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Medicine at Midnight: The 10th Studio Album by the Foo Fighters

BY ALMA CARVEL Released in early February, Medicine at Midnight is the Foo Fighters’ 10th studio album since they were formed in 1994. After nearly 30 hard-hitting years in the alternative rock game, the band continues to be the bridge that connects the worlds of pop and grunge rock together. …

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Rebuilding Giants hope to be competitive in a top-heavy division

BY ALEX NAVARRO With Gabe Kapler having the opportunity to manage his first full season with the Giants, what are San Francisco’s expectations in 2021 ? The club hasn’t made the playoffs in four seasons, including Kapler’s first year managing the team. However, he squeezed the most out of the …

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Thriving Dodgers-Padres rivalry shaping up as best in baseball

BY J.A.SCHWARTZ Only in the feverish cogitations of San Diego Padres General Manager AJ Preller could a plan to transform his nondescript baseball team into a legitimate threat to win a championship in 2021 be imagined. To contemplate the plan is but the first step in the process. Preller has …

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Warriors get revenge on Hornets behind Green’s record night

BY DANIEL GLUSKOTER Returning to Chase Center for the only time in the midst of an eight game stretch to close out the first half of the season, the Warriors avenged a last-second road loss in Charlotte six days ago with an impressive 130-121 victory over the Hornets Friday night. …

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Asparagus Season is almost here at your Farmers Market !

BY DEBRA J. MORRIS Among the first seasonal spring vegetables to appear at the farmers market are beautiful bundles of asparagus. The first green spears typically begin to pop out of the ground in late February and are harvested through May or June, depending on the weather. Asparagus takes about …

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Warriors come from way back to burn Heat in overtime 120-112

BY DANIEL GLUSKOTER Further short-handed by the absence of Draymond Green, the Warriors rode a balanced team effort to overcome a poor start and score an improbable 120-112 win in overtime against the Miami Heat Wednesday night at Chase Center. Already playing without a legitimate big man while both James …

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Curry’s 40 leads shorthanded Warriors past Magic 111-105

BY DANIEL GLUSKOTER Steph Curry maintained his recent groove Thursday night, pouring in 40 points including 10 three-pointers to lead the Warriors to a 111-105 win over Orlando at Chase Center. The effort extended Curry’s career-best streak with four or more three-pointers to 13 consecutive games, tying James Harden’s all-time …

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Obituary: Dennie Lee Baugh (1930-2021)

Born November 20, 1930 in Shenandoah, Iowa, Dennie Lee Baugh passed away peacefully from acute myeloid leukemia on February 2, 2021 in Martinez. He was the son of Severn Baugh and Bernice Huffine Baugh. He is survived by his loving wife Betty, brother James Baugh (Sandra), daughters Diane Bailey (Reginald) …

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Underground Echoes: The Great Horse Trough Mystery

BY JUDIE & JOSEPH PALMER One of the rough gems of the Alhambra Cemetery is the cement remnants of what once was a very large water container. It is unknown exactly when it was installed, by whom, its eventual abandonment, or its complete structure and appearance. Unfortunately, no records or …

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How to Make Long Road Trips More Fun

Most people love road trips that offer a chance to bond with their friends or simply to have a holiday away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Either way, we can all agree that even though this is one of the most economical ways to save money on …

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