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Banana Bran Muffins

Apr 18, 2014
Banana Bran Muffins

Cozy muffins filled with warm molasses and sweet banana. They’re so moist and hearty; you’ll never believe they’re lightened up & secretly skinny!     After my guy’s car suddenly died three weeks ago, my parents raced to the rescue and offered to let us borrow my dad’s “I-woodwork-on-the-weekends-and-sometimes-need-to-haul-long-heavy-boards” white Ford pickup truck until...

The Design Confidential
Blake’s Boho Still Boyish Bedroom Reveal

Blake’s Boho Still Boyish Bedroom Reveal

I had the distinct pleasure of partnering with Bing to completely overhaul Blakey's room...

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The Sacramento Bee
Yolo officials seek dog that bit child in Dunnigan park

Yolo County animal services officials seek the public’s help in finding a dog that bit a child in a park in Dunnigan.

Appetizers
Win a pair of tickets worth $100 to Stanford Youth Solutions food/wine event

How would you like to win a night out for two that includes local food and wine, plus live music to work those boogie shoes? Two tickets are up for grabs for the Stanford Youth Solutions “Vintage 2014” event at North Ridge Country Club on May 1, a $100 a head benefiting the organization...

HealthyCal.org
Study: Nursing Homes Must Prepare for Influx of Alzheimer’s Patients

Apr 18, 2014

By Fran Kritz

A new study on Alzheimer’s disease by researchers at the University of Minnesota School of Public Health finds that a culture change is desperately needed for to help improve the quality of life for Alzheimer’s patients in nursing homes. Facilities also need help to prepare for the millions of patients expected to be...

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AutoGlo
Lexus hybrid sedan a luxury thrill, ditto the brakes

Apr 18, 2014
Lexus hybrid sedan a luxury thrill, ditto the brakes

Mark Glover’s AutoGlo car reviews also can be seen on the Business page of The Sacramento Bee’s website via the “GALLERY: Reviews of new cars” link at www.sacbee.com/business



Sacramento, California – Before telling you a little about the tested 2014 Lexus ES 300h sedan, I’d like to say a few words about brakes.

The ES hybrid...

Sean Ferguson’s Corner of the Universe
The Looney Tunes Platinum Collection: Volume 3 Comes Out On Blu-ray August 12th!

The Looney Tunes Platinum Collection: Volume 3 Comes Out On Blu-ray August 12th!

The Looney Tunes Platinum Collection Volume 3 is finally going to be released on Blu-ray! This 3 disc set set should be in stores on August 12th. Like the previous sets, the cartoon shorts will have the original 4x3 aspect ratio, and an English stereo soundtrack. I'm so happy that this set...

Bob New Heart
Easter

Apr 18, 2014

To all my blog friends who follow Bob New Heart and all the transplant recipients all over the country but especially at  the University of California San Francisco med Center... Happy Easter and may we all have a new beginning on Easter  Day...

HealthyCal.org
What Else Do the Statistics From California’s Exchange Reveal?

Apr 18, 2014

By Hannah Guzik

Nearly 1.4 million people enrolled in a Covered California health plan, the state announced this week, after the open enrollment period ended Tuesday.

The big headline was that the enrollment total exceeded the state’s target. But included in the press release were statistics on who enrolled, how they enrolled and what health plan...

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45 Journal
Occupational Hazard

Apr 18, 2014
Occupational Hazard

As promised, a photo of my sunrise photo shoot.  If only I'd looked in the cloudless sky before I departed I might have just slept in.  But I didn't notice the overcast sky until I was almost at the field.  I arrived at 6:20am, with sunr...