first_img LATEST STORIES Hotdog’s Dennis Garcia dies Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Garcia also got a bronze with David William Pelino in the men’s jumbo doubles, while Aribado had a silver with Yvonne Alyssa Dalida in the women’s jumbo doubles and another bronze in the women’s doubles.That hiked squash’s contributions to the Philippines’ medal haul to six, after one silver and five bronze medals.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Jake says relationship with Shaina ‘goes beyond physical attraction’ Marcosian mode: Duterte threatens to arrest water execs ‘one night’ PH gets first bronze in pencak silat Search on for 5 Indonesians snatched anew in Lahad Datu Trending Articles PLAY LIST 00:50Trending Articles02:11SEA GAMES 2019: PH’s Nesthy Petecio boxing featherweight final (HIGHLIGHTS)08:07Athletes treated to a spectacle as SEA Games 2019 officially ends06:27SEA Games 2019: No surprises as Gilas Pilipinas cruises to basketball gold05:02SEA Games 2019: Philippines clinches historic gold in women’s basketball05:21Drama in karate: Tsukii ‘very sad’ over coach’s bullying, cold shoulder03:24PH’s James Palicte boxing light welterweight final (HIGHLIGHTS) Britain’s Prince Harry and Meghan Markle to give up royal titlescenter_img Police seize P68-M worth of ‘shabu’ in Pasay View comments Robert Andrew Garcia and Jemyca Aribado each claimed bronze medals in the singles’ events of squash in the 2017 Southeast Asian Games Monday at the National Squash Center in Kuala Lumpur.Garcia ranked third in the men’s singles as Malaysia’s Ng Eain Yow ruled the event to win the gold medal.ADVERTISEMENT Britain’s Prince Harry and Meghan Markle to give up royal titles National Historical team rescues Amorsolos, artifacts from Taal Mohammad Syafiq Kamal of Malaysia also got the silver, while Singaporean Samuel Kang Shan Mu shared the bronze with Garcia.It was the same case for Aribado in the women’s singles, as Sivasangari Subramaniam of Malaysia took home the mint.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSEnd of his agony? SC rules in favor of Espinosa, orders promoter heirs to pay boxing legendSPORTSRedemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie ThompsonSPORTSMayweather beats Pacquiao, Canelo for ‘Fighter of the Decade’Compatriot Rachel Mae Arnold settled for silver, while Aribado and Sneha Sivakumar of Singapore both had bronze.Garcia and Aribado earlier competed in the mixed doubles event, copping the bronze medal. Bishop Baylon encourages faithful in Albay to help Taal evacuees MOST READlast_img read more

first_imgSmith was one of 19 students in her class to participate in an optional writing assignment for the contest, said her teacher, Jana Saffro. The class had just studied the Chumash, and Smith “incorporated it into the story and ran with it.” “She’s an amazing writer,” Saffro said. “She expresses herself beautifully in her writing. She always has. … That’s her imagination.” angie.valencia@dailynews.com (805) 583-7604160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MORE11 theater productions to see in Southern California this week, Dec. 27-Jan. 2Smith’s entry, one of 700 stories that suggested a name and history for the crouched dragon, was chosen by a panel of judges that included Mayor Paul Miller. “Amanda’s story was unique and stood out from all the others,” he said. “She did a great job in telling the story and relating it to local history. Nobody else did that that way.” Amanda, a 9-year-old student at Garden Grove Elementary School, used elements of Simi Valley’s Chumash Indian past to create the fanciful story. “Kuyam – The Legend of the Great Stone Dragon” was once a dragon spirit that “soared high in the heavens over Shimiyi,” the girl wrote. He turns himself into a hunting dog to help the people of the tribe in return for acceptance and belonging. His stay is interrupted when the “great Clouded Leopard Spirit” insists he change back to his original form. He resists, but then a child falls off a cliff, and the only way to save him is by turning back into the flying dragon. Realizing there is no way to change back into a hunting dog or remain a dragon among the Chumash, the creature transforms itself into a stone dragon, which the Chumash name Kuyam, which means to rest and wait. SIMI VALLEY – A four-legged dragon sculpture displayed at the Simi Valley Town Center with an arched tail, smiling face and set of wings was once a spirit who lived among the Chumash Indians of Shimiyi. The fictional tale of Kuyam, as written by third-grader Amanda Smith, depicts his journey from dragon spirit to hunting dog to stone dragon. “He didn’t want to be left out,” Smith said. “He wanted to be part of a family … something special.” The winning story of the 10-ton, 50-foot-tall mosaic European dragon sculpture was announced last week during a ceremony that also awarded more than $13,000 to local elementary schools that took part in the mall’s Shopping for Students program. last_img read more