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  • Leisurely morning meals

    Leisurely morning meals
    Between the crisp, cool air and shortened days, autumn weekends seem to be made for sleeping late, followed by long, leisurely breakfasts that fill your home with the aromas of brewed coffee, fresh baked sweet breads and sizzling sausages. Sadly, the...
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  • Can Yawning Benefit Your Brain?

    When she worked in banking, Nana Gigolaeva used to shift her eyes from left to right during her boss' presentations. "It made me focus so I wouldn't yawn," said Gigolaeva, 30, of Walnut Creek, Calif. "If I yawned while he was talking, well, God help us."...
  • Yawn Coming On?

    Yawn Coming On?
    When she worked in banking, Nana Gigolaeva used to shift her eyes from left to right during her boss' presentations. "It made me focus so I wouldn't yawn," said Gigolaeva, 30, of Walnut Creek, Calif. "If I yawned while he was talking, well, God help us."...
  • Spectacular summer salads add spark to any meal

    Spectacular summer salads add spark to any meal
    Ah, summer, the season of garden parties, backyard fetes and cozy picnics. Whether it's a lavish spread under a froth of white canopies, or a simple meal served on a checkered cloth, a party is just the ticket to rouse us from the doldrums of a...
  • AP Exclusive: Future Pope Stalled Pedophile Case

    AP Exclusive: Future Pope Stalled Pedophile Case
    The future Pope Benedict XVI resisted pleas to defrock a California priest with a record of sexually molesting children, citing concerns including "the good of the universal church," according to a 1985 letter bearing his signature. The correspondence,...
  • Olive oil: California's golden nectar

    Olive oil: California's golden nectar
    WALNUT CREEK, Calif. -- It was nine years ago that Al Courchesne took a fall trip to Tuscany and fell in love with the region's olive oil, a zesty, pungent nectar so revered that locals knock it back like vodka. Courchesne worked the harvest, plucking...