Buoyed by the success of San Leandro fighter Nonito "Filipino Flash" Donaire, Hayward-born super middleweight champion Andre Ward, and the Fillmore's own junior welterweight title-holder, Karim "Hard Hitta" Mayfield, we've long predicted a Bay Area boxing Renaissance. And once again those predicti ... More >>
Conversions -- religious or otherwise -- can be hard-won. For Dr. Sanjay Gupta, the well-known medical correspondent for CNN, all it took was science -- hold the political ambition. In January 2009, when Gupta was reportedly on the short-list for an appointment to the post of Surgeon General, he pe ... More >>
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