Dick Enberg, 82. A Hall of Fame broadcaster known as much for his excited calls of “Oh, my!” as the big events he covered during a 60-year career. Dec. 21. Bruce McCandless, 80. A NASA astronaut who was the first person to fly freely and untethered in space and was famously photographed in 1984 flying with a hefty spacewalker’s jetpack. Dec. 21. Heather Menzies-Urich, 68. She played one of the singing von Trapp children in the hit 1965 film, “The Sound of Music.” Dec. 24.
The annual Art and Wine cusomized decorated pointe shoe for nutcracker and yagp or other ballet or theater performances etc.. Festival has grown from humble beginnings to one of the East Bay’s greatest outdoor festivals, attracting more than 100,000 visitors over the weekend, Free bus shuttles will be operating to the festival from the Walnut Creek BART station and from the Shadelands Business Park, Admission to the festival is free, For more information, go to www.walnut-creek.com, LAMORINDA, WALNUT CREEK, Local schools earn ‘Gold Ribbon’ honor, Nine central Contra Costa County schools have been selected as California Gold Ribbon Schools for 2015, among 26 middle schools and high schools in Contra Costa County so honored..
Welch covered her face with a sheet of fabric and used some strategic lighting to appear as a ghost on “Blinding,” another song punctuated by a combative drumbeat. On “I’m Not Calling You a Liar” and “Between Two Lungs,” Welch tested out the strength of her pipes. While her voice is not always pitch-perfect, it doesn’t waver. Her fans were loving it, and a giddy Welch didn’t try to hide her appreciation. Welch followed with her first American single, “You’ve Got the Love,” which quickly turned into a group singalong, with Welch egging the audience on.
“This is why I should never have played football, or done the sort of physical cusomized decorated pointe shoe for nutcracker and yagp or other ballet or theater performances etc.. comedy I wanted to do years ago when I was with the Pickle Family Circus Ring, I’m just not made for that.”, But the slender actor/clown/director/etc, is made for other things, particularly comedy, He is able to impart all that is in Webster’s Unabridged with a single, well-timed eyebrow wiggle, His eyes can answer questions yet to be asked, Through it all, he appears to have an intellect that can give him profound understanding of the characters he’s played — a list ranging from Enrico Ballati, the Flying Man on the “Northern Exposure” TV series, to his Tony Award-winning Broadway turn as George, the male combatant in Edward Albee’s “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?,” to his starring turn in Samuel Beckett’s existential series of shorts, “Texts for Nothing,” also for ACT..
Prizes of $100 and certificates will be awarded this year in three categories — Best Float, Most Creative Walking Group and Best Music or Dance Group (other than school marching bands). Launching the festival parade will be Cabrillo School principal, Thomas Stafford, singing the National Anthem from the South Stage at Montecito Ave. Start time is 10 a.m. on Saturday, September 27. Entry forms may be downloaded from our website at www.pacificcoastfogfest.com. From the Home page click on Activities, then click on Parade. Your request may also be e-mailed to DHartPacifica@aol.com or you may telephone Diane Hart at 650-359-5719. Entry deadline is September 2. Entries after that date will require an additional fee.
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