| Feb 21, 2009
Geshe Tsultim Gyeltsen, a leading Tibetan lama, human rights activist and founder of a Buddhist center in Long Beach, died Feb. 13 after a short illness. He was 85.
FOR THE RECORD:
Gyeltsen obituary: In the Feb. 21 California...
| May 23, 2010
A 32-year-old man is in the Nevada County Jail tonight; accused of trying to arrange a sexual encounter with a 14-year-old girl.
Bryan Phillip Perone was arrested at a South Auburn Street motel in Grass Valley on Friday night after an undercover deuty,...
| Feb 22, 2010
| 3:19 PM
TUCSON, Ariz. -- A 250-pound blue Great Dane from Arizona gives new meaning to the term "big dog."
Guinness World Records says Giant George from Tucson is the tallest dog ever on record.
Guinness said Monday that he stands 3 feet, 7 inches tall from paw...
| Apr 8, 2010
Investigators are trying to figure out how a human skull and other bone fragments turned up on a Grass Valley property.
Deputies with the Nevada County Sheriff's Department were dispatched to a property near the 1000 block of Cone Tree Trail Monday after...
| Apr 21, 2010
In the last month, chicken pox has tripled in Nevada County schools.
The Nevada County Health Department reports that there are 64 cases of the highly-contagious disease.
Cases have shown up at Grass Valley Schools including Nevada Union High School,...
| May 8, 2010
If being true to your faith means forgiving the sins of others; the Life Fellowship Church of the Nazarene is free of a heavy burden. Pastor Mike Cornelison and his church are openly accepting the help of a convicted sex offender, "You know as a christian...
| Oct 14, 2009
| 3:04 PM
Throughout this year and last, financial consultant Jim Stoops of the Naperville office of Charles Schwab has come away impressed by many of the 60-, 70- and even 80-year-old individuals he has counseled. These are people who decades ago took on mortgages...
| Jul 11, 2009
I made the acquaintance of Kevin Starr's books long before I made the acquaintance of Kevin Starr. "Golden Dreams: California in an Age of Abundance, 1950-1963," the eighth volume in his serial love letter to California, is arriving in bookstores this...
| Jan 26, 2004
Jon Mejia experienced heart palpitations after a particularly stressful period running his Santa Monica consulting firm. His doctor diagnosed an abnormal heart rhythm and sent him to a specialist at a prestigious Los Angeles medical center.
| Jan 23, 2005
This list of visitor offices was provided largely by the California Division of Tourism. It was edited for space.
More information: (800) 862-2543, http://www.visitcalifornia.com .
Amador County Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Bureau, (800) 649-4988, fax...
| Oct 19, 2003
SACRAMENTO -- California recalled its governor. Native-born novelist and essayist Joan Didion has recalled California.
Her just-published "Where I Was From" presents us with a startling, provocative and depressing indictment of California by one of the...