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Editorial picks featuring lifestyle posts–food, travel, pets, bicycling, film, etc.

The Glover Posting
Pre-E3: ‘Star Wars 1313′ a new hope?

Pre-E3: ‘Star Wars 1313′ a new hope?

Been a big fan of the Star Wars movies my entire life, and until recently I have been a fan of the games as well. The games, at least for consoles, have been on varying levels of disappointment for me as of late.But now with the announcement of a new ...

Sacramento Vegetable Gardening
Peachy Keen

Peachy Keen

June Pride Peach Tree-Bird Back 40There is only one thing that I can think of in this world that's better than a tree full of ripening peaches. It would have to be a peach tree, loaded with peaches, that is doubling in size.Why is this such a good thin...

The Design Confidential
Free DIY Furniture Plans to Build a Home Decorator’s Collection Inspired Gossip Table

Free DIY Furniture Plans to Build a Home Decorator’s Collection Inspired Gossip Table

Designs by Studio C ...

Jeff Pellines Sierra Foothills Report
Wackiest souvenirs for Queen’s Diamond Jubilee

Wackiest souvenirs for Queen’s Diamond Jubilee

“Looking for that special something to commemorate the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee? In the past, you might have had to settle for a mug or tea towel but now retailers are coming up with more inventive, and tacky, souvenirs to mark the historic occasion,” the London Mail is reporting. “From the ‘ice Queen scoop’ to...

Elk Grove Sports Corner
Levin Tied For Second At PGA’s Memorial

Levin Tied For Second At PGA’s Memorial

Elk Grove's Spencer Levin is tied for second, one stroke behind Rory Sabbatini, entering today's third round of the PGA's Memorial Tournament in Ohio. He is paired with Sabbatini in the final group of the day.Spencer Levin, chipping during Friday's rou...

Sue Wilson Reports
Sue Wilson: Putting partisan talk radio on trial at the FCC

Jun 2, 2012
Sue Wilson: Putting partisan talk radio on trial at the FCC

June 1, 2012Anyone remember a time when radio seemed friendly and informative, rather than hostile and manipulative?I do. And I remember when it changed in 1996, after Bill Clinton signed the Telecommunications Act into law, and suddenly, huge corporat...

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The Farmer Fred Rant
Lawn, Begone! An Update

Lawn, Begone! An Update

 Lawns can be a soothing, oasis of green. However, lawns can be a water hog and a time usurper (mowing, fertilizing, weeding). And time is something we all could use a bit more of. And frankly, if one has a large lawn, why not remove one-third ...

Fun Tour Guru
Summer Vacations to Amalfi Coast, Italia

Jun 1, 2012
Summer Vacations to Amalfi Coast, Italia

We can find plenty of information about destinations on the web; it is people in local regions I enjoy. Today, I am leaving Northern California and sharing a favorite story of another region.   For most people, summer means going on va...

Indie Sacramento
Piñata Festival at Southside Park June 16

Jun 1, 2012
Piñata Festival at Southside Park June 16

Check out the Piñata Festival at Southside Park.Saturday, June 16th, 12pmSouthside Park at 6th & T StreetsFrom their Facebook page:The Piñata Festival is an annual event that was created to celebrate art, culture and innovation through the design...

Optimistic Aging for Baby Boomers
Skit caricatures the elderly: Ageism is center stage in local show

We were poised for an enjoyable evening of light, live theatre. Prior to the show a couple emerged from the aisle and into a spotlight. They were young actors, costumed to look old and clownish. They proceeded to do a short skit intended to encourage ...

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