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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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Warriors old nemesis Harden now reviled in Houston also

BY J.A. SCHWARTZ By any measure, James Harden has had a Hall of Fame career. He’s easily the best player the Rockets have employed this century, and the second best player in franchise history, behind only the iconic Hakeem Olajuwon. In the context of his place in NBA history, Harden …

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Stellar Broccoli, Cauliflower and Cabbage at Farmers Market

BY DEBRA J. MORRIS Brassicas – you probably hated eating them as a kid, burying them under your mashed potatoes or surreptitiously feeding them to the family dog. We’re sure you’ve changed your mind since then because brassicas are flavorful, easy-to-prepare, and nutrient-dense. The Brassica family of vegetables includes broccoli, …

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Martinez May Face Bankruptcy for unpaid 35M Legal Settlement

The City of Martinez’s refusal to honor a legally binding settlement with a Contra Costa County real estate developer may cost taxpayers more than $35 million in damages, forcing the City into bankruptcy. DeNova Homes warned City staff and the City Council this month that it has run out of …

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