Daily Archives: April 9, 2014

Live Start Draw for Inaugural SCORE Imperial Valley 250 Tonight

With entries continuing to arrive daily from around the world, the live drawing for starting positions will be held Tuesday for the inaugural SCORE Imperial Valley 250 desert race. Round 2 of the five-race 2014 SCORE World Desert Championship will be held April 24-27 just west of El Centro, Calif and approximately 100 miles east of San Diego.

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Entertainment Industries Council’s Generation Next Competition Announces 3 Student Winners in Film/TV, Journalism, and Social Media

Following an extensive statewide campaign, Generation Next, the mental health and media student competition and program of the Entertainment Industries Council’s (EIC) project TEAM Up (Tools for Entertainment And Media), has selected three winners:

  • In Film and Television, Isabel Fischer (University of California, Davis) wins first prize for her short film, “Mind + Body,” a non-fiction piece that portrays, through dance and storytelling, the intimate experience of youth living with mental health disorders.
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Telephone Scam Alleging A Relative Is In A Financial Or Legal Crisis

The Internet Crime Complaint Center continues to receive reports of telephone scams involving calls that claim their “relative” is in a legal or financial crisis. These complaints are sometimes referred to as the “Grandparent Scam.” Scammers use scenarios that include claims of a relative being arrested or in a car accident in another country. Scammers often pose as the relative, create a sense of urgency and make a desperate plea for money to victims. It is not unusual for scammers to beg victims not to tell other family members about the situation.

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