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Sockers Ze Roberto Says San Diego Reminds Him of Growing Up in Brazil

“I love to go back to my country and donate cleats and spend time with the neighborhood kids.” For the Sockers Defensive Captain, Ze Roberto, old neighborhood means the one in Paraibano, MA, Brazil, where he was born and raised. His love of soccer began on the streets while kicking the ball around with other...
Brian Farber sockers

There was No Plan B for the Sockers Brian Farber

When teachers would ask Brian Farber what he wanted to be when he grew up, he would always tell them that he wanted to be a professional soccer player. “They would then follow up with, 'What if that doesn't work out?' It was a puzzling question for me because I couldn't figure out what they...
Kraig Chiles Sockers

For Sockers Captain Kraig Chiles, Soccer is a Lifelong Journey

The Sockers Captain, Kraig Chiles, sums up the team's fans with two words: THE BEST. "The atmosphere in the arena is unbelievable, and the history of the organization is unlike any other team." Chiles, who holds the title of All-Time Leading Scorer for the Sockers, is a San Diego County local who grew up in Poway....
iChoose To Drive

The 5th Annual “iChoose To Drive Campaign” Finalists Announced

“When you choose to drive, you choose to focus on the road," said Juergen Barbusca, Manager of Communications, Cox Communications-Las Vegas. Unfortunately, not focusing on the road is a nationwide problem with fatal consequences. The National Safety Council reports that drivers using their cell phones while behind the wheel leads to 1.6 million crashes every...
Las Vegas Top Tech Awards 2017

Cox Business Honors Southern Nevada’s Greatest Technical Achievements

The 2017 winners of Southern Nevada's Top Tech Exec Awards are hopefully still basking in the glow of the shiny trophies they took home on the night of November 16th. The ceremony, emceed by Greenspun Media Group publisher, Gordon Prouty, was held at The Smith Center for Performing Arts in Las Vegas. Cox Business, the...
Las Vegas Top Tech Exec Awards

Cox Business Honors Southern Nevada’s Unsung Tech Heroes

Technology is so tightly woven into our lives that it's easy to forget that people—very smart people—are behind creating it, improving it and maintaining it. (Thanks IT departments everywhere!) This is why Cox Business honors the tech community in Southern Nevada with the Top Tech Exec Awards. This year will mark the 7th year...
Joey Travolta and Inclusion Short Films

Young Filmmakers with Disabilities Debut Short Film Series on Cox Communications

There’s no business like show business. It’s exciting and glamorous—and it’s tough. Aspiring filmmakers find themselves constantly fighting an uphill battle to get noticed. Add the challenge of having a disability and show business can be a big “No!” business. Cue: Joey Travolta. The successful filmmaker, who has produced and directed more than 20 films,...
Megan Gross, A Salute to Teachers 2017

One of San Diego’s 2017 Teachers of the Year Can Sum Up Her Year...

"Whirlwind." That's how Megan Gross, a Special Education teacher at Del Norte High School, describes her tenure as one of five San Diego County's 2017 “Teacher of the Year." She had been teaching in the Autism Spectrum Disorders program at her site for only four years when she received the honor, so it was...
Cox Presents: A Salute to Teachers

Saluting Teachers is a Cox Family Tradition

Before Cox Communications founder James Cox created the media conglomerate we know today and long before he ran for President of the United States in 1920 or was Governor of Ohio, a young James spent the early part of his career as a teacher. It was that time spent in the classroom that inspired...