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  • California Rodeo Salinas Postponed Until September 2021

    01/07/2021 1:41:05 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 3 replies
    KSBW ^ | 1/7/2020 | Josh Copitch
    The California Rodeo Salinas has been postponed until September 2021 due to the coronavirus pandemic. The rodeo posted the update on Thursday saying that their executive board voted unanimously to postpone the 11th rodeo. The event, which was originally scheduled for July 15-18, will be held Sept. 23-26. “The current COVID-19 situation in Monterey County and the Central Coast and new guidance from state and local governments have led us to believe that postponing our Rodeo is the right thing to do at this time,” said Rodeo president Dave Pedrazzi. Ongoing updates can also be found at www.CARODEO.com or by...
  • Photographer Shares an inside look at the Modern-day Black Rodeo Circuit to shed light on the Untold History of African American Cowboys and Celebrate their Rich Heritage

    06/22/2020 11:43:00 AM PDT · by Cecily · 57 replies
    Daily Mail (U.K.) ^ | June 22, 2020
    A photographer has captured pictures of the modern-day Black rodeo circuit to pay homage to the untold stories of African American cowboys. Atlanta, Georgia-based photographer Forest McMullin, 66, set out to explore the largely ignored history of Black cowboys in the United States, and during his search, he found a dedicated circuit of contemporary practitioners honoring their historical lineage. 'The history of African American cowboys and their role in settling the West has been largely ignored by historians and the media despite the fact that around 25 per cent of cowboys were African American,' he said.
  • California Governor Newsom delays reopening county after thousands attend rodeo

    05/12/2020 5:11:27 AM PDT · by knighthawk · 24 replies
    Fox News ^ | May 12 2020 | Chris Irvine
    A California county is facing a delay in reopening after some 2,000 people attended a rodeo, officials announced. Shasta County, north of Sacramento, with a population of about 177,000, had been set to open early, according to local health officials on May 8, because it met criteria for a “regional variance”. This would have seen businesses reopen including retail and dine-in restaurants. But just two days later, the Cottonwood Rodeo held its Mother’s Day event, drawing in large crowds, despite health officials saying it should not go ahead.
  • Cottonwood Rodeo draws in huge crowd despite restrictions outlined by the county

    05/11/2020 3:58:55 PM PDT · by artichokegrower · 22 replies
    KRCR ^ | May 10th 2020 | Colton Chavez
    SHASTA COUNTY, Calif. — On Sunday, the Cottonwood Rodeo kicked off their Mother's Day event, drawing in a large crowd of people despite public health officials guidelines against it.
  • California Rodeo Salinas Postponed Until October

    04/28/2020 3:54:00 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 3 replies
    KSBW ^ | 4/28 | Josh Copitch
    The California Rodeo Salinas has been delayed until early October. This year marks the 110th California Rodeo, but due to coronavirus it will be delayed until October 8-11 instead of its normal mid-July date. The Professional Bull Riding will take place Wednesday, October 7. The California Rodeo Salinas is one of the top 10 rodeos in the U.S. for professional rodeo contestants. The rodeo said that this was decided because the county's shelter-in-place order would likely be extended, citing Monterey County Public Health Officer Dr. Edward Moreno. The California Rodeo Salinas creates an estimated $11 million in economic impact for...
  • Cuomo Ties Biden for Presidential Nomination

    04/06/2020 7:43:01 PM PDT · by Helicondelta · 33 replies
    rasmussenreports.com ^ | April 06, 2020
    The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 46% of Likely Democratic Voters still believe Biden would make a better presidential candidate for their party this fall. But just as many (45%) opt for Cuomo instead, even though he isn’t even in the race. Nine percent (9%) are undecided. Among all likely voters, it’s Biden 38%, Cuomo 38%, with 24% not sure. Fifty-three percent (53%) have a favorable opinion of Cuomo, who has been in the news battling the coronavirus’ devastating hit on New York State. Just 33% view him unfavorably. This includes 25% with a Very...
  • Health officials warn of rabid cow at San Antonio Stock Show and Rodeo

