| Jul 16, 2010
Gay activists are delighted, and local historians should be pleased, that the City Council is requiring that a "bar" — a wine bar, to be precise — be included in the redevelopment of the Coast Inn.
It may seem an odd request to make of a...
| Jul 18, 2010
As UC Davis physicist and geologist John Rundle ponders the map of recent California earthquakes, he sees visions of a doughnut even Homer J. Simpson wouldn't like.
The doughnut is formed by pinpointing the recent quakes near Eureka, Mexicali and Palm...
| Jan 9, 2011
| 1:30 AM
Since becoming Northern State University's president in 2008, James Smith has visited alumni in Florida, Arizona, California, the District of Columbia, Colorado, Minnesota, Washington and Oregon.
Smith even met with some of those people before he...
| Jan 12, 2011
| 11:14 AM
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A California man accused of making threats against Seattle Congressman Jim McDermott was arrested Wednesday, the Justice Department reported.
Read the criminal complaint against Charles Turner...
| Jan 12, 2011
| 10:14 PM
A California man faces a federal charge for threatening to kill Congressman Jim McDermott. An FBI complaint accuses Charles Habermann of calling McDermott's Seattle office and leaving profanity-laced phone messages on the voicemail.
| Jan 26, 2011
| 10:37 AM
SOUTH BEND — Federal authorities have charged a Granger man with threatening U.S. Rep. Joe Donnelly and his South Bend office staff.
Brett Keiling, 46, of the 10000 block of Anderson Road, called Donnelly’s downtown South Bend office...
| Sep 22, 2010
| 3:00 PM
Half of the major roads in San Diego are in poor condition, costing local car owners hundreds of dollars a year in repairs, according to data released Wednesday by a national transportation research group.
San Diego roads were ranked the eighth worst...
| Apr 3, 2011
Rocky and mostly barren, the San Jacinto and Santa Rosa mountains southwest of Palm Springs offer terrain hospitable only to king snakes, lizards and tortoises. Shade is almost nonexistent, and jagged rocks and barrel cactuses welcome visitors with...
| May 15, 2011
| 1:30 AM
Doland: Shirley Anderson, 81, of Doland, S.D., died Sunday, May 8, 2011, at Avera St. Luke's Hospital in Aberdeen.
Her memorial service will be Wednesday, May 18, 2011, at 10:30 a.m. at Thelen Funeral Home in Redfield, thelenfuneralhome.com. The Rev....
| May 20, 2011
At the farthest fringe of the Inland Empire, southeast of the hardscrabble town of Hemet, lies the world center of summer grapefruit, one of the least known and most fascinating of California's agricultural niches. The major commercial grapefruit...
| May 23, 2011
| 4:53 PM
Aileen Rinehart Schrader passed away peacefully, surrounded by her family on May 1, 2011 at the age of 89 in Palm Desert, CA. She touched the lives of so many people. She was born in Los Angeles, CA in 1922, the daughter of George and Ethel (Huntoon)...