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HEARING AIDS

Hearing aids - those two words alone may conjure up images of unattractive, beige devices that your father or grandmother once wore before finally throwing them in a drawer, never to be seen again. And who could blame them? In the past, hearing aids were big, bulky and fragile - incapable of getting wet or dirty. But hearing aids have come a very long way. Here are five things you may not know about today's digital hearing aids:

January 30, 2013 | | Health & Wellness


ADVANCED BREAST CANCER

A breast cancer diagnosis at any stage can be devastating.

January 30, 2013 | | Health & Wellness


A successful diet effort requires trust

Trust - like love - is a word easily used in our everyday lives. True love and deep seated trust are rare indeed. Most of us are fortunate to have just one person we truly love or trust deeply.

January 30, 2013 | By DARYL J WILKINS, DO Physician and President Docs Diet, Inc. | Health & Wellness


1988 GIRLS WENT 27-1

The silver anniversary of Ripon Christian High's state championships in both boys and girls basketball was celebrated Saturday night when the Knights hosted the Ripon High boys team.

January 30, 2013 | | Ripon News


Manningham a Super Bowl spectator for 49ers

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Mario Manningham hobbled into the Superdome stands on crutches and found an out-of-the-way seat to watch his San Francisco teammates go through media day frenzy on the field below, his emotions mixed.

January 29, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Randy Moss: From star to afterthought with 49ers

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Randy Moss strolled to the podium on Super Bowl media day - his 49ers hat tilted slightly to the left, his sleeves rolled up high to reveal a cross tattooed on one arm, a large "R'' tattooed on the other.

January 29, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Bowling Results

PEE WEE'S: Jacob Morrow 88, Jordan Bates 102.

January 29, 2013 | | Regional Sports


Ray Lewis avoids talk of report on deer spray

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Of all the topics Baltimore Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis wanted to talk about at Super Bowl media day, deer-antler spray probably was not on the list.

January 29, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Thompson leads short-handed Warriors past Cavs

CLEVELAND (AP) - Tired, short-handed and eager to get home, the Golden State Warriors could have taken the night off.

January 29, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Singer Ke$ha to debut MTV reality series in April

NEW YORK (AP) - "Jersey Shore" might have ended, but another partygoer is lending her wild life to MTV: Ke$ha.

January 29, 2013 | | People & Entertainment


VW Super Bowl ad stirs controversy online

NEW YORK (AP) - The first pregame Super Bowl ad controversy of the year has arrived.

January 29, 2013 | | Nationwide


Amazon posts lower 4Q net income

SEATTLE (AP) - Amazon's fourth-quarter net income fell 45 percent, as sharply higher revenue failed to keep pace with increased spending on order fulfillment and digital content, a trend that's become the norm for the world's largest online retailer.

January 29, 2013 | | Nationwide


Ticketmaster makes online 'CAPTCHA' puzzles easier

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Ticketmaster, often the target of fan anger when tickets to popular concerts get sold out in seconds, is removing an annoyance that can slow down the buying process: the jumble of letters that people need to decipher known as "CAPTCHA."

January 29, 2013 | | Nationwide


Adver-teasers: Super Bowl viewers get peek at the ads

NEW YORK (AP) - Super Bowl advertisers are learning the art of the tease.

January 29, 2013 | | Nationwide


After Newtown, Conn. debates mental health

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - Connecticut lawmakers on Tuesday began reviewing mental health care following the deadly Newtown school shooting, even though they and the public have little insight into the mental state of the 20-year-old gunman.

January 29, 2013 | | Nation


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Is Scarborough Shoal worth spilling American blood?

If China begins to reclaim and militarize Scarborough Shoal, says Philippines President Benigno S. Aquino III, America must fight.

May 24, 2016 | | Other Views


Ferguson Effect by the Bay

"It's as hard right now to be a cop maybe as it's ever been," San Francisco Police Chief Greg Suhr to The Chronicle ...

May 24, 2016 | | Other Views


Ripon High honors college bound seniors

Ripon High this year celebrated the academic achievements of the Class of 2016 with a College Reveal Night to acknowledge those that have already been ...

May 24, 2016 | | NEWS


Lowry, DeRozan lead Raptors to win over Cav’s

TORONTO (AP) - A series that once looked lopsided is now even.

May 24, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Johnson’s OT deflection lifts Lightning over Penguins

PITTSBURGH (AP) - Tyler Johnson turned toward the net, wary of taking another shot to his already battered face.

May 24, 2016 | | Pro Sports


FIFA fires finance director Kattner over bonus payments

GENEVA (AP) - FIFA has fired its finance director of the past 13 years, removing another fixture of the Sepp Blatter presidential era in another round ...

May 24, 2016 | | Pro Sports


NFL sought to influence study on brain injuries

WASHINGTON (AP) - National Football League officials improperly sought to influence a government study on the link between football and brain disease, according to a senior ...

May 24, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Wawrinka can chuckle after avoiding historic loss

PARIS (AP) - So, Stan Wawrinka was asked, were you aware that in the long history of the French Open, no defending champion ever had lost ...

May 24, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Hill wins again, A’s end skid with victory vs Mariners

SEATTLE (AP) - Rich Hill pitched eight innings to win his fourth straight start, Stephen Vogt hit a leadoff homer in the seventh inning to snap ...

May 24, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Pence’s bloop double in 9th lifts Giants past Padres

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Brandon Belt scored from first base when pinch-hitter Hunter Pence's bloop double to short right field fell between two San Diego ...

May 24, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Draymond, Westbrook swap barbs over fouls

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Draymond Green knows who is responsible for his kick to the groin of Thunder center Steven Adams: Russell Westbrook and the rest ...

May 24, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Draymond fined $25,000, not suspended for groin kick

NEW YORK (AP) - Draymond Green was fined $25,000 but not suspended by the NBA on Monday for kicking Oklahoma City center Steven Adams in ...

May 24, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Pavelski scores twice, Sharks top Blues to take 3-2 lead

ST. LOUIS (AP) - All the time Joe Pavelski has spent practicing his stick work has paid off big for the San Jose Sharks.

May 24, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Arilee Elizabeth (Hansen) Pollard

Arilee Elizabeth (Hansen) Pollard died peacefully on April 22, 2016. This remarkable woman was born on February 13, 1923, in Berkeley, CA to Banna and ...

May 23, 2016 | | OBITS


Most indebted class ever

Congratulations, college graduates! As you enter the next phase of life, you and your parents should be proud of your achievements.

May 23, 2016 | | Other Views


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