‘Gruesome’ Piranha-like Fish Caught In Rohnert Park

A strange fish with teeth looking like those of a human infant and a bloodline tracing to the flesh-eating piranhas of South America has shown up in a Rohnert Park lake.

California Department of Fish and Wildlife authorities verified a photo submitted to The Press Democrat by angler Geoffrey Arend was that of an uncommon pacu, a freshwater fish originally from the Amazon that is known for its squashing jaw.

Arend stated he landed it Aug. 14 at Roberts Lake. He took its picture prior to the fish slipped from his hands and he kicked it back in the water.

He didn’t realize what he had until he jumpedgot on the Internet and found similar photos. Coincidentally, another pacu was caught 2 days later on near Stockton in the San Joaquin Delta.

“I’m wishing to catch it once more,” said Arend, a 35-year-old glass employee. “However now that I understand what it is, I don’t think I’ll be sticking my finger in its mouth any longer.”

The Beatles At Balboa Stadium: Journalism Conference

Its a Fab weekend!In the accompanying short article, The Beatles at Balboa Stadium, Yeah, yeah, yeah!, we examine the historic significance of the Fab Fours only San Diego concert (which took placeoccurred 50 years ago this week) and speak to some fans who went to. We also preview the Sept. 1 lecture about the concert at San Diego City College, which will certainly also include a performance by the Baja Bugs of each tune The Beatles carried out at Balboa Stadium.In a separate short article, The Beatles at Balboa Arena: Realities Figures, we take a closer looktake a look at the real 1965 concert right here by The Beatles, consisting of the bands set list, opening acts, ticket prices, backstage food for the band (which cost a whopping $33.96) and more.

EXCHANGE: 100 Years Since Lovejoy Press Lifted From River

ALTON, Ill. (AP) – A century ago, Sparks Milling Business employees were dredging the Mississippi River making way for a concrete pier when they uncovered the cast-iron yoke believed to be part of Elijah Parish Lovejoys printing press.Lovejoy, editor of The Alton Viewer, was murdered at the site of the former Godfrey and Gilman warehouse by a violent mob of anti-abolitionists on Nov. 7, 1837, for his ardent anti-slavery stance and persistence in circulating activist literature.

Barcelona Reveal Pedro Interview

Barcelona have actually revealed Pedro will certainly hold an interview at the club on Monday to officially mark his departure.

The winger agreed a move to Chelsea last week after a summer of speculation linking him with a stepa transfer to Manchester United.

Pedro had formerly been a regular in the Barca line-up under Pep Guardiola, Tito Vilanova and Gerardo Martino, however dropped the chain of command upon Luis Enrique # 39; s visit as coach.

Neymar, Luis Suarez and Lionel Messi were the favored front three last term and will be again this season, resulting in his decision to exit the club.

However, he will certainly state goodbyebid farewell to advocates and address concerns from reporters at a press event on Monday, prior to starting hisnew adventure at Stamford Bridge.

A statement on the club # 39; s official site read: Pedro Rodriacute; guezwillappear prior to journalism on Monday 24 August at 1.00 pm CET.

The place will be journalism room at the Ciutat Esportiva Joan Gamper.

Pedro played 321 games for the first group, scoring 99 goals prior to last Thursday # 39; s move to Chelsea.

Nazareth’s Sage Karam Provides Entertaining Press Conference At Pocono

But the 20-year-old previous Blue Eagles wrestler can liven up a media center and a pre-qualifying press conference.He definitely did that on Saturday afternoon at Pocono Raceway where hes making his very first appearance as part of the Verizon IndyCar Series.Karam, who had the second fastest time in the first

practice, got everyones attention when he brought his pet dog Max into the media center.

Eagles Vs. Ravens: Greetings From Journalism Box At Lincoln Financial Field

PHILADELPHIA– It has actually been 364 days because quarterback Sam Bradford has actually taken the field for an NFL video game, whether it be preseason or routine.

He wont make it to 365.

Bradford is anticipated to make his launching for the Eagleson Saturday night versus the Baltimore Ravens, the teams second preseason video game.

