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[9 Oct 2008 | Comments Off on Academic and B.A.D. Girl | ]

By Angela Kilduff
They may compete in fishnet stockings, revealing uniforms and roller skates, but the women of roller derby dismiss the prevailing stereotypes that their sport is only a game of campy theatrics.
“I can’t ever really tell if people respect it,” said Jenny Carlson, who skates as Jennacologist for the Oakland Outlaws.

Arts & Culture, Civic Life, Faces & Places, Fremont, Niles »

[5 Oct 2008 | Comments Off on Pee-Wee Golf Tournament Raises Money for the Niles Historic District | ]

Photos, Video and Story by Linsay Rousseau Burnett
Fremont’s Niles community — a historic, quaint and close-knit neighborhood — proved once again that it is not afraid to show some flare, after residents held the 10th annual Pink Flamingo Pee-Wee Golf Classic. The “wacky and tacky” event raised over $2,000 for the Niles Main Street non-profit association.