| Jul 3, 2009
Dr. O. Carl Simonton, a radiation oncologist who popularized the mind-body connection in fighting cancer and helped push the once-controversial notion into mainstream medicine, has died. He was 66.
Simonton, who founded a cancer-care clinic in Pacific...
| Apr 29, 2008
Another in a series of occasional articles.
TEHRAN -- A man wrapped in a shawl stood at the door.
"This is Jesus," said another man.
Jesus sat and peeled an orange as his companion, Nader Talebzadeh, began to speak, precisely, so as not to be...
| Sep 29, 2009
| 10:06 PM
Michael Jackson was never a fixture on the county fair circuit, but his Neverland rides now are on a never-ending tour.
The attractions he set up in his estate's private amusement park have been auctioned off and are being trucked from carnival to...
| Jul 8, 2010
After Colin Archipley and his wife sold their tiny Venice house and bought 2 acres of land in Escondido in 2005, he started caring for the 200 avocado trees on the land just because they were there.
That turned out to be a catalyst for a new life for the...
| Feb 25, 2009
Growing up in Los Angeles in the 1960s, my brother and I knew just what to do with kumquats from the potted tree on the patio: We tossed them at each other. Like most Californians, we never ate them.
Kumquats do present a challenge for the uninitiated....
| May 22, 2009
On Thursday the Fairfield-Suisun District sent out a letter notifying all employees of impending cuts facing the district because of the California budget crisis.
The School Board held a meeting Thursday night informing teachers, parents and students...
| Jan 17, 2008
The heirs to the Pussycat Dolls' singing and dancing throne are on their way.
Fifteen finalists have been chosen to compete on "Pussycat Dolls Present: Girlicious," to land one of three coveted spots in the new musical group Girlicious, Pussycat Dolls...
| May 10, 2010
The Solano County Coroner's Office has announced that finger-print matching leaves no doubt; a body found late last week in Napa has been positively identified as 25-year-old Phuong Le. The news was not unexpected.
"Time to take a moment and think...
| May 13, 2010
The trial of a man accused of gunning down Fairfield city councilman Matt Garcia has begun in Solano County.
Henry Williams, 32, stands accused of killing the 22-year-old city councilman outside a party in September 2008. Williams was caught by police in...
| May 28, 2010
A Solano County jury has found 34-year-old murder suspect Henry Don Williams guilty of first-degree murder in connection with the death of former Fairfield City Councilman Matt Garcia.
The jury reached their decision after deliberating for just over...
| Jun 14, 2010
A man has admitted to killing his neighbor inside a Fairfield trailer park.
Fairfield Police report 42-year-old Christopher Hernandez stabbed a neighbor to death after the two consumed a large amount of alcohol early Monday morning.
| Jun 15, 2010
A coroner's report released Tuesday revealed nursing student Phuong Le died of a single stab wound after disappearing from a Fairfield bookstore in late April.
The report released Tuesday said Le's cause of death was determined to be a stab wound to...