Bradfords debutis one of the more anticipated in the teams recent history, and the crowd outside of the arena certainly seems excited for it, as the parking area are currently filled and fans are awaiting evictions to open.

Here are some thoughts and observations from journalism box at Lincoln Financial Field:

Bradford: As discussed above, the big story is Bradford, and he is already down on the field heating up with his receivers.

EAGLES: 53-man lineup prediction

It isn’t really known how long Bradford will play vs. the Ravens, however it will likely only be a series or twoor 2. No matter how lots ofthe number of snaps Bradford plays, they will be incredible inspected, as the city waits to see if head coach Chip Kelly struck gold in his trade for Bradford.

Linebackers: The trio of Kiko Alonso, DeMeco Ryans and Mychal Kendricks are out stretching on the field, with their status for the video game up in the air. All three practicedexperimented the Ravens leading up to the video game, so it is possible all three could make their preseason debut.

Parkey: There is some pressure on Parkey to have an excellent game tonight after missing out on a field goal and an additional kick last week versus the Indianapolis Colts. Parkeys job is safe, but if he has a hard time once again, the pressure will only heighten.

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Mike Pettine Interview – August 22

On getting a few of the hurt gamers back:

“It’s useful, it’s nice. We’ll see how numerous of them go tomorrow. We’ve had some of the hurt individuals in the walk through however unsure the list that will return out there tomorrow when we’re at it complete speed in pads. When you talk about your team on paper, preseason there comes a time where you have to put that system out there together in practice and practice together and feel that shared experience of discovering the system on the field, there’s no replacement for that. It will certainly be excellent to obtain those individuals back and we’ll be much closer to the lineup that we’re going to trout out there opening day.”

On exactly what will identify if WR Dwayne Bowe will certainly practice tomorrow:

“Everybody’s on an individual strategy with the fitness instructor, it might be he’s back but he’s just going to take x number- he’ll give us a pitch count number or yardage number. We’ll shut him down after he reached a particular threshold but everybody is different.”

On the strategyprepare for the next few practices:

For the next couple of day it will certainly be. We’ll be off Tuesday- we’re off Tuesday because we’re breaking camp. Coming out of the off day we might do another- we’re going to satisfy tonight as planners and Coach Ricci (strength and conditioning coach Paul Ricci) to simply find out the strategy of what we have for the remainder of the week as far as the logistics of it. Still want to get some excellent work carried out in pads, still feel there’s things left to do. You begin training camp with a stock, list of these are all the important things we want to get done in pads. We’ll examine that tonight and make certain either everything’s been done or will get done in the next couple days.”

On if he downsized on length of practice since of injuries early in camp:

“I think that just happens naturally due to the fact that when you begin out you’re scripting repetitions for a third group. When the injuries press everyone out then you lose that ability to have a 3rd group. You desirewish to go threes, now individuals are going to have to double up that are going with the 2s. Then you simply reach a point when it’s simply not feasible anymore to do it so it ends up being 2s and crucial subs, tossing person’s in. that to me just eliminating those rep naturally will reduce practice.”

On how vital it is to see RB Duke Johnson Jr. s efficiency in the 3rd preseason game:

“It’s essential is necessary. He looked really excellenthelpful for us when we were in shorts throughout the spring. He needs some live reps. That’s asking a great deal of a rookie to put him out there week one with very little complete speed, full contact reps with the particular devices. This is a big week, these next two weeks are big for Duke.”

On if missing crucial gamers harms the ability to install ‘non-vanilla’ plays:

“We can still install it but a lot of the non-vanilla things we do here in the evening when we stroll through away from spying eyes and people that such aswant to report everything. Due to the fact that it’s your job, I understand.”

On if that includes two point conversion practice:


On if Johnson’s football IQ is further ahead than a lot of novices due to time spent at Miami:

“It is which’s why we’re not panicky yet about Duke not being in there. From a mental standpoint, he’s far ahead of the majority of novice backs that I’ve been around.”

On an upgrade on WR Terrelle Pryor:

“As I have actually said previously, he’s not ensured an area. He’s got to play and that window narrows every day he’s not out there.”

