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  • Back yard furniture adds zip

    Back yards traditionally are the domain of gardens, play sets and impromptu barbecues. Now make room for . . . a second living room? Many homeowners are maximizing their backyards by creating seating that looks less like lawn chairs and more like living-...
  • Water Levels In California Are At The Lowest In 30 Years

    Water Levels In California Are At The Lowest In 30 Years
    FRESNO, Calif. -- California's second-largest storage reservoir will end this year with the lowest amount of water the state has seen in more than 30 years, Department of Water Resources director Lester Snow said Monday. Snow spoke at a congressional...
  • Judge rejects automakers' effort to delay California emissions rules

    Judge rejects automakers' effort to delay California emissions rules
    A federal court has rejected an effort by carmakers to delay implementation of stringent vehicle emissions standards in California. The ruling by District Judge Anthony W. Ishii of the Eastern District of California in Fresno was the latest in a series...
  • Half-baked reform?

    Today, Insurance Commissioner Steve Poizner and former Controller Steve Westly discuss overhauling the state's method of drawing legislative districts. Previously, they debated what impact Proposition 93 would have on legislators' time in office, the...
  • Californy power

    My mother, a child of the San Bernardino County city of Redlands, has always been fond of reciting an old country-song verse favored by her Oklahoma forebears. Dear Okie, if you see Arkie, tell 'im Tex's got a job for him out in Californy. Within...
  • Almost time to hit the Blossom Trail

    Do you know the difference between various fruit and nut tree blossoms? Almonds, apples and plums have white petals; apricots are pink; and peaches and nectarines can run pink to red. You can check them out firsthand at the Blossom Trail in Fresno County...
  • U.S. considers easing ban on guns in national parks

    In a victory for gun-rights advocates, the federal government is preparing to relax a decades-old ban on bringing loaded firearms into national parks. Interior Secretary Dirk Kempthorne said Friday that his department would suggest new regulations by the...
  • Fresno County's Pine Flat Lake

    Setting up camp DIRECTIONS Pine Flat Lake is about five hours from Los Angeles. Take Interstate 5 north for 62 miles to California 99 north, for 113 miles. Take the Mendocino Avenue exit, turn right at 18th Avenue, left on Manning Avenue, right on...
  • Blossom Trail: Fresno County road trip plum gorgeous

    As the campfire roared next to us, we admired a sky so opaque it looked like a piece of deep purple velvet, drawn taut and full of pinpricks through which starshine seeped. Ahhh. And the hot dogs were sizzling in the fire. Yes, in, where we'd fumbled...
  • NBC: Peter Krause...Craig T. Nelson...Chevy Chase

     
    Old poster, now new show... Among the network's new shows? This: "Parenthood," based on the '89 movie, and Ron Howard and Brian Grazer or e-p'ing; Howard was ep of the old Steve Martin flick too... The cast: Peter Krause,......
  • Obama, Bush: Service is the key

     
    by Mark Silva In a week of controversy over commencement addresses - the ones that President Barack Obama delivered a few days ago at Arizona State and will deliver today at Notre Dame - a couple of others this week......