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Pacheco Theatre Company’s production of The Who’s Tommy is on at the Palace Theatre in preview Thursday and continuing until May 25.


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The Show: The Who’s Tommy, with music and lyrics by Pete Townshend and book by Townshend and Des McAnuff, based on The Who’s 1969 rock opera Tommy, presented by Pacheco Theatre, directed by John Pacheco with musical direction by Jake Schindler and choreography by Michael Kozdras Bouw.

The Play: The original Broadway production received 11 Tony Award nominations in 1993, including best musical, winning five, including best score and best direction for McAnuff.  The musical, based on the 1969 concept album, The Who’s Tommy, tells the story of a boy born during the Second World War, who watches his father kill his mother’s boyfriend when he returns from war after being reported missing. The boy goes into shock, becoming deaf, dumb and blind. Yet as a teen he becomes a pinball champion and a star. His celebrity has fans viewing him as a messiah and looking to him for religious guidance. Among the hit songs in the show are Pinball Wizard; See Me, Feel Me; Go to the Mirror; Tommy, Can You Hear Me; We’re Not Gonna Take It; The Acid Queen; and I’m Free.

The Quote: “The Who’s Tommy is an exhilarating story of hope, healing and the human spirit. The story of the pinball-playing, deaf, dumb and blind boy who triumphs over his adversities has inspired, amazed and puzzled audiences for 50 years.”

— director John Pacheco

What: The Who’s Tommy, presented by Pacheco Theatre

When: Thursday (preview), Friday and Saturday and May 22-25, 8 p.m.; Sunday and May 25, 2 p.m.

Where: The Palace Theatre, 710 Dundas St.

Tickets: $29 for preview, $35 general; available at the box office, online at palacetheatre.ca or by calling 519-432-1029

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Updated: Man Found Dead Near Paddock Bowl in Pacheco | East County Today

Image supplied by Craig Cannon, for eastcountytoday.net use only At 12:14 pm Friday, the Contra Costa County Sheriffs Workplace reacted to a report of a male down in the parking lot of Paddock Bowl near the California Grand Gambling Establishment in the 5900 block

of Pacheco Blvd. in Pacheco. It was reported that upon arrival, the Sheriffs Workplace deputies remained in CPR and upon arrival of firemens and AMR, it was reported that a minimum of someone was deceased.

Deputies likewise found a blood trail in the area and were talking to multiple witnesses. They likewise have actually requested a K9 to the scene to help the examination.

No other details have actually been launched, nevertheless, by 1:45 pm, the Contra Costa County Sheriffs Workplace confirmed this was now a murder examination.

Investigators Examine Pacheco Boulevard Homicide

Detectives from the Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff Examination Department continue to examine a murder that happened this afternoon.

At about 12:12 PM, Constable’s Office dispatch was alerted about a medical call with authorities needed on the 5900 block of Pacheco Boulevard in Pacheco. The caller stated that a man covered in blood was pushing the sidewalk.

An instant later on, Pleasant Hill policeman got here and performed CPR on the male victim. He was later on noticable deceased at the scene. The victim, believed to be a 29-year-old Pacheco homeowner, is not being identified at this time.

The Sheriff’s Office Criminal activity Laboratory reacted to the area. The investigation into this murder is continuous. Detectives say this incident does not appear random which the victim and the suspect knew each other.

Anyone with any details on this case is asked to get in touch with the Office of the Sheriff at (925) 646-2441 or Investigation Department at (925) 313-2600. For any pointers, e-mail: [e-mail secured] or call (866) 846-3592 to leave an anonymous voice message.

CHP was asked for traffic control to shut downs all lanes of traffic:

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North Miami Beach Policeman Ambar Pacheco Jailed for Beating Eight-Month Pregnant Woman

Miami Beach Authorities jailed Pacheco on the scene and charged her with a felony count of intensified battery on a pregnant victim.

The woman beaten by the North Miami Beach officer was rushed by Miami Beach Fire Rescue to Mount Sinai Medical Facility, where she delivered. There’s no word this morning on the condition of her and the child.

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has been an officer with NMBPD for less than a year, states Maj. Richard Rand, a spokesperson for the department. She worked as a uniformed patrol officer. “She’s been relieved of task as

of this early morning pending an internal examination,” he states. Rand says he hasn’t evaluated her internal

file yet and does not have any details about whether she dealt with other complaints in her time on the force. Pacheco’s arrest is the most current in a genuinely outrageous run of corruption and mismanagement in North Miami Beach. Simply yesterday, district attorneys charged Commissioner Frantz Pierre with taking thousands in bribes from a regional strip-club owner in exchange for electing the guy’s extended-hours liquor license. Earlier this year, Mayor George Vallejo resigned and pleaded guilty to his own corruption charges.Just after 8:30 last night, Miami Beach Cops rushed to Española Method to discover a woman who was 8 months pregnant in distress.

