Colorful Run Benefits PACE
By Melissa McKenzie
California's Great America was the "raddest" place to be on March 21. The theme park, which opens for its 2015 season this weekend, hosted the 2015 Color Me Rad 5K, turning runners' white t-shirts into color splattered masterpieces by dusting participants with non-toxic, colored powder throughout the course of the 3.1-mile fun run.
This year's event promised to be "bigger, badder, radder," with additional color stations (eight in all) and a new, non-toxic gel that was blasted on runners at the finish line, watering them down before they participated in color tosses at the Finish Festival.
Saturday's run marked the debut of the "SELF Edition" of Color Me Rad, which in addition to last weekend's event, will be part of the runs in Knoxville and Washington D.C., and gave runners extra swag — mostly food and drink samples — from event partners...
Mission College Offers Chocolate and Confectionery Class
By Cynthia Cheng
Truffles and filled chocolates were action items on March 20 at Mission College's Hospitality Management class, Introduction to Chocolate and Confectionery. So far, students have already learned to make fudge, lava cakes, chocolate pictures and candy molds. While assignments revolving around chocolate occupy the first half of the course, a closer study of sugar fills the remainder of the semester...