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Jack H. Chittister
We lost our beloved Dad and Grandpa after a valiant effort to stay with us through the last years of medical difficulties, March 5, 2014.
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Burbank City Council to vote on IKEA project
Swedish furniture giant IKEA will face its final hurdle next week in its quest to build its largest store in the country, with the Burbank City Council set to consider the project on Tuesday.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Sacramento Bee Newspaper
Man dubbed 'Carmichael Creeper' draws life sentence for ...
Matthew Steven Jones, a 20-year-old man known as the "Carmichael Creeper" and the "Boogey Man," has been sentenced to life in prison without possibility of parole for breaking into homes and molesting children.
OutKast at Outside Lands Is Looking Pretty Unlikely
Many of us had hoped, with Atlanta hip-hop duo OutKast reuniting for some 40 festival dates this year, that San Francisco's Outside Lands would be one of them.
Palo Alto Weekly
Bargain Box, other California Avenue tenants concerned about eviction
Tenants at 341-347 California Ave., including The Bargain Box, say they are anticipating eviction notices or rising rents.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
The Daily Republic
Number of state water bond proposals increases
It's suddenly the season for proposed multibillion-dollar state water bonds. Whatever emerges will hit home in Solano County.
Claire Hess's introduction to college life included a college prank that left her shaken and full of remorse.
Google Barge arriving in Stockton this morning
Google Barge, as seen alongside Treasure Island in the San Francisco Bay. Today, it is arriving in Stockton, Calif., where Google will complete construction on the project.
Contra Costa Times
'Les Miserables' to kick off 48th season of Woodminster Summer Musicals
The 48th season of summer musicals at the Woodminster Amphitheater in the Oakland hills promises diversity for audiences and performers alike.
Marin Independent Journal
Playboy Jazz Festival to celebrate George Duke
George Duke, 67, a Marin-born Grammy-winning jazz keyboardist whose career spanned more than 40 years, died in Los Angeles in August of chronic lymphocytic leukemia.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Santa Cruz Sentinel
Accused murderer scheduled for hearing to consider dismissing charges
A hearing to decide whether murder charges should be dismissed against a former Naval Postgraduate School professor might take place Thursday.
Inside Bay Area
Alameda: Speakeasy with Roaring '20s theme coming to Park Street
The Roaring '20s are back, at least as the theme behind a new night life spot set to open in April.
Roundabout coming for Upton Road, Trans-Canada intersection
The Department of Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal has gone out to tender for a roundabout at the intersection of Route 1 and Upton Road.
Helen Hernandez, wife of north Visalia activist, dies
Helen Hernandez, the wife of well-known north Visalia activist Manuel Hernandez, has died.
Robbie Keane signs extension with LA Galaxy
Keane has been one of Major League Soccer's top scorers since moving to Southern California in August 2011.
Guest Editorial: Senators' leave should be unpaid
California Sens. Rod Wright and Ron Calderon, both facing legal battles, are taking leaves of absence from their jobs, which they cannot perform effectively at the moment.
Sierra College holds oyce Philosophy seminars at the Nevada County campus
The Sierra College Nevada County Campus will hold seven free seminars on Josiah Royce's philosophy, beginning on Monday, March 10. The public is invited and encouraged to attend.
In a vote that may not make Visalians with lush lawns and landscapes happy, the Visalia City Council likely will vote later this month to initiate the city's highest restrictions for water use among homes and businesses.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Local groups push crackdown on trespassing pot growers
Nevada County Environmental Health Specialist Dave Slaughter examines garbage and potential sources of chemicals while evaluating the site of an illegal cartel grow for clean-up in August 2013 as Nevada County Sheriff's Sgt.
Legislative priorities adopted for Merced County
The Merced County Board of Supervisors adopted the county's annual legislative agenda, which includes getting more funding for prison realignment programs, preserving agricultural lands and redeveloping the former Castle Air Force Base.