On if he understands when Pryor may return:

“I understand he’s getting close however until he’s out there taking those reps- the goodgood idea about it he’s been very engaged psychologically, he understands what to do. That’s just part of it he’s got to show it, physically.”

On if DB Johnson Bademosi struggles at the cornerback position:

“I wouldn’t say it’s a battle. It’s a position – he is a little bit from position, probably more natural at safety but just from a requirement viewpoint I believe Bade’s (DB Johnson Bademosi) done an exceptional job, eating a few of those reps up and in the preseason game. We all know exactly what he is when the regular season starts, that he’s going to be a core specialist for us and be the body and soul of our special teams, he and (WR) Marlon (Moore). At the exact same time for him now to work at safety in 2013 in the system and at corner having that experience up and the ability to cross over. We get late in the game or something occurs where we have to put an individual in, having that position versatility is a huge advantage for us.”

On an upgrade on QB Connor Shaw‘s surgery (thumb):

“I don’t have the information I just know it worked out. We’re still resolving the choice of just ways to handle the transaction. Whether it’s- there are a couple different methods to do it and part of that is waiting to see how long, post-surgery when they re-evaluate it exactly what they believe that windows going to be. When can we get him back realistically? Or is it an IR circumstance? We’re weighing all those options now.”

On if it was a ligament or bone injury:


On if workers decisions are going to need to be accelerated due to General Supervisor Ray Farmer’s suspension at the beginning of the season:

“We haven’t come to that yet. We have had one meeting just to discuss it. A great deal of the choices will be made – that would have take place usually prior to he runs out the building. That hasn’t really impacted anything day-to-day to this point.”

On exactly what he likes about DL Xavier Cooper‘s performances so far:

“The thing that we discovered on the college tape was he had the most explosive get-off of any of the d-lineman that we examined. As far as the ball relocating to him moving. I would put him up versus anybody else in the draft class. He has a fantastic knack and a feel for that firstinitial step and that get-off. To me, he is actually good with his hands and I think he has a great understanding of what offenses are attemptingattempting to do. People that collect pre-snap information – he has actually shown a propensity for having the ability to hedge his bet a little bit knowing whether it was going to be run or a pass or know whether the run was going to him or away from him. With that get-off comes disruptiveness that is difficult on an offense when your offensive lineman are slow and basically chasing a person and getting bubbled back into the backfield.”

On how TE EJ Bibbs is coming:

“He is doing well. It is a lot for him to find out due to the fact that the regrettable things for him was that it had not been simply tight end. He needed to essentially find out some fullback from the tight end spot when (FB) Malcom (Johnson) decreased. That is a lot to ask any gamer, not to mention an undrafted rookie. He has proven that he has an NFL skillset. We’ll see how it plays out with him.”

On who are special groups coordinator Chris Tabor core special groups gamers:

“It is hard to say due to the fact that (WR) Marlon (Moore) I know will certainly be more included with the offense this year. He has proven that he can take some reps off of people, as being whether it is the 4th or 5th large out up in however numerous we have up in a video game. Then you look at other men. You have (LB) Tank (Carder) who won’t see the field much defensively, but that is not due to the fact that of a lack of capability. I believe Tank might bet a great deal of groups. We are attempting to findsearching for methods to get Tank out there for us. How we job share with (LB Chris) Kirksey and (LB) Craig (Robertson) – those guys end up being core teamers and essentially splitting a lot of the linebackers reps. Tabes (unique groups coordinator Chris Tabor), I believe he feels quite good about the group of professionals that we have.”

On if WR Dwayne Bowe requireshas to see live representatives to obtain on the same page with the QB:

“Yes. You answered the concern in the concern. You are right due to the fact that it is a different quarterback and a brand-new system. A great deal of the principles things he has actually done before however you have to go out there and perform it full speed with the guys you are going to be out there with. Otherwise there will be a knowing curve during the season and you do not desire that.”

