Ky Bowman during the second half of Friday’s game at Staples Center. Beverley (12 points, 10 rebounds, nine assists and a career-high-tying three blocked shots) fell one assist shy of his first career triple-double in the Clippers’ 109-100 win. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)NextShow Caption1 of 19Clippers guard Patrick Beverley, right, grabs a rebound away from Warriors guard Alec Burks, left, and guard Ky Bowman during the second half of Friday’s game at Staples Center. Beverley (12 points, 10 rebounds, nine assists and a career-high-tying three blocked shots) fell one assist shy of his first career triple-double in the Clippers’ 109-100 win. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)ExpandLOS ANGELES — Steve Kerr certainly isn’t concerned about the Clippers.Before his depleted Golden State Warriors team pushed the Clippers for much of Friday night’s game at Staples Center, the three-time NBA champion coach offered some perspective on his opponent’s state of affairs.“They’re playing for the playoffs,” Kerr said. “And sometimes you just bide your time a little bit and lay in the weeds a little bit, but we know who they are and they’re going to be one of the teams to beat in the playoffs.”The Clippers showed a glimpse of what that team might look like when it’s clicking in the fourth quarter of their 109-100 win on Friday, outscoring Golden State 36-17 in the final frame to recover from a 10-point deficit entering the final 12 minutes. Cookies ➡️ Easy Two #ClipperNation • @LAClippers pic.twitter.com/WUuemF1DcO— FOX Sports West (@FoxSportsWest) January 11, 2020 Tonight, Patrick Beverley was one assist shy of his first career triple-doubleHe chats with @jaimemaggio following tonight’s come-from-behind win.#ClipperNation • @LAClippers pic.twitter.com/56SPtk0jHu— FOX Sports West (@FoxSportsWest) January 11, 2020 Newsroom GuidelinesNews TipsContact UsReport an Errorlast_img read more

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Honor Our Veterans. When Needed, They Were There!

first_img“We were there when we were needed, we were there.” is a statement every veteran of the U.S. military can proudly make. No matter what conflict within the 20th Century or after 9/11 in 2001, when called by the nation to serve, our veteran’s answered in mind, body and spirit. Today, soldiers, sailors and airmen are no longer being drafted into the military but their willingness to serve the nation is just as up front as the willingness of those who served during World War II on the battlefield or the home front.   America’s veterans regardless of age have set the example for those to come.More than a half century now separates us from World War II, plus the Korean War in the 1950’s and the Vietnam War in the 1960’s. A quarter of a century separates us from the first Persian Gulf War in 1990. Time is taking its toll on the national collective knowledge of these struggles and their worldwide implications. Several generations of Americans have now grown to maturity largely unaware of these wars, all of which have transformed American society resulting in the great nation we live in today.When the veterans of World War II, the Korean War and Vietnam War were young, they did something no other generation in the history of the world can claim. They saved the world from global Fascist domination and Communist aggression. And today’s younger veterans helped save America from another devastating terrorist attack like 9/11. They did it not for glory or honor, not for lasting tribute on a printed page but simply because it had to be done. It fell to these Americans to save the world from the unspeakable horrors of Nazism, Fascism, Communism and life inhibiting terrorism and this they did!Many veterans of our past wars walk a little slower now a day and the spring in their step may be gone or inhibited by a wartime injury or illness. Sometimes you have to speak a little louder when talking to them. Time has taken its toll and is taking its toll on many of them regardless of the war in which they fought. Their ranks grow thinner every day. We need to take a long loving look at our veterans while we still have the chance. So when you see a veteran of America’s past wars and today’s most recent conflicts, give him or her a hug, shake his or her hand, and say “Thank you!”Paul ZigoAssociate Professor of HistoryDirector, World War II Era Studies Institutelast_img read more