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Dixon Planning Commission considers revoking permit for large highway sign

A permit issued for a proposed 75-foot highway sign in Dixon is in jeopardy of being revoked. The Dixon Planning Commission will consider Tuesday revoking a permit issued to Pallco Enterprises, doing business as Orion Outdoor Media, for failure to comply with the conditions of approval associated wi


Homeless camps cleared along Highway 113; hepatitis is a concern

Nearly a dozen illegal homeless camps were cleared along Highway 113 south of Russell Boulevard on Friday with the assistance of California Highway Patrol officers. Seventy-two-hour eviction notices went up earlier in the week to give the occupants time to gather what they wanted to keep. The site i

DAVIS ENTERPRISE - 2017-11-19 03:26:33

The Right Stuff: Teach young early to address root causes of crime

In considering root causes of crime and what to do about the rise in youth crime, let's review some scientific data. It is generally accepted that single-parent families are not a good thing, but how destructive are they? State-by-state analysis, by scholars from the Heritage Foundation, indicates t

DAILY REPUBLIC - 2017-11-20 08:25:00

'What is it that draws people to you?' Charles Manson speaks to KCRA

Famous KCRA moments on camera: Mike Boyd's Charles Manson interview in 1972 Updated: 10:50 PM PST Nov 19, 2017 Famous KCRA moments on camera: Mike Boyd's Charles Manson interview in 1972 Famous KCRA moments on camera: Mike Boyd's Charles Manson interview in 1972 KCRA reporter Mike Boyd was the fir

KCRA.COM - 2017-11-20 06:50:00

Biz Buzz: Small Business Saturday shopping helps local communities

FAIRFIELD - Forget the big-box stores and do some Christmas shopping downtown. That's the message from downtown advocates who are promoting participation in Small Business Saturday. Various locations in downtown Fairfield and Vacaville, starting at 10 a.m. Saturday, will be open to promote shopping

DAILY REPUBLIC - 2017-11-20 13:29:39

The Social Cost of Carbon Doubles Effects on Agriculture Cost up to $8.50 for Every Ton of CO2 Emitted, Updated Estimates Show

The "social cost of carbon" - an influential figure used by policymakers to weigh the value of efforts that reduce greenhouse gas emissions - is outdated and underestimated. Updated estimates focused on the agricultural sector alone more than double the social cost of carbon, according to analysis f

UCDAVIS.EDU - 2017-11-20 21:06:00

Seniors finding cohousing better alternative than downsizing

Joan Stek, 90, works in her kitchen at Glacier Circle in Davis. (Heidi de Marco/KHN) The five-mile hikes, yoga classes and communal dinners are now routines for the residents at PDX Commons Cohousing in Portland, Oregon. These 39 individuals (about half partnered but largely strangers at first) st

MARIN INDEPENDENT JOURNAL - 2017-11-20 08:00:00

Trinity River highlighted at Fly Fishers' meeting

On Tuesday, Nov. 28, at Harper Junior High School, the Fly Fishers of Davis will hear from Eric Peterson, Ph.D, a natural resource specialist data steward for the Trinity River Restoration Program. Peterson will highlight the history of the Trinity River and outline the basis for river restoration f

DAVIS ENTERPRISE - 2017-11-20 17:15:02

New Presbyterian College Plan Could Impact Football

Presbyterian College in Clinton will release a comprehensive plan for its school Monday that either adds or redirects various academic programs. Sources familiar with the process tell 7 Sports that the plan could also impact the direction of the football program, which has been FCS full scholarship

WSPA.COM - 2017-11-20 00:10:00

County council backs merging 3 rural fire departments

Spartanburg County Council has given its blessing to merging three fire departments in rural southern Spartanburg County, where volunteers are scarce and tax revenues are tight. "We've got a problem," Duncan Fire Chief Barry Frost told council members at their annual retreat Friday. "The three are w

SPARTANBURG HERALD-JOURNAL - 2017-11-19 23:57:03

Elevate Upstate grant recipients named

Main Street Laurens USA and the Greenwood Arts Center are this year's recipients of Hughes Investments Elevate Upstate Community Vibrancy Grants. They each received $5,000. Main Street Laurens USA received grant funding for its Food Truck Plaza project. As a part of a larger Downtown Master Plan for

GSABUSINESS.COM - 2017-11-20 08:00:00

How can you help? Holiday donation drives in the Upstate

Ahead of Thanksgiving and Christmas, local colleges and school districts are working to help those in their communities. Several Upstate colleges and school districts are working to collect donations from not only students and teachers, but families they serve. A few had donation drives wrap up last


Ask LaFleur: What is being built on Grandview Drive in Simpsonville?

Question: What is being built on the recently cleared property overlooking Grandview Drive in Simpsonville? Answer: The answer here isn't quite so clear. The large property's future remains mostly up in the air. Here's what we do know: Jay Alexander, principal/broker-in-charge with Greenville-based

GREENVILLE NEWS - 2017-11-20 13:46:00

Riddle me this: Coffee riddle leaving people perplexed

Credit: CNN (CNN) - A mind-bending coffee riddle is breaking the internet, or at least, brewing it. The riddle was posted on Twitter in early November and has been puzzling users since. It shows a carafe pouring coffee into a network of pipes that lead to four cups. The questions is simple: Which

WSPA.COM - 2017-11-18 23:40:27

Protecting Mt. Vernon Presbyterian Church

Image courtesy of the NSDAR The Fairforest Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution met Oct. 3 at Mt. Vernon Presbyterian Church. During the meeting the NSDAR members were addressed by Mrs. Kim O'Dell Winslow who did a presentation on the church's history. UNION C

UNION DAILY TIMES - 2017-11-20 07:30:22

Library closed Dec. 4-Jan. 1

Image courtesy of Union County Carnegie Library The Union County Carnegie Library will be closed December 4 through January 1. The library is closing as its moved to its temporary location at 127 East Main Street in the old Graham Cash Store in downtown Union. Library Hours Monday, Tuesday & Thursd

UNION DAILY TIMES - 2017-11-20 07:00:14

Community meal held at The Rock

MELLEN - Around 55 people came together to enjoy a free thanksgiving meal and a time of community fellowship on Saturday at The Rock Church in Mellen. Church leaders Ryan and Nicole Olson described the meal as an extension of Thanksgiving - as there is a lot to be thankful for this time of year - an

APG OF WISCONSIN - 2017-11-20 09:00:00

Nearly 50-year-old lake trout is caught, released

BAYFIELD - State fish biologists conducting spawning surveys on Lake Superior hauled in a lake trout earlier this month that hatched when Richard Nixon was president. The fish was originally caught and released during Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources' spawning assessments for lake trout in


Oredock redevelopment public meeting set

The first major phase of the Ashland Oredock redevelopment is to extend a pedestrian walkway to the end of the dock, along with safety guardrails constructed to allow anglers access to the lake and the diamonds inside the dock, another area favored by anglers.City of Ashland Graphic Ashland resident


It's the small things that will bring you down

It is the goal of every professional journalist to be as impartial, fair and accurate as possible. The first two require a state of mind that perceives that true impartiality is really pretty much impossible, given the operations of human nature. We have to force ourselves to be unbiased and to exam