The female told authorities she was having extreme abdominal discomfort and contractions after another woman had actually beaten her in the stomach.Police quickly found her assaulter: 26-year-old Ambar Pacheco, who works as a policeman in North Miami Beach. Pacheco didn’t deny the brutal attack on a”visibly pregnant “female, MBPD officers state in an arrest report. Pacheco informed Miami Beach polices that the victim’s boyfriend”kicked her sister in the face. “And then Pacheco stated, “I saw red and beat the shit out of her.

Missing male in Mexico: Jessy Pacheco disappeared in Guadalajara while commemorating his graduation – CBS News

A male from northwest Arkansas has gone missing out on while celebrating his graduation from medical school in Guadalajara, Mexico, according to his loved ones. Jessy Pacheco, who also attended the University of Arkansas– Fort Smith, was last seen Saturday, CBS affiliate KFSM-TV reported.Pacheco’s family fears he has been kidnapped after hanging out at a club in Mexico. They declare he was with a friend who was found shot dead a block far from the club, although that hasn’t been verified by officials, KFSM-TV states.The recent grad’s cousins have taken the search for their missing loved into their own hands.”If no one’s gon na assist us, we got

ta help ourselves, “Francine Solis informed KFSM-TV. On the other hand, Pacheco’s other cousin Jeffrey Solis has actually connected to the U.S. Embassy and FBI, however apparently have received little assistance.”The U.S. Embassy stated that they could not help due to the fact that they have no jurisdiction there,”Jeffrey said.”When I contacted the FBI to make this report they said that’s wrong because he’s a U.S. citizen.”The family said Pacheco was set to return Tuesday from Mexico to begin

his profession as a pediatrician. They continue to bring on the search and has actually established a GoFundMe to assist cover the cost.

Highway 4 at Pacheco Blvd Shut Down After Vehicle Crash Snaps Power Pole in Half

Highway 4 at Pacheco Bvld Shut Down After Vehicle Crash Snaps Power Pole in Half

Photo by Renee Von Behren

At the request of Contra Costa CHP, Contra Costa County Public Works is in the process of closing both sides of Pacheco Blvd. at Highway 4 in the City of Concord due to a major accident.

The crash was first reported at 3:05 pm where a power pole was struck and snapped in half.

We do not have an estimated time to reopen that section of Pacheco Blvd. at this time.  Please take alternative routes to avoid this area.

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Did Isaih Pacheco take stranglehold on Rutgers’ starting RB task?

Isaih Pacheco said he didn’t understand if he ‘d become Rutgers ‘starting running back after the Scarlet Knights’unsightly loss at Maryland, and he wasn’t going to hypothesize.”It’s the coach’s call, and I’m the gamer,”he said following the 34-7 loss in College Park, Maryland, on Saturday. “I’m just going to keep striving at practice, and if they call my number at video game time, I’m prepared to enter and make something take place.”

The true freshman from Vineland did that in the second half against the Terrapins, and it may have signified a shift in Rutgers’ backfield.It’s crucial to put Pacheco’s trip -22 carries, 107 lawns and a touchdown- in the proper context. He got only three carries in the very first half, and the bulk of his production can be found in trash time and after veteran Jonathan Hilliman exited the video game due to an obvious injury. When Maryland completed its scoring for the day and took a 34-0 lead midway through the third quarter, Pacheco had just six carries for 23 yards at the time.But still.Pacheco’s 107 backyards were a season-high for Rutgers.

Fifty-five of them followed contact, according to an informal NJ Advance Media count after film review. He was able to get rid of an oversight on kickoff return where he didn’t capture a live ball that was eventually recuperated by Maryland. And he displayed playmaking ability on a set of 12-yard runs, the 2nd seen below, along with a 34-yard return seen at the bottom of the post.< a href=https://www.nj.com/expo/sports/erry-2018/10/1e9a2ae384698/rutgers-chris-ash-after-blowou.html > Rutgers coach Chris Ash passed up a chance to talk about Pacheco’s performance much after the video game, however he did referral “young players”he believes have an opportunity to become crucial contributors in the future. Pacheco absolutely fits that mold.With five video games left in a lost season that gets more devastating by the day, fans demanding more Pacheco (and for rather a long time )and the training staff having previously acknowledged he should likely play more, now would appear to be the time to go all-in on the rookie.We’ll see.” Whatever happens, occurs. Just try to get positive lawns, no negative yards, and reconcile the chance

,”Pacheco stated.

“I wasn’t anticipating [22 brings], however they provided me the opportunity and I attempted to head out

there and carry out. “James Kratch may be reached at jkratch@njadvancemedia.com!.?.!. Follow him on Twitter @JamesKratch. Discover< a href=http://www.nj.com/rutgersfootball/index.ssf/2018/03/ target =blank > NJ.com Rutgers Football on Facebook.

