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  • Sierra Vista byway a blissfully lonely loop

    Sierra Vista byway a blissfully lonely loop
    "In most tourists' rush to get to Yosemite National Park, they overlook this beautiful drive that takes you through this gorgeous route just south of Yosemite," writes reader Susanne Waite of Coarsegold, Calif., in nominating Sierra Vista Scenic Byway....
  • Half-baked reform?

    Today, Insurance Commissioner Steve Poizner and former Controller Steve Westly discuss overhauling the state's method of drawing legislative districts. Previously, they debated what impact Proposition 93 would have on legislators' time in office, the...
  • The Rev. Louis H. Evans, organizing pastor of Bel Air Presbyterian Church, dies at 82

    The Rev. Louis H. Evans Jr., the organizing pastor of Bel Air Presbyterian Church who went on to lead the congregation of the National Presbyterian Church in Washington, D.C., where Ronald Reagan worshiped while he was president, has died. He was 82. --...
  • Long Beach water use restrictions are dripping success

    Since Long Beach ordered mandatory curbs on water use this fall, its Water Department has turned to unorthodox tools to spread the word. "STOP Wasting Water," urge the crimson warnings on the front pages of local weekly newspapers. A YouTube video, shot...
  • Consider a bidet in your bathroom

    Bidets -- basins that stand alongside toilets so people can cleanse themselves after doing their business -- have long been common in Europe. Toilet seats with bidet functions are popular in Japan. But in this country, to be delicate about it, the idea...
  • Bathrooms fall for that spring-shower feeling

    If you rather like the sensation of raindrops falling softly over you, then you don't have to wait for Mother Nature. Instead, install a rainfall shower head to reproduce the similar soothing feeling. "They're more popular now than they have ever been,"...
  • Back yard furniture adds zip

    Back yards traditionally are the domain of gardens, play sets and impromptu barbecues. Now make room for . . . a second living room? Many homeowners are maximizing their backyards by creating seating that looks less like lawn chairs and more like living-...
  • O.C. Fair ticket policy under review

    O.C. Fair ticket policy under review
    Time and again, state regulators warned Orange County Fair officials that they were giving board members far too many free tickets to concerts and other events. The handouts, they said, might be an inappropriate use of public funds. And time and again,...
  • Water Levels In California Are At The Lowest In 30 Years

    Water Levels In California Are At The Lowest In 30 Years
    FRESNO, Calif. -- California's second-largest storage reservoir will end this year with the lowest amount of water the state has seen in more than 30 years, Department of Water Resources director Lester Snow said Monday. Snow spoke at a congressional...
  • Judge rejects automakers' effort to delay California emissions rules

    Judge rejects automakers' effort to delay California emissions rules
    A federal court has rejected an effort by carmakers to delay implementation of stringent vehicle emissions standards in California. The ruling by District Judge Anthony W. Ishii of the Eastern District of California in Fresno was the latest in a series...
  • Police Bust Major Meth Ring in SoCal

    Police Bust Major Meth Ring in SoCal
    LOS ANGELES – Authorities have busted a major methamphetamine ring that officials say was responsible for smuggling 200 pounds of meth into Southern California from Mexico every month. Ten people are under arrest. The "Don Chuy Drug Trafficking...
  • Feds Announce New Medical Marijuana Policy

    Feds Announce New Medical Marijuana Policy
    SAN FRANCISCO -- A new Obama administration policy loosening guidelines on federal prosecution of medical marijuana on Monday signaled to users that they had less to fear from federal agents but still left their suppliers to contend with a tangled mesh of...