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Top seed Evans whips Stanford star in 100K Aptos

   No. 1 seed Daniel Evans of Great Britain dispatched wild card Tom Fawcett of Winnetka, Ill., 6-2, 6-2 on Monday in the first round of the $100,000 Nordic Naturals Challenger at the Seascape Sports Club in Aptos, Calif.   The 6-fo...

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Reflections on a photo in my father’s scrapbook

Aug 8, 2016
Reflections on a photo in my father’s scrapbook

My sister Fran sent me a photo from one of the many family scrapbooks that my father had kept. It’s a basketball action shot from my days at Van Buren High School in Queens. The picture ran in the school … Continue reading

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NorCal’s Lamble qualifies for 100K Aptos

   No. 6 qualifying seed John Lamble of Saratoga in the San Francisco Bay Area routed No. 1 Tucker Vorster of South Africa 6-2, 6-0 Sunday to reach the main draw of the $100,000 Nordic Naturals Challenger at the Seascape Sports Club in Aptos,...

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L.A. players grab singles titles in 25K Moraga

   Two players from Los Angeles won the singles titles in the $25,000 Heritage Bank of Commerce Open Tennis Championships.   No. 1 seed Karue Sell, who completed his eligibility at UCLA in May, defeated No. 2 Rudolf Siwy, a former F...

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Top seed Evans to face Stanford star in 100K Aptos

Top seed Evans to face Stanford star in 100K Aptos

Daniel Evans of Great Britain displays his runner-up checkin the 2013 Aptos (Calif.) Challenger. Evans held a cham-pionship point against former Stanford star Bradley Klahn.Photo by Paul Bauman   Top-seeded Daniel Evans of Great Bri...

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NorCal men featured in qualifying for 100K Aptos

   Former Santa Clara University star John Lamble of Saratoga heads a strong Northern California continent in qualifying for the $100,000 Nordic Naturals Challenger in Aptos, Calif.   Lamble, seeded sixth, will play wild card Perry ...

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Rankings mover of the week: Dennis Novikov (up)

Rankings mover of the week: Dennis Novikov (up)

 Dennis Novikov rose 10 places toa career-high No. 121 in the world.2015 photo by Paul Bauman   Dennis Novikov is closing in on the top 100 in the world in singles.   The 22-year-old resident of Milpitas in the San Francisco Ba...

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TV schedule, calendar

TV SCHEDULE(All times in California)Today   Atlanta (men), quarterfinals, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. and 5-7 p.m. (live), ESPN3.   Saturday      Summer Olympics (men and women), 6:30 a.m.-7 p.m. (liv...

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Careless drivers who give no thought to bicyclists

Aug 4, 2016
Careless drivers who give no thought to bicyclists

I was riding my bicycle yesterday afternoon about 5:30. I stopped for a red light at the intersection of Land Park Drive and Vallejo Way, near my house in the Land Park section of Sacramento. Vehicles in a long line … Continue reading

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A newspaper ought to separate fact from fiction

Aug 1, 2016

When a small-business owner closes up shop, dumps six employees and blames the misfortune on minimum-wage increases, a newspaper ought to check out the story, especially this year. In April, Gov. Jerry Brown signed into law a measure that will … Continue reading

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