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The Daily Breeze
The radiance of southern live oaks and where tumbleweeds come from
My recommendation for colorful fall foliage is Chinese tallow tree . It has heart-shaped leaves that turn burgundy and gold.
Tue Dec 17, 2013
Inside Bay Area
Attorney for Alamo murder defendant says victim's husband caused fatal fall
The defense attorney for an Alamo man charged with killing his next-door neighbor last year told jurors Tuesday that it was the victim's husband who caused the woman's fatal fall during what was the last of many confrontations over a shared driveway.
Contra Costa Times
Star Wars to Bambi to David Hockney: some big exhibits are closing soon
The year-end holiday season needn't focus entirely on shopping and eating. There's food for the imagination currently on the menu at museums throughout the Bay Area.
Sun Dec 15, 2013
The Fresno Bee
Fresno County's Kearney Mansion celebrates a Victorian holiday
The Kearney Mansion buzzed on Sunday with the sounds of Victorian holiday music and children awed by funny old furniture.
Sat Dec 14, 2013
The Desert Sun
Going My Way: Festive holidays start at Hotel del Coronado
For many people, the 1888-built Hotel del Coronado is a must part of their holiday traditions.
Wed Dec 11, 2013
Contra Costa Times
Piedmont briefs: Camron-Stanford House offers holiday tours
Travel back in time to 1880s Oakland at Christmastime at Camron-Stanford House, the landmark 1876 Victorian house museum on the shores of Lake Merritt.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
New historical ornament available
The 2013 historical building ornament is the Eagle House Victorian Inn in celebration of the hotel's 125th anniversary.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
The Week Ahead: Broadway Plaza Renovation, Food Truck Market, Holiday Concerts
On Monday morning, a series of Victorian tea lunches will continue at the Shadelands Ranch house, 2660 Ygnacio Valley Road.
Police nabbed for dirty deeds
SEVENTY rogue police were caught breaking the law last year while scores more were caught misbehaving or failing to carry out their duties.
Sacramento Bee Newspaper
Jack Ohman: Can Detroit happen here? Of course it can
At 138.8 square miles, Detroit is a large city. Modeled after Paris and founded by French trappers, it has broad boulevards, is situated on a waterway connected to the Great Lakes, and was the home of the greatest industrial manufacturing engine in human history.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Volunteer has 'Nutcracker' casts dressed to thrill
Karen Dunn adjusts 10-year-old Miles O'Crowley's costume, one of nearly 200 that were made for this year's "Nutcracker."
Thu Dec 05, 2013
New face in an old place
The classic neighborhood bar is an endangered species in our parts. While there is no shortage of drinking dens, most are either ear-splitting sports saloons or relegated to being parts of restaurants.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Shepparton News Online
Cobram residents receive hero awards
Steven Tomlinson, Paul Ukich, Brittany Brunskill and Tess Lane were among 20 everyday Victorians who were presented with 2013 Ambulance Victoria Community Hero awards at a ceremony at Parliament House last month.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
Marin Independent Journal
Three things to do in Marin County, Dec. 2, 2013
Reservations required. * What: Singer Yvette Rolufs and photographer Leslie Curchack discuss the topic "Getting Lost Makes Adventure Possible" at an artists' salon.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
Retirees to meet in Red Bluff
Retired Teachers Association, Mt. Lassen Division, will meet Dec.9 at Tehama County Department of Education, 1135 Lincoln St. in the Oak Room.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Caravan Stockton Newspaper
Festival of Trees makes December perfect to visit San Joaquin County Historical Museum
Anytime is a good time to visit our county's spectacular historical museum in Micke Grove Park south of Lodi, but December is the "put it on your calendar" time! In December, the museum complex comes alive with both Christmas cheer and the stunning Festival of Trees! With more than 70 beautifully decorated unique Christmas trees, the San Joaquin ... (more)