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Local schools benefit from Hops in Humboldt Grants

By Mary Bullwinkel |

Rio Dell winery wins silver in San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition

By Mary Bullwinkel Monument Mountain Vineyards owner and wine maker Carol Fritz Hoopes has something to brag about. Two of her wines won silver medals in the prestigious San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition, held at the Cloverdale Citrus Fai...



  • Entertainment

    Dog gone: Frei set to host 27th, final Westminster telecast

    NEW YORK (AP) He's become the face of dogs, with a voice as gentle as a Saint Bernard, as friendly as a chocolate Lab.David Frei makes it all feel so familiar, heading this week into his 27th and final year hosting the Westminster Kennel Club...

    By Ben Walker, AP Sports Writer|

  • News

    Schumer slams Obama budget cuts to anti-terror funds

    NEW YORK (AP) Sen. Charles Schumer is slamming a White House proposal that would reduce funding for counterterrorism programs across the country by nearly $300 million.The New York Democrat is pushing President Barack Obama to reconsider the...

    By Michael Balsamo, Associated Press|

  • Entertainment

    Rihanna, Usher, Wonder honor Lionel Richie on Grammy weekend

    LOS ANGELES (AP) Rihanna, Usher, Stevie Wonder and John Legend paid tribute to Lionel Richie in a musical tribute touching on his roots in R&B to his string of romantic, easy-listening ballads that ruled the airwaves in the 1980s.They joined...

    By Beth Harris, Associated Press|

  • Entertainment

    'Spotlight,' 'Big Short' win Writers Guild of America awards

    LOS ANGELES (AP) Oscar contenders "Spotlight" and "The Big Short" won the top awards for screenwriting from the Writers Guild of America at a ceremony Saturday that was held in Los Angeles and New York."Spotlight," about the Boston Globe's...


  • Politics

    Some key opinions from Justice Antonin Scalia

    Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, the conservative and provocative judge who died at age 79, was known for pointed language, fiercely held opinions and a sardonic wit that at times invoked fairy tales, foreigners and hippies.Since joining the...

    By The Associated Press|

  • Politics

    Major cases heard by or scheduled for the Supreme Court

    Some of the major cases heard or scheduled to be heard this term by the Supreme Court. Justice Antonin Scalia's death casts uncertainty on the court's term. No rulings have been issued in any of these cases.VOTING RIGHTSThe court heard a case in...

    By The Associated Press|

  • Obituaries

    Reaction to Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia's death

    Influential conservative Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia died in West Texas, the U.S. Marshals Service said on Saturday. He was 79. Reaction to his death:___SUPREME COURT CHIEF JUSTICE JOHN ROBERTS:"He was an extraordinary individual and...

    By The Associated Press|

  • News

    Ask Amy: I have a crush, but he's shy. Should I keep asking him?

    Amy is on vacation. Here are topical "best of" questions and answers while she's away. In honor of Valentine's Day, today's questions deal with tricky romantic relationships.

    By Amy Dickinson Tribune Content Agency|

  • Traffic

    Roadshow: How the $750 gas pump story ended

    Q Enjoy your commute on Interstate 280. The hills are green and daffodils in bloom near the Santa Clara County line, thanks to the garden club that planted them years ago.

    By Gary Richards|

  • News

    Miss Manners: When I propose to my boyfriend, should I give him a ring?

    DEAR MISS MANNERS: I'm writing to ask the proper way for me to ask my boyfriend to marry me.

    By Judith Martin United Feature Syndicate, Inc.|

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