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Retailers roll with new restriction on tobacco sales to minors

Jul 25, 2016
Retailers roll with new restriction on tobacco sales to minors

 

By Lisa Renner

At convenience stores and gas stations across the state, bright yellow signs are posted prominently on front doors: “Under 21/ No Tobacco.”

Libby Brown, a 16-year-old from Turlock, has no problem with the new state law, which went into effect in June, even though it raised the legal smoking age from 18.

The...

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NorCal Tennis Czar
Kenin, 17, capitalizes on Min meltdown for title

Jul 25, 2016
Kenin, 17, capitalizes on Min meltdown for title

Sofia Kenin, left, upset second-seeded Grace Min 4-6, 6-1, 6-4 on Sundaynight to win the $50,000 FSP Gold River Women's Challenger in theSacramento area. Photo by Paul Bauman    GOLD RIVER, Calif. -- Evonne Goolagong Cawley fam...

Foothill Agrarian
Adaptation and Resilience

Jul 24, 2016

I'm taking a course as part of my master's degree program at Colorado State University called "Managing for Ecosystem Sustainability."  I've enjoyed the course, which has covered topics like the carbon and nitrogen cycles and soils management. &nb...

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Konta tops Venus for Bank of the West title

Jul 24, 2016
Konta tops Venus for Bank of the West title

Third-seeded Johanna Konta, shown on Wednesday, beattop-seeded Venus Williams 7-5, 5-7, 6-2 today for her firstWTA tour title. Photo by Paul Bauman   The final of the Bank of the West Classic produced a milestone, but not for Venus Williams.&...

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Brooksby routed in boys 16 final at USTA Clay Courts

Jul 24, 2016
Brooksby routed in boys 16 final at USTA Clay Courts

No. 14 seed Jenson Brooksby, above, lost to No. 7Lukas Greif 6-1, 6-1. 2015 photo by Paul Bauman   On Saturday, Jenson Brooksby routed his opponent to reach the boys 16 final in the USTA National Clay Court Championships.   Tod...

Sierra FoodWineArt Magazine
Tasting notes: Sierra Starr, Naggiar, Smith, Pilot Peak and Bent Metal

Tasting notes: Sierra Starr, Naggiar, Smith, Pilot Peak and Bent Metal

NAGGIAR VINEYARDS Naggiar is offering fully guided tours of its vineyard and winery in a new electric shuttle on weekends. SIERRA STARR’S GOLD MEDALS The winery has won double-gold or gold medals for most of the wines it has entered in tasting competitions this year. Sierra Starr won a double-gold for its 2012 Cabernet Franc at the...

NorCal Tennis Czar
Kenin, 17, hopes to rocket to vicinity of Venus

Jul 24, 2016
Kenin, 17, hopes to rocket to vicinity of Venus

Sofia Kenin, above, will face Grace Min inan all-American final in the FSP Gold RiverWomen's Challenger. Photo by Paul Bauman    GOLD RIVER, Calif. -- Sofia Kenin is unlikely to reach the heights of Venus Williams -- literally and figura...

NorCal Tennis Czar
Venus, Konta to meet in Bank of the West final

Jul 24, 2016

   Venus Williams will seek her 50th career tour-level title today in the tournament where she began her career 22 years ago.   Johanna Konta, meanwhile, will play in her first such final.   But the final of the Bank of th...

NorCal Tennis Czar
Brooksby reaches boys 16 final in USTA Clay Courts

Jul 23, 2016

   No. 14 seed Jenson Brooksby of Carmichael in the Sacramento area demolished unseeded JanMagnus Johnson of Naples, Fla., 6-1, 6-0 today to reach the boys 16 final in the USTA National Clay Court Championships in Delray Beach, Fla.  &nb...

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VIDEO: Playing Pokemon Go Safer In Some Neighborhoods Than Others

Jul 23, 2016
VIDEO: Playing Pokemon Go Safer In Some Neighborhoods Than Others

Although the game is for the most part virtual safety inequality in the real world isn’t. Here in Sacramento, California in parts such as Valley Hi, Meadowview, and Mack Road has risen in violent crime by 35 percent. This can make any Pokemon Go players a bit eery while playing the game. 

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