On whether the team has chosen if they prefer OL Cameron Erving at guard or take on:

“I think guard will ultimately be his natural spot. Cam has done some great things, but it is just a matter of consistency, simply ensuring play in and play out – I think going versus a few of those men up in (Rochester) opened his eyes a little bit to the size and speed and explosiveness of some NFL defensive lineman. I believe he is on track. Cam is going to be an excellent gamer for us.”

On why OL Ryan Seymour is noted as the backup center even though he will miss out on the very first four games of the season:

“We have actually repped whether it is guys going at walk-thru or in practice we will have in our top six lineman we will certainly have 3 centers. It is hard, you do not desire them to opt for – whether it is (OL John) Greco or Camera. You don’t desire Greco to double dip. Before it is all said and done, all three of those individuals in between (OL Alex) Mack, Greco and Camera will get work at center. That is a nice luxury to have – three centers in your leading 6. A lot of times that is the position where you hold your breath a bit particularly if you just have two.”

On if that was a concerted effort to develop depth at the center position:

“I think the concerted effort was to improve the depth of the offensive line based on what occurred in 2014.”

Tye Angland Worried About Press Statement’s Race Fitness First-up

Jockey Tye Angland thinks unbeaten JJ Atkins winner Press Statement has only one weak point leading into Saturdays Run To The Rose at Rosehill: race fitness.Since winning the last juvenile group 1 in Brisbane, Vinery Studhasbought a half-share in Press Statement, so his future is secure.But where he sits in his generation is still

up for debate. The dream clash with Vancouver will have to wait up until next months Golden Rose as Gai Waterhouse has chosen not to race her star colt up until then.That doesn’t fret Angland, who trusts his colt in the long term.

Press Statement willcarry 60kg under the set weights and fines conditions on Saturday, giving weight to all his competitors.

3 Carries, Three Ratings: Richardt Leads Mater Dei’s Rout

3 touches, 3 touchdowns and Drayke Richardts day was done.Mater Dei High School football coach Mike Goebel knew the Wildcats had the game in hand, so he let Richardt bask in the sunlight from the bench the rest of the afternoon.Richardt ran for goals of 9, 36 and 1 backyard in the first quarter as Mater Dei scored on its first 5 properties in racing to a 35-0 halftime lead, then cruised to a 35-14 triumph over Indianapolis Northwest Saturday at Reitz Bowl.Drayke is extraordinary, said Wildcats junior quarterback Kurtis Wilderman. Hes quick, hes strong. When we have trouble, we congratulate him and he does what he has to do.As typical, Richardt deflected the credit to his

offending line.Our offensive line is doing a terrific job this year, said the senior all-state candidate.Goebel said Richardt has a lot of individual moves as well.He made a few of those plays himself, Goebel said

. He offered us something to be a little excited about at the start of the

game.Northwest, which lost 61-0 to seeing Mater Dei in 2014 at Indianapolis, showed up about 1 pm, the time the game was scheduled to start.

The kickoff finally came at 1:40. Being niceBehaving, Richardt said Northwest needed to make a long journey. Wilderman stated the Wildcats remained focused in the locker room, awaiting Northwest to arrive.We understood we

needed to take care of them, said Wilderman, who was 6-for-8 passing for 154 yards, including a 67-yard scoring strike to Jackson Pokorney with 11:09 left in the second quarter

on a third-and-26 play. We did not desirewish to let down. We stayed mentally prepared, and you do exactly what you need to do.Goebel said the Area Pioneers are a program in transition.They have around 46 gamers and dressed 23, he said. They have some academic issues. They will certainly be back at full strength next week.

They have some excellent athletes who made some great plays.

Our children managed what they desired to control.Goebel substituted freely as Northwest scored a pair of second-half goals versus Mater Deis junior varsity players.We did exactly what we wanted in the first half, Wilderman said. We didnt desire to reveal too much.It was good to see everybody else get a chance to play. They put in work during the week and deserve it just as much as (the starters)do.Mater Dei, ranked No. 1 in Class 2A, will play at Tri-West at 1 pm next Saturday in its last nonconference video game. Tri-West was ranked No. 1 in 3A,

but lost 43-23 to West Lafayette on Friday night.The brand-new Associated Press survey will be launched Tuesday.