No one who’s been following Cabrera for any length of time could have been surprised. As one of seven conductors who vied for the orchestra’s top post, he made an indelible impression during the extended audition process last year. The organization announced his appointment in June as successor to founding music director Barry Jekowsky. Cabrera has been active in the Bay Area for nearly a decade; he currently serves as the San Francisco Symphony’s resident conductor and music director of the San Francisco Symphony Youth Orchestra. Prior to those positions, he was associate conductor of the San Francisco Opera Orchestra from 2005-08. He has been a guest conductor with San Francisco Ballet and the Berkeley Opera. He is also music director of the Green Bay Symphony Orchestra in Wisconsin and the New Hampshire Music Festival.
Happy that the Coliseum City development dream has attracted deep-pocketed suitors with the money to build it, season ticket-holder Ray Perez said he is more hopeful than ever about building the Raiders a new stadium that will keep them in the city, Identifying himself as Dr, Death and wearing face paint, striped jailbird paints and a silver hard hat with fake knives piercing it, Perez spoke Tuesday at an Oakland City Council committee meeting about the project to 10 pieces - ballet sleeper party favors build a massive new East Oakland sports complex for one, if not all three, of Oakland’s professional sports teams surrounded by a new hotel, housing, retail and tech office space..
AAUW Teen Holiday Gift Drive: Volunteers are needed to assemble 1500 holiday gift totes and gym bags, full of fun and useful gifts, distributed to impoverished and homeless downtown San Jose teenagers. Bag assembly, Dec.8-10, and Dec.13-16, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. shifts. Volunteers, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 408.578.8315. For donations or information contact email@example.com, 408.268.9654, or visit www.gifts4teens.org. Blood Drive: Donate blood to the American Red Cross. Dec. 9, noon-5 p.m. Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 12770 Saratoga Ave., Saratoga. 800.RED.CROSS or www.redcrossblood.org.
The high school’s Red Team took the top spot in the countywide competition, The team received the first place award at a ceremony Feb, 4 at the Contra Costa County Office of Education, The nine-person team will represent the county in the California State Academic Decathlon March 14-17 in Sacramento, The winner of that competition 10 pieces - ballet sleeper party favors will advance to the National Academic Decathlon to be held April 25-27 in Minneapolis, Minn, Campolindo’s Blue Team placed second and was followed by the Acalanes High School team in third..
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