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Appeal Democrat
Beale airman falls asleep at the wheel, hits utility pole

A Beale Air Force Base airman suffered minor injuries this morning after falling asleep at the wheel, hitting a utility pole and colliding with a parked car. He was driving in the 400 block of Garden Highway, on his way home after working a night...

YubaNet.com
Heavy rainfalls and strong winds starting Wednesday in Northern California

Nov 27, 2012
Heavy rainfalls and strong winds starting Wednesday in Northern California

November 27, 2012 - A major shift in the weather pattern will bring wet and windy weather to Northern California beginning Wednesday and lasting through the weekend. Heavy precipitation is expected with high rainfall, especially later Thursday into Sun...

HealthyCal.org
Casa Dominguez turns concept of housing project on its head

Nov 26, 2012

By Robert Fulton Casa Dominguez includes a childcare facility, after-school programs, college prep courses, career counseling, computer training and ESL classes, all orchestrated by a services coordinator. But what sets Casa Dominguez apart starts w...

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Jeff Pellines Sierra Foothills Report
Republicans are Breaking up with Grover Norquist

“Yet another Pledger has fallen,” as the Washington Post is reporting. “Sen. Lindsey Graham. Sen. Bob Corker. Sen. Saxby Chambliss. Rep. Peter King. All wavering in their commitment to Sparkle Motion — er, I’m sorry, to the famed Norquist Americans for Tax Reform no-tax pledge. “Are these great trees, falling in isolation? The Fix...

FOX40
PBS Personality Huell Howser Retiring

Nov 26, 2012
PBS Personality Huell Howser Retiring

Huell Howser, the longtime public television personality and host of California’s Gold, is reportedly retiring.

KVIE notes that Howser’s programs will continue to air, but he will no longer be making any new programs. California’s Gold has been running …


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YubaNet.com
New Study Finds Alarming 15-fold Increase in Inflatable Bouncer-Related Injuries Among Children

Nov 26, 2012
New Study Finds Alarming 15-fold Increase in Inflatable Bouncer-Related Injuries Among Children

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Davis Vanguard
Davis City Council to hear Second Street Target auxiliary pad issue

Nov 26, 2012
Davis City Council to hear Second Street Target auxiliary pad issue

Will Council Side with Staff or Downtown Business? - City Staff continues to recommend a modification of the zoning restrictions for four pad buildings at the Second Street Crossing (Target) development, to reduce the minimum sizes of some retail uses...

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The California Aggie
Sigma Alpha Epsilon suspended from UC Davis

Sigma Alpha Epsilon, the oldest fraternity at UC Davis, was suspended in April for multiple allegations of serving alcohol to minors.
The fraternity, made famous by its gentlemen motif, is not allowed to raise funds on campus, use university resources or be affiliated with UC Davis in any way for five years. The suspension follows...

The California Aggie
Local cookbook wins national prize

The Davis Farmers Market Cookbook, written by Ann M. Evans and Georgeanne Brennan, recently placed first in the non-fiction category of the 2012 Writer’s Digest contest for self-published books. The authors were awarded $1,000 in prize money and the book will be featured in the March 2013 issue of Writer’s Digest magazine. This is...

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FOX40
Video: Panty pandemonium: Is Black Friday worth it?

Nov 25, 2012
Video: Panty pandemonium: Is Black Friday worth it?

ROSEVILLE–

The crush of customers and flying fists.

As the number of YouTube videos capturing the first minutes after the Roseville Galleria opened on Black Friday mounts, it becomes clear what a chaotic scene it was. Many shoppers at the …


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