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Wine news: California’s 2013 grape harvest crushes record

Wine news: California’s 2013 grape harvest crushes record

California’s 2013 grape crush hit a record high 4,685,075 tons, up 7 percent from the previous record high 2012 crush of 4,387,434 tons, according to new statistics released Monday (Feb. 10) by the California Department of Food and Agriculture.


Packing snacks like grapes will help keep you healthy during the...

Chronicles of Nothing
Be back soon: Gone winter crazy

Feb 10, 2014
Be back soon: Gone winter crazy

My first winter in Minnesota and it’s awful. Honestly, do you people know California exists? I now understand why people thought I was nuts for moving here.  Love does make you do crazy things. I mean what the hell, Minnesota? … Continue reading 

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FOX40
Thieves Taking Grease, Not Money, from Restaurants

Feb 10, 2014

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Iron Steaks owner Bill Taylor says he has been robbed not once, but twice – and not of his money.

“I got my grease stolen.” Taylor told FOX40 Monday.

Law enforcement doesn’t handle cases like this, which is why …


FOX40
Modesto Police Arrest Man, Seize 9 Pound of Meth

Feb 10, 2014
Modesto Police Arrest Man, Seize 9 Pound of Meth

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Police in Modesto arrested a man Sunday after seizing over nine pounds of meth and nearly $30,000 in cash.

Narcotics officers contacted 29-year-old Juan Martinez during a “proactive” drug enforcement operation along Kansas Avenue.

Police say Martinez had about …


Rio Linda Online
Sacramento County Launches 311 Connect

Feb 10, 2014

Where do I report an abandoned vehicle? Who fixes broken street lights? These are an example of the hundreds of questions coming in every day to County operators. It’s easy to be confused about who to call for the many services offered throughout the County, or even where to start. Now there is a...

FOX40
Sutter County Sees First Flu Death of Season

Feb 10, 2014
Sutter County Sees First Flu Death of Season

Flu Shot in High Demand as Season Goes OnSUTTER COUNTY-

Sutter County health officials announced Monday that the flu claimed its first victim under the age of 65 in the region.

Dr. Lou Anne Cummings, with County of Sutter Public Health, added that the person was younger than …

FOX40
Folsom Lake Grows 17 feet, Other Reservoirs Increase

Feb 10, 2014
Folsom Lake Grows 17 feet, Other Reservoirs Increase

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If there are “winners” from this past storm, Folsom Lake was one of them. The state reservoir rose 17 feet during the multiple-day rain storm according to the National Weather Service.

Despite the large increase, Folsom Lake is still …


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California Stem Cell Report
Amid Allegations of Unfairness, California’s Stem Cell Agency Begins Examination of $40 Million Genomics Award Round

The California stem cell agency today said it has begun an examination of the grant review process in its $40 million genomics round, which has been criticized for irregularities, unfairness, score manipulation and the role of its president, Alan Trounson.

The agency confirmed the inquiry after the California Stem Cell Report asked last...

Capitol Alert
Lawmakers seek to change ‘paradigm’ of sexual violence on college campuses

Feb 10, 2014
Lawmakers seek to change ‘paradigm’ of sexual violence on college campuses

sexual_assault.JPGCiting a campus culture that "stigmatizes survivors, not the perpetrators," state Sen. Kevin de León announced today new legislation that would require colleges and universities to adopt "victim-centered" response protocols and prevention measures for dealing with sexual violence.

"Sexual assaults are just too common and we need to fundamentally change...

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Scientists in Brazil Mark and Release 15,000 Baby Turtles in Mass Hatching

Feb 10, 2014
Scientists in Brazil Mark and Release 15,000 Baby Turtles in Mass Hatching

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