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Some notable suspensions in San Jose Sharks history

LAS VEGAS — Sharks forward Evander Kane was given a three-game suspension by the NHL on Tuesday for violating Rule 40.4 (Physical Abuse of Officials) during a preseason game against the Vegas Golden Knights. But it’s hardly among the longest suspensions in Sharks history. Although not a comprehensive list, here are some of the more notable suspensions in Sharks history. Oct. 5, 2016 Raffi Torres, 41 games: Torres was suspended for an illegal hit to the head on Anaheim’s Jakob Silfverberg, the longest ban for any Sharks player in the 25-year history of the franchise. Although he was eligible to return in January, Torres, a who had a history of suspensions, never played for the Sharks again, as a lingering knee injury kept him out for the remainder of the season. March 25, 1997 Andrei Nazarov, 13 games (later reduced to six games): The NHL punished Nazarov for hitting linesman Brad Lazarowich on the side of the head as he grappled with the official in an attempt to fight Bryan Marchment, then with Edmonton, during a brawl. The next month, NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman reduced the suspension to…

Sharks’ Evander Kane suspended by NHL

CLICK HERE if you are having a problem viewing the video on a mobile device LAS VEGAS — Sharks forward Evander Kane was given a three-game suspension by the NHL on Tuesday, two days after he was ejected from a preseason game with the Vegas Golden Knights at T-Mobile Arena for abuse of officials. As part of the discipline announced by the league, Kane will also forfeit $112,903.23 of his average annual salary of $7 million. If Kane does not appeal the suspension, the earliest he could return to the Sharks’ lineup would be Oct. 8 on the road against the Nashville Predators. The Sharks play Wednesday and Friday against the Golden Knights in a home-and-home series to begin the regular season, then play in Anaheim on Saturday to start a three-game road trip. Kane was suspended under NHL Rule 40.4, Category III, for physical abuse of officials. The rule reads in part, “Any player who, by his actions, physically demeans an official or physically threatens an official by (but not limited to) throwing a stick or any other piece of equipment or object at…

Sacramento River Discovery Center Bird Walk postponed until Oct. 12

The monthly Bird Walk scheduled at the Sacramento River Discovery Center has been postponed until Saturday, Oct. 12 due to a prior conflict on the part of the guide. Those interested should plan to gather at 8 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 12 at the center, 1000 Sale Lane in the Red Bluff Recreation Area. The Bird Walks, typically held on the first Saturday of each month, are free and open to all.

Free drive-through flu vaccination clinics offered

Tehama County Public Health invites the community to attend one of its two free drive-through flu clinics,10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 5 at the Meuser Building, 275 Solano St. in Corning and 10 a.,m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19 at the Red Bluff Community Center, 1500 S. Jackson St. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends a yearly flu vaccine for anyone ages 6 months and older, including pregnant women. In addition to helping the community get vaccinated against the flu, Tehama County Public Health uses this event as an exercise to test how quickly it can immunize the community in the event of a disease outbreak. The average time it took for an individual to get through the clinic last year was less than 8 minutes. Tehama County Child Abuse Prevention Coordinating Council has a No Butts Left Behind Diaper Drive happening throughout the community during the month of October. It will be at the Red Bluff drive-through clinic to accept donations of new diapers for families in the community. During this flu season it is important to practice good…

One Year From Today You Must Have A REAL ID. Are You Ready?

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – One year from today people will need a REAL ID to fly domestically or enter secure federal facilities or military bases. Starting October 1, 2020, people will not be allowed to use their old driver’s license or state-issued identification. You can use a valid passport, military ID, Global Entry Card, or other federally approved documents. The California REAL ID has a gold bear and a star. You must go in-person to a DMV office in order to get a REAL ID and bring the following items: One proof of Identity – Original or Certified (Valid passport, birth certificate, etc.) One proof of Social Security number (Social Security card or W-2 form showing entire number) Two different proofs of California Residency showing street address – Paper documents required. (Utility or cell phone bill, bank statement, mortgage bill, etc.) The DMV has a checklist of the required documents. The California DMV started issuing REAL IDs in January 2018. In the months that followed people complained about the long wait times at the DMV, even for those who have appointments. In the summer of 2018,…

Vallejo Man Pulled Over In Georgia, Deputies Find More Than $500K In Pot

Jonesboro, GA (Clayton News Daily) — A California man is in the Clayton County Jail after sheriff’s deputies say he was driving a rented truck with 220 pounds of marijuana worth more than half a million dollars Friday evening. Mario Pereira Escobedo, 30, of Vallejo, Calif. is charged with trafficking marijuana, distracted driving and improper lane change after he was stopped on I-285 near Forest Parkway. According to the Clayton County Sheriff’s Office, Pereira Escobedo was driving a rented white 2019 Dodge Ram truck when COBRA Unit deputies pulled him over for allegedly driving while distracted and making an improper lane change. CCSO called in a K-9, which alerted them to the marijuana inside a wooden crate in the rear of the truck. Pereria Escobedo was granted property bonds of $1,500 on the distracted driving charge and $500 on the improper lane change charge, plus $500 in court fees. However, he was not granted bond on the marijuana trafficking charge and remains in custody as of press time. Current street value of a pound of pot in metro Atlanta ranges between $2,380 and $2,800, making…

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