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August 17, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Cal State East Bay building demolition fuels quake study

HAYWARD (AP) - Every time the ground trembles in the San Francisco Bay Area, people ask themselves: Could this be the big one?

August 17, 2013 | | NEWS


CIA: There’s an Area 51 but no aliens

LAS VEGAS (AP) - UFO buffs and believers in alien encounters are celebrating the CIA's clearest acknowledgement yet of the existence of Area 51, the top-secret Cold War test site that has been the subject of elaborate conspiracy theories for decades.

August 17, 2013 | | NEWS


Right to confront sentencing reform

There are numerous issues that should be labeled a national epidemic, but few are as important as the ridiculous and onerous laws on the books on the federal and state level that have led to a massive incarceration problem in the United States.

August 17, 2013 | Ronald Martin | Other Views


Get big government out of small crimes

It was big news Monday when Attorney General Eric Holder told the American Bar Association in San Francisco, "Certain low-level nonviolent drug offenders who have no ties to large-scale organizations, gangs or cartels will no longer be charged with offenses that impose draconian mandatory minimum sentences."

August 17, 2013 | Debra Saunders | Other Views


The messiest Social Security rule ever

If someone would appoint me the "Master of the Social Security Universe," or give me some other appropriate title that would allow me to change any law or regulation on Social Security's books, I would immediately get rid of the earnings penalty provisions of the law. These are the rules that limit the amount of money a Social Security recipient under the age of 66 can earn if he or she is working while collecting benefits.

August 16, 2013 | | Nationwide


Power firms dangle free nights, weekends

NEW YORK (AP) - Electric bills have long been take-it-or-leave-it affairs: Pay one rate for all the power you used the month before, no matter when you used it.

August 16, 2013 | | Nationwide


Cadillac’s big 2-door coupe concept car

CARMEL (AP) - Cadillac is showing off a low-lying two-door coupe that likely is the prototype for the brand's re-entry into the big, elegant and expensive luxury car market.

August 16, 2013 | | Nationwide


Home building picks up in July

WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. developers broke ground on homes at a faster pace in July. But the rise was all due to apartment construction, which is typically volatile. By contrast, builders began work on fewer single-family homes - the bulk of the market - and sought fewer permits to build them.

August 16, 2013 | | Nationwide


Mexico airline apologizes for light-skin casting

MEXICO CITY (AP) - Mexico's Aeromexico airline and its ad agency have apologized for a producer's casting call requesting that only light-skinned people apply as actors for a television commercial.

August 16, 2013 | | Nationwide


Higher speed limits sacrificing safety?

CHICAGO (AP) - Bombarded with ads and warnings, motorists are well aware of the dangers of drunken driving and texting behind the wheel. A more basic message about the hazards of high speeds, meanwhile, is getting lost as more states raise speed limits, safety advocates say.

August 16, 2013 | | Nation


NJ governor: Ease access to kids' medical pot

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie agreed Friday to give chronically ill children easier access to medical marijuana, but he was unwilling to go as far as state lawmakers wanted.

August 16, 2013 | | Nation


Nation news briefs

STUDENTS BUNK AT WATER PARK AMID HOUSING SQUEEZE: COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - A central Ohio university short on housing says some students will start the school year in temporary, off-campus living quarters with an unusual perk: free access to water slides.

August 16, 2013 | | Nation


NY mayor: Fingerprint tenants

NEW YORK (AP) - New York City public housing tenants should be fingerprinted as a way of keeping criminals out of their buildings, Mayor Michael Bloomberg suggested Friday, adding that the buildings often had broken locks that allowed trespassers in.

August 16, 2013 | | Nation


3-day marijuana festival & rally at Seattle park

SEATTLE (AP) - Thousands streamed into a Seattle waterfront park Friday for the opening of a three-day marijuana festival - an event that is part party, part protest and part victory celebration after the legalization of pot in Washington and Colorado last fall.

August 16, 2013 | | Nation


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Colts give QB Andrew Luck $140M contract extension

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June 30, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Van Garderen leads 5-man US contingent at Tour de France

Tejay van Garderen was third overall in the Tour de France a year ago, just a handful of stages between him and a podium place ...

June 30, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Dustin Johnson equipped with a major and confidence

AKRON, Ohio (AP) - The U.S. Open trophy was on the kitchen table in Dustin Johnson's home in South Florida. That was by design.

June 30, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Ailing hip leaves Lolo out of Olympic trials

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) - Looking for a Lolo Jones fix? Don't look in Rio this year.

June 30, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Bad weather postpones CWS final

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - The College World Series championship game between Coastal Carolina and Arizona was postponed until Thursday because of inclement weather in the Omaha ...

June 30, 2016 | | SPORTS


Tennis teacher revels in chance to face Federer

LONDON (AP) - How much money might you be willing to pay for the once-in-a-lifetime chance to play tennis against Roger Federer on Centre Court at ...

June 30, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Embracing socialism despite track record

One of life's enduring mysteries is why the left - against overwhelming evidence to the contrary - insists on more taxation, more government spending and more ...

June 30, 2016 | | Other Views


Warriors make qualifying offers to Barnes, Ezeli

OAKLAND (AP) - The Golden State Warriors have extended qualifying offers to forward Harrison Barnes and center Festus Ezeli.

June 30, 2016 | | Pro Sports


The 5th Olympics may mean the most yet for Phelps

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - Michael Phelps surged to the wall, and then whipped around to spot his time.

June 30, 2016 | | Olympics


Sloppy Giants make 3 errors in loss to A’s

OAKLAND (AP) - Right fielder Mac Williamson charged in as second baseman Ramiro Pena ran back to try to field a routine popup. The two collided ...

June 30, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Fascists against freedom, unite Fascists against freedom, unite

Everyone expects neo-Nazis to be thuggish and simpleminded. They're losers who need a movement that tells them they are winners, so they troll for ...

June 30, 2016 | | Other Views


Norne Allison Lopes

Norne Allison Lopes of Manteca CA, passed away June 26, 2016, at the age of 74 years old. She was born in Mt. Holly, New ...

June 29, 2016 | | OBITS


Mary Ann Daley

Mary Ann Daley, 74, entered into rest on June 22, 2016 in Stockton, CA. She was born on November 9, 1941 in North Carolina.

June 29, 2016 | | OBITS


Strmiska Memorial features Manteca racers, fireworks

SACRAMENTO - The Pacific Challenge Series presented by PenneyLawyers.com will have one of its most coveted races of the year with Saturday's Ron Strmiska ...

June 28, 2016 | By STEVEN BLAKESLEY Special to the Bulletin | Regional Sports


Coastal Carolina beats Arizona to even CWS finals

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - Connor Owings' bloop RBI single sparked a three-run eighth inning, and Coastal Carolina beat Arizona 5-4 on Tuesday night to send the ...

June 28, 2016 | | Pro Sports


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