A badminton racket is as common in Indonesia as a hockey stick in Canada or a baseball bat in the United States.
Kowi Chandra, however, grew up in an Indonesian family that didn’t play badminton. He discovered the game as a 7-year-old in his neighbor’s backyard. Two years later, he was playing competitively, winning tournaments throughout Indonesia, and at the age of 13 he earned a spot with the prestigious Djarum Badminton Club. Read More
The U.S. Geological Survey is reporting an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 2.6 struck early Saturday morning in Santa Clara County.
According to the USGS, the earthquake struck at about 3:45 a.m. and had a depth of about 2.5 miles.
The quake was centered about 7 miles east of Milpitas and 9 miles northeast of San Jose City Hall, according to the USGS. Read More