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  1. Wente Vineyards' new chef seriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2015 | The Daily Democrat

    How many E's in Budweiser, people? A survey by Bartrendr -- a boozy Instagram-meets-Yelp app -- has discovered that 42 percent of Americans can't spell the popular brewski's name. About 90 percent can't spell Jgermeister at all -- and it's not the umlaut's fault.

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  2. Pregnancies spaced 2 years apart for average U.S. mom; 30 percent called too closeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2015 | The Daily Democrat

    For U.S. moms, the typical time between pregnancies is about 2 years but nearly a third of women space their children too close, a government study shows. Experts say mothers should wait at least 18 months to give their body time to recover and increase the chances the next child is full-term and healthy.

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  3. Sweating the small so so you dona t have toRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2015 | The Daily Democrat

    Not much in the way of “major news” this week, other than a proliferation of fireworks being heard on Elliot Street which people often seem to mistake for gunshots. Why people would be using fireworks at this time of year, however, is beyond me.

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  4. Watch: New 'Ant-Man' trailer gives up more detailsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2015 | The Daily Democrat

    Marvel has released a new trailer for "Ant-Man" in which Paul Rudd's tiny title character fights another tiny guy dressed up as a bee that happens to have lasers shoot out of his suit. The trailer also shows the origins, at least partially, of Rudd's not-suited character Scott Lang and how, when he puts on the suit and shrinks, he can beat the snot out of full-sized people.

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  5. New breed of foster parents essential to normalcy initiativeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2015 | The Daily Democrat

    The effort to improve the lives of America's foster children may hinge on whether state and local agencies can recruit enough skilled, dedicated foster parents who buy into the concept. Under a federal bill enacted last fall, child-welfare officials are directed to promote “normalcy” for foster children - encouraging their caretakers to let them engage in a full range of extracurricular activities on par with other children.

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  6. Strawberry desserts for springRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2015 | The Daily Democrat

    Dessert trends come and go, but there are few ingredients that excite pastry chefs more than strawberries. The perfect accompaniment to ice cream, tortes, shortcakes and more, those crimson berries herald a season filled with the sweetest possibilities.

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  7. Horoscope: April 10, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2015 | The Daily Democrat

    BIRTHDAY GAL: Actress Jamie Chung was born in San Francisco, Calif., today in 1983. This birthday gal has appeared in such films as "Sin City: A Dame to Kill for," "The Hangover Part III" and "The Man with the Iron Fists."

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  8. Strawberry desserts for springRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2015 | The Daily Democrat

    Dessert trends come and go, but there are few ingredients that excite pastry chefs more than strawberries. The perfect accompaniment to ice cream, tortes, shortcakes and more, those crimson berries herald a season filled with the sweetest possibilities.

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  9. Needed rain continues over Sacramento regionRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2015 | The Daily Democrat

    SACRAMENTO >> Cold weather bringing rain and snow to Northern California is expected to linger through mid-week but do little to ease a drought gripping the state, forecasters said. The rain that started falling in San Francisco and coastal mountain ranges to the north early Sunday turned into snow up at Blue Canyon northeast of Sacramento at 5,000 feet in elevation, said James Mathews, a forecaster for the National Weather Service in Sacramento.

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  10. South Korean mothera s sentencing delayed in Yolo Superior CourtRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2015 | The Daily Democrat

    A South Korean mother will be separated from her daughter for at least another month after retaining new counsel Wednesday in Yolo Superior Court. Last month, a jury found Nan Hui Jo, a South Korean immigrant, guilty of abducting her American-born daughter, Hwi, while fleeing the country and an allegedly abusive relationship.

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  11. The Seasoned Collector: Museum relives 1915 fair; Concord, Marin, Monterey showsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2015 | The Daily Democrat

    From Marin to Monterey there are plenty of activities in April for the antiques hobbyist. But first I want you to step back in time, to the year 1915, at the Saratoga History Museum.

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  12. Gardening and renting -- not mutually exclusiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2015 | The Daily Democrat

    When Erle Nickel rented a studio apartment behind a house in a modest East Oakland neighborhood, he didn't plan to put down roots. So, despite his love of gardening and access to small, enticing plots of vacant ground around the property, he didn't plant anything for fear he'd be moving soon.

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  13. Why should kids have all the fun on Easter?Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2015 | The Daily Democrat

    We have nothing against jelly beans and marshmallow bunnies. Easter baskets are a charming tradition.

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  14. Deviled eggs, 'Mad Men' and CoachellaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2015 | The Daily Democrat

    The final season of "Mad Men" launches this weekend -- by which time, you'll likely be awash in hard-boiled Easter eggs. So here's a brilliant idea from executive chef Jennifer Puccio, from San Francisco's chic Marlowe, The Cavalier and Park Tavern: a Don Draper-inspired viewing party complete with '60s-era cocktails, oysters and Marlowe's warm deviled eggs.

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  15. Senators introduce bill to help animals in non-oil emergenciesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2015 | The Daily Democrat

    Three of the remaining surf scooters that were injured in January's spill paddle around in one of outdoor re-hab pools at the International Bird Rescue Center in Cordelia on Tuesday. Two months after a local bird rescue center saved hundreds of seabirds covered in a mysterious substance, lawmakers are trying to help wildlife centers receive broader funding for their efforts.

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  16. Oakland: Old Sears building lands gourmet market as first tenantRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2015 | The Daily Democrat

    Downtown Oakland's old Sears building, now renamed Uptown Station, has landed its first tenant, a specialty market that will feature high-quality and organic foods, cuisine for people on the go, a cafe, and wine and liquor offerings, the project's developers said Thursday. Newberry Market is the name of the initial tenant, and its operators plan to open the market in the fall of 2016.

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  17. Jane Alexiadis: Porcelain priest, likely from PortugalRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2015 | The Daily Democrat

    Q My "priest" figurine is 10 inches tall, with no chips or cracks. His head and torso both swing forward and backward.

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  18. Chinese wine tasting tour coming to UC DavisRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2015 | The Daily Democrat

    Chinese wine tasting and a tour of the world's most technologically advanced and environmentally friendly winery will be part of a UC Davis conference on the history and modern appreciation of Chinese alcoholic beverages, or “jiu.” “Understanding Jiu: The History and Culture of Alcoholic Beverages in China,” organized by the Confucius Institute at UCD, comes as China is increasingly important in the world for wine production and consumption. The event is open to the public; tickets are required.

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  19. 'Winds of Winter' unfinished as 'Game of Thrones' exhausts George R.R. Martin's materialRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2015 | The Daily Democrat

    George R.R. Martin has been feeling the heat to finish "The Winds of Winter," the long-awaited sixth novel in his best-selling series, "A Song of Ice and Fire," but he is not letting the pressure rush his writing. "There is more pressure every year," Martin said Monday in San Francisco at the U.S. premiere of the fifth season of "Game of Thrones," the HBO television series based on his books.

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  20. Peeps milk, San Francisco bars and Francis Ford Coppola's swimming poolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2015 | The Daily Democrat

    As far as we know, no one was clamoring for Peeps-flavored milk, but that's exactly what Prairie Farms has turned out. We're not sure whether the farmers milked the neon-pink Peeps or their yellow siblings, but the results include Marshmallow Milk, Chocolate Marshmallow Milk and Easter Egg Nog.

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