| 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...
| Jul 22, 2009
Lisa Lillien considers the bowl of cocktail wieners simmered in a quick-fix barbecue sauce as if she were appraising a fine wine.
First, she swirls -- to evaluate the richness. Then, she sniffs. Tasting a spoonful of the sauce, she nods approvingly. Then...
| 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....
| Dec 24, 2009
A UPS employee has been arrested in Fairfield under suspicion of stealing more than $40,000 worth of packages since April.
Ronald Lozano was booked into Solano County Jail on charges of theft, embezzlement and possession of stolen property. The 16-year...
| Jan 11, 2010
| 4:09 PM
The Republican field running for U.S. Senate features two candidates who acknowledge a history of non-participation in the electoral process.
Does it matter?
Linda McMahon seems to think so. Writing on her blog the other day, McMahon says she's sorry...
| Feb 25, 2010
How do you lose an inmate? That's the very delicate question the Solano County Sheriff's Offices is trying to answer. Worse yet, that mix up could've left that inmate in question handcuffed in an empty courthouse for portions of 6 days.