3 hrs ago
East Bay Express
Re: The Future of the Food Movement
What does the future hold for the food movement? If Michael Pollan's vision of that future comes to fruition, it will involve some hardball politics, a larger-than-ever role for women, and a real-life enactment of that "local chicken" sketch from Portlandia .
8 hrs ago
Holiday Lights: Yorba Linda home aglow from First Team Realty contest
First Team Real Estate, one of the largest independent real estate brokers in Southern California by sales volume, sent over a photo the Irvine-based company took of the home that won the Extreme Holiday Makeover Contest on Facebook.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
UC San Diego
Joins Nationwide Efforts to Curb Phone Use While Driving
Expanding their efforts to keep citizens safe on San Diego roadways, UC San Diego's Training, Research and Education for Driving Safety program announced today that they are launching a new distracted driving education project called Just Drive - Take Action Against Distraction, a one hour class free of charge offered to businesses in San Diego.
PERRIS: Lake's holiday boat parade to help children's hospital
On Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013 Lake Perris State Recreation Area will hold its 15th annual Lights on the Lake boat parade which will benefit the Loma Linda University Children's Hospital.
Solano County Board of Supervisors bans rural pot shops
Following a decision made by six of the seven cities in the county, the Solano County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday unanimously decided to "permanently prohibit medical marijuana operations."
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Tahoe Daily Tribune
A look at the 2014 HGTV Dream Home in Truckee
A look at the font yard of the HGTV Dream Home 2014, a vacation getaway located at 9269 Heartwood Drive in Truckee.
'Button-Down Bandit' Wanted In IE, OC Bank Robberies
A bank robber dubbed the "Button-down Bandit" is wanted in connection with four Southern California heists over the past four weeks.
"Breakout: Pioneers of the Future, Prison Guards of the Past, and the ...
Newt Ginrich argues that we are at the dawn of an age of great breakthroughs in technology, medicine, transportation, and other fields, but warns that this new age may not be reached if we allow the government and other gatekeepers to get in the way.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
California couple wins broker's 'Extreme Holiday Makeover' contest
Brian and Laurel Smith of Yorba Linda, Calif., have won $5,000 worth of lights and decorations in an "Extreme Holiday Makeover" contest put on by First Team Real Estate, a firm that claims to be the largest independent brokerage in Southern California.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
Hospice for pets: an end-of-life movement that’s gaining ground
Denise Fitzmaurice, right, who brought her 4-year-old dog, Sophie, to Michele Price's mobile veterinary clinic for an examination, in Bristow, Va., Nov. 26. A growing number of veterinarians are offering hospice care, marketing it as a way to give cats and dogs - and their owners - a less anxious, more comfortable passing.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
Christian Science Monitor
Former Marine dies awaiting trial in homeless killings
Itzcoatl Ocampo's dress uniform, government military photo, dog tags and a religious medallion that went to war with him lie on display at Ocampo's home in Yorba Linda, Calif., in January 2012.
Black Friday brings out Vacaville crowds
Vacaville resident Linda Salazar was the first one in line at Target for one of 32 available $229, 50-inch televisions.
The Daily Republic
Law enforcement sends weighty message to county supervisors
Fairfield Police Chief Walt Tibbet and Vallejo Police Chief Joseph Kreins have some advice for the Solano County Board of Supervisors on possibly allowing medical marijuana dispensaries in the rural county - don't do it.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Victorville Daily Press
Event to bring free eye exams, glasses
The Community Health Action Network is hosting its "Giving the Gift of Sight" event from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Dec. 7. It's designed to educate and gift High Desert families with free eyeglasses and eye exams, free pap smears and mammograms, free clothing for the first 100 families and free entertainment.
The Campbell Reporter
Planned Parenthood to open a clinic Monday in North Fair Oaks as opposition forms
Planned Parenthood is scheduled to open a new clinic in North Fair Oaks on Monday at 2907 El Camino Real, the site of a former Chevyis Fresh Mex restaurant.
Atwater schools could get more trees
The Atwater Elementary School District is collaborating with the Tree Partners Foundation to add trees to its campuses.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
Former U.S. Marine suspected of killing six dies in California jail
A former U.S. Marine suspected of killing six people in California died Thursday after being found sick in his cell, officials said.
Boy hopes to become youngest to summit Western Hemisphere's highest peak
While many of his classmates will spend their winter holidays at home with family or maybe at best on the ski slopes around Lake Tahoe, nine-year-old Tyler Armstrong has a higher calling.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
San Jose Mercury News
Walnut Creek/Lamorinda Arts Notes -- California Symphony director to...
Donato Cabrera, recently named music director and conductor of the Walnut Creek-based California Symphony, will discuss his musical experiences and vision for the symphony on Monday, Dec. 9 starting at 7 p.m. in the Oak View Room at the Walnut Creek Library, 1644 N. Broadway.