| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
The weather can be frightful this time of year, even if parts of the country have enjoyed an unusually warm winter so far. Here are some tips to keep your pets safe in the cold and snow:
If it's cold enough outside, dogs and cats can get frostbite....
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
DEAR TIM: I'm thinking of starting my own remodeling business since I've been laid off work. The weather in my area is four season, and I wonder how you can continue to work outdoors in cold, rainy and snowy conditions. I don't want to lose income if...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 2:02 PM
By ELAINE KURTENBACH MOUNT FUJI, Japan — They trudge up well-trod cinder paths by the thousands, headlamps glowing in the dark, and then settle in, shivering, to await and cheer the sun's blazing ascent over the horizon. Climbing Mount Fuji, Japan's...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 6:45 PM
Three children used as ritual sacrifices by the Inca civilization centuries ago were given a significant amount of drugs and alcohol for months before their deaths, according to an analysis of the frozen bodies found near the top of an Andean peak in...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 5:16 PM
A nationwide effort to promote CPR appears to have boosted survival rates for people who went into cardiac arrest in their homes, offices, grocery stores, movie theaters or anywhere else that wasn’t a hospital, new research shows.
The data come...
| Jun 15, 2013
| 7:02 AM
It's a strain to be Superman, even for someone with as sizable shoulders as British actor Henry Cavill. The stress […]...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 12:25 PM
Two men convicted last month in the gang rape of a teenage girl outside a Richmond High School homecoming dance were sentenced to lengthy prison terms by a Contra Costa County judge Thursday, a lead prosecutor on the case said.
The sentencing came after...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 4:57 PM
A Kent County man swam for more than five hours through the dangerous waters of Tangier Sound this week to seek help for four family members after the boat they were fishing in capsized during a sudden thunderstorm.
John Franklin Riggs III, 46, of...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 12:02 PM
John O'Callaghan was known by his friends and community to be a healthy person. His wife, Whitney, said he's never had health complications, doesn't eat red meat and works out consistently. And according to their friend and neighbor, Jim Knapp, O'...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 9:52 AM
Two men were found guilty Thursday in the gang rape of a teenage girl outside a Richmond High School homecoming dance, a spokeswoman for the Contra Costa County district attorney said.
The October 2009 incident attracted national headlines. Several...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 3:25 PM
Two men were found guilty on all charges Thursday in the gang rape of a teenage girl outside a Richmond High School homecoming dance, a spokeswoman for the Contra Costa County district attorney said.
Jose Montano, 22, of Richmond, and Marcelles Peter,...