| Jun 15, 2011
| 11:24 PM
There’s a new kid on the 420 block and his name is Montel Williams. The former king of daytime talk television just opened a new medical marijuana dispensary in midtown Sacramento.
The competition is glad he's here, but they are put off by...
| Aug 9, 2010
| 1:48 PM
During a Justin Bieber concert in California, a female fan apparently hurled what appears to be a water bottle that hit the young pop star squarely in the head.
The concert was for Sacramento radio station 107.9 The End, and just as Bieber finished the...
| Apr 17, 2011
J.D. Power and Associates estimates that there are fewer than 1,000 public recharging stations across the U.S., with more than half of them in California.
That estimate matches up with the Department of Energy's Alternative Fueling Station locator (afdc....
| Apr 9, 2011
The calls came into Tokyo's metropolitan government soon after the March 11 earthquake and tsunami. What can we do to help, some asked. Others, seeing shocking television video of people homeless and desperate for food, urged officials to take up a...
| Jul 22, 2010
A couple of weeks ago, I was out on the road in Northern California, heading southeast from Sacramento on Highway 16 toward the foothills of the Sierra Nevada. It's a beautiful drive, and on that blistering summer day I might have noticed the massive...
| Sep 24, 2010
Is the world ready for a major new pomegranate variety? We'll soon see whether Angel Red, touted as having softer seeds than conventional varieties, fulfills the great hopes of its discoverer and the many farmers who have rushed to plant it, as it...
| Apr 6, 2011
The Los Angeles Community College District will set up an independent citizens panel to review "the very serious issues" plaguing its $5.7-billion campus rebuilding program, Chancellor Daniel LaVista has announced.
The construction program "must be...
| Mar 31, 2011
Facing a state funding cut of up to 10%, California's community colleges will enroll 400,000 fewer students next fall and slash thousands of classes to contend with budget shortfalls that threaten to reshape their mission, officials said Wednesday.
| Sep 24, 2010
Are there any holistic solutions for toned abs? It's bikini season and I need flat abs, fast!
The abdominal muscles are actually a set of six muscle groups that together support the body's core. They include the transverse abdominals, the internal...
| Jul 27, 2010
Trying to decide on an activity to keep yourself healthy this summer?
Try green exercise.
Green exercise refers to physical activity that is done while simultaneously being exposed to nature. Various forms of green exercise include hiking, biking,...
| Aug 31, 2010
Our Stone Age ancestors lived in an uncomfortable world, spending their 30-year life spans hunting and gathering without air conditioning or heat. But some say the cave men ate better than we do.
That's the premise behind the Paleo diet, a health and...