30 to Enjoy: Vanessa Pacheco, Purdue Organizer for Civic Engagement

< meta itemprop= "name"content ="Laf 30 To Enjoy Vanessa Pacheco "> Buy Photo Vanessa Pacheco speaks about the work by the ACE School Food Pantry to assist address issues of food insecurity amongst Purdue University students, faculty and personnel Wednesday, December 19, 2018, at the Baptist Trainee Foundation, 100 N. Russell Street in West Lafayette. Pacheco is organizer for civic engagement at Purdue. She is also personnel consultant at ACE School Food Pantry.(Picture: John Terhune/Journal & & Courier) Buy Image LINKEDINREMARK < span class= "inline-share-btn-label inline-share-btn-label-email "> EMAIL< span class ="inline-share-count inline-share-count-more"> MORE About this series: In 30 to See we present readers to 30 people in the Greater Lafayette community who we believe you must learn more about. These are people who have actually made a distinction, had a positive effect in the neighborhood or just accomplished something really cool. Each day in December(other than Christmas Day)we’ll shine a light on someone that we’ll be viewing in the year ahead.WEST LAFAYETTE– Wherever she is on school, Vanessa Pacheco, Purdue’s organizer for civic engagement, appears to be sorting, coordinating or unloading both in an actual and metaphorical sense.Sometimes she’s discovering the ideal community partner to use left-behind Swiffers, curling irons and 40,000 pounds of furniture through< a data-track-label="inline|intext|n/a" href="https://www.jconline.com/story/opinion/columnists/dave-bangert/2017/05/08/bangert-3-tons-pile-up-purdue-students-leave/101416110/"> Job Leave.

In some cases she’s inspecting expiration dates on pancake mix or Doritos as she’s stacking shelves at ACE School Food Pantry.A lot of times, she’s asking Purdue students why they wish to volunteer (beyond simply doing it for the Instagram) and helping them discover an enthusiasm.

“It’s so hard to find your fit,” she stated. “If I can be a part of that for trainees, well then how fortunate am I?”

Concern: What made you wish to make a career out of offering? What does it mean to be a civic engagement planner on a college campus?Pacheco: I read this piece that was actually important of the market of volunteering which actually taught me that intent is absolutely not as important as the effect that we’re trying to make. Part of what my task is to deal with trainees to start to acknowledge what is their intent and find out where their impact is. I’m helping trainees believe about: Where does power lie when they offer? How does the relationship impact what their item is? If you do not feel close to that neighborhood, you don’t acknowledge and truly comprehend the source of the issue then how effective will you be in attending to that issue?Q: How do you wrestle with the concept of intent vs. impact in the social media age? Pacheco: I’m constantly asking,’If you had to do this without taking a cam withyou, would you still do it?’ That’s an excellent core concern. If the response is no, then possibly you wish to reconsider it. Maybe decide to support the same population in a different way. And begin with what are those folks stating? I believe in our present society it’s actually hard to nail down the methods in which we can really assist. I hear a lot of folks stating like,’I’m feeling so worried. I’m seeing all of these issues and I don’t understand where to begin. I seem like I’m frozen.’ And that’s real. It’s tough to understand how our federal government functions and how these problems begin in the very first place. If there’s one thing I constantly tell my trainees to gain from me is there’s no such thing as an implied option for a complicated problem.Q: Within the work at the ACE Campus Food Pantry how do you and your trainee volunteers destigmatize food insecurity?Pacheco: When we initially started, people were asking me,’ What are you going to do if individuals start abusing the pantry?’Which’s simply not something that our student leaders are interested in. It‘s not relevant in our work since we just believe in trusting our clients. If they have actually appeared here then they have actually done a lot of labor emotionally to choose they‘re going to ask for help. Or to choose that they’re going to get what they require, honestly. We’re here to support that. Abusing the kitchen does not seem like it’s a real principle to us. And our repeats are likewise the pillar of this neighborhood for us. They know what’s going on in here. They might say,’you utilize to have this stuff, why don’t you have it any longer?’And we resemble yeah, hold us responsible. Those are individuals we depend on and we’re happy of. We wish to have the ability to root for them.Q: Do you cost like the students’point of views have actually evolved while operating at ACE and having conversations about food insecurity?Pacheco: I think our students are starting to recognize a great deal of the lies we get told with time about people in hardship and people who may use kitchens as a resource. They’re starting to unlearn some of those. A few of them [trainees] have actually experienced it themselves which’s why

they’re so drawn to this work. I think we are so developed to feel shame in our bodies about ever experiencing any kind of standard requirements crisis

. Even discussing it in the first place is frightening. I count myself lucky to be privy to any of those conversations. Contact Journal & Courier reporter Lindsay Moore at 765-420-5205, lrmoore@jconline.com and follow her on Twitter: @_lindsaymoore.< div class=" inline-share-tools asset-inline-share-tools asset-inline-share-tools-bottom ">

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