    03/01/2020 7:34:53 PM PST · by BenLurkin · 24 replies
    ABC13 ^ | Saturday, February 29, 2020 5:35PM
    The Texas Department of State Health Services is urging those who recently visited the San Antonio Stock Show and Rodeo to go get checked out by a doctor. According to officials, rodeo visitors could have been exposed to rabies after an animal on the grounds contracted the disease. A student from Miller Grove ISD in Hopkins County was showing an infected solid black Brangus heifer between Feb. 11-14 that public health officials said was capable of spreading the virus. The warning states that the cow was only outside of the barn during transportation and while being shown. DHS has been...
  • So apparently Madison Bumgarner has been secretly competing in rodeo events for years

    02/24/2020 5:26:16 AM PST · by cowpoke · 26 replies
    yahoo ^ | 2/23/2020 | Jack Baer
    Arizona Diamondbacks starter Madison Bumgarner has a double life, according to a bombshell — and yet, not shocking — report from Zach Buchanan and Andrew Baggarly of The Athletic. For years, the four-time All-Star has reportedly been competing in team-roping rodeo competitions in secret, under the alias “Mason Saunders” and possibly others. Yes, really. According to The Athletic’s interview with Bumgarner, the former San Francisco Giants southpaw has been competing as Saunders with different partners as far back as March of last year, and possibly longer. The participation of the 2014 World Series MVP is apparently an open secret...
  • Refinery Fire in Crockett, CA

    10/15/2019 4:09:58 PM PDT · by RinaseaofDs · 32 replies
    ABC 30 ^ | 10/15/2019 | Amy Hollyfield
    Reports of a tank farm fire at the refinery in Crockett, CA. The tanks are some ways from the main plant, however the fire is spreading to other tanks. Three are alight so far. Information comes from someone on site.
  • Trump disputes Gold Star widow's account of phone call

    10/23/2017 6:57:07 AM PDT · by EdnaMode · 160 replies
    The Hill ^ | October 23, 2017 | Mallory Shelbourne
    President Trump early Monday disputed the account of his phone call with a Gold Star widow, who provided a description of the call earlier that morning in an interview. “I had a very respectful conversation with the widow of Sgt. La David Johnson, and spoke his name from beginning, without hesitation!” Trump wrote on Twitter, referencing one of the Green Berets killed earlier this month in an ambush in Niger. Donald J. Trump ✔ @realDonaldTrump I had a very respectful conversation with the widow of Sgt. La David Johnson, and spoke his name from beginning, without hesitation! 8:30 AM -...
  • Just horsin' around

    03/05/2017 1:14:38 PM PST · by SandRat · 6 replies
    Sierra Vista Herald ^ | Monique Brand
    FORT HUACHUCA — Childhood memories of days spent on the rodeo circuit came to Private 2nd Class Christopher Dunn and Private First Class Tracer McClinton on Saturday. The pair — stationed on Fort Huachuca for Advanced Individual Training, or AIT — were among 100 people who attended the Cochise College Rodeo that afternoon.
  • Fort to host two-day rodeo

    03/02/2017 8:29:31 AM PST · by SandRat
    Sierra Vista Herald ^ | Monique Brand
    ORT HUACHUCA — Cochise College and Fort Huachuca MWR (Morale, Welfare, and Recreation) will kick off a two-day rodeo starting Saturday at the Wren Arena. The community college’s rodeo team is one of several teams to represent a community college within the National Intercollegiate Rodeo Association, or NIRA — consisting of mostly of university level rodeo teams.
  • Riding, roping, and ranching Third-graders learn the art of the cowboy

    02/25/2017 9:58:32 AM PST · by SandRat · 19 replies
    TOMBSTONE – Saddle up and hang onto your hats! It’s rodeo time! While Arizona celebrates Tucson Rodeo festivities, third-graders from Huachuca City School are learning all about riding, roping and ranching, as well as a little rodeoing on the side. On Wednesday, about 50 young buckaroos traveled to Tombstone High School for a crash course on cowboys and ranching. The Future Farmers of America students organized the event and worked with the young cowboys and cowgirls as they dabbled in bull riding and roping and learned how to saddle a horse. They met goats and other petting zoo animals and...
  • Cochise women’s rodeo team #1 entering nationals Weeklong competition ends next Saturday in Casper

