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The Daily Democrat
Blue Planet Prize awarded to UC Davis transportation expert Dan Sperling
Daniel Sperling, director of the Institute of Transportation Studies at UC Davis, is a recipient of the 2013 Blue Planet Prize.
Mon Jun 17, 2013
The Daily Republic
Solano wins award for anti-poverty campaign
Solano and Contra Costa counties have jointly won a 2013 National Association of Counties Achievement Award for their "Roadmap to Cut Poverty" campaign.
Vietnam POWs celebrate 40th reunion SoHum's Everett King shares story of capture and escape
Among the 200 American Vietnam prisoners of war and their families who recently gathered in the reproduced East Wing at the Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum in Yorba Linda were Whitethorn residents Everett and Evelyn King.
Sun Jun 16, 2013
Santa Cruz Sentinel
Maxine Lane, Santa Cruz County Stories: Pasatiempo resident lives in...
The boy that would grow up to be the love of Maxine Lane's life moved in across the street from her Cedar Rapids home when she was 11. The couple were in high school when World War II began, and she volunteered in the local rationing department.
Sat Jun 15, 2013
Seen at the Scene: Tea party helps mark anniversary
More than 150 guests attended the annual Long Beach Day Nursery Tea for Tots at the historic Long Beach Museum of Art on May 18. The weather was perfect - sunny, not too hot, with a gentle breeze - and a spectacular view of the ocean, as always.
Linda building looks like earthquake hit it
The part of the structure that originally housed a grocery store and was currently vacant fell in on itself on the 5700 block of Lindhurst Avenue.
Fri Jun 14, 2013
The Modesto Bee
Aspire's startup academy sends off its first graduates
Six graduates took their ceremonial walk as the first graduating class of Aspire Vanguard College Preparatory Academy, requiring barely one chorus of "Pomp & Circumstance" to enter the hall and take their single row of seats.
Local candidates lining up already
Potential candidates for state assembly and congress are remaining tight lipped on events scheduled for them to announce their intentions to run.
Thu Jun 13, 2013
Pathway Genomics to Launch Next-Generation Sequencing (NGS)...
Pathway Genomics' Hereditary Cancer DNA InsightSM test utilizes next-generation sequencing technology and will analyze genes related to a selection of hereditary cancers including breast, ovarian, colorectal and others.
Riverside County: Democratic chairman apologizes for comment
Riverside County Democratic Central Committee Chairman Howard Katz is apologizing for making a reference to Vaudeville-era character "Stepin Fetchit," who some consider racially insensitive.
World's Oldest Person Dies-How Can You Live to 100?
The oldest man ever known to have lived-Japan's Jiroemon Kimura-died Wednesday at 116.
Wed Jun 12, 2013
Marin Independent Journal
Terra Linda school opens electric vehicle charging station
Saint Mark's School will host a dedication ceremony for its new electric vehicle charging station at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, June 13 at the school, 39 Trellis Drive in Terra Linda.
The Daily Democrat
Davis Farmers Market Cookbook wins national award
The Beverly Hills Book Awards announced its 2013 national winners this weeks and the Davis Farmers Market Cookbook won the Cookbooks - Regional Category.
Tue Jun 11, 2013
Ventura County Star
Latest approach to fracking regulations fizzles [Poll]
The board of the Ventura County Air Pollution Control District split 4-4 over whether to direct managers to develop a rule on the practice formally called hydraulic fracturing.
Sacramento Bee Newspaper
Algae kills scores of fish in Sacramento park's pond
More than 100 dead fish have been removed from Southside Park's pond after an increase in algae deprived the fish of adequate oxygen.
Mon Jun 10, 2013
The event will include vendor show from noon to 7 p.m., family games and activities from noon to 5 p.m., steak cook-out from 4 to 7 p.m. The citizen, firefighter, law enforcement officer, dispatcher and EMT of the year will be honored at an awards ceremony at 7 p.m., followed by music and dancing.
Sacramento Bee Newspaper
Mysterious fish kill at Sacramento's Southside Park
Sacramento city parks and recreation officials removed dozens of catfish and hundreds of bluefish and perch that died in Southside Park's pond at T and 6th streets over the weekend.
Sun Jun 09, 2013
MURRIETA: Longer yellow lights under consideration
A motorist drives through the intersection of California Oaks Rd and Jackson Ave. with yellow light in Murrieta, June 6, 2013.
Sat Jun 08, 2013
Healdsburg wrestling with pot-growing guidelines
In the heart of Wine Country, where harvest time produces pungent scents of fermenting grapes, the conversation these days is about another odor - that of skunk-like budding marijuana plants.
The Florida Times-Union
ROONEY: Prose, poetry in order for 46th wedding anniversary
Special for Shorelines Linda and Hank Lesesne attended a reunion and gala dinner for POWs at the Nixon Library in Yorba Linda, Calif.