    06/11/2016 9:10:04 AM PDT · by SandRat · 9 replies
    Sierra Vista Herald ^ | Steve Stockmar
    Ranked No. 1 in the nation and having dominated their way through the Grand Canyon Region, the Cochise College women’s rodeo team will join the men’s team at the College National Finals Rodeo in Casper, Wyo., starting on Sunday where, on paper if not in the dirt, the Apaches appear to be the team to beat. The women’s team is ranked tops in the nation by a wide margin points-wise. They boast two of the top three ranked All-Around cowgirls in the National Intercollegiate Rodeo Association (NIRA) in No. 2 Janey Reeves and No. 3 Georgia Diez. Diez is also...
  • Man sues B.C. rodeo company, says bull called Slow Poke was violent despite name

    05/24/2015 8:52:56 PM PDT · by Zakeet · 41 replies
    Vancouver Sun ^ | May 21, 2015 | Tim Petruk
    A novice rider is suing a rodeo company in Vernon over a bull named Slow Poke that he alleges failed to live up to its name and caused him serious injury. [Snip] [The plaintiff] is seeking damages and health-care costs. "Contrary to representation, Slow Poke was violent," his claim reads.
  • Vitriol over prayer at Fort Worth rodeo leads imam to cancel repeat

    01/31/2015 10:00:53 PM PST · by ponygirl · 73 replies
    The Dallas Morning News ^ | 30 Jan 2015 | Shirley Jenkins
    FORT WORTH — For some faithful rodeo fans, the inclusion of a Muslim imam in the Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo has become a burr under the saddle. The Stock Show has become more diverse this year as officials have let more groups offer prayers before the start of events. But the Facebook page for the 23-day event lit up this week after Moujahed Bakhach of the Islamic Association of Tarrant County led the public prayer Sunday night. While many of the comments on the Stock Show’s Facebook page were supportive of the more inclusive prayer policy, most were...
  • Went to a rodeo last weekend and this image popped into my head...

    11/10/2014 3:15:13 PM PST · by The Looking Spoon · 33 replies
    CRASHR ^ | 11-10-14 | The Looking Spoon
    I kind of like how it turned out..
  • Inmates compete in Angola prison rodeo that this year turns 50

    04/26/2014 10:58:01 AM PDT · by PaulCruz2016 · 4 replies
    Fox News ^ | 04-26-2014 | Associated Press
    ANGOLA, La. – They're often thrown like rag dolls or risk being gored by bucking bulls and broncos. But in those few seconds in the spotlight of the rodeo, they are part of the world again. Some of Louisiana's most violent criminals are the stars of the Angola Prison Rodeo, the nation's longest-running prison rodeo that this year celebrates 50 years. The event has grown from a small "fun" event for prisoners into big business, with proceeds going into the Louisiana State Penitentiary Inmate Welfare Fund for inmate education and recreational supplies.
  • Tuffy the Rodeo Clown Leads ‘Person of the Year’ Award

    12/16/2013 7:08:27 AM PST · by george76 · 16 replies
    Gateway ^ | December 16, 2013 | Jim Hoft
    Rodeo clown Tuffy Gessling was banned for life from the Missouri State Fair rodeo after he wore an Obama mask and taunted bulls at the state rodeo. ... But Tuffy still has a committed fan base. Tuffy the Rodeo Clown, who mocked Barack Obama at the Missouri State Fair, is running away with the “Person of the Year” award in Sedalia, Missouri.
  • Mesquite Rodeo promotes appearance by an Obama clown

    08/23/2013 6:38:20 PM PDT · by gop4lyf · 40 replies
    Fox 4 DFW ^ | 08/23/13 | Mark Norris
    The Mesquite Rodeo isn't shying from controversy this weekend by promoting the appearance of a rodeo clown wearing a mask of